Qatar Airways launches more flights to Egypt

Qatar Airways launches more flights to Egypt
The new routes will be operated by the airline’s Airbus A320

Qatar Airways is set to resume and launch more flights to Egypt. The service to Luxor will resume 23 November 2021 with four flights per week, while a twice-weekly service to Sharm El-Sheikh will launch on 3 December 2021.

From the beginning of this month (October 2021), Qatar Airways increased its Cairo service to three times daily. With the resumption of operations to Luxor and launching of flights to Sharm El-Sheikh, Qatar Airways now operate a total of 34 weekly flights to Egypt via Hamad International Airport (HIA), voted the World’s Best Airport by Skytrax. The new services will be operated by an Airbus A320 aircraft, featuring 12 seats in First Class and 132 seats in Economy Class.

Flight Schedules

Luxor, starting 23 November 2021
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday (all times local)
Doha (DOH) to Luxor (LXR) QR1321 departs: 08:25 arrives: 11:00
Luxor (LXR) to Doha (DOH) QR1322 departs: 12:10 arrives: 16:05

Sharm El-Sheikh, starting 3 December 2021
Tuesday and Friday (all times local)
Doha (DOH) to Sharm El-Sheikh (SSH) QR1311 departs: 09:00 arrives: 10:45
Sharm El-Sheikh (SSH) to Doha (DOH) QR1312 departs: 13:15 arrives: 17:30


Passengers flying from or via Luxor and Sharm El-Sheikh with Qatar Airways can benefit from connectivity to over 140 destinations in Asia, Europe, the Middle East and the Americas.

Critically for Egyptian football fans, the expansion of services will provide more travel options to attend the FIFA Arab Cup 2021 in Qatar, taking place ahead of the FIFA World Cup from 30 November to 18 December 2021.

Qatar Airways has flexible booking policies that offer unlimited changes in travel dates and destinations, and fee-free refunds for all tickets issued for travel completed by 31 May 2022.

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