(By Qatar Airways)
DOHA, Qatar – The first Qatar Airways non-stop flight from Doha to Sarajevo touched down today at Sarajevo International Airport, where it was greeted with a traditional water cannon salute.
The newly-launched service to the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina will operate a four times-weekly schedule on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, with a flight time of just six hours.
Photo: Kok Vermeulen (https://commons.wikimedia.org)
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Akbar Al Baker, traveled on board the inaugural flight with the Bosnian and Herzegovinian Ambassador to the State of Qatar, His Excellency Tarik Sadović, whose support has led to the launch of the scheduled service, and was greeted by Qatar’s Ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina, His Excellency Rashid bin Mubarak Al Kuwari; Armin Kajmaković, Director Sarajevo International Airport and Mayor of Sarajevo, Abdulah Skaka.
Baker said: “Following the launch of service to three Eastern European capitals this summer, we are excited to be adding Sarajevo as our fourth destination in this region to our global route network. As the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina, we are confident that this will be a popular and much-anticipated gateway into the country for both business and leisure travelers from across our network.”
“With four weekly flights in service, passengers traveling from Sarajevo are now connected seamlessly to more than 150 destinations, via our state-of-the-art hub in Doha,” he added. (Full Story Here)