QA launches 4-weekly flight to Abha in Saudi

QATAR Airways has launched a new service to its eighth destination in Saudi Arabia with four flights a week to Abha. The inaugural flight QR1212 landed at Abha International Airport at 15:40 on Wednesday (September 2) and was welcomed with a traditional water salute.

The airport ceremony was hosted by Qatar Airways Senior Vice President, Aero Political & Regulatory Affairs, Ali al Rais while Engineer Tariq al AbdulJabbar, assistant vice president of Domestic Airports, welcomed the first Qatar Airways flight to Abha. The ceremony was followed by an exchange of gifts with Abha International Airport officials in the presence of local media.

“We have been steadily growing our presence and services to Saudi Arabia for the past 18 years,”said Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive Akbar al Baker.”As our eighth destination in the Kingdom, Abha will bring additional flexibility for passengers connecting from Asia, the Middle East, Europe and the Americas.

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Source News: Qatar Tribune