Like we’ve shared last week, Green Ibérica’s represented Qatar Airways Cargo, will have direct flights to Lisbon, starting June 24. The announcement became official in the opening ceremony of ITB Berlin, the world’s largest international travel and tourism trade show.
In the ceremony, that took place last Wednesday, March 6, the CEO of the group, Mr. Akbar Al Baker, announced seven new destinations, in which besides Lisbon, are: Malta; Rabat, Morocco; Langkawi, Malaysia; Davao, Philippines; Izmir, Turkey; and Mogadishu, Somalia.
This investment fits in the growth policy of the global route network the airline is having. This reality leaves the CEO “tremendously excited to be adding seven new destinations to our rapidly expanding global route network later this year”.
You can find the company’ press release, HERE.
The Aircraft in charge of this service will be a Boeing 787 DreamLiner, like the one in the video bellow.
About Qatar Airways Cargo
Qatar Airways Cargo is fully dedicated to air freight in all its specificities. Operate more than 200 aircraft, including 22 dedicated freighters – including the latest Boeing 747-800 Freighter – for more than 150 destinations, which allows them to achieve an almost global cover.
Using the Hub at NDIA-New DOHA International Airport, awarded as the best airport in the Middle East and with the latest and most sophisticated cargo terminal, we provide an unique operation capability in the East / West routes, favoring the connection with markets in Europe, the Middle East, the Far East, the Indian Subcontinent, Africa and Australia with reduced transfers and transit times.
We offer several Cargo Services, namely to extra format dimensions, to various destinations in:
- Africa – Acra (ACC), Juba (JIB), Entebbe (EBB), Johannesburg (JNB), Khartoum (KRT), Lagos (LOS), Nairobi (NBO), Maputo (MPM) and Cape Town (CPT).
- Indian Subcontinent and the Middle East – Ahmadabad (AMD), Bangalore (BLR), Chennai (MAA), New Delhi (DEL), Hiderabad (HYD), Kolkata (CCU), Mumbai (BOM), Beirut (BEY), Colombo (CMB), Dhaka (DAC), Istanbul (IST), Karachi (KHI), Kuwait (KWI), Lahore (LHE), Muscat (MCT), Doha (DOH), Sialkot (SKT) and Tehran (IKA).
- Far East and Southeast Asia – Macau (MFM), Guangzhou (CAN), Hanoi (HAN), Ho Chi Minh (SGN), Hong Kong (HKG), Phnom Penh (PNH), Seoul (ICN), Shanghai (PVG) and Yangon (RGN).
In addition to flights operated from DOHA, the European hubs Amsterdam (AMS), Zaragoza (ZAZ), Liege (LGG) and Luxemburg (LUX) operate daily freighters to Mexico (MEX) and USA – Chicago (ORD), Atlanta (ATL), Houston (IAH), New York (JFK), Miami (MIA), Dallas (DFW), Los Angeles) and a vast network of synchronized road links.