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Qatar Airways says to launch flights to Armenia in May

Doha carrier announces plan to offer four weekly flights to Yerevan from May 15

Qatar Airways says to launch flights to Armenia in May

Qatar Airways has announced that it will offer four-times weekly non-stop flights between Doha and Yerevan, the capital of Armenia, from May 15.

The airline said in a statement that its expanding global reach, including its newest US destinations in 2016 of Los Angeles, Boston and Atlanta, and significant growth of its modern fleet has enabled it to offer the new service to Armenia.

The airline will fly the A320 aircraft direct to and from Yerevan on the four-weekly schedule, featuring a two-class cabin configuration comprising of 12 seats in Business Class and 132 Economy Class seats.

Situated along the Hrazdan River, Yerevan is the administrative, cultural and industrial centre of Armenia and offers visiting business and leisure passengers a rich and diverse history.

With a city backdrop of the snow-capped Caucasus mountain range, Yerevan is one of the world's oldest continuously-inhabited cities and its diverse architecture and atmosphere is easily explored on foot.

Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker said: “With the new service to Yerevan, the capital of Armenia, Qatar Airways is again enhancing its worldwide footprint and expanding travel opportunities for business and leisure passengers alike."

Qatar Airways has a fleet of 175 aircraft flying to more than 150 key business and leisure destinations across six continents.

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