Airport welcomes today’s announcement from Qatar Airways that it is to
launch a new direct daily service from Dublin to Doha to next summer.
Qatar will operate the route with a Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft every day from June 12, 2017.
Airport Managing Director Vincent Harrison said he was delighted that
Qatar Airways will launch its Dublin-Doha service next year. “We look
forward to welcoming the new daily Doha service from June and to working
closely with Qatar Airways to promote this new route. This service
will bring extra choice and convenience for passengers and will also add
Dublin and Ireland to Qatar’s growing global network.”
is the capital of Qatar, offers a choice of cultural institutions and
vibrant shopping. It has an ever-changing skyline as the city continues
to be transformed, making it a fascinating destination for travellers.
Passengers coming from Doha and beyond will now have easy, direct access
to Dublin and Ireland.
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His
Excellency Mr Akbar Al Baker, said: “Qatar Airways have seen
unprecedented growth in recent times and continues to launch new
destinations to our global route map, enhancing connectivity for our
passengers from around the world. The launch of flights to Dublin, the
capital of Ireland, is an exciting addition to our network and I am
confident that business and leisure passengers will benefit from our
Boeing 787 Dreamliner service and smooth onward connections through our
home and hub, Hamad International Airport.”
Passengers flying from
Ireland can enjoy a quick and convenient transfer at Hamad International
Airport with connections to more than 150 destinations including cities
in South East Asia, China and Australasia.
Qatar’s new Dublin
service will be operated by a Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft in a
254-seat configuration, with 22 seats in Business Class and 232 seats in
Qatar Airways, which is the national carrier of the State
of Qatar, is one of the world’s fastest-growing airlines and operates
one of the youngest fleets in the world. Now in its 19th year of
operations, Qatar has a modern fleet of 191 aircraft flying to more than
150 business and leisure destinations across six continents.
Airport has welcomed almost 24 million passengers in the first 10
months of the year, a 12% increase over the same period in 2015. Almost
2.5 million extra passengers have travelled through the airport between
January and October.
Dublin Airport has direct flights to over 180 destinations in 40 countries on four continents.
The flight schedule for the new route is as follows:
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday (from June 12, 2017)
Doha (DOH) to Dublin (DUB) QR19 - departs: 01:25 arrives: 07:25
Dublin (DUB) to Doha (DOH) QR20 - departs: 08:50 arrives: 18:05
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday (from June 13, 2017)
Doha (DOH) to Dublin (DUB) QR17 - departs: 07:20 arrives: 13:20
Dublin (DUB) to Doha (DOH) QR18 - departs: 15:25 arrives: 00:40+1