KARACHI, Pakistan: Qatar Airways hosted a signature event at the Ramada Hotel Multan to celebrate its rapid expansion in Pakistan with new flights launched to Multan, Sialkot and Faisalabad on August 2, July 16 and July 17 respectively.
The VIP Dinner, which was attended by more than 150 guests from the corporate and travel trade spheres, featured the launch of a community initiative in Pakistan to commemorate the new route launches.
Qatar Airways joined hands with Qatar Charity to support the building of a medical centre, “Al Amal”, located in the Khanewal Directorate in Pakistan.
The evening dinner featured a plaque reveal ceremony of the community initiative followed by live local entertainment from Naeem Abbas Rufi.
During the event, Qatar Airways Vice President Indian Subcontinent, Ihab Sorial, highlighted the importance of Qatar Airways’ expansion in Pakistan.
“Multan is the latest gateway to join Qatar Airways’ family of expanding destinations in Pakistan where we are so pleased to have launched three new destinations in a span of just a few weeks. From operating 45 flights a week to four cities – Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar and Islamabad – we have now spread our presence to seven key gateways offering a total of 55 flights a week,” said Mr. Sorial.
“We are proud to highlight that Qatar Airways’ commitment to Pakistan will continue as we identify new opportunities to expand our presence to even more cities across the country. For those passengers who do business in different parts of the world or wish to visit friends and relatives, Qatar Airways is able to offer them an experience of wonderful hospitality.
“We are also humbled to be able to announce the opening of the “Al Amal” medical Centre here in Pakistan. Qatar Airways endeavours to contribute to this community for the benefit of its people and will always strive to do so.”
One of the fastest growing airlines in the world, Qatar Airways has experienced rapid growth in just 18 years of operation. Today it flies a modern fleet of 162 aircraft to 151 key business and leisure destinations across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific, North America and South America.
Key connecting points for passengers to and from Pakistan on Qatar Airways include London, Paris, Miami, Dubai, Muscat, Manama, Riyadh, Dammam and Kuwait.
The Doha – Multan schedules are:
Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays
Depart Doha QR 618 at 01:10, arrive Multan at 06:25
Depart Multan QR 619 at 09:35, arrive Doha at 11:05