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Qatar Airways Expands Network in Europe with Flight Resumption to Lisbon, Portugal

The award-winning airline marks the return of year-round direct flights to Lisbon, with six weekly flights added to the airline’s summer schedule

The new route offers passengers a greater range of travel choices with seamless connectivity to more than 170 destinations worldwide, including 47 destinations in Europe

Doha, QatarQatar Airways has proudly welcomed the return of its non-stop flights between the airline’s award-winning hub, Hamad International Airport (DOH), and Lisbon’s Humberto Delgado Airport (LIS). Addressing the high seasonal demand of the popular travel destination, Qatar Airways will operate to Lisbon year-round with six weekly flights during summer 2024.

Qatar Airways Chief Commercial Officer, Mr. Thierry Antinori, said: "As we continue our network expansion in the European market, we are thrilled to welcome back Lisbon to our global network of more than 170 destinations. This addition reaffirms the airline's dedication to connecting people and places, making international travel more accessible and convenient across our global network.”


With scenic beaches, thriving cosmopolitan cities and several UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Lisbon offers the perfect starting point for travellers eager to explore the rich tourism and cultural offerings of Portugal.


As the latest addition to Qatar Airways’ global network of more than 170 destinations, the resumed route is the 47th European destination served by the airline. Lisbon also opens up a new entry point for international travel from Europe to the Middle East, Africa, as well as the Indian subcontinent. Some of the most popular destinations for travellers from Lisbon include, Bali, Bangkok, Delhi, Denpasar, Kathmandu, and Male.


More information on flight bookings, Privilege Club benefits, and the Qatar Stopover programme is available on www.qatarairways.com and the Qatar Airways app.

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About Qatar Airways

A multiple award-winning airline, Qatar Airways won the ‘World’s Best Airline’ for the unprecedented eighth time at the 2024 World Airline Awards, managed by the international air transport rating organisation, Skytrax. Qatar Airways has been the World’s Best Airline in 2011, 2012, 2015, 2017, 2019, 2021, 2022, and 2024. The airline continues to be synonymous with excellence, also taking home, ‘World's Best Business Class’, ‘World's Best Business Class Airline Lounge’, and ‘Best Airline in the Middle East’. As leaders in industry innovation and digital adoption, Qatar Airways was also recently voted the 'World’s Best Airline Website' by World Travel Tech Awards.

Qatar Airways was the first Airline in the Middle East to be certified to the highest level of IATA’s Environmental Assessment (IEnvA) programme, based on recognised environmental management system principles (such as ISO 14001). As an inaugural signatory to the Buckingham Palace Declaration in March 2016, Qatar Airways became the first airline globally to be certified to the industry standard for the prevention of illegal wildlife trafficking in aviation.

Qatar Airways currently flies to over 170 destinations worldwide, connecting through its Doha hub, Hamad International Airport, the ‘World’s Best Airport’, as voted by Skytrax in 2021, 2022, and 2024. In 2024, Hamad International Airport also received the ‘Best Airport in the Middle East’ accolade for 10 consecutive years, as well as ‘World’s Best Airport Shopping’ for the second year in a row.

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