Japan Airlines Announces Nonstop Service to Doha
～First Japanese Airline to Operate a Direct Flight to the Middle East～
TOKYO, Japan - Japan Airlines (JAL) has announced today that it will launch a new nonstop daily service between Tokyo(Haneda) and Doha, Qatar starting in the Summer of 2024. This route will be the first direct flight to the Middle East operated by a Japanese airline.
Furthermore, by launching this route, JAL will enable customers to seamlessly connect to Africa and South America through its partnership with Qatar Airways, a oneworld® member.
Doha, the capital of Qatar, is a unique city that blends modernity and tradition. While preserving its own culture, the city offers modern facilities, hotels and infrastructure for immigrants and travelers, along with a mix of cultures and cuisines from different countries. Travelers can also enjoy a variety of activities such as desert tours, museums with historical treasures, and sporting events such as Formula 1 and soccer.
The JAL Group will continue to embrace new challenges to deliver greater customer convenience, enhance its international network, and continue to improve the quality of its products and services.
● Specific flight schedules will be announced separately.
● Reservations/ticket sales information will be announced as soon as confirmed.
● This flight will be a codeshare operation with Qatar Airways. The Tokyo=Doha flight operated by Qatar Airways will continue to be a codeshare flight.
● Flight schedules are subject to government approval. All schedules are subject to change.
About Qatar Airways
A multiple award-winning airline, Qatar Airways won the ‘World’s Best Business Class’ for the tenth time at the 2023 World Airline Awards, managed by the international air transport rating organisation, Skytrax. The airline continues to be synonymous with excellence, also taking home, Best Airline in the Middle East, World's Best Business Class Lounge and World's Best Business Class Lounge Dining at the prestigious awards held during the 2023 Paris Air Show. Qatar Airways is an unprecedented seven-time winner of the “World’s Best Airline” voted by Skytrax (2011, 2012, 2015, 2017, 2019, 2021 and 2022).
Qatar Airways currently flies to more than 160 destinations worldwide, connecting through its Doha hub, Hamad International Airport, voted by Skytrax as the ‘World’s Best Airport’ in 2021 and 2022 consecutively. This year, Hamad International Airport has been ranked by Skytrax as the second-best airport in the world, and received the ‘Best Airport in the Middle East’ accolade for the ninth time in a row, as well as ‘World’s Best Airport Shopping’.
About Japan Airlines
Japan Airlines (JAL) was founded in 1951.
As a member of the oneworld® Alliance, it owns 224 aircraft as of March 2023 and, along with its partner airlines, offers a network serving 376 airports in 64 countries worldwide. Recognized as a 5-Star Airline by Skytrax* and awarded "World Class" Airline by APEX, a North America-based non-profit organization, JAL is one of the world's most punctual airlines. JAL is committed to providing customers with the highest level of flight safety and quality in every aspect of its service and aims to become the most preferred airline in the world.
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