Finnair to Launch Daily Service to Doha From the Nordic Capitals in Partnership With Qatar Airways
In partnership wit fellow oneworld member Qatar Airways, Finnair will launch daily service from Helsinki, Stockholm and Copenhagen to Doha, Qatar. The services will be supported by a comprehensive codeshare agreement for passenger and cargo capacity.
On Monday (August 29, 2022), Finnair announced a new codeshare partnership with Qatar Airways which will facilitate daily service from Helsinki, Stockholm and Copenhagen to Doha, Qatar. Customers traveling from the three Nordic capitals will also enjoy seamless connections via Doha to Qatar Airways’ extensive network of over 100 destinations across Australasia, Asia, the Middle East and Africa. Qatar Airways’ guests will also enjoy new connection opportunities across Finnair’s Nordic network. The new codeshared services are scheduled to start between November and December 2022.
In today’s announcment, Qatar Airways Group’s Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, said,
“As a fellow oneworld member, we enjoy a close relationship with Finnair and these new services to Hamad International Airport are an example of Qatar Airways working with partners for the benefit of our joint customers. This strategic partnership demonstrates our commitment to the Nordic markets and strengthens our position as the leading Middle East carrier in this important region. This partnership will be the foundation for the future expansion here.
“Soon, Doha will be the oneworld hub bringing more airline partners together than ever before. With this codeshare agreement, travellers from the Nordics will continue to have excellent connectivity to Doha with Finnair and onwards with Qatar Airways to attractive leisure and key business destinations across Asia, Africa, Australasia and the Middle East.”
Also commenting on the new codeshare partnership, Finnair’s CEO, Topi Manner, added, “We are delighted to expand our collaboration with our oneworld partner Qatar Airways, offering new connections between Doha and the three Nordic capitals. The role of Doha as an international hub is growing, and Qatar Airways has extensive connections from Doha onwards to for example Australasia, the Middle East and Africa.”
Specializing in passenger and cargo traffic between Asia, North America and Europe, Finnair is a modern premium network airline with a competitive advantage due to their geographical location. Sustainability is at the heart of everything Finnair does, and the carrier is committed to cutting their net emissions by 50 percent by the end of 2025 (compared to a 2019 baseline) and achieving carbon neutrality by the end of 2045. Finnair is a member of the global oneworld® alliance and the company’s shares are traded on the Nasdaq Helsinki stock exchange.