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
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
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
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