Qatar Airways' Cairo Flight Service to be Increased to Three Daily
Sunday, 23 June 2013
Egypt's capital city Cairo.
CAIRO, Qatar Airways shall increase flight frequency to Cairo starting 1 July. The Doha-based carrier is introducing five flights to its current 16 flight a week, making it three flights daily.

Akbar Al Baker Qatar Airways chief executive officer said: “For the second time this year, we’ve increased capacity between Cairo and Doha due to over whelming demand demonstrating the resurgence in tourism, as well as business travel to and from the Egyptian capital.

“In the space of just three months, Qatar Airways has increased frequency on the route by 24 per cent, soon operating three daily flights each morning, afternoon and evening, and with better connectivity to an array of destinations including Beijing, Bangkok, Dubai, Manila, Hong Kong, Singapore, Colombo and cities across the Gulf.

“Come July 1, our passengers to and from Cairo will be able to enjoy enhanced flight frequency as well as our unmatched Five-Star hospitality onboard our aircraft.”

Qatar Airways has been flying to Cairo since 1994. The airline will be operating a mix of Airbus A320s, Airbus A330s and Boeing 777 aircraft on flights to and from Cairo. The operating aircraft follow a two-class seat configuration offering seats both in first class and economy class. 

Apart from flights to Cairo, Qatar Airways has a network in Egypt non-stop daily flights to Alexandria and Luxor. The additional flight to Cairo will increase Qatar Airways operate a total of 35 flights a week to Egypt.

Qatar Airways has so far launched six destinations this year – Gassim (Saudi Arabia), Najaf (Iraq), Phnom Penh (Cambodia), Chicago (USA), Salalah (Oman) and Basra (Iraq) – the latter started on June 3.

Over the next few months, the airline intents to introduce the additional destinations – Sulaymaniyah, Iraq (on August 20), Chengdu, China (on September 3), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (on September 18), Clark International Airport, Philippines (on October 28) and Philadelphia, USA (on 2 April 2014). 

The Doha  – Cairo Daily Schedules
starting July 1 (all times local)

Depart Doha     QR502 at 0055 hrs, arrive Cairo 0325 hrs 
Depart Cairo     QR503 at 0620 hrs, arrive Doha 1035 hrs

Depart Doha     QR508 at 0905 hrs, arrive Cairo 1135 hrs
Depart Cairo     QR509 at 1355 hrs, arrive Doha 1810 hrs
Depart Doha     QR514 at 1345 hrs, arrive Cairo 1615 hrs
Depart Cairo     QR515 at 1745 hrs, arrive Doha 2200 hrs