Qatar to Commence ex-Dublin Dreamliner Service in June

Qatar to Commence ex-Dublin Dreamliner Service in June

Qatar Airways has now confirmed that it will offer daily non-stop flights between Dublin and Doha commencing 12th June 2017 operating a B787 Dreamliner. The new service will connect onwards to more than 150 key business and leisure destinations around the world.


Akbar Al Baker, Group Chief Executive, said: “Qatar Airways has seen unprecedented growth in recent times and continues to launch new destinations on our global route map, enhancing connectivity for our passengers from around the world. The launch of flights to Dublin, the capital of Ireland, is an exciting addition to our network and I am confident that business and leisure passengers will benefit from our Boeing 787 Dreamliner service and smooth onward connections through our home and hub, Hamad International Airport.”

Vincent Harrison, Dublin Airport Managing Director said: “We look forward to welcoming the new daily Doha service from June and to working closely with Qatar Airways to promote the route. This service will bring extra choice and convenience for passengers and will also add Dublin and Ireland to Qatar’s growing global network.”

Qatar Airways B787 Dreamliner Business Class

Qatar Airways B787 Dreamliner Business Class

Qatar Airways’ B787s provide spacious cabins and custom-made seats in Business Class and Economy Class. The aircraft features 254 custom-made seats across the cabins with specially designed interiors. Business Class is configured in a 1–2–1 layout with 22 seats and 50” pitch, while Economy Class has 232 seats in a 3–3–3 layout and 31” pitch. All seats feature individual television screens and onboard wi-fi, with Business Class seats reclining into a fully flat bed.

Qatar Airways B787 Dreamliner Economy Class

Qatar Airways B787 Dreamliner Economy Class

Hamad International Airport offers quick and convenient transfers and more than 100 retail and dining options and unique services such as a swimming pool, hotel and spa, designed exclusively for those in transit.

Qatar Airways has opened 13 new destinations in 2016 year-to-date. The new cities added this year are Atlanta, Boston and Los Angeles in the USA; Birmingham, UK; Helsinki, Finland; Pisa, the fourth destination in Italy; Yerevan, Armenia; Marrakech, the second destination in Morocco; Ras Al Khaimah, UAE; Windhoek, Namibia; Sydney and Adelaide in Australia; and Krabi in Thailand. The airline will also return to the Seychelles with a direct service from Doha on 12th December 2016.

Qatar Airways has received a number of accolades this year, including Skytrax’s Best Staff Service in the Middle East, World’s Best Business Class 2016 and Best Business Class Airline Lounge, as well as Best Business Class from Business Traveller Awards.

Flight Schedule

Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday (from 12th June 2017)

Dublin (DUB) to Doha (DOH) QR18 departs 15.25, arrives 00.40+1

Doha (DOH) to Dublin (DUB) QR17 departs 07.20, arrives 13.20


Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday (from 13th June 2017):

Dublin (DUB) to Doha (DOH) QR20 departs 08.50, arrives 18.05

Doha (DOH) to Dublin (DUB) QR19 departs 01.25, arrives 07.25

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NEIL STEEDMAN has been a trade journalist, copywriter, editor and proofreader for 50 years, and News & Features Editor for ‘Irish Travel Trade News’ for the past 40 years.

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