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Doha to Become Emirates’ Best Connected Destination

Doha to Become Emirates’ Best Connected Destination

Doha is to become Emirates’ best served destination outside of Dubai as part of a boost to frequencies throughout the Middle East from December.

The Qatari capital and Bahrain, Muscat and Kuwait will all receive an extra daily flight – adding 28 flights onto the airline’s regional offering and taking its total number of Middle East weekly departures from Dubai to 276.

By increasing from six to seven daily flights, Doha becomes Emirates’ highest frequency destination, overtaking Bangkok and ahead of Singapore and London Heathrow.

Muscat will go from two to three flights a day, Bahrain from three to four daily services and Kuwait will increase from five to six flights daily.

“This is a significant enhancement of our services in the region, giving our customers more choice and convenience,” said Sheikh Majid Al Mualla, Emirates’ Divisional Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations, Centre.

All four daily New Zealand services operated by Emirates provide direct connections in each direction with flights between Dubai and Doha, Muscat, Kuwait and Bahrain.

Apart from Doha, Muscat, Bahrain and Kuwait, the airline’s 276 weekly departures to destinations in the airline’s Gulf, Middle East and Iran (GMEI) region also cover the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Iran, Jordan, Lebanon and Yemen.

The routes are supported by a combination of Boeing and Airbus aircraft. The airline’s highly popular A380 aircraft is currently deployed to Jeddah in Saudi Arabia. On July 16, Kuwait will become the region’s second destination for the Emirates’ super jumbo, a deployment which also marks 25 years of services to the country.


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