Qatar Airways is to boost services to Japan to
twice-daily with the introduction of non-stop flights to Tokyo,
effective 28 October 2012.
Qatar Airways currently serves the Doha
– Tokyo route daily via the Japanese city of Osaka.
airline will serve Tokyo with its flagship Boeing 777-200 aircraft
in a two class-configuration of 42 seats in Business Class and 217
Qatar Airways launched flights to Japan in 2005 with Osaka becoming its first Japanese route.
In 2010, the carrier introduced Tokyo to its operations, via
Qatar Airways Chief Executive Officer, Mr.
Akbar Al Baker said, “Japan has been a key
market for us ever since we launched operations to Osaka in 2005.
Two years ago, Qatar Airways began daily flights to Tokyo, but we
have been working closely with the local authorities to ensure we
secure suitable slots at Narita to make Tokyo a non-stop service
which now becomes a reality from October 28 at the start of the
Northern Winter flying programme. This is great news for
our existing passengers travelling to and from Tokyo, as well as
our trade partners with whom we work closely to develop our
business in and out of Japan.”
Qatar Airways has seen rapid
growth in just 15 years of operation, currently operating a modern
fleet of 109 aircraft to 116 key business and leisure destinations
across Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific, North America
and South America.
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