Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Flights to Hangzhou China by Qatar Airways

Fast growing global airline Qatar Airways is adding flights to Hangzhou in its network  on 20 December 2013. The non-stop flight from Doha to Hangzhou, the capital city of Zhejiang Province, will be four-times-weekly and served by Airbus A330 aircraft. The aircraft will feature 260 seats with 24 seats in Business Class and 236 seats in Economy.

Qatar Airways has started to fly China in 2003 with flights to Shanghai and later added flights to Beijing, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Chongqing and Chengdu. Hangzhou will be Qatar Airway's 7th destination in China which comes just 2 months after Qatar Airways has launched flights to Chengdu.

Hangzhou, which is the fourth-largest metropolitan area in China, is known for its rich history and picturesque scenery. The city, one of the top tourist sites in China, is also referred to as ‘Paradise on Earth’, ‘Home of Silk’ and ‘Tea Capital’. Highlights for tourists to Hangzhou include:

• West Lake – This fresh water lake has been an attraction for centuries. The enormous land-and-water park, has some 40 scenic and/or historic sites, comprising more than 30 key cultural relics which are distributed around the lake.

• Linying Temple – With a history of over 1600 years, the temple comprises of nine buildings, eighteen pavilions, seventy-seven palaces and halls with over thirteen hundred rooms providing accommodation for around three thousand monks.

• National Silk Museum – It is the world largest silk museum introducing the 5000 years of silk development history in China. The exhibits include silk products from the Neolithic Age to present day, showing the long development history of the silk.

Flights to Hangzhou China by Qatar Airways
Flights to Hangzhou China by Qatar Airways
• Xixi National Wetland Park – It is the only national wetland in the integration of city wetland, farming wetland and culture wetland. White wooden houses with dark decorations in traditional Chinese style spread out in harmony with the most beautiful of trees.

• Wuzhen – A typical water town, buildings are lying on the sides of river, showing Low Bridge, Stream Running and Cottages. Wuzhen is still a living town, where daily life goes on as it has been for about one thousand years, and it is honored as “The Last Resting-on-water Town in China”.

Qatar Airways will begin operations to and from Hangzhou (HGH) effective 20 December 2013 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays.

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