China Southern Airlines add new route to Doha

Qatar Airways’ codeshare partner, China Southern Airlines, will add a new route to Doha from Guangzhou, with four weekly direct flights effective from 22 April 2024. The new direct flights will be operated with the airline’s modern Boeing 787 aircraft.

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China Southern Airlines is one of China’s largest airlines measured in passenger capacity and operates around    3,000 daily flights to more than 200 destinations globally. The launch of the new flights cements the strategic cooperation between China Southern Airlines and Qatar Airways on the foundation of the strong economic ties between China and Qatar. China Southern is Qatar Airways’ third codeshare partner in China, alongside its oneworld partner Cathay Pacific and Xiamen Airlines.

Qatar Airways Group chief executive officer, Badr Mohammed Al-Meer, said: “Qatar Airways welcomes our codeshare partner, China Southern Airlines, to Qatar. This strategic partnership between our two airlines is a testimony of our commitment to develop traffic to and from China for the benefit of our worldwide travellers. China Southern Airlines is one of the world’s leading airlines, known for its high-quality standards and customer service. By working together and linking our networks, we will stimulate trade and tourism in Qatar, as well as in China, which is a core strategic market for Qatar Airways.”