Qatar Airways to Launch Chengdu Flights

Beginning 03Sep13, Qatar Airways will begin thrice-weekly scheduled flights to and from Chengdu, a major economic centre in western China. Chengdu will join Beijing, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Chongqing as the airline’s sixth gateway into China.

Qatar Airways will operate three flights a week to Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport using an Airbus A330 in a two-class configuration of up to 248 seats in Economy and up to 36 in Business Class.

To tempt international visitors, Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport now offers a 72 hour visa-free transit to over 45 different countries.