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Qatar Airways confirms its plans to launch a route from Malaga to Doha

Jonathan Harding and Marimar Laveda at Fitur.
Jonathan Harding and Marimar Laveda at Fitur. / SUR
  • The airline will increase its investment in the Spanish market, expanding on its bases in Madrid and Barcelona

Qatar Airways recently announced its plans to launch a direct route from Malaga to Doha this year at the International Tourism Fair in Madrid (Fitur).

In the presentation, Senior Vice President for Europe, Jonathan Harding, and the Country Manager for the Iberian Peninsula, Marimar Laveda, said that the company was encouraged by the growth of the Spanish market and would be launching 19 new routes, one of which will be Malaga Costa del Sol.

The representatives confirmed that the route to Doha would launch in May of this year, but no further details have been given, and it is not yet possible to book flights.

Among the other new connections offered by Qatar Airways are Pattaya, Thailand; Penang, Malaysia; Canberra, Australia; San Francisco, USA; Chittagong, Bangladesh; Miconos, Greece; Accra, Ghana and Lisbon, Portugal, among others.