Qatar Airways has celebrated the launch of non-stop daily flights to Clark Manila International Airport in the Philippines.
Flight QR930 touched down at Clark International Airport at 09:20 local time to a traditional water salute welcome.
Qatar Airways senior vice president commercial operations – network, Woo Yew Seong was joined by the ambassador of the Philippines to of Qatar, His Excellency Crescente Relacion on the inaugural non-stop flight to Clark from the airline’s operational hub of Doha.
“Qatar Airways has reached yet another key milestone in the Philippines, with the launch of additional daily flights to this fast-growing country,” said Yew Seong on arrival at Clark International Airport.
“With our new offering, business and leisure travellers to the Luzon area have great connections via Doha from many popular destinations, including Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Kuwait, Muscat, Dammam, Riyadh, Montreal, New York, London and Paris.”
The Clark Airport route is operated with an Airbus A330 in a two-class configuration of up to 248 seats in Economy and up to 36 in Business Class.
The aircraft features seatback TV screens providing all passengers in both cabins with the next generation interactive onboard entertainment system- a choice of more than 900 audio and video on demand options.
Clark International Airport is located about 96km from Manila City Centre and a complimentary bus service will be available to take passengers to and from Trinoma Mall and Resorts World Manila (conveniently located opposite of MNL International Airport T3).
As an inaugural offer, passengers are also entitled to exceptional baggage allowance of up to 40 kgs valid for travel until January 31st 2014.