Atlasglobal Airlines, a leading international airline headquartered in Istanbul, Turkey and its Qatar-based partner, Atlaswings Travels have confirmed the additional of a new route to their network with scheduled flights from Istanbul to Doha to begin from July 1, 2016. The latest addition to Atlasglobal’s increasingly global network comes as part of its overall goal for growth and to establish flights to strategic destinations including to Doha and beyond.
During the Official Signing Ceremony, in the morning of Tuesday May 24, Mr. Hamad Saleh Al Qamra,Chairman of Al Qamra Holding and Partner of Atlaswings Travels, along with H.E. Dr. Sultan Al Dosari, Partner of Atlaswings Travels and Mr. Ali Murat Ersoy, Atlasglobal President, have signed an agreement to appoint Atlaswings as a General Sales Agent (GSA) of Altasglobal airlines in Qatar.
The ceremony was in the presence of Mr. Ahmad Al Rumaidhi, Partner of Atlaswings Travels, Dr. Hossam El Din Mustafa, Chief Executive Officer of the Al Qamra Holding, Mr. Ercan Uzman, Sales & Marketing Director of Atlasgloba and Ms. Kefaya Abu Dayah, General Manager of First Travel & Tourism.
To mark the latest route, Atlasglobal and Atlaswings Travels held an official event later that same evening at the Four Seasons Hotel Doha led by Mr. Ali Murat Ersoy and Mr. Ercan Uzman, who were joined by distinguished guests from Atlaswings Travels, VIP’s, travel agencies and the media.
Atlasglobal passengers will now be able to fly comfortably from Doha to Istanbul and to connect to a number of other exciting Turkish destinations such as Adana, Antalya, Trabzon, Bodrum, Dalaman, Gaziantep, İzmir, Kayseri, Konya as well as more than 15 international destinations across Europe, including Paris, Amsterdam, Stockholm, Dusseldorf, Zurich, Copenhagen, London, Mykonos and Nicosia, with convenient transfer times and connecting flights.
In addition, Atlasglobal’s services include complimentary meals, online check-in, free shuttle services and Flying Chef, offering an unsurpassed flying experience. Mr. Ali Murat Ersoy, Atlasglobal President, said “We are rapidly expanding our network and Doha is the important chain of this expansion especially at GCC. Doha is important because the relationship with both countries also rapidly improving and as an airline we must be the part of this improvement.”
“We will conduct daily flights from Istanbul Ataturk airport to Doha as of 1st July and we believe our quality service and network both at Turkey Domestic and Europe will bring a good option for the passengers.”
Mr. Hamad Saleh Al Qamra, Chairman of Al Qamra Holding, added: " Al Qamra Holding expansion in the field of travel and tourism comes from Qatar's vision of 2030 under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani, the Emir of Qatar. We hope that this agreement with Atlas Global Airways marks the beginning of the tourism diversity in partnership with Atlaswings travels and First Travel.
We are thrilled that with Atlasglobal Airlines now expanding its offerings, commuters from Qatar, Turkey and the region will now be able to benefit from a greater number of flights, convenient transfer times, connecting flights and all at competitive prices.”
“We are very proud to be associated with such an outstanding airline, that adheres to and upholds a very high level of quality and standard of service in travel and tourism. Atlasglobal Airlines also place a greater emphasis on the traveller and their experience, and we are pleased to be able to support them in bringing this vision to life,” added Mr. Hamad Saleh Al Qamra.”
Meanwhile, H.E. Dr. Sultan Al Dosari, Partner of Atlaswings Travels, said: “Atlaswings Travels are delighted to be representing Atlasglobal Airlines as General Sales Agent in Qatar and to be supporting Atlasglobal’s growing network of destinations and routes. We look forward to long and fruitful partnership and receiving our first flight on July 1st 2016 at Hamad International Airport in Doha, Qatar.”
Mr. Ahmad Al Rumaidhi, Partner of Atlaswings Travels, said: “With regards to Atlasglobal Airlines upcoming expansion into Qatar and its inaugural flight in July, this signifies not only the strength of aviation in the country but also that Qatar is increasingly becoming a hub in the region.”
Atlasglobal Sales and Marketing Director Mr. Ercan Uzman further added: "It is a proud moment for Atlasglobal to launch flights into Qatar through the Doha Hamad International Airport. We are delighted to have Atlaswings Travels as our GSA and we are positive that this relationship will help us achieve our goal of attracting more passengers on our daily flights between Doha and Istanbul and beyond.”
Atlasglobal Airlines confirmed that it will be operating daily between Hamad International Airport in Doha, Qatar and Istanbul Atatürk Airport. Planes will depart from Doha at 03:20 AM and arrive in Istanbul at 08:05 AM; flights from Istanbul will depart at 22:20 AM and arrive in Doha at 02:20 AM, and with ticket prices starting from QAR 1075 for a round trip.
On all of its Doha flights, as is the case with all flights lasting three hours or longer, guests will be welcomed with special complimentary dishes prepared by Atlasglobal’s ‘Flying Chefs’. These seasoned chefs will prepare Turkish and World Cuisine dishes with a difference, as they ensure that the guests’ flight is both pleasant and appetising by looking after them individually and offering personalised services.
Further, Atlasglobal guests flying to Doha in EkonomiPlus will enjoy a comfortable journey on specially designed leather seats, complete with 77cm of legroom as well as unique services including a wide range of complimentary food and beverages, a 30-kilogram baggage allowance and free seat selection.
As for guests who enjoy privileged travel, Atlasglobal also offers the complete Business Class experience with guests flying to Doha in Business Class enjoying roomy seats with 100 cm of legroom. Plus special services including a wide range of complimentary food and beverage options, a 40-kilogram baggage allowance, priority baggage, VIP plane transfers at Istanbul Ataturk Airport and use of the lounge at Istanbul Ataturk Airport.
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