Qatar Airways will start a direct Malta-Doha service on June 4.

There will be daily flights throughout the summer, and four-times-weekly in winter.

The new route will be served by an A320 aircraft.

Qatar Airways, which has a global network of more than 160 destinations, has launched a website for the Maltese market – – enabling customers to book flights online.

Qatar Airways Country Manager for Italy and Malta, Mate Hoffmann, said: “We are very much looking forward to the launch of the direct services from Malta, one of Europe’s architectural gems and a key new addition to our European network. The new route will provide both business and leisure passengers travelling from Malta access to Qatar Airways’ extensive global route network.”

The new Malta service opens up a world of new connectivity options for Qatar Airways’ customers to destinations across Africa, Asia and Australia, such as Capetown, Hong Kong, Bali, Maldives, Bangkok, Sydney, among others.

Hamad International Airport (HIA) in Doha has more than 100 retail and dining options and unique services such as a swimming pool, hotel and spa, designed exclusively for those in transit.

Qatar Airways was named ‘World’s Best Business Class’ by the 2018 World Airline Awards, managed by international air transport rating organisation Skytrax. It was also named ‘Best Business Class Seat’, ‘Best Airline in the Middle East’, and ‘World’s Best First Class Airline Lounge’.

It has a modern fleet of more than 250 aircraft flying to more than 160 destinations worldwide.

Recently-added destinations were Gothenburg, Sweden; Mombasa, Kenya and Da Nang, Vietnam. Qatar

Also due to be added this year are Izmir, Turkey; Lisbon, Portugal; Rabat, Morocco; Langkawi, Malaysia; Davao, Philippines; and Mogadishu, Somalia.

Flight Schedule:

Doha (DOH) to Malta (MLA) QR381 departs 01:05 arrives 06:45 (Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun)

Malta (MLA) to Doha (DOH) QR 382 departs 09:20 arrives 15:55 (Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun)

Doha (DOH) to Malta (MLA) QR383 departs 08:05 arrives 13:25 (Tues, Thurs, Sat)

Malta (MLA) to Doha (DOH) QR384 departs 17:45 arrives 00:20 +1 (Tues, Thurs, Sat)

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