Finnair is to launch routes from three Nordic capitals to Doha as a part of a strategic “long-term” partnership with Qatar Airways.
The deal between the 2 oneworld alliance members will see Finnair function every day flights from Helsinki, Stockholm and Copenhagen to Doha, that are deliberate to begin between November and December 2022.
Finnair and Qatar Airways may even introduce a wide-ranging codeshare settlement, which can give Finnair passengers entry to Qatar Airways’ community of round 100 locations from its Doha hub. In the meantime Qatar Airways’ clients can make the most of Finnair’s community round Europe.
The flights to Doha will probably be operated utilizing Finnair’s Airbus A330 plane that includes new long-haul cabins and premium financial system class, in addition to a “refreshed” financial system cabin.
Finnair’s CEO Topi Method mentioned: “The function of Doha as a global hub is rising and Qatar Airways has in depth connections from Doha onwards to, for instance, Australasia, the Center East and Africa.”
Qatar Airways’ group CEO Akbar Al Baker added: “This strategic partnership demonstrates our dedication to the Nordic markets and strengthens our place because the main Center East service on this vital area. This partnership would be the basis for future enlargement right here.”
The announcement comes as Qatar prepares to host the World Cup 2022 soccer match from November 20 to December 18.