Qatar Airways’ first direct non-stop flight to the holiday destination of Pattaya has touched down at U-Tapao Rayong Pattaya International Airport, inaugurating the airline’s newest Thai destination.
This is the airline’s fifth route to the Southeast Asian country and the first new route launch for Qatar Airways this year as it continues the rapid expansion of its global route network.
Flight QR828 touched down on January 29 and was welcomed with a traditional water cannon salute.
Qatar Airways’ new four-times-a-week service to Pattaya offers five-star comfort on its Boeing B787 Dreamliner aircraft, with 22 seats in business class and 232 seats in economy class.
H.E. Akbar Al Baker, group CEO, Qatar Airways, said, “We are delighted to be the first Middle East airline to offer direct flights to Pattaya.”
Source: Travel Trade Daily