Qatar Airways and British Airways Codeshare Partnership Expansion
- Qatar Airways and British Airways will commence a joint business agreement from 30 October
- British Airway’s non-stop service between London and Doha
- The partnership network will now also include all of British Airways’ flights within the UK
DOHA – Qatar Airways is pleased to announce an expanded codeshare agreement with British Airways,
With the launch of British Airway’s non-stop service between London and Doha, travelers will benefit from seven daily flights to Heathrow. A As a result this will improve connectivity on to each airline’s network.
The Qatar Airways British Airways codeshare partnership network will now also include all of British Airways’ flights within the UK. The codeshare agreement covers cities such as Aberdeen, Belfast, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness, Leeds, Bradford, Manchester and Newcastle.
Additionally, Qatar Airways will codeshare on a number of routes from London Heathrow to Europe. This includes all services to Dublin in Ireland; Hamburg and Stuttgart in Germany; Luxembourg; Basel in Switzerland; Bilbao, Malaga, Ibiza and Palma in Spain; Lisbon and Faro in Portugal; and Billund in Denmark.
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, Akbar Al Baker said: “Following the recent news of our joint business agreement with British Airways, we are pleased to further strengthen our relationship with the announcement of these additional codeshare flights across Europe, which will enhance our commercial cooperation and strengthen our competitive offering in the market.”
Qatar Airways British Airways codeshare partnership follows the recent announcement that Qatar Airways and British Airways will commence a joint business agreement from 30 October. This date marks also the first direct scheduled daily British Airways flight flies between London Heathrow and Doha.
As part of the agreement, all non-stop flights between the United Kingdom and Doha will operate under the codeshare agreement. As a result both Oneworld carriers will be able to provide passengers with better links between the UK, Asia, Middle East and Africa.
…We are pleased to further strengthen our relationship with the announcement of these additional codeshare flights across Europe. This will enhance our commercial cooperation and strengthen our competitive offering in the market.Akbar Al Baker
CEO Qatar Airways
Qatar Airways, the national carrier of the State of Qatar, is one of the fastest growing airlines operating one of the youngest fleets in the world.
Now in its 19th year of operations, Qatar Airways has a modern fleet of 190 aircraft. As of the time of this article, Qatar airways flies to more than 150 key business and leisure destinations across six continents.
As a result of Qatar Airways British Airways codeshare partnership, passengers will be able to connect through Qatar Airways’ hub, Hamad International Airport in Doha. The travelers can now enjoy a comfortable and efficient transit.
The luxurious and modern airport has more than 40,000 square metres of retail spaces. It includes restaurants including more than 70 retail and 30 food and beverage outlets, as well as a 25-metre swimming pool, gym, hotel and spa.
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