Seven times weekly services in summer 2019 and five times weekly service in winter 2019/2020 by Qatar Airways to Lisbon. Four times new weekly services by Emirates to Porto along with its on-going double daily flights year-round to Lisbon. Travelers will have direct access to Qatar Airways’s and Emirates’ global network via Doha and Dubai respectively.
Qatar Airways and Emirates recently announced their recent launch of new year-round services between Portugal and India.
Qatar Airways will start its new route from its global network from Doha to the capital of Portugal- Lisbon. There will be seven times weekly services in summer 2019 and five times weekly service in winter 2019/2020 between Doha and Lisbon from 24th June 2019.
Porto will become Emirates’ second destination in Portugal after its capital, Lisbon, which the airline currently serves with two flights a day. There will be four times weekly services by Emirates between Dubai and Porto which will operate on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 2nd July 2019.
Portugal was founded in 1143, making it one of the oldest nations in Europe. Portugal is named after its 2nd largest city, Porto. There are 22 UNESCO World Heritage classifications in Portugal, and each year more than 20 million tourists visit the country. With the longest bridge in Europe, Portugal is also a very popular destination from India for those looking for a Euro break and an extension to their Spain and Morocco itineraries. The total flight duration from Portugal to India is 10 hours, 42 minutes and India is 5:30 hours ahead of Portugal.
Tourism India, India’s Travel & Tourism Magazine.