Qatar Airways has announced that it will be launching its new direct service to Kyiv, Ukraine, with seven weekly flights starting from August 28, 2017.
The new service is in line with the airline’s robust expansion in Eastern Europe, having recently inaugurated services to Skopje, Republic of Macedonia and Prague, Czech Republic.
Speaking on the latest addition was CEO, Qatar Airways, HE Akbar Al Baker: “Our new service to Kyiv is part of our expedited expansion plans, which aim at unlocking new destinations to enhance our passengers’ connectivity to our extensive global network. Passengers from Kyiv will now have the opportunity to travel seamlessly through our award-winning Doha Hub, Hamad International Airport (HIA), to any of our popular destinations in Eastern Europe as well as throughout our rapidly-expanding network.
“And Qatar Airways passengers will now have the opportunity to experience the exquisite beauty of Kyiv, one of Eastern Europe’s most stunning cities. We are delighted to be able to unlock this gateway to Eastern Europe,” he added.
The new Kyiv route will be operated by an Airbus A320 aircraft, featuring 12 seats in business class and 132 seats in economy class.