Qatar Airways launches Doha-Melbourne nonstop flights

Qatar Airways (Doha) last night (December 6) launched nonstop service between DOH and Melbourne, Australia with Boeing 777-200 LRs (Longer Range). The new route will be operated initially three times a week. However with the delivery of the pictured 777-2DZ LR A7-BBD (msn 36016) later this month the route will become daily service starting on January 1, 2010.

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Copyright Photo: Nick Dean. A7-BBD lands at Everett (Paine Field) against beautiful clouds.