Qatar Airways announced that it will connect Edinburgh effective 28 May 2014, operating five flights weekly. The new route will be served by a Boeing 787 Dreamliner in a two-cabin configuration, offering passengers 22 business class and 232 economy seats.
The airline currently operates flights to the UK’s London Heathrow with five flights per day while flying 10 times per week to Manchester Airport. The flight leaves from Doha to/from Ediburgh on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. QR 027 departs Doha at 08:00; arrives Edinburgh at 13:15; QR 028 departs Edinburgh (EDI) at 14:45; arrives Doha (DOH) at 23:40.
Over the next few weeks and months, the network will grow further with Hangzhou, China (20 December 2013), Sharjah and Dubai World Central (1 March 2014), Philadelphia (2 April 2014) and Miami (10 June 2014).