The daily route will relaunch in June, in time for summer travel
Qatar Airways has announced that it will resume flights to London Gatwick Airport on 5 June 2022.
The resumption of the daily London Gatwick service complements recently launched flights to Doha from Gatwick by Qatar Airways’ partner British Airways, meaning the airlines can now jointly offer more options between London and Doha and beyond with passengers earning Avios frequent flyer points as they go.
When the Gatwick flights resume, UK customers travelling on Qatar Airways will have access to four gateways, including five daily services from London Heathrow, 18 flights a week from Manchester and daily flights from Edinburgh from 2 June 2022 onwards.
Qatar Airways group chief executive Akbar Al Baker said: “Our commitment to the UK market has been unwavering and we operated continuously and reliably throughout the pandemic, so I am pleased we can resume our popular service to London Gatwick. We offer excellent connectivity to and from the UK, providing travellers with more choice and convenience.
“This year is very special for us, not least as it is the 25th anniversary of the start of our flights to London Heathrow in March 1997.”
The daily service from Gatwick to Doha will be operated on a Boeing 787 Dreamliner featuring 22 seats in business class and 232 seats in economy class. Environmentally advanced, the Boeing 787 Dreamliner is designed to consume 20% less fuel and its carbon dioxide and with emissions that are 20% lower that similar aircraft.
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