Qatar leases LATAM Brasil A350 aircraft in S17

Qatar Airways in last week’s schedule update adjusted planned Airbus A350-900XWB service on Doha – Madrid route. Previously mentioned via twitter, the airline’s planned A350 service will now begin on 01APR17, instead of 25MAR17 (reflected in the system earlier this month).

Last week’s update sees the oneWorld member leasing LATAM Airlines Brasil’s A350 aircraft, which will enter service on this route once a day from 15APR17 (QR149/150). From 01MAY17, all 2 daily service will be served by LATAM A350.

QR147 DOH0120 – 0755MAD 359 357
QR149 DOH0720 – 1355MAD 359 D
QR151 DOH1425 – 2100MAD 359 x357

QR148 MAD0930 – 1700DOH 359 357
QR150 MAD1720 – 0100+1DOH 359 D
QR152 MAD2230 – 0600+1DOH 359 x257

This aircraft changes will give Qatar additional capacity for Madrid route, as LATAM Airlines Brasil’s A350 configuration is J30Y309, compared to Qatar’s J36Y247.