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Qatar Airways to Unveil Boeing 787 Dreamliner @ Farnborough 2012

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Qatar Airways will unveil its new Boeing 787 Dreamliner for the first time at the world’s largest aerospace event, Farnborough International Air Show, taking place in England between 9 and 15 July 2012.

 The global reveal of the 787 by Qatar Airways, Boeing’s Middle East launch customer of the aircraft, will be a highlight at Farnborough with more than 120,000 visitors expected to flock to the week-long show.

Qatar Airways will have its 787 on static display at the event, which attracts over 1,400 exhibitors of aircraft, equipment and latest technologies across the commercial and defence aerospace industries.

 The airline is due to take delivery of five 787s during 2012.

Qatar Airways Chief Executive Officer Akbar Al Baker said the airline’s prominent presence with the unveiling of the first Qatar Airways 787 Dreamliner at the largest global aviation event of its kind, signals the start of an exciting new chapter for travel in the Middle East and worldwide.

“For Qatar Airways, the Farnborough International Air Show provides the perfect opportunity and global platform to proudly reveal our new 787 to the aviation industry and the wider public for the first time,” said Mr. Akbar Al Baker. “As the Middle East launch customer, we’re very excited that a new era of air travel with an unrivalled passenger experience is imminent, further proving Qatar Airways’ commitment to expand with one of the youngest and technically advanced fleets in the industry.”

Business Class onboard Qatar Airways’ Boeing 787 is configured 1–2–1 featuring seats that convert into fully flat horizontal beds, while Economy Class has a 3–3–3 cabin layout.

Key features include an iTouch touch control unit, over 1,000 movies, programming and audio entertainment options, an iPort, USB port, remote data outlet, a custom designed culinary offering, plenty of storage space for personal items and more – all available in both cabin classes.

Upon entering service, Qatar Airways’ first 787 will initially operate on intra-Gulf routes before making its maiden long-haul commercial flight between Doha and London Heathrow.

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