AKP Phnom Penh, January 16, 2020 —
Qatar Airway, the national carrier of Qatar will fly from its capital Doha to Siem Reap this year, according to a news release from Cambodia Airports, the company developing and managing the three international airports in the Kingdom.
Siem Reap International Airport will be in Qatar Airways’ eight new destinations for 2020, it underlined.
“Lyon-Saint Exupéry airport (France) and Siem Reap international airport (Cambodia), both members of VINCI Airports’ network, will soon welcome new direct routes to Doha, the capital city of Qatar. The announcement was made today (Jan. 15) by Qatar Airways at the Kuwait Aviation Show. Both routes will be served with 5 weekly flights with Lyon-Doha starting on June 23 and Siem Reap-Doha on Nov. 16, 2020,” it added.
The Siem Reap-Doha new route will keep increasing the touristic momentum in the home of the Angkor Temples, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Mr. Alain Brun, CEO of Cambodia Airports, said the new service will contribute to re-boosting the Siem Reap destination by further improving connectivity and providing passengers with more travel options.
By Khan Sophirom