Qatar Airways Expands Connectivity to New York with Increased Flights and Enhanced Partnerships

Qatar Airways Expands Connectivity to New York with Increased Flights and Enhanced Partnerships

Connectivity is reinforced with three strategic U.S. airline partners, American Airlines, JetBlue and Alaska Airlines

DOHA, Qatar, 2023-Aug-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Effective 30 October 2023, Qatar Airways will increase frequency to New York (JFK) from two to three daily flights. Offering new connections between New York and more than 80 destinations in the Middle-East, Africa, South Asia and Southeast Asia, the new flights will conveniently arrive early morning and depart late evening from New York (JFK).

Customers from across the U.S. will also benefit from the enhanced connectivity between JetBlue and Qatar Airways via New York. With 3 flights per day scheduled in the morning, afternoon and evening, seamless connections from Detroit, Raleigh-Durham, Orlando or Tampa, to Doha, Kathmandu, Bangkok or Johannesburg have never been easier. Members of both Loyalty Programs – Qatar Airways Privilege Club and JetBlue TrueBlue – can earn miles from each other’s expansive codeshare flights.

Qatar Airways’ strategic partnership with American Airlines also continues to expand with American Airlines launching flights from its Philadelphia hub to Doha, starting 28 October 2023. American Airlines’ new Philadelphia – Doha services will provide customers with seamless travel options and benefits by connecting to more than 90 cities across North America, Caribbean and Central America, and to more than 80 cities across Africa, the Middle-East, South Asia and Southeast Asia.

Alaska Airlines and Qatar Airways will also offer customers from the West Coast improved connectivity with significant codeshare expansion and distribution enablement. During the coming weeks, guests will be able to book to more destinations beyond Doha on Alaska Airlines’ website.

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker said: “We continue to offer seamless connectivity to our passengers from the U.S. market and beyond with the support of our strategic partners. Our unwavering commitment to our longstanding U.S. partners, American Airlines, JetBlue and Alaska Airlines is built on our mission to connect the world through our hub to our 160 destinations and more. We look forward to building more connections and uniting global passengers from across the world.”

Qatar Airways serves key destinations in the U.S. such as Atlanta (ATL), Boston (BOS), Chicago (ORD), Dallas Fort Worth (DFW), Houston (IAH), Los Angeles (LAX), Miami (MIA), New York (JFK), Philadelphia (PHL), San Francisco (SFO), Seattle (SEA), and Washington DC (IAD).

Flight schedule to New York (JFK): (all local time)


  • Doha (DOH) to New York (JFK) – Flight No. QR701: Departure 08:15; Arrival 15:05
  • New York (JFK) to Doha (DOH) – Flight No. QR702: Departure 20:20; Arrival 16:45+1
  • Doha (DOH) to New York (JFK) – Flight No. QR705: Departure 15:30; Arrival 22:20
  • New York (JFK) to Doha (DOH) – Flight No. QR704: Departure 10:15; Arrival 06:40+1

Daily addition as of 30 October 2023:

  • Doha (DOH) to New York (JFK) – Flight No. QR703: Departure 01:25; Arrival 08:15
  • New York (JFK) to Doha (DOH) – Flight No. QR706: Departure 01:20; Arrival 21:45

About Qatar Airways

A multiple award-winning airline, Qatar Airways won the ‘World’s Best Business Class’ for the tenth time at the 2023 World Airline Awards, managed by the international air transport rating organisation, Skytrax. The airline continues to be synonymous with excellence, also taking home, Best Airline in the Middle East, World’s Best Business Class Lounge and World’s Best Business Class Lounge Dining at the prestigious awards held during the 2023 Paris Air Show. Qatar Airways is an unprecedented seven-time winner of the “World’s Best Airline” voted by Skytrax (2011, 2012, 2015, 2017, 2019, 2021 and 2022).

Qatar Airways currently flies to more than 160 destinations worldwide, connecting through its Doha hub, Hamad International Airport, voted by Skytrax as the ‘World’s Best Airport’ in 2021 and 2022 consecutively. This year, Hamad International Airport has been ranked by Skytrax as the second-best airport in the world, and received the ‘Best Airport in the Middle East’ accolade for the ninth time in a row, as well as ‘World’s Best Airport Shopping’.

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Source: Qatar Airways