As part of its ambitious global expansion plans, Qatar Airways will launch direct flights to exotic Penang, its second Malaysian destination with effect from 6 February 2018.
The three-weekly service to Penang will be operated with a Boeing 787 Dreamliner, which features 22 seats in Business Class and 232 seats in Economy Class.
The Boeing 787 Dreamliner offers lower altitude-equivalent pressure, improved air quality and optimal humidity, enabling passengers to arrive at their destination feeling refreshed.
Passengers will be also able to enjoy the airline’s superior in-flight entertainment system, offering a multitude of entertainment options.
In addition to its beautiful sandy beaches and stunning natural scenery, Penang is considered to be the gourmet capital of Malaysia.
From street food to fine dining, visitors will be spoilt for choice with the variety of dishes available, with influences ranging from Malay to Chinese; Indian to European.
Qatar Airways first launched service to Malaysia in December 2001, and currently operates a triple-daily service to Kuala Lumpur, the Malaysian capital.
As part of its continued expansion in Asia, the airline also recently announced the addition of extra services to the Thai city of Krabi, as well as to the Vietnamese cities of Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi, to commence in December 2017 and January 2018, respectively.
In December, Qatar Airways will launch service to Thailand’s Chiang Mai, its fourth destination in Thailand, to meet increased demand for Southeast Asian destinations from holiday-makers.
Qatar Airways is one of the fastest-growing airlines operating one of the youngest fleets in the world. With its modern fleet of more than 200 aircraft, it flies to over 150 destinations across six continents.