Qatar Airways signs codeshare with Deutsche Bahn for 8 German destinations
Qatar Airways has announced a codeshare partnership with Deutsche Bahn.
January 14, 2020: Qatar Airways has announced a codeshare partnership with Deutsche Bahn (DB), offering Qatar Airways travellers seamless connection to and from eight key destinations in Germany.
The codeshare partnership with Deutsche Bahn, one of the largest railway operators in Europe, will provide Qatar Airways passengers with connections to eight key cities within DB network like Stuttgart, Nuremberg, Hannover, Leipzig, Cologne, Dusseldorf, Munich, and Hamburg via Qatar Airways’ Frankfurt gateway in Germany.
Qatar Airways currently operates 35 weekly flights between Doha and Frankfurt, Munich and Berlin. There will be two daily flights from Frankfurt and Munich and one daily flight from Berlin.
Qatar Airways Group chief executive Akbar Al Baker said, “This codeshare agreement between Qatar Airways and Deutsche Bahn further strengthens the ties between Germany and Qatar. We have witnessed significant growing demand between Germany to Qatar and beyond. Our new codeshare destinations not only meet that demand, but provide a service for our valued passengers in Doha, and from dozens of destinations globally to new, exciting places to explore in Germany.”
Berthold Huber, member of the management board for passenger transport of Deutsche Bahn said, "We are very pleased to further intensify our successful and long-standing Rail & Fly cooperation with Qatar Airways through our new codeshare agreement. The Qatar Airways and Deutsche Bahn codeshare offer our joint customers a seamless, easy and flexible journey to and from different German cities.”
Qatar Airways currently operates a modern fleet of more than 250 aircraft via its hub, Hamad International Airport (HIA), to more than 160 destinations worldwide. The world’s fastest-growing airline has added several exciting new destinations to its growing network in 2019, including Rabat, Morocco; Izmir, Turkey; Malta; Davao, Philippines; Lisbon, Portugal; Mogadishu, Somalia; Langkawi, Malaysia, and Gaborone, Botswana.
Qatar Airways Cargo has expanded its cargo network in Asia-Pacific with the launch of a twice-weekly B777 freighter service to Osaka, Japan from January 14, 2020. It recently announced a major expansion in South America with four new freighter destinations Campinas (Brazil), Santiago (Chile), Bogotá (Colombia) launching on January 16, 2020, and Lima (Peru) and Luanda (Angola) to be launched soon.