AMMAN, - Qatar Airways,has announced  two additional flights between its hub in Doha and Amman, bringing the total number of services to Jordan to nine weekly flights.

Akbar Al Baker Qatar Airways chief executive officer said: “As part of Qatar Airways’ ever-expanding route map, a key pillar is to also evaluate existing routes and increase capacity where there is passenger demand.

“Qatar Airways can seamlessly connect travelers from Amman via our Doha hub to diverse cities like London, Dubai, Kuwait, Khartoum, Manila, Dhaka, Muscat and many others.

“At the same time, with our new additional services, we offer travellers from around the world increased connectivity to access popular heritage tourist spots in Jordan such as the ancient city of Petra.”

Qatar Airways stated operations to Amman on May 1994. The Doha - Amman route is operated by an Airbus A320, aircraft with 12 seats in first class and up to 132 seats in economy.

Qatar Airways has launched six destinations this year – Gassim (Saudi Arabia), Najaf (Iraq), Phnom Penh (Cambodia), Chicago (USA), Salalah (Oman) and Basra (Iraq.

Doha based airline, in coming few months, will add further destinations, Sulaymaniyah, Iraq (August 20), Chengdu, China (September 3), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (September 18), Clark International Airport, Philippines (October 27) and Philadelphia, USA (2 April 2014). 

AMMAN - DOHA flight Schedule:

Depart Amman   QR403 at 1130 hrs, arrive Doha 1410 hrs Mondays and Fridays only
Depart Amman   QR401 at 1635 hrs, arrive Doha 1915 hrs Daily
Depart Doha       QR402 at 0745 hrs, arrive Amman 1030 hrs Mondays and Fridays only
Depart Doha       QR400 at 1250 hrs, arrive Amman 1535 hrs Daily