Manchester’s most popular destinations over the past 15 years include Bangkok, Phuket, Perth and Bali
Number of weekly flights from Manchester has tripled since the 2003 launch
DOHA, Qatar – This month Qatar Airways celebrates the 15th anniversary of operating direct flights from Manchester to Doha. With over 832 flights a year operating on the Manchester to Doha route, Qatar Airways connects Manchester passengers to over 150 destinations around the world including across Asia, Africa, Australia and New Zealand.
Qatar Airways’ award-winning service launched in Manchester in April 2003 with flights four times a week operated by an Airbus A330 aircraft. Due to demand, the number of weekly flights has tripled since launching. The service was upgraded to twice daily flights in June 2011 and then to 16 flights a week in May 2016.
To celebrate this important milestone, Qatar Airways is offering customers 10% off flights to and from Manchester Airport to some of our most popular destinations. The offer is valid on all bookings made up until 18th May at https://www.qatarairways.com/en-gb/offers/cug/manchester-anniversary.html
Kieran Farragher, Interim Country Manager UK & Ireland, Qatar Airways said: “Qatar Airways has proudly been serving the people of Manchester for 15 years and it has long proved to be one of Qatar Airways’ most successful routes to date. It has been our pleasure to be able to offer our Manchester passengers a five-star and award-winning service for the past 15 years, and we look forward to continuing to go places together on our expanding network.”
The 16 weekly flights from Manchester are all operated by a luxurious Boeing 787 Dreamliner. Qatar Airways’ Boeing 787s provide a superior experience with spacious cabins, 254 custom-made seats across its Business and Economy Class cabins , individual television screens and on board WIFI.
Julian Carr, Aviation Director for Manchester Airport, said: “It’s fantastic to be able to celebrate the 15th anniversary of Qatar Airways operating from Manchester Airport. The leading airline offers our passengers a fantastic service and the chance to connect to flights around the globe through its hub in Doha. We look forward to celebrating many more milestones with Qatar Airways in the years to come.”