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Qatar Airways' Manchester route goes double daily

Qatar Airways is building up its presence in northern England with the addition of a second daily flight to Manchester, effective June 1.

Published on February 23rd 2011.


Qatar Airways' Manchester route goes double daily

Introducing double daily services will give passengers greater choice to travel onto a wider range of flights operated by Qatar Airways across the Middle East, Africa, South Asia, Far East and Australia via the airline’s operational hub of Doha.

Designed to capitalise on the increasing number of connections through Doha, the twice-daily flights are a mix of morning departures to Manchester, with the return sectors in the morning or afternoon.

With a large ethnic population from South Asia living in and around Manchester, and Qatar Airways having an extensive network of flights from Doha to India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, the additional flights will enhance travel options to and from the region.

Furthermore, additional capacity introduced to popular destinations such as Bangkok and Singapore will offer greater travel flexibility to and from Manchester.

Andrew Harrison, Managing Director for Manchester Airport, said: “The long haul network at Manchester continues to get stronger and Qatar’s commitment to Manchester by going double daily underlines the strength of the market in northern England. "

Qatar Airways will continue to operate a two-class wide-body Airbus A330 aircraft on the double daily Manchester flights with up to 30 seats in a 2–2–2 configuration in Business Class and up to 275 seating capacity in a 2–4–2 Economy cabin layout.
The aircraft offers seatback TV screens providing passengers in both classes with the next generation interactive onboard entertainment system featuring a choice of more than 900 audio and video on demand options.

Visit www.qatarairways.com

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