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Qatar To Announce New Destination...  
User currently offlinecaliatenza From United States of America, joined Dec 2006, 1582 posts, RR: 0
Posted (2 years 1 month 4 weeks 10 hours ago) and read 14207 times:

Got this on my Facebook news feed..:

"We're about to announce a new destination, which we will announce exclusively on Twitter @QatarAirways in under 12 hours. Join us there to hear it first.

So, where are we going to start flying to? HINT: It is East of Doha."

any word on this??

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User currently offlinePlymSpotter From Spain, joined Jun 2004, 11708 posts, RR: 60
Reply 1, posted (2 years 1 month 4 weeks 10 hours ago) and read 14139 times:

Quoting caliatenza (Thread starter):
HINT: It is East of Doha."

Well that narrows it down to about a third of the world then...


Dan  



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User currently offlineammunition From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2002, 1065 posts, RR: 4
Reply 2, posted (2 years 1 month 4 weeks 10 hours ago) and read 14117 times:

Sydney?  

[Edited 2012-10-24 15:04:52]


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User currently offlinethenoflyzone From Canada, joined Jan 2001, 2684 posts, RR: 11
Reply 3, posted (2 years 1 month 4 weeks 10 hours ago) and read 14121 times:

Quoting caliatenza (Thread starter):
any word on this??
SYD maybe ?

Quoting ammunition (Reply 2):
Melbourne? 

They already fly to Melbourne.



p.s. beat me to it by a few seconds "ammo" !

[Edited 2012-10-24 15:06:34]


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User currently offlinecaliatenza From United States of America, joined Dec 2006, 1582 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (2 years 1 month 4 weeks 10 hours ago) and read 14059 times:

Quoting ammunition (Reply 2):

i hope not, i want LAX!!


User currently offlineEK413 From Australia, joined Nov 2003, 5011 posts, RR: 4
Reply 5, posted (2 years 1 month 4 weeks 10 hours ago) and read 13850 times:

With the Oneworld announcement official I'm going to put my money on a Oneworld hub which presently isn't being served by QR...

EK413



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User currently offlinethenoflyzone From Canada, joined Jan 2001, 2684 posts, RR: 11
Reply 6, posted (2 years 1 month 4 weeks 9 hours ago) and read 13730 times:

Quoting EK413 (Reply 5):

With the Oneworld announcement official I'm going to put my money on a Oneworld hub which presently isn't being served by QR...

Well that pretty much narrows it down to one.....east of DOH, that is...!

Thenoflyzone



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User currently offlinejfk777 From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 8502 posts, RR: 6
Reply 7, posted (2 years 1 month 4 weeks 9 hours ago) and read 13481 times:
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Miami is do for a Middle east airline.

User currently offlineEK413 From Australia, joined Nov 2003, 5011 posts, RR: 4
Reply 8, posted (2 years 1 month 4 weeks 9 hours ago) and read 13467 times:

Quoting thenoflyzone (Reply 6):

Sydney considering MEL & PER are presently served by QR...

EK413



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User currently offlineHUYfan From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2001, 1413 posts, RR: 3
Reply 9, posted (2 years 1 month 4 weeks 8 hours ago) and read 13328 times:

New Doha International Airport is East of DOH ;P

Regards

Mike


User currently offlinesmi0006 From Australia, joined Jan 2008, 1555 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (2 years 1 month 4 weeks 8 hours ago) and read 13230 times:

Quoting EK413 (Reply 8):
Sydney considering MEL & PER are presently served by QR...

I don't think QR has any rights left to Australia, the bilateral only allows for two major ports with daily services I think. (Could be wrong). Unless they plan on serving a regional city...

Long Shot I know... how about AKL? How does QR031 from DOH-MEL with its late night departure from Doha fit in with the connetion bank? Despite the enormous capacity increase recently, could we see QR extending this flight on to AKL? Adds a new destination and an early morning arrival into Australia would help with connections instead of the late night arrival as currently is. I am sure they would make money off freight accross the Tasman too, which has seen a reduction in capacity following EK adding A380s. QR seem to be fond of their tag on flights too.


User currently offlineQF15 From Australia, joined Jul 2011, 17 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (2 years 1 month 4 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 12825 times:

Personally I don't think it will be to a new destination in Australia, I'm guessing somewhere in China or India..

I believe QR have the rights to fly 21x weekly to Australia, 14 of which are currently being booked to MEL and PER. So maybe a daily SYD flight or possibly even BNE if they don't want to deal with a curfew.


User currently offlinegstepho From Australia, joined Apr 2010, 16 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (2 years 1 month 4 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 12678 times:

I think maybe a direct flight to NRT instead of the tag-on from KIX or a flight into central asia eg one of the 'stans

User currently offlinePHX787 From Japan, joined Mar 2012, 7959 posts, RR: 19
Reply 13, posted (2 years 1 month 4 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 12668 times:

Quoting gstepho (Reply 12):
I think maybe a direct flight to NRT instead of the tag-on from KIX or a flight into central asia eg one of the 'stans

That's what I was thinking. An NRT addition would be nice



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User currently offlinesmi0006 From Australia, joined Jan 2008, 1555 posts, RR: 0
Reply 14, posted (2 years 1 month 4 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 12638 times:

Quoting QF15 (Reply 11):
Personally I don't think it will be to a new destination in Australia, I'm guessing somewhere in China or India..

Perhaps another secondary city in China? The reference to East of Doha, implies somewhere in Asia to me - just subtle wording. TPE, PNH, CEB another Filipino city?

Or perhaps somewhere in the 'stan' region, Tajikistan Uzbekistan, who knows with QR, at least they keep things interesting!


