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Qatar Airways is taking part in this week’s Singapore Airshow for
the first ever time.
The airline will have its Boeing 787
Dreamliner aircraft on static display from 11th to 14th February
2014 at the Changi Exhibition Centre.
This is also the first time
that any airline will be showcasing the 787 aircraft at the
“We are delighted and certainly proud to
showcase Qatar Airways’ new 787 aircraft in Singapore and offer
our guests the opportunity to experience the distinctiveness of
our inflight product.” said Qatar Airways Chief Executive Officer,
Akbar Al Baker. “Asia is a very important market for Qatar
Airways, and there is no better arena in the region than the
Singapore Airshow for us to present what we genuinely believe to
be the one of the best and most advanced offerings in the air travel market.”
Qatar Airways’ 787 aircraft features 254 seats in a
two-class configuration. In Business Class there are 22 seats in a
1-2-1 configuration, which convert into fully flat horizontal beds, and a 232 seating capacity in Economy Class in a 3-3-3
Qatar Airways’ 787s feature the iTouch touch control unit, offering access to more than 1,000
movies, programming and audio entertainment options, an iPort, USB
port, remote data outlet and luxurious personal cabin storage space - all available to passengers in both Business and Economy
Qatar Airways currently has nine Boeing 787
Dreamliners in its fleet of aircraft, with 51 more on order.
Airways flies the 787 on many of its routes from Doha, including
London, Oslo, Stockholm, Zurich, Copenhagen, Frankfurt, Jeddah, Munich, Riyadh, Delhi, Bengaluru, Dubai and Brussels.
The airline currently operates 14 flights each
week between Singapore and the airline’s hub in Doha from which it
flies to 134 destinations worldwide.