Qatar Airways has expanded its operations in Nigeria
by boosting the number of flights to daily services and upgrading
aircraft on the Doha – Lagos route to three-class Airbus A340-600s.
The new daily service replaces the two-class
Airbus A330-200s on the route. The state-of-the-art A340-600s
feature eight First Class seats in a 1–2–1 configuration, together
with First Class lounges for premium passengers to relax and
In addition, there are 42 Business Class seats in a
2–2–2 seat layout, together with 216 Economy Class seats in a
2–4–2 configuration. With a fuselage length of 75 metres, the A340
is the world’s longest passenger jet, a full three metres longer
than the Airbus A380 superjumbo.
By increasing capacity
from five-flights-a-week to daily, the extra services on the route
will provide passengers with more choice and increased
connectivity to a number of key business and leisure destinations
via the airline’s Doha hub to Qatar Airways’ extensive route
network across Europe, Middle East, South Asia, Far East and North
The three-class configured A340 aircraft also
offer passengers with an enhanced in-flight experience. For the first time on the Lagos route,
passengers will have the choice of flying in Qatar Airways’ First
Class premium seats converting into fully flat 180 degree beds
every day of the week.
Cargo capacity on the Airbus
A340-600 offers an additional 40% more capacity over the
previously used A330-200s operating the route.
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