Airlines and Aviation
Qatar Airways launches flights from Doha, Qatar, to Amsterdam in the Netherlands on 16 June 2015. The Dutch capital is the 34th European travel destination in the Middle Eastern airline's rapidly expanding global network.
Qatar Airways will launch service linking its hub at Hamad International Airport (HIA) in Doha, Qatar, with Schiphol Amsterdam Airport (AMS) in the Netherlands on 16 June 2015.
Amsterdam will be the airline's first new travel destination in 2015, its 34th European travel destination, and its 146st travel destination worldwide.
The flights will intially operate 4 times a week. The flight time will be 6 hours and 35 minutes.
Qatar Airways will operate Boeing 787 Dreamliners on the route. The technologically advanced aircraft will feature a 2 class configuration with 22 lie-flat seats in Business Class and 232 seats in Economy Class.
Business Class passengers transiting at Doha Airport will have access to the Al Mourjan Lounge, which features more than 40,000 square metres of retail space and restaurants, including more than 70 retail and 30 food and beverage outlets.
All passengers will have access to a paid-in spa, which has a swimming pool, squash courts, a sauna and steam rooms, and esthetic services.
The capital of the Netherlands, Amsterdam is one of Europe's most popular travel destinations.
Amsterdam has more than 50 museums. Among the most popular are the Van Gogh Museum, which houses some of the world-famous Dutch painters most important works, The Anne Frank House, and Rembrandt's House.
Other popular tourist attractions include Tulip Island, Keukenhof Gardens, and Castle Keukenhof.
The Netherlands has 10 UNESCO World Heritage sites, and 2 of them are located in Amsterdam: the 19-20th century Defence Line of Amsterdamthe 17th-century canals and .
One of the best ways to tour Amsterdam is by one of the numerous boats that traverse the city's canals.
An important port and commercial centre, Amsterdam is the headquarters for 7 of the world's 500 largest companies, including Philips and ING.
Schiphol Amsterdam Airport is served by numerous airlines with flights to 20 travel destinations in Africa, 40 travel destinations in the Americas, 22 travel destinations in Asia, 115 travel destinations in Europe, and 15 travel destinations in the Middle East.
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