User currently offlineblueflyer From United States of America, joined Jan 2006, 4179 posts, RR: 2
Reply 15, posted (2 years 1 month 4 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 12590 times:
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At the risk of being boring, I'll second NRT!

Quoting jfk777 (Reply 7):
Miami is do for a Middle east airline.

I suppose anywhere is East of Doha if you keep walking long enough...



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User currently offlineMilesDependent From Australia, joined Sep 2001, 862 posts, RR: 0
Reply 16, posted (2 years 1 month 4 weeks 2 hours ago) and read 12242 times:

Have they announced Phnom Penh? I don't seem to remember it being announced, but this article says it commences in Feb?

http://english.cri.cn/6826/2012/10/24/2361s728924.htm


User currently offlinebehramjee From Canada, joined Aug 2003, 4851 posts, RR: 44
Reply 17, posted (2 years 1 month 4 weeks 2 hours ago) and read 12217 times:

yes its PNH with an A333 but that route cannot sustain an A333 on its own hence it has to be extended some where or flown via somewhere. Since BKK is all B77W it rules this city out.

I would probably look at DOH PNH RGN?

mind u PNH has now become vvv popular with European tourists hailing from Germany, France, UK and Italy in particular.


User currently offlinecaliatenza From United States of America, joined Dec 2006, 1582 posts, RR: 0
Reply 18, posted (2 years 1 month 4 weeks 2 hours ago) and read 12130 times:

Quoting blueflyer (Reply 15):

Which is why I said LAX


User currently offlinemigair54 From Spain, joined Jun 2007, 1910 posts, RR: 1
Reply 19, posted (2 years 1 month 4 weeks 1 hour ago) and read 11946 times:

Quoting behramjee (Reply 17):
I would probably look at DOH PNH RGN?

Right now the schedule in RNG is only 1:30 in ground so I don´t think so.

What about Kabul or TPE?? I see many chances for another city in China.

Quoting smi0006 (Reply 14):
CEB another Filipino city?

If I´m not mistaken they serve in the past, but they discontinue, so they could go back but I don´t think so.


User currently offlinebehramjee From Canada, joined Aug 2003, 4851 posts, RR: 44
Reply 20, posted (2 years 1 month 4 weeks 1 hour ago) and read 11824 times:

KBL is desperately needed for them if they can work out a bilateral deal with Afghan Civil aviation as it will provide a massive S/F boost to their Germany, CPH, OSL, ARN, ATH and UK flights in particular!

QR in KBL can give a lot of problems to TK on their EU market share on this sector.


User currently offlineAirGabon From Switzerland, joined Dec 2003, 892 posts, RR: 2
Reply 21, posted (2 years 1 month 3 weeks 6 days 23 hours ago) and read 11442 times:

Yes it is PNH, daily A333. AF won't be happy at all!

User currently offlinebehramjee From Canada, joined Aug 2003, 4851 posts, RR: 44
Reply 22, posted (2 years 1 month 3 weeks 6 days 22 hours ago) and read 10782 times:

yes...daily A 332 DOH SGN PNH effective 20FEB 2013 !

User currently offlineAA94 From United States of America, joined Aug 2011, 605 posts, RR: 2
Reply 23, posted (2 years 1 month 3 weeks 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 10379 times:

Daily service to Phnom Penh (PNH) via SGN. Route operates DOH-SGN-PNH from 20FEB with 332.


QR602 DOH0115 – 1155SGN1315 – 1415PNH 332 347
QR604 DOH0730 – 1810SGN1930 – 2030PNH 332 x347

QR603 PNH1650 – 1750SGN1910 – 2330DOH 332 347
QR605 PNH2250 – 2350SGN0110+1 – 0530+1DOH 332 x347



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User currently offlineLentini2001 From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2006, 202 posts, RR: 0
Reply 24, posted (2 years 1 month 3 weeks 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 10283 times:

Whatever happened to BHX?!! http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articl...s-plans-birmingham-doha-route.html

25 HB-IWC : SGN is currently linked to one of the BKK flights, so I presume that that BKK flight will be turned into a terminator or will QR fid an alternative ta
26 migair54 : Actually qatar has 3 flights to BKK and I think one continue to Hanoi and another to Ho Chi Minh City, I don´t think they will re-route the flight t
27 behramjee : BHX will come online once more B787s get delivered...dont worry...the Sikhs living there will be very happy to finally have a quality airline offerin
28 SunriseValley : Why not AKL as a tag on from MEL
29 seahawks7757 : Come on Seattle! I know it's not likely, but would be nice to see the 787 in Qatar colors come back!
30 Post contains images PlymSpotter : Indeed, but I find it quite odd that they are waiting to open it with a 787 because hands down that is a service which will get upgraded to A333 equi
31 soups : We are still waiting for them in ACC, everyone is fed up with EK and flights are always FULL!
32 nomorerjs : Given all of the DFW / AA love, surprised it isn't DFW.
33 jumpjets : I am relieved that it isn't SYD as in my little fantasy world BA will now reinstate their second LHR-XXX-SYD route by extending their service to Doha,
34 thenoflyzone : SYD will happen eventually. It's a matter of time. Thenoflyzone
35 6thfreedom : It won't happen for some time until hub waves 2 and 3 are strengthened. QR cannot operate same schedule to SYD as per MEL due to curfew, so it won;t
36 3rdGen : Not necessary that they'll send the 787 they just need the 787 so that they can free up aircraft to fly to new destinations, it might well be a 330 t
37 sq_ek_freak : Why may I ask? Are people just wanting variety, or are they unsatisfied with EK service?
38 tayaramecanici : Every single day with FUEL pricing trickling down and the number of B767 and A343s increasingly coming offline from the legacy (EK, DL etc) carriers,
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