Qatar Airways has announced the launch of 4 weekly flights to Seattle from 15 March 2021. The Seattle service will be operated with Airbus A350-900s featuring 36 Qsuite Business Class seats and 247 in Economy Class.
The launch of flights to Seattle in March 2021 will increase Qatar Airways’ U.S. network to 59 weekly flights to 11 destinations in the U.S., connecting onwards to hundreds of American cities through strategic partnerships with Alaska Airlines, American Airlines and JetBlue. Seattle joins existing U.S. destinations including Boston (BOS), Chicago (ORD), Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW), Houston (IAH), Los Angeles (LAX), Miami (MIA), New York (JFK), Philadelphia (PHL), San Francisco (SFO) and Washington, D.C. (IAD).
QR719 Doha – Seattle 08:00 – 12:20 / Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday
QR720 Seattle – Doha 17:05 – 17:15+1 / Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday
The national carrier of the State of Qatar also announced a frequent flyer partnership with Alaska Airlines. From 15 December 2020, Qatar Airways Privilege Club and Alaska Mileage Plan members will be able to earn frequent flyer miles and from 31 March 2021 members can also redeem frequent flyer miles on both carriers’ full networks, and elite status perks including lounge access. The two airlines are also working closely on developing a codeshare agreement and commercial cooperation in line with the U.S. carrier joining oneworld on 31 March 2021.