~First Japanese Airline to Operate a Direct Flight to the Middle East~

TOKYO, Japan - Japan Airlines (JAL) has announced today that it will launch a new nonstop daily service between Tokyo (Haneda) and Doha, Qatar starting in the Summer of 2024. This route will be the first direct flight to the Middle East operated by a Japanese airline.

Furthermore, by launching this route, JAL will enable customers to seamlessly connect to Africa and South America through its partnership with Qatar Airways, a oneworld® member.

Doha, the capital of Qatar, is a unique city that blends modernity and tradition. While preserving its own culture, the city offers modern facilities, hotels and infrastructure for immigrants and travelers, along with a mix of cultures and cuisines from different countries. Travelers can also enjoy a variety of activities such as desert tours, museums with historical treasures, and sporting events such as Formula 1 and soccer.

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Source: https://www.qatartourism.com/en/travel-trade/sales-resources/qatar-tourism-media-pack

The JAL Group will continue to embrace new challenges to deliver greater customer convenience, enhance its international network, and continue to improve the quality of its products and services.


● Specific flight schedules will be announced separately.
● Reservations/ticket sales information will be announced as soon as confirmed.
● This flight will be a codeshare operation with Qatar Airways. The Tokyo=Doha flight operated by Qatar Airways will continue to be a codeshare flight.
● Flight schedules are subject to government approval. All schedules are subject to change.