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Published on : Monday, July 10, 2017
Qatar Airways officially launches the new direct route to Dublin, Ireland from Doha. The CEO of Qatar Airways Group Mr Akbar Al Baker landed in Dublin to host a press conference to launch officially the new air route between Dublin and Doha.
This new air route will embrace the tourism and the business opportunity between the two cities. Mr Akbar Al Baker was steadily welcomed by Mr Kevin Toland, Dublin Airport Chief Executive Officer, Mr Vincent Harrison, Dublin Airport Managing Director and Sheikh Salman bin Jassim Al-Thani, from Qatari embassy in London.
The new direct flights to Dublin will also provide 80 tones of belly-hold capacity each week. It also provides the cargo facilities and the transportation of the temperature-controlled products, which are the major exports out of Ireland. The cargo carrier is capable of sustaining the air logistics through its specialist solutions QR Pharma (pharmaceuticals) and QR Fresh (perishables). The customers are offered a flawless and best cool chain shift for their temperature-sensitive products via the State-of-the-Art and fully automated hub in Doha.
Qatar Airways targets to bring more visitors to Dublin and promote the new destinations from the tourism and the commercial purposes. This airline is committed to bringing the new cultural and the tourism relation with Qatar and Ireland. This new route will give the people of Ireland to connect more than 150 destinations on the global network of the Qatar Airways via Hamad International Airport, Doha.
H.E. Mr Al Baker stated that it is a strong initiative by Qatar Airways to bring Ireland and boost the tourism to the Irish capital and its neighbouring cities. He also affirmed that this air route will provide the world class hospitality services while travelling and turning Dublin as a business and leisure destination.
Qatar Airways is one of the rapid growing airlines in the world. Qatar Airlines will continue to expand its network in 2017 and 2018, giving Irish passengers and expatriates living in Dublin the opportunity to travel seamlessly to more than 150 destinations. Qatar Airways is also adding its network with 26 new destinations like Abidjan, Ivory Coast; Accra, Ghana; Canberra, Australia; Chiang Mai, Thailand; and Mombasa, Kenya.