Qatar Airways to Launch Flights to Tashkent 

Qatar Airways will launch twice-weekly flights to Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan, in January 2022. 

The first flight from Doha to Tashkent will take off on January 17, 2022, and will be operated by an Airbus A320 aircraft, featuring 12 seats in Business Class and 120 seats in Economy Class.

The new service will enable passengers flying to and from Tashkent to enjoy seamless connectivity to over 140 destinations, including UAE, Saudi Arabia, India, and the U.S., via Hamad International Airport in Doha.

Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan lying at the core of the ancient Silk Road, will become Qatar Airways’ newest destination in 2022 and the latest addition to its network in Asia. It is the largest city in Central Asia, offering visitors panoramic views, varied cuisine, and plenty of places to see and discover.

“We see tremendous growth potentials in Central Asia and this new service to Tashkent will serve to boost trade opportunities and attract tourists wanting to discover this beautiful destination,” says Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker. “Passengers from Tashkent will now have access to more than 140 destinations when travelling with the World’s Best Airline via the World’s Best Airport, Hamad International Airport.”

Qatar Airways will launch twice-weekly flights to Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan, in January 2022. 

A multiple award-winning airline, Qatar Airways was announced as the Airline of the Year at the 2021 World Airline Awards, managed by the international air transport rating organisation, Skytrax. It was also named World’s Best Business Class, World’s Best Business Class Airline Lounge, World’s Best Business Class Airline Seat, World’s Best Business Class Onboard Catering and Best Airline in the Middle East. The airline continues to stand alone at the top of the industry having now won the main prize for an unprecedented sixth time (2011, 2012, 2015, 2017, 2019, and now 2021). The airline’s hub, Hamad International Airport, was recently recognised as the Best Airport in the World 2021, by the Skytrax World Airport Awards 2021.

In addition to this, Qatar Airways has become the first global airline to achieve the prestigious 5-Star COVID-19 Airline Safety Rating by Skytrax.

The new services will depart Doha on Monday and Friday at 18.55 and arrive in Tashkent at 00.30+1. The return flights will operate on Tuesday and Saturday departing Uzbekistan at 01:50 and arriving in Doha 04:00.

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