Continuing its ambitious expansion plans, Qatar Airways has unveiled plans to launch direct daily flights to Cardiff, on May 01, 2018.

The new destination is one of 26 new routes announced by the national carrier for the remainder of this year and 2018.

As a top tourist destinations in the UK, with countless museums and exhibitions, the Welsh capital is a strategically important destination for the airline.

Deb Barber, executive officer, Cardiff Airport, highlighted, “I am immensely proud that world-class airline Qatar Airways has recognised the potential that exists within the region and chosen Cardiff Airport to operate a daily service. The service opens up a world of connectivity for our customers to destinations across Australia, New Zealand, Africa and Asia.”