Qatar Airways Launches Flight To NEOM, Its Ninth Gateway In Saudi Arabia

Qatar Airways Launches Flight To NEOM, Its Ninth Gateway In Saudi Arabia By Jiny - December 11, 2023
Qatar Airways Launches Flight To NEOM Its Ninth Gateway In Saudi Arabia

Qatar Airways inaugurates its ninth gateway in Saudi Arabia with a new flight to NEOM

 

The national carrier of the State of Qatar operates two weekly flights to NEOM on A320 
aircraft

Passengers flying from NEOM will benefit from the airline’s extensive global network,

comprising over 170 destinations across Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas
 

Doha, Qatar ‚Äď Qatar Airways, the multiple award-winning airline, is pleased to¬†
announce the expansion of its operations in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with the 
launch of its ninth gateway, NEOM. The inaugural flight touched down for the first 
time at NEOM Bay Airport on Saturday, December 9, 2023.

In addition to the recent announcement of the airline’s operations to Tabuk, and the 
resumption of the Yanbu route, Qatar Airways is advancing its foothold in the Saudi 
market by enhancing NEOM’s connectivity to the world.

With the launch of this new dynamic connection, Qatar Airways brings the total 
number of destinations it serves within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to nine, 
operating 125 weekly flights. These cities include AlUla, Dammam, Gassim, Jeddah, 
Medina, NEOM, Riyadh, Taif, and Yanbu, providing travellers with a comprehensive 
network to explore the diverse landscapes and cultures of this thriving country.

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive Officer, Engr. Badr Mohammed Al-Meer, 
said:
“We are excited to introduce NEOM as our ninth gateway in Saudi Arabia. We 
believe that the launch of this flight underlines our commitment to providing a 
seamless travel experience for our passengers in the Saudi market. NEOM is the 
land of the future, where technology, sustainability, and innovation converge to 
create a unique and dynamic region. We are delighted to connect travellers from all 
over the world to this visionary region.‚ÄĚ

NEOM Airports Chief Executive Officer, Justin Erbacci, said: 
"We are delighted to welcome Qatar Airways to NEOM Bay Airport. Twice weekly 
flights to Hamad International Airport, which is one of the most significant air hubs in 
the wider region, offer people and businesses exciting access to an extensive 
onward global network. NEOM Bay’s addition of a fourth airline operator, and third 
international destination, is a milestone moment in the early phases of our strategic 
expansion of NEOM’s connectivity, which is so vital to support our ongoing 
development.‚ÄĚ

Offering two weekly flights to NEOM, Qatar Airways is extending its wings further in 
order to create a vital pathway for the city’s workforce to maintain connections with 
families back home. Similarly, the new operations in NEOM will facilitate business 
travel, further fostering enriched economic and cultural ties between Qatar and 
Saudi Arabia. 

NEOM, often referred to as the land of dreams, is set to revolutionise the way we 
live and work in harmony with nature. This region embodies visionary development 
and represents a commitment to a sustainable future. 

Passengers in Saudi Arabia traveling from NEOM will enjoy seamless connectivity to 
over 170 destinations worldwide, including destinations in China, Europe, Indonesia, 
Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Thailand, and the United States. Qatar Airways continues 
to lead the way in connecting travellers to some of the most sought-after 
destinations across the globe.

Tickets for flights to NEOM are now available for booking through the Qatar Airways 
website, mobile app, and travel agencies.

For more information about Qatar Airways and its new route to NEOM, please visit 
https://www.qatarairways.com/en/destinations/flights-toneom.html?iid=ALL20134560

Flight Schedule to NEOM:

Thursday 
‚ÄĘ Doha (DOH) to NEOM (NUM) - Flight No. QR1204: Departure 06:35; Arrival¬†
09:50
‚ÄĘ NEOM (NUM) to Doha (DOH) - Flight No. QR1205: Departure 11:05; Arrival¬†
13:40

Saturday 
‚ÄĘ Doha (DOH) to NEOM (NUM) - Flight No. QR1204: Departure 06:55; Arrival¬†
10:10
Sensitivity: Internal
‚ÄĘ NEOM (NUM) to Doha (DOH) - Flight No. QR1205: Departure 11:25; Arrival¬†
14:0

By Jiny - December 11, 2023

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