Oct 29, 2016: Qatar Airways has announced an increase in services to Dammam and Riyadh, connecting travellers from Saudi Arabia to more than 150 worldwide destinations through Hamad International Airport in Doha. Through its hub in Hamad International Airport, Qatar Airways will operate four flights a day to King Khaled International Airport in Riyadh, and five daily flights to King Fahad International Airport in Dammam.
Qatar Airways Senior Vice President of Commercial Middle East, Africa and Pakistan, Mr. Ehab Amin said: “There has been significant demand for our services in the Kingdom within the last year, and we have stepped up our services to provide our passengers with the flights they need to make travelling more convenient.
The additional flights take Qatar Airways’ total connectivity within the Kingdom to 158 flights a week, serving eight destinations: Riyadh, Jeddah, Madinah, Dammam, Hofuf, Gassim, Taif, and Abha.
Qatar Airways, the official sponsor of Al-Ahli Saudi FC and F.C. Barcelona recently announced hosting a friendly football match bringing together both teams to play at Shiekh Thani Bin Jassim Stadium (Al-Gharrafa Stadium) on Tuesday, 13 December, 2016.
“The new increase in our services to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will enable fans of both teams to travel to Doha for the match in December, or travel directly to the clubs’ home town for matches, with more flight options making their journeys easier,” Mr. Amin said.