Qatar Airways has expanded its codeshare agreement with British Airways, to include BA flights within the UK and selected routes from Heathrow to Europe.

The carriers recently announced a joint business agreement on routes between the UK and Doha, and the new deal will see Qatar Airways codeshare on all BA flights within the UK, including routes to Aberdeen, Belfast, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness, Leeds, Bradford, Manchester and Newcastle.

In addition Qatar Airways will codeshare on selected BA flights from Heathrow to Europe, namely routes to Dublin, Hamburg, Stuttgart, Luxembourg, Basel, Bilbao, Malaga, Ibiza, Palma, Lisbon, Faro and Billund.

The news follows BA’s upgrading of its Heathrow-Doha route to a direct, non-stop service from October 30. The carrier had previously offered a one-stop service to Doha via Bahrain.,