Qatar Airways Celebrates Inaugural Tashkent Service

A Qatar Airways aircraft receives a water cannon salute in Tashkent
Photo Credit: Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways marked a new chapter on June 2nd, 2024, with the inaugural flight of its non-stop service to Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

This exciting addition strengthens Qatar Airways’ ambitious network expansion program. Passengers can now enjoy seamless connectivity to Tashkent via Hamad International Airport (DOH).

The airport was also recently crowned “World’s Best Airport” by Skytrax.

Central Asia Network Expansion

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive Officer, Engr. Badr Mohammed Al-Meer spoke n the service inauguration. “We are thrilled to introduce Tashkent, the cultural and economic heart of Uzbekistan, to our ever-growing network,” he said.

“This new route reflects our commitment to expanding our global reach in Central Asia and offering travelers more options.”

“We look forward to fostering stronger ties between Qatar and Uzbekistan through enhanced connectivity and cultural exchange.”

Mr. Mohamed Faleh Al Hajri, Acting President of the Qatar Civil Aviation Authority (QCAA), echoed these sentiments. He congratulated Qatar Airways and highlighting the importance of this new route.

“This development strengthens bilateral relations between Qatar and Uzbekistan,” he said.” It boosts economic, cultural, and tourism cooperation while showcasing the aviation sector’s role in economic growth.”

Tashkent: A Gateway to History and Adventure

Tashkent, a historic gateway on the famed Silk Road, boasts breathtaking natural beauty and unique architecture.

Its inclusion in Qatar Airways’ extensive network, connecting to over 170 destinations, allows millions of passengers to explore Uzbekistan’s rich history and vibrant culture.

Tashkent Flight Schedule:

Flights depart Doha for Tashkent every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday (all local times):

  • Doha (DOH) to Tashkent (TAS) – Flight No. QR377: Departs 19:50, Arrives 01:20 +1
  • Tashkent (TAS) to Doha (DOH) – Flight No. QR378: Departs 03:20, Arrives 05:20

About Qatar Airways

A multiple award-winning airline, Qatar Airways won the ‘World’s Best Business Class’ for the tenth time at the 2023 World Airline Awards. This award is managed by the international air transport rating organisation, Skytrax.

The airline took home, ‘Best Airline in the Middle East’, and ‘World’s Best Business Class Lounge’ last year.

It also won the ‘World’s Best Business Class Lounge Dining’ at the awards held during the 2023 Paris Air Show.

Qatar Airways is an unprecedented seven-time winner of the ‘World’s Best Airline’.

Airside view of Doha Hamad International Airport.
Photo Credit: Hamad International Airport

World Travel Tech Awards recently recognized Qatar Airways’ leadership in industry innovation and digital adoption by awarding them the ‘World’s Best Airline Website’ title.

Qatar Airways currently flies to nearly 170 destinations worldwide, connecting through its Doha hub, Hamad International Airport. Skytrax awarded the facility the ‘World’s Best Airport’ title in 2021, 2022, and 2024.

In 2024, Hamad International Airport also received the ‘Best Airport in the Middle East’ accolade for 10 consecutive years. In addition, it took the award as ‘World’s Best Airport Shopping’ for the second year in a row.

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