An advance timetable details posted by AirlineRoute indicates Qatar Airways will continue to offer five daily services on its Doha – Bangkok route during the winter season October 2018 to March 2019.
Services will be flown by a mix of aircraft – Boeing 777-300ER, Boeing 787-8 and Airbus A340-600, according to provisional information from the airline effective 18 January.
This month, the airline continues its expansion to Thai destinations with the launch of a service to U-Tapao International Airport on the eastern seaboard, just 30 km south of Pattaya.
The new four-times-a-week service starts 28 January giving the airline flights to five destinations across the country. The other four destinations are Phuket and Krabi in South Thailand, Chiang Mai in the north and the Thai capital, Bangkok in the central plains.
Chiang Mai was the most recent addition with the launch of a four-weekly service 12 December last year. Flights will operate through to May. It is possible that the airline will resume services direct services in November, or maintain a year-round presence by extending its Doha-Yangon service to Chiang Mai during the low-season months.
The airline offers 35 flights weekly to Bangkok during the current timetable that ends 29 March. It flies 14 times a week to Phuket and daily to Krabi and four times weekly.
When Pattaya is added (U-Tapao airport) it will offer 64 weekly services to Thailand.
Pattaya flight Schedule:
Doha (DOH) to Pattaya (UTP) QR828 departs 2005 arrives 0630 (next day) – Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Sunday
Pattaya (UTP) to Doha (DOH) QR829 departs 0750 arrives 1140 – Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday.