The agreement will strengthen travel services between Toronto and Doha from December 15, 2020
Qatar Airways’ global passengers will now be able to enjoy a seamless one-stop service to and from Toronto via Doha
During the pandemic, Qatar Airways operated four consecutive flights to Montreal every week, and also chartered flights to Toronto and Vancouver to help bring more than 40,000 passengers back to Canada
Qatar Airways is pleased to announce that it has completed a code sharing agreement with Air Canada, which applies to travel between Doha and Toronto. Sales began with the first code-share flight starting on December 15, 2020. The agreement strengthens Qatar Airways’ long-term commitment to Canadian passengers and strengthens Canada’s global connectivity to support the recovery of tourism and trade.
Qatar Airways passengers can now enjoy a seamless one-stop service to and from Toronto through Hamad International Airport, the best airport in the Middle East. Air Canada passengers will benefit from booking Qatar Airways flights between Toronto and Doha and later to more than 75 destinations in Africa, Asia and the Middle East.
His Excellency Akbar Al Baker, Chief Executive Officer of Qatar Airways Group, said: "We are very pleased to sign this strategic code sharing agreement with Air Canada to provide our passengers with a seamless journey to and from Toronto and provide first-class services. Artistic and sustainable aircraft, safety, comfort and on-board services. The agreement will provide thousands of passengers with more options and allow smooth connections to a large number of new destinations (especially throughout Africa, Asia and the Middle East) By leveraging our complementary strengths, the agreement will also provide benefits to help resume international travel."
Qatar Airways started flying to Canada in June 2011, with three flights a week to Montreal, and expanded to four flights a week in December 2018. The airline works closely with the Canadian government and its embassies throughout the world throughout the pandemic to temporarily provide Canada with three flights a week. In addition to charter flights to Vancouver, Toronto also helped bring more than 40,000 passengers back. Home Canada.
Qatar Airways’ strategic investment in a variety of fuel-efficient twin-engine aircraft (including the largest Airbus A350 aircraft) has enabled it to continue flying throughout the crisis and is in a favorable position to lead the sustainable recovery of international travel. The airline recently received three of the latest Airbus A350-1000 aircraft, increasing its total A350 fleet to 52, with an average age of only 2.6 years. Due to the impact of COVID-19 on travel demand, the airline has grounded its Airbus A380 fleet because it is environmentally unreasonable to operate such a large four-engine aircraft in the current market. Qatar Airways also recently launched a new program that allows passengers to voluntarily offset the carbon emissions associated with the journey when booking.
Qatar Airways plans to rebuild its network to 126 destinations before the end of the IATA winter, including 20 in Africa, 11 in the Americas, 42 in the Asia-Pacific region, 38 in Europe and 15 in the Middle East. Many cities will arrange strong schedules daily or more frequently.
Qatar Airways is an award-winning airline, selected as the “World's Best Airline” by Skytrax in the 2019 World Airline Awards. With its groundbreaking business class experience Qsuite, it was also named "Best Airline in the Middle East", "Best Business Class in the World" and "Best Business Class Seat". The seat layout of Qsuite is 1-2-1, which can provide passengers with the most spacious, completely private, comfortable, and socially distant business class products. It is the only airline to win the coveted "Skytrax Airline of the Year" title, which has been recognized as the pinnacle of excellence in the aviation industry five times.
Air Canada is Canada’s largest domestic and international airline. Canada’s flagship airline is one of the world’s 20 largest airlines, serving more than 51 million customers in 2019. Air Canada was named a high-quality four-star airline by Skytrax and was also awarded the Best Airline in North America in 2019.
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