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Qatar Airways to Increase Flights to Egypt

Qatar Airways has unveiled plans to launch flights to Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt on 3 December 2021.

The new route will follow the resumption of operations to Luxor on 23 November with four weekly flights, and today's increase in Cairo flights to thrice daily.

With the Luxor services and launching of flights to Sharm El-Sheikh, Qatar Airways will operate a total of 34 flights per week to Egypt.

The carrier will operate the new Sharm El-Sheikh service with two flights per week on Tuesdays and Fridays using Airbus A320 aircraft configured with 12 seats in First Class and 132 seats in Economy Class.

Qatar Airways Airbus A320 reg: A7-AHY. Click to enlarge.

Flight QR1311 is timed to leave Doha (DOH) at 09:00 and arrive in Sharm El-Sheikh (SSH) at 10:45. The return flight, QR1312, is scheduled to leave Sharm El-Sheikh at 13:15 and arrive back in Doha at 17:30.

Qatar Airways flights to Luxor will operate every Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Flight QR1321 is slated to leave Doha (DOH) at 08:25 and arrive in Luxor (LXR) 11:00. The return leg, QR1322, is timed to leave Luxor at 12:10 and arrive in Doha at 16:05.

The resumption of operations to Luxor and the launch of flights to Sharm El-Sheikh will enable passengers to connect to over 140 destinations in Qatar Airways' network.

The upcoming expansion of services to and from Egypt is timely, as Qatar will host the FIFA Arab Cup 2021 from 30 November to 18 December 2021.

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