The airline will introduce an additional afternoon flight in April to cater for high Easter demand, meaning a double daily service on Mondays throughout the month.
We are delighted to confirm this additional capacity with Qatar, which signals how strong this route to Doha is performing...Gordon Dewar, Chief Executive, Edinburgh Airport
Three additional afternoon flights will also be introduced in the busy summer season, again bringing double daily services.
The flights will be operated by an Airbus A350-900. It’s the first time a long-haul carrier has operated double daily routes to the Middle East from Edinburgh Airport, demonstrating the award-winning airline’s confidence in the busy route.
Qatar Airways senior vice President Europe Sylvain Bosc said: “Qatar Airways is proud to be supporting the growth of our partnership with Edinburgh Airport. This great city has demonstrated itself to be an increasingly popular business and leisure destination..."