Qatar Airways Flight to Davao to Start on June 18!

In a press conference at the ITB Berlin 2019, Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker announced that the airline will start flying to Davao, Philippines on June 18, 2019. This is good news to Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) from Mindanao who are stationed in Qatar. They can now fly direct to Davao from Doha! [Check out our list of top tourist spots in Davao del Sur]

Qatar Airways Flight to Davao to Start on June 18!
Qatar Airways | Photo by Julian Herzogunder creative commons

Aside from Davao, Qatar Airways will also be flying to other six new destinations: Izmir in Turkey, Malta, Rabat in Morocco, Lisbon in Portugal, Mogadishu in Somalia, and Langkawi in Malaysia. [Related News: Qatar Airways Unveils New Destinations Including Cebu and Davao at ITB Berlin 2018]

Doha to Davao Flight Schedule

This is the Doha to Davao flight schedule based on the Qatar Airways website, the flight time is 9 hours and 35 minutes. The flight code is QR 0936 and will depart in Doha Airport at 2:45 AM. It will arrive in Davao the same day at 5:20 PM. There is a 5-hour time difference between Doha and Davao. Check the fare and book now!

As to the schedule of the return flight from Davao to Doha, it is not on the website yet. We will update this post as soon as the information is available. BOOK NOW!

UPDATE: The Doha to Davao route is no longer direct and it’s now via Clark with a 1.5 hours layover at Clark International Airport. Estimated time of arrival in Davao is now 8:50 PM. The Davao-Doha flight, on the other hand, is still direct. It departs Davao International Airport at 10:20 PM and arrives in Doha, Qatar around 3:15 AM the following day local time.

Initially, it will only be a weekly flight (1x a week) but as mentioned by Mr. Al Baker in the press con, they are looking at increasing the frequency to 3x weekly once the new aircraft are available.

Video Clip of the ITB Berlin Qatar Airways Press Conference announcing the Davao Flight

The video was recorded from the Facebook Live coverage of Qatar Airways FB Page.

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