Qatar Airways inaugurates flights to AlUla, Saudi Arabia
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Qatar Airways inaugurates flights from Doha to AlUla, Saudi Arabia

Qatar Airways inaugurates flights from Doha to AlUla, Saudi Arabia

With the two new weekly flights to AlUla, Qatar Airways now services 10 destinations in Saudi Arabia

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Qatar Airways marked its inaugural flight to AlUla in Saudi Arabia recently.

The flight carried a VIP delegation including Sheikh Abdulrahman bin Hamad bin Jassim Al Thani, Minister of Culture of the State of Qatar.

A visit was organised for the delegation and included Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Farhan Al-Saud, Minister of Culture of Saudi Arabia, Qatar Airways group CEO Engineer Badr Mohammed Al-Meer, acting CEO Royal Commission for AlUla, Abeer Al Akel, and Phillip Jones chief tourism officer, Royal Commission for AlUla.

The VIP delegation started the itinerary with a visit to the heart of the city’s Old Town. The group visited the kingdom’s first UNESCO Heritage Site, Hegra, which features the tomb of Lihyan Son of Kuza.

Minister of Culture of the State of Qatar, Sheikh Abdulrahman bin Hamad bin Jassim bin Hamad Al Thani, highlighted that the inauguration reflected the successful efforts of the Culture, Tourism, and Entertainment Committee of the Qatari-Saudi Coordination Council.

Al-Meer, said: “As a destination, AlUla embodies the blend of history, culture, and luxury making it a must-visit city in Saudi Arabia. We are delighted to expand our network in Saudi to 10 destinations with this new addition, and to serve our key market with diverse travel options worldwide. Qatar Airways looks forward to offering travellers in Saudi Arabia an unparalleled experience onboard our leading airline and through the Best Airport in the Middle East, Hamad International Airport.”

Operating two weekly flights to AlUla, Qatar Airways brings the total number of destinations to Saudi Arabia to 10, including 125 weekly flights across AlUla, Dammam, Gassim, Jeddah, Medina, NEOM, Riyadh, Tabuk, Taif, and Yanbu.

Qatar Airways flight schedule to AlUla

  • Sunday (local time): Doha to AlUla – departure 7:35am, arrival 10:15am, and AlUla to Doha – departure 11:45am, arrival 1:55pm
  • Friday (local time): Doha to AlUla – departure 7:30am, arrival 10:10am, and from AlUla (ULH) to Doha (DOH) – departure 12:15pm, arrival 2:25pm

 

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