Qatar Airways resumes Cebu-Doha direct flights

On Friday, GMR Megawide Cebu Airport Corporation (GMCAC), operator of the Mactan-Cebu International Airport, has welcomed Qatar Airways with the re-launching of its direct flights from Cebu to Doha, Qatar.

Effective on July 24, 2020, the airline will have three weekly flights from Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) to Hamad International Airport.

The Cebu-Doha service will operate every Sunday, Tuesday, and Friday with a Boeing 777-300 aircraft and a capacity of 42 business class seats and 312 economy class seats.

Flight from Doha to Cebu

Departure AirportDepartureFlight Day
Hamad International Airport (DOH)01:45 AMTuesday, Friday, Sunday

Flight from Cebu to Doha

Departure AirportDeparture Flight Day
Mactan Cebu International Airport (CEB)6:15 PMTuesday, Friday, Sunday

“Despite the challenges we have encountered at the start of the year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the relaunching of Qatar Airways’ Cebu-Doha route gives us hope to push forward and remain resilient through these tough times,”

-Atty. Steve Dicdican, MCIAA General Manager and Chief Executive Officer

“We are delighted to be launching a new direct service to Cebu, offering our passengers another gateway into the Philippines. Being the airline that has never stopped flying since COVID-19 hit, it has been Qatar Airways’ mission to take people home safely during the pandemic, and we have helped more than two million people get home to their loved ones since February,” said Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Akbar Al Baker in a statement.

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