Qatar Airways deploys larger aircraft to serve Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Dammam

Catering to ever-growing demand, Qatar Airways has revealed that it will be increasing its capacity to Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Dammam with larger aircrafts, namely extra wide-body A330s, B787s and B777s.

The boosted capacity to Abu Dhabi began on November 1, while Dubai and Dammam will be welcoming the increase on December 1.

Remarking on this development was chief executive, Qatar Airways, HE Akbar Al Baker: “We are pleased to announce that we will be upgrading a number of our aircraft to Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Dammam to satisfy increasing passenger demand for our award-winning services. As business and leisure travel to, within, and through the Middle East region increases, more and more travellers expect a premium product and services, and with our latest aircraft and our premium offering, Qatar Airways is perfectly equipped to cater for that demand.’’


Having been a busy year for the airline, Qatar Airways introduced new services to Amsterdam in the Netherlands; Zanzibar in Tanzania; Faisalabad, Sialkot and Multan in Pakistan; and Abha in Saudi Arabia in 2015. Before the end of the year, the airline will be inaugurating flights to Durban in South Africa and Nagpur in India.

As for 2016, Qatar Airways is also launching flights to three new US destinations – Los Angeles, Boston and Atlanta; two new destinations in Australia – Sydney and Adelaide; Birmingham in the UK; and also Ras Al Khaimah in the UAE.