DOHA, – Qatar Airways is pleased to announce an expanded code-share agreement with British Airways, which will provide travellers with a wider choice of flights and an enhanced network.

With the launch of British Airways non-stop service between London and Doha, travellers will benefit from seven daily flights to Heathrow, improving connectivity on to each airlines’ network.

The expanded code-share network will now also include all of British Airways flights within the United Kingdom, covering Aberdeen, Belfast, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness, Leeds, Bradford, Manchester and Newcastle.

Additionally, Qatar Airways will code-share on a number of routes from London Heathrow to Europe, including all services to Dublin in Ireland; Hamburg and Stuttgart in Germany; Luxembourg; Basel in Switzerland; Bilbao, Malaga, Ibiza and Palma in Spain; Lisbon and Faro in Portugal; and Billund in Denmark.

This code-share follows the recent announcement that Qatar Airways and British Airways will commence a joint business agreement from Oct 30, the same date as the first direct scheduled daily British Airways flight, that flies between London Heathrow and Doha.

As part of the agreement, all non-stop flights between the United Kingdom and Doha will operate under the code-share agreement, allowing both ‘Oneworld’ carriers to provide passengers with better links between the UK, Asia, Middle East and Africa.

Source: Nam News Network