13 MAY 2019
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Birthday cupcakes were to the fore in Wales last week as Qatar Airways celebrated the first anniversary of its service connecting business and leisure customers from Cardiff Airport with destinations around the world.
Over the past year, the airline’s regular service to Doha has been part of a 7% increase in overall passenger numbers from Cardiff, offering links to Thailand, Malaysia, Hong Kong and Sri Lanka.
The service will increase to a daily operation from 30 May, allowing passengers to travel to far-flung destinations including Australia and New Zealand in under 24hr.
UK and Ireland country manager Gary Kershaw said: “We’re proud to be in Wales and excited by the strong start to our partnership with Cardiff Airport. It’s a hugely exciting time for us – demand from our UK destinations has never been stronger.”
Airport CEO Deb Barber added: “These direct flights open up connections to worldwide destinations without the hassle of having to drive down the M4 to fly from London airports.
“They have also re-affirmed Cardiff Airport as a key gateway to the UK, ideal for visitors, international students, business travellers and expats alike.”
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