Following the signing of the historic peace accord at the GCC summit at Al Ula, Qatar is set to mend relations with a number of GCC countries. Specifically, the end of the boycott signifies the renewal of travel and trade relations between Qatar and the United Arab Emirates as well as the rest of the region.
Qatar Airways routes and networks
The newly acquired permission to fly over the rest of the region’s airspace means that the entirety of Qatar Airways’ global route of point-to-point flight arrangements spanning more than 130 destinations will be easily accessible to the UAE travellers. They now also have the ability to connect to Qatar Airways’ vast global network with over 800 weekly frequencies to more than 120 destinations.
Flights to and from Dubai
From 27 January 2021, Qatar Airways has begun to provide two daily flights to Dubai International Airport (DXB).
- QR1018 Doha 19:00 – 21:10 Dubai
- QR1002 Doha 01:00 – 03:10 Dubai
- QR1003 Dubai 05:30 – 05:40 Doha / Dubai 06:00 – 06:10 Doha
- QR1019 Dubai 22:40 – 22:50 Doha
Flights to and from Abu Dhabi
From January 28, 2021, a daily flight has been offered on the Doha – Abu Dhabi (AUH) route according to the schedule below.
- QR1054 Doha 19:50 – 21:55 Abu Dhabi
- QR1055 Abu Dhabi 23:25 – 23:35 Doha
International travellers from the UAE can once again fully harness Qatar Airways’ vast international network. With over 130 (and counting) international destinations covered, travellers are set to experience the premier in international flight travel experience emphasizing on comfort, safety and first-class services. The following are some of Qatar Airways’ international destinations available for travellers departing from the UAE.
Amsterdam, Bali, Bangkok, Barcelona, Berlin, Boston, Budapest, Cairo, Copenhagen, Delhi, Frankfurt, Geneva, Istanbul, Johannesburg, Kuala Lumpur, Los Angeles, Madrid, The Maldives, Malaga, Miami, Oslo, Seattle, Seychelles, Sofia, Venice, Vienna and so on. Refer here for the full list of international destinations.
Flying with Qatar Airways
Qatar Airways is renowned for its emphasis on the safety and well-being of its passengers. Here are some perks customers may enjoy flying with the aircraft.
Fly with a peace of mind
The airline is a proud recipient of the 5-Star COVID-19 Safety Rating by Skytrax, the first airline in the world to have achieved this monumental feat. Qatar Airways has also achieved the Diamond Standard in the Airline Passenger Experience Association’s (APEX) Health Safety Powered by SimpliFlying audit.
Qatar Airways is also poised to incorporate yet another groundbreaking safety feature in the form of 100% Touch-Free ‘Zero-Touch’ In-flight Entertainment Technology across its A350 fleet. The Zero-Touch technology will enable A350 passengers to pair their personal electronic devices with their seat-back IFE screen by connecting to ‘Oryxcomms’ Wi-Fi and simply scanning a QR code displayed on the screen.
The feature would allow passengers to minimize surface contact while still availing them to some 4,000 entertainment offerings through the airline’s award-winning Oryx One in-flight entertainment system.
#QatarAirways will be the first global airline to offer passengers 100% Zero-Touch technology, allowing passengers to use their own personal electronic devices with our Oryx One in-flight entertainment system.— Qatar Airways (@qatarairways) February 19, 2021
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Additionally, Qatar Airways is also set to become the first airline in Europe and the Middle East and North Africa region to provide passengers in Business and Economy the option to pair their personal Bluetooth headphones with the onboard seatback IFE system in all cabins on the Boeing 787-9 fleet.
Experience Qatar Airways award-winning QSuite
The QSuite business class allows travellers to enjoy an unparalleled level of comfort and privacy during their long flights. As recognized by the 2019 Skytrax World Airline Awards, the QSuite excelled among its peers by offering passengers a fully lie-flat bed, in-suite accent lighting, and doors and dividers guaranteeing complete privacy.
Complemented with generous storage spaces and delectable cuisine, the QSuite offers a new standard in comfortable flying.