Qatar Airways celebrates the first anniversary of flights from Gothenburg to Doha

Passengers given special Swedish holiday buns and souvenirs to mark the first year of the service

Passengers departing Gothenburg Landvetter Airport on Wednesday, 11 December were delighted to enjoy a special send off to mark the first anniversary of the service. 

Customers were treated to special Swedish holiday buns and spiced hot beverages during the festive season to mark the occasion. A competition was held at the gate and a few lucky passengers received Qatar Airways themed gifts, complimentary flight tickets and upgrades to Business Class. 

Additionally, customers were given some festive Swedish chocolates to enjoy on the flight to Doha and onwards. 

Christian Deresjo, Qatar Airways Country Manager for the Nordic Region said: “We are delighted to have been able to offer customers access to our growing network of destinations from Gothenburg over the past year, and we look forward to welcoming many more in the years to come.”

Qatar Airways has just increased the frequency of flights from Gothenburg, now offering a daily service to give customers access to onward connections to more than 160 destinations worldwide.

Award-winning service, comfortable seats and up to 4,000 in-flight entertainment options await Gothenburg travellers onboard one of the airline’s state-of-the-art Boeing 787 Dreamliner.

The airline has a strong presence in the Nordics, operating flights from Stockholm, Oslo, Copenhagen and Helsinki in addition to Gothenburg.

Qatar Airways currently operates a modern fleet of more than 250 aircraft via its hub, Hamad International Airport (HIA), to more than 160 destinations worldwide. The airline has recently launched an array of exciting new destinations, including Rabat, Morocco; Izmir, Turkey; Malta; Davao, Philippines; Lisbon, Portugal; and Mogadishu, Somalia. The airline added Langkawi, Malaysia to its extensive route network in October; with Gaborone, Botswana joining from 15th December.

Next year more exciting destinations are being unveiled, including Osaka, Japan.

Photo credit: Filip Svensson / filip-photo.com

Notes to Editors: 

Qatar Airways, the national carrier of the State of Qatar, is celebrating more than 20 years of Going Places Together with travellers across its more than 160 business and leisure destinations on board a modern fleet of more than 250 aircraft. The world’s fastest-growing airline will add a number of exciting new destinations to its growing network this year, including Lisbon, Portugal; Malta; Rabat, Morocco; Langkawi, Malaysia; Davao, Philippines; Izmir, Turkey; and Mogadishu, Somalia.

A multiple award-winning airline, Qatar Airways was named ‘World’s Best Business Class’ by the 2018 World Airline Awards, managed by international air transport rating organisation Skytrax. It was also named ‘Best Airline in the Middle East’, ‘World’s Best First Class Airline Lounge’ and ‘Best Business Class Seat’, in recognition of its ground-breaking Business Class experience, Qsuite. Qatar Airways has been awarded the coveted “Skytrax Airline of the Year” title, which is recognised as the pinnacle of excellence in the airline industry, four times.

Qsuite, a patented Qatar Airways product, features the industry’s first-ever double bed in Business Class, as well as privacy panels that stow away, allowing passengers in adjoining seats to create their own private room, a first of its kind in the industry. 

Qatar Airways was the first Gulf carrier to join global airline alliance oneworld, enabling its passengers to benefit from more than 1,000 airports in more than 150 countries, with 14,250 daily departures.

Oryx One, Qatar Airways’ in-flight entertainment system offers passengers up to 4,000 entertainment options from the latest blockbuster movies, TV box sets, music, games and much more. Passengers flying on Qatar Airways flights served by its B787, B777, A350, A380, A319 and select A320 and A330 aircraft can also stay in touch with their friends and family around the world by using the award-winning airline’s on-board Wi-Fi and GSM service.

Qatar Airways proudly supports a range of exciting international and local initiatives dedicated to enriching the global community that it serves. Qatar Airways, the official FIFA partner, is the official sponsor of many top-level sporting events, including the FIFA 2022 World Cup, reflecting the values of sports as a means of bringing people together, something at the core of the airline’s own brand message - Going Places Together.

Qatar Airways Cargo, one of the world’s leading international air cargo carriers, serves more than 60 freighter destinations worldwide via its world-class Doha hub and also delivers freight to more than 160 key business and leisure destinations globally on more than 250 aircraft. The Qatar Airways Cargo fleet includes two Boeing 747-8 freighters, 16 Boeing 777 freighters and eight Airbus A330 freighters.

For further information, please contact:

Qatar Airways Group, Corporate Communications Department

Tel: +974 4022 2200

Johan Englundh
PR Consultant
+46 8 410 470 06
johan.englundh@spoilconcept.se

Frida Käck
PR Consultant
+46 8 410 470 06
frida.kaeck@spoilconcept.se

Qatar Airways Cargo, one of the world’s leading international air cargo carriers, serves more than 60 freighter destinations worldwide via its world-class Doha hub and also delivers freight to more than 160 key business and leisure destinations globally on more than 250 aircraft. The Qatar Airways Cargo fleet includes two Boeing 747-8 freighters, 16 Boeing 777 freighters and eight Airbus A330 freighters.

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Passengers departing Gothenburg Landvetter Airport on Wednesday, 11 December were delighted to enjoy a special send off to mark the first anniversary of the service. Customers were treated to special Swedish holiday buns and spiced hot beverages during the festive season to mark the occasion. A competition was held at the gate and a few lucky passengers received Qatar Airways themed gifts, complimentary flight tickets and upgrades to Business Class. 
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We are delighted to have been able to offer customers access to our growing network of destinations from Gothenburg over the past year, and we look forward to welcoming many more in the years to come.
Christian Deresjo, Qatar Airways Country Manager for the Nordic Region