Qatar Airways touches down in Da Nang, Vietnam
The first Qatar Airways flight from Doha to Da Nang, Vietnam, touched down today at Da Nang International Airport, where it was welcomed with a celebratory water cannon salute. Qatar Airways flight QR0994 departed Hamad International Airport. Qatar Airways Group chief executive, Akbar Al Baker, said: “Qatar Airways is very pleased to extend its reach into Vietnam by launching our third gateway into this beautiful country.
Qatar Airways will operate its Da Nang service four-times weekly with a Boeing B787-8 aircraft, featuring 22 seats in business and 232 seats in economy Class.
The world’s second largest cargo carrier has a strong presence in Vietnam with six weekly freighter services to Hanoi, seven weekly freighter services to Ho Chi Minh City and 28 weekly belly-hold flights to Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City and now Da Nang.
Da Nang, one of the largest cities in Vietnam, is known for its sandy beaches and remarkable history as a French colonial port. This charming city offers magnificent views of Da Nang Bay and its beautiful Marble Mountains, making it an ideal destination for a relaxing summer vacation.