Qatar Airways to Launch Direct Flights to Osaka, Japan
Qatar Airways will launch direct flight services between Doha and Osaka, Japan starting from 6 April 2020. Osaka will be the airline’s third gateway into the country.
The flight will be operated by an Airbus A350-900 offering 36 seats in Business Class and 247 seats in Economy Class, initially with a five weekly service, increasing to a daily service from 23 June 2020.
Qatar Airways began direct services to Tokyo Narita in 2010 and launched its Tokyo Haneda service in 2014 from Doha’s Hamad International Airport (HIA).
Osaka is the second largest metropolitan area of Japan has been the economic powerhouse of the Kansai Region which is home to many well-known attractions like Arima Onsen - one of the most famous and oldest hot springs and Nara, the former historic capital.
Visitors to Osaka can also admire historical landmarks including UNESCO World Heritage Sites such as Himeji Castle.
Qatar Airways currently operates a modern fleet of over 250 aircraft to more than 160 destinations. The airline recently launched new destinations including Rabat, Izmir, Malta, Davao, Lisbon, and Mogadishu.
The airline will add Langkawi, Malaysia and Gaborone, Botswana to its extensive route network in October 2019 and Luanda, Angola in March 2020.