UPDATED 26 January 2012 © David Eyre:
From 3 July 2012, Qatar Airways will commence services between Doha (Qatar) and Perth, using Boeing 777-200LR aircraft, initially three times per week.
From 27 October 2012, it will change to a DAILY service.
It was initially reported that Airbus A330-200 aircraft were to be used for the initial 3 times per week service, switching to the Boeing 777-200LR from 27 October 2012 when it went daily. However, the airline has now decided to use the 777-200LR from 3 July 2012.
Flight schedule times have also changed, and is now as follows
Boeing 777-200LR: From 3 July 2012: TUE/THU/SAT. From 27 October 2012: DAILY.
- QR900 from Doha arrives in Perth at 17:10 / QR901 departs Perth to Doha at 23:00