As the demand for air travel increases and ease in travel restrictions kick in, Qatar Airways is slowly resuming services to cities and destinations to which the airline had paused flying to because of the pandemic. In a recent announcement, Qatar Airways said that it is resuming flight services to Prince Mohammed Bin Abdulaziz International Airport, Medina starting 1 October 2021 with four weekly flights. The Medina services will be operated by the airline's state-of-the-art Airbus A320 featuring 12 seats in First Class and 132 seats in Economy Class.
Qatar Airways to Connect Medina With 140 Destinations
The resumption of services will enable passengers flying from and to Medina to enjoy seamless connectivity to over 140 destinations of the airline's extensive global network in Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas via the best airport in the world, Hamad International Airport.
Qatar Airways flight QR 1174, will depart from the Hamad International Airport at 01:00, arriving at 03:15 to Prince Mohammed Bin Abdulaziz International Airport. Qatar Airways flight QR1175, will depart from Prince Mohammed Bin Abdulaziz International Airport at 04:15, and arrive to Hamad International Airport at 06:25.
The national carrier of the State of Qatar continues to rebuild its network, which currently stands at over 140 destinations. Qatar Airways also features flexible booking policies that offer unlimited changes in travel dates and destinations and fee-free refunds for all tickets issued for travel completed by 31 May 2022.
A multiple award-winning airlines Qatar Airways was announced as the ‘Airline of the Year’ at the 2021 World Airline Awards, managed by the international air transport rating organisation, Skytrax. It was also named ‘World’s Best Business Class’, ‘World’s Best Business Class Airline Lounge’, ‘World’s Best Business Class Airline Seat’, ‘World’s Best Business Class Onboard Catering’ and ‘Best Airline in the Middle East'.
The airline continues to stand alone at the top of the industry having now won the main prize for an unprecedented sixth time (2011, 2012, 2015, 2017, 2019 and now 2021). The airline’s hub, Hamad International Airport (HIA), was recently recognised as the ‘Best Airport in the World 2021’, by the Skytrax World Airport Awards 2021.