Airline First To Offer Flights On New Mega Aircraft From USA
Qatar Airways’ A350-1000 will land in New York on Oct. 28, marking the airline’s first U.S. route to operate commercial flights on the ultra-modern aircraft. The airline is the global launch customer for the A350-1000, the latest member of the Airbus wide-body aircraft portfolio.
The aircraft offers enhanced levels of passenger comfort, thanks to the lowest twin-engine noise level of any aircraft, advanced air conditioning technology and full LED mood lighting.
The A350-1000 will travel to a variety of destinations that will shared in the following months.
Qatar Airways GCEO, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, said: “The American market is pivotal for Qatar Airways, that is why we are delighted not only to be serving the largest aviation market, but also to be looking into investing opportunities in the United States and the broader Americas Market. We view the launch of the A350-1000 as a foundational step to continue solidifying Qatar Airways status as an important member of this hemisphere’s airline community and look forward to future expansions in this region.”
The A350-1000 also features the airline’s Qsuite Business Class seat, which offers the industry’s first double bed in Business Class, as well as privacy panels that stow
away, allowing passengers in adjoining seats to create their own private space, offering an unmatched, customizable experience.
Earlier this month, Qatar Airways became the Official Global Airline Partner of the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets and the team’s home, Barclays Center.
As part of its continued expansion plans, Qatar Airways plans to add several destinations in the coming months, including Gothenburg, Sweden; Mombasa, Kenya and Da Nang, Vietnam.