Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Qatar Airways: Daily to Adelaide, May 2016

In continuing to look at the airlines of the Gulf, we necessarily turn to Qatar Airways, which is today almost as much a global benemoth as its archrival, Emirates, based just 278km due east of Doha

Qatar has capitalized on its geolocation in the same manner as Emirates, and this includes competing on the Kangaroo routes from Europe to Australia, although its challenging to match the partnership of between Emirates and Qantas

Of Qatar Airways's relentless expansion which continued in 2016, daily service to Adelaide began in May with a brand-new A350. The surfboard motif is here used to show the map of the continental nation, each board with one of Qatar's four Australian destinations.