Hamad Airport Celebrates China Southern Guangzhou Flights

Hamad Airport Celebrates China Southern Guangzhou Flights
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Hamad International Airport has this week celebrated the inauguration of flights to Guangzhou with China Southern Airlines.

This comes following the codesharing arrangement made between the Chinese carrier and Qatar Airways.

Without further ado, let’s get into it…

The New China Southern Flights…

Hamad Airport Celebrates China Southern Guangzhou Flights
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The new flights between Guangzhou and Hamad Airport in Doha began on April 22 with China Southern Airlines.

This service will operate on a four times per week basis, and complements Qatar Airways’ services too.

Using their Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners, the airline will help to offer over 27,000 weekly seats to China.

China Southern Airlines becomes the fourth carrier this year to launch operations after:

  • Akasa Air
  • Japan Airlines
  • Garuda Indonesia

In a statement, the airport said the following on this:

“The addition of China Southern Airlines to Hamad International Airport’s roster is anticipated to further stimulate tourism, nurture trade relationships and fortify business relations between the two countries.”

Suri: The Country is A Strategic Market…

Hamad Airport Celebrates China Southern Guangzhou Flights
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Adding to the statement was Sujata Suri, Senior Vice President of Finance and Procurement at Hamad International Airport:

“China is one of our strategic markets and plays a crucial role in the aviation and tourism industry.”

“The commencement of China Southern Airlines’ flights to Hamad International Airport will bolster tradelines between both countries, cater to the anticipated growth in traffic movement and offer better connectivity for millions of travelers.”

“This partnership will strengthen our position in becoming the preferred hub to connect China with Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.”


Photo Credit: N509FZ via Wikimedia Commons.

In conclusion, this is yet another milestone that the airport has achieved in terms of route growth.

This comes following the airport being given the World’s Best Airport title by SKYTRAX.

The new flights to Guangzhou with China Southern Airlines will be heavily connected through alliance.

All eyes will be on how these new flights will perform.

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