Qatar Airways has this week inaugurated flights between Doha and Medan, as growth in Indonesia continues for the carrier.
Using their Boeing 787-8 aircraft, the route is serviced on a thrice-weekly basis, with the inaugural flight taking place on January 15.
Without further ado, let’s get into it…
Qatar Airways Inaugurates Doha-Medan, Indonesia Flights…
- Doha (DOH) to Medan (KNO) – Flight No. QR966: Departure 02:40; Arrival 13:30
- Medan (KNO) to Doha (DOH) – Flight No. QR967: Departure 19:00; Arrival 22:15
- Every Monday, Thursday & Saturday.
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive Officer, Engr. Badr Mohammed Al-Meer commented on the route inaugural:
“We are delighted to announce the expansion of our global network with the introduction of our new operations to Medan.”
“Our commitment to enhancing connectivity and offering passengers in Indonesia world-class travel experiences continues.”
“We look forward to enabling travellers to experience the best of what Medan has to offer while seamlessly connecting them to the most popular destinations around the globe through our multiple-award-winning hub, Hamad International Airport.”
President Director for PT Angkasa Pura 2, Mr. Achmad Rifai added to this saying:
“The opening of the Doha – Medan route today is a proud moment for Kualanamu International Airport.”
“We are delighted that Qatar Airways, one of the best airlines in the world, has chosen Medan to expand its footprint.”
“Travellers from North Sumatra now have a direct route to the world via Qatar Airways’ hub in Doha.”
“This route will greatly facilitate global connections and create new opportunities for international air freight transport from [the area] as well.”
All eyes will be on how this new route performs.
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