Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Hamad International Airport Announces Five Additional Airlines To Begin Operations From New Aviation Hub This Week  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN Press - 13/05/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!


(MENAFN Editorial) Hamad International Airport (HIA), Qatar's new world-class gateway has announced an additional five airlines will be operating from the new airport in the coming week. Passengers travelling on Etihad Airways, Royal Jordanian Airlines, SriLankan Airlines and Kuwait Airways will now depart from HIA instead of Doha International Airport (DIA) from Wednesday 14th May, while Bangladeshi airline, United Airways, from Thursday 15th May.

From Wednesday 14th May, four airlines will begin to operate their services from Hamad International Airport with their first arriving and departing flights as follows:
Etihad Airways: Flight EY399 from Abu Dhabi International Airport, arriving to HIA at 0240, and flight EY390 to Abu Dhabi International Airport, departing from HIA at 0415
Royal Jordanian Airlines: Flight RJ646 from Queen Alia International Airport in Jordan, arriving to HIA at 1130, and flight RJ647 to Queen Alia International Airport in Jordan, departing from HIA at 1230
Kuwait Airways: Flight KU617 from Kuwait International Airport, arriving to HIA at 1645, and flight KU618 to Kuwait International Airport, departing from HIA at 1745
SriLankan Airlines: Flight UL217 from Bandaranaike International Airport, Sri Lanka, arriving to HIA at 2115, and flight UL218 to Bandaranaike International Airport, Sri Lanka, departing from HIA at 2230

In addition, from Thursday 15th , May Bangladeshi airline United Airways will also start operating for the first time in Qatar with their inaugural flight 4H583 arriving to HIA at 0245 from Dhaka International Airport, Bangladesh. The airline's first departing flight 4H584 from HIA will be at 0400.


Abdulaziz Al Mass, Senior Manager, Public Relations and Communications, DIA/HIA said: "Today's announcement is part of Qatar's exciting new chapter in aviation, as airline operations begin transferring from DIA to HIA. Passengers are advised to double check their departing airport before travelling to avoid any unnecessary delays. During this transitional period, I'd like to take this opportunity to thank passengers for their positive response since HIA's soft opening and for their continued patience as we strive to provide the best possible experience. The new airport will exceed expectations and redefine passengers' experience, whether they are departing, arriving or travelling onwards."

This latest announcement is part of the phased opening of HIA following the soft opening on April 30th and the upcoming full opening on May 27th.

Passengers looking for further information on flights and airline operations should check with their respective airline, visit www.dohaairport.com, or alternatively check updates via DIA social media channels including; Twitter (@dohaairport), Facebook (Doha International Airport) and Instagram (dohaairport).


About Hamad International Airport
Hamad International Airport is the world's newest aviation hub, a world-class facility that is set to exceed expectations and redefine the passenger and transit experience.Positioned at the edge of the Arabian Gulf, Hamad International Airport's tranquil waterside setting provides a perfect backdrop for its stylish architectural elements, underpinned by advanced airport systems. It features two runways, among the longest in the world, a state-of-the-art air traffic control tower, a stunning passenger terminal with an initial design capacity of 30 million passengers per year, over 40,000 square meters of combined retail, food and beverage facilities and a uniquely shaped public mosque. For more information about Doha International Airport or Hamad International Airport, please visit www.dohaairport.com

 


MENAFN Press




  MENA News Headlines
 Feb 27 2017 - Saudi- Agricultural Development Fund approves SR 110 Million LoansSaudi Press Agency
(MENAFN - Saudi Press Agency) Riyadh, Jumada I 26, 1438, February 23, 2017, SPA -- The Board of Directors of Agricultural Development Fund approved in its meeting yesterday evening a number of loans ...

 Feb 27 2017 - Palestinians face intense online hate from IsraelisMENAFN
(MENAFN) Israel's 1.7 million Palestinian citizens are facing a tidal wave of incitement and hate speech on social media, including from government ministers, community leaders have warned.They say ...

 Feb 27 2017 - Egyptian court acquits one of Mubarak's closest aidesMENAFN
(MENAFN) A Cairo court has acquitted one of deposed Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak's closest aides in a retrial of a corruption case, state news agency MENA reported on Saturday.While courts have ...

 Feb 27 2017 - East Libyans protest against order curtailing travel abroadMENAFN
(MENAFN) An order preventing men and women ages 18-45 in eastern Libya from travelling abroad without first obtaining security clearances is being met with outrage.The regional military governor, ...

 Feb 27 2017 - White Helmets won't attend Oscars over passport problemMENAFN
(MENAFN) Rescue workers from Syria's White Helmets group, the subject of an Oscar-nominated documentary, will not attend this weekend's Academy Awards ceremony because of intensified government ...

 Feb 27 2017 - Syrian army advances against IS near AleppoMENAFN
(MENAFN) The Syrian army and its allies made a sudden advance on Saturday and Sunday into areas held by Islamic State in northwest Syria, a war monitor said, as the militant group retreated after ...

 Feb 27 2017 - Iraq forces aim for key bridge in western MosulMENAFN
(MENAFN) Iraqi forces battled militants in west Mosul Sunday, aiming to build a floating bridge across the Tigris to establish an important supply route linked to the recaptured east bank.A week into ...

 Feb 27 2017 - Emaar India gets Clearance Nod to handover The Palm DriveMENAFN Press
(MENAFN Editorial) Emaar India, the iconic brand and leading global property developer, today announced the receipt of Occupancy Certificate (OC) for the second phase of its premium luxury ...

 Feb 27 2017 - Egyptian MP begins campaign to extend presidential termsMENAFN
(MENAFN) An Egyptian MP started collecting signatures on Sunday for a motion to extend presidential terms and lift restrictions on re-election, a year before general-turned-president Abdel Fattah ...

 Feb 27 2017 - Morocco Begins Immediate Withdrawal from Guerguerat RegionMorocco World News
(MENAFN - Morocco World News) var td_screen_width = document.body.clientWidth; if ( td_screen_width >= 1024 ) { /* large monitors */ document.write(' data-ad-client="ca-pub-9546318280945074" ...

more...


 





Google

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Search News
Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary


Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help