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QR To Launch It's 100th Destination: Aleppo  
User currently offlineojas From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (3 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 12 hours ago) and read 4150 times:

http://www.qatarairways.com/global/e...archive/press-release-11Nov10.html

QR to launch ALP from 6th Jan 2011 4 times per week. This is QR's second destination in Syria. QR already has 14 weekly flights to DAM.


QR 430 DOH - ALP 1230 1545 Mo, We, Th, Sa
QR 431 ALP - DOH 1645 1940 Mo, We, Th, Sa

Aircraft: A320

[Edited 2010-11-11 06:40:18]

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User currently offlineojas From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (3 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 3975 times:

Quoting ojas (Thread starter):
6th Jan 2011

6th April 2011, a typo there.


User currently offlineQatarA340 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (3 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 3942 times:

Quoting ojas (Thread starter):
QR to launch ALP from 6th Jan 2011 4 times per week. This is QR's second destination in Syria. QR already has 14 weekly flights to DAM.

QR really has untapped markets in the Middle East.

I think Cyprus is looooong over due, Shiraz, Iraq, Abha, Qassim, Tel Aviv (highly unlikely but could work)


User currently offlineojas From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (3 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 3850 times:

Quoting QatarA340 (Reply 2):
QR really has untapped markets in the Middle East.

Aleppo was pretty quick, they just signed the bilaterals few weeks ago and already have ALP announced.

Quoting QatarA340 (Reply 2):
I think Cyprus is looooong over due, Shiraz, Iraq, Abha, Qassim, Tel Aviv (highly unlikely but could work)

I have listed out destinations/countries with which QR signed agreements in the past year or so, at least those that were open to the media. Of course singing bilateral agreements not necessarily mean they would start these new routes.

1) Canada: YYZ
2) Syria: Third Daily to DAM and ALP
3) South Africa: DUR, CPT, double daily JNB
4) Portugal: LIS
5) Uganda: EBB
6) Iraq: don't know how many cities.
7) Malta
8) Sri Lanka: "Additional frequencies" but informally from sources I gather QR can go 28 weekly from current 21.
9) Indonesia: due next month and most likely to get access to SUB
10) Georgia: TBS
11) Nepal: QR has rights to fly 4 times a day to KTM. As of today it flies 3 per day.

Other speculative destinations include ORD, LAX, AMS, SYD, ADD, one UK destination, PNH, PER.

[Edited 2010-11-11 09:26:07]

[Edited 2010-11-11 09:27:29]

User currently offlineAirMale From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (3 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 9 hours ago) and read 3775 times:

I thought they would announce something "grand" as their 100th destination, a more prestigious destination. Nothing against ALP, but on a big scale of things, will people go "wow" QR flies to ALP...... ??

User currently offlineojas From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (3 years 8 months 3 weeks 2 days 23 hours ago) and read 3509 times:

Quoting AirMale (Reply 4):
thought they would announce something "grand" as their 100th destination, a more prestigious destination

I thought the same as well. In fact I was assuming they'd announce YYZ as their 100th destination and make a huge entry into Canada.


User currently offlineankaraflyjet From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (3 years 8 months 3 weeks 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 3309 times:

QR will annouınce AYT Antalya, Turkey as their third destination in Turkey after IST and ESB.

User currently offlinebrightcedars From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (3 years 8 months 3 weeks 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 3297 times:

Nice addition to their network! Wow, I had to verify that they actually have 3 x day to KTM. Interesting...

User currently offlineQatarA340 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 8, posted (3 years 8 months 3 weeks 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 3261 times:

Quoting ankaraflyjet (Reply 6):
QR will annouınce AYT Antalya, Turkey as their third destination in Turkey after IST and ESB.

Really? What is your source on this one?

I just wish Cyprus would be added! And Iraq; they are the only two countries which are not served by QR in the Middle East!


User currently offlineKFlyer From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (3 years 8 months 3 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 3185 times:

brightcedars, also to CMB - whereas UL flies to DOH only 4-5 weekly.
Now that Canada bilateral is approved, is there any chance YYZ will be launched before Aleppo, thus effectively making it the 100th ?


User currently offlineSurfandSnow From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 10, posted (3 years 8 months 3 weeks 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 3092 times:

Quoting AirMale (Reply 4):
I thought they would announce something "grand" as their 100th destination, a more prestigious destination. Nothing against ALP, but on a big scale of things, will people go "wow" QR flies to ALP...... ??

Aleppo is really only served by LCCs and second-rate flag carriers like GF, RJ, and RB (Syrian Air). QR will probably make a killing there being the only high-quality airline serving the market. Much better than bleeding money on a highly competitive prestige route like LAX, for example  .


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