Qatar Airways announced its inaugural flight from Doha to Medan, Indonesia, has kicked off new service to the city. This is the airline’s third destination in Indonesia. The new direct service will complement the airline’s over 40 weekly flights to Jakarta and Bali.
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive Officer, Engr. Badr Mohammed Al-Meer said: “We are delighted to announce the expansion of our global network with the introduction of our new operations to Medan. Our commitment to enhancing connectivity and offering passengers in Indonesia world-class travel experiences continues. We look forward to enabling travellers to experience the best of what Medan has to offer while seamlessly connecting them to the most popular destinations around the globe through our multiple-award-winning hub, Hamad International Airport.”
Qatar Airways Senior Vice President – Eastern Regions, Marwan Koleilat said: “We are pleased to welcome Medan, our third gateway in Indonesia, into our extensive network comprised of over 170 destinations worldwide. This new expansion of operations further demonstrates Qatar Airways’ steadfast commitment to the Indonesian market. We’re looking forward to connecting travellers in Indonesia to remarkable global destinations.”
The new direct service to Medan is operated by Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner, which includes 22 Business Class seats and 232 Economy Class seats.