Xiamen Airlines launches Beijing – Doha flights, the first by a Chinese airline

Xiamen Airlines on October 20, a Boeing 787 departed from Beijing Daxing International Airport for Hamad International Airport in Doha, Qatar.

Xiamen Airlines has become the first and only Chinese carrier to offer direct flights from China to Qatar.

Xiamen Airlines has also become the very first and the only Chinese carrier to fly between China and Qatar.

This year marks the 35th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Qatar, and the 10th anniversary of the Belt and Road Initiative. The opening of this air route will build a broader Air Silk Road to promote economic and trade cooperation and strengthen cultural exchanges between the two countries.

The Xiamen Airlines on Beijing Daxing- Doharoute will operate daily. The flight MF845 departs from Daxing, Beijing at 18:30 and arrives in Dohaat 22:45 local time, MF846 in return leaves Dohaat 02:00 local time and arrives in Daxing, Beijingat 15:20.