Qatar Airways to fly A380 to Melbourne

Written by | December 14, 2016 | 0

Qatar Airways marks its seventh anniversary in Melbourne, Australia, with plans to to introduce its superjumbo A380 aircraft on the route from June 2017.

The 517-seater A380 aircraft will increase Qatar Airways’ current daily capacity by 44 per cent on this route to meet the growing travel and trade demand, connecting Melbourne-based passengers and freight to more than 150 destinations globally.

Qatar Airways group chief executive Akbar Al Baker said: “As we continue to grow apace in Australia, we have seen a clear need to inject additional capacity on the Melbourne service.

We are delighted to introduce our A380 aircraft to Melbourne after seven years of operation to the world’s most liveable city. Well-travelled Melburnians will find our seamless and quick connections via Doha’s Hamad International Airport a great and easy travel option.

And our expansive European network provides plenty of homecoming options for one of Australia’s most culturally diverse cities, which is home to many families from European heritage including the UK, Italy and Greece.”

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