Qatar Airways is to introduce a daily Doha-Adelaide schedule using Airbus A350 XWB aircraft from May 2016. The new route will be the first A350 schedule flying into Australia, and will capitalize on “the A350’s efficiency and performance” to enable the new 12-hour flight, according to Qatar CEO Akbar Al Baker. The new schedule comes on the heels of an air services agreement (ASA) extension between Australia and Qatar that allows the carrier to operate up to 21 flights per ...

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