Qatar Airways launches new route to Thailand

Published: Thursday, February 8, 2018

Qatar Airways’ first direct non-stop flight to the beautiful holiday destination of Pattaya touched down at U-Tapao Rayong Pattaya International Airport, inaugurating the airline’s newest Thai destination.

This celebration marks Qatar Airways’ fifth route to the south-east Asian country and is the first new route launch for Qatar Airways in 2018.

Flight QR828 touched down at U-Tapao Rayong Pattaya International Airport just after 06:30 and was welcomed with a traditional water cannon salute.

Qatar Airways Group chief executive, Akbar Al Baker, said, “Thailand is continuing to grow in popularity among our passengers.

“We launched this new route in direct response to increasing demand from our passengers, and we are proud to be able to fly them on our aircraft to experience our unrivalled five-star service”.