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Qatar Airways adds Almaty, Kazakhstan to its network

Qatar Airways has announced that it will operate nonstop flights to Almaty, Kazakhstan starting this November.

Starting 19th November 2021, Qatar Airways will fly 2-times-a-week between Doha’s Hamad International Airport and Almaty International Airport. The schedule for these flights is:

  • Doha-Almaty
  • Departure time: 01:15
  • Arrival time: 08:35
  • Flight time: 4 hours and 20 minutes
  • Flight number: QR391
  • Frequency: Mondays and Fridays
  • Almaty-Doha
  • Departure time: 21:40
  • Arrival time: 23:55
  • Flight time: 5 hours and 15 minutes
  • Flight number: QR392
  • Frequency: Mondays and Fridays

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These flights will be operated by the airline’s Airbus A320 aircraft featuring 12 business class seats and 132 standard economy class seats. Passengers can connect to 140+ destinations across the carrier’s network via Doha.

Mr. Akbar Al Baker, Group Chief Executive, Qatar Airways, said:

We are proud to bring our award-winning services to Kazakhstan, adding this unique destination to our growing network. This new service reinforces the warm relations between the State of Qatar and the Republic of Kazakhstan, and reaffirms our commitment to further developing trade and tourism between our two great countries.

Kazakhstan is the economic powerhouse of the Central Asia region. It is an adventurer’s paradise, with landscapes varying from snow-capped mountains to expansive deserts, rocky canyons, coniferous forests, and untouched river deltas. Visitors can also admire historical landmarks including the bright-yellow towers of the famous Zenkov Cathedral in Almaty.

Meanwhile, the carrier has also ramped up services to the United States with over 100 weekly flights to 12 destinations. Also, the airline recently celebrated 10 years of flying to Canada and has expanded the use of IATA Travel Pass too. Qatar Airways recently unveiled new Boeing B787-9 Business Class product and has also strengthened its partnership with Alaska Airlines. Recently, Qatar Airways shared details of its strategic partnership with RwandAir and the airline launched flights to Lusaka and Harare. The airline recently completed 10 years of flying to Sofia, Bulgaria.

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