Qatar Airways launches Flights from Doha to New York via Geneva

Travel News Asia Wednesday, 27 June 2007

On Tuesday, Qatar Airways launched scheduled flights to Geneva - its second destination in Switzerland - flying onwards to New York (Newark), marking the airlines maiden services to the United States.

The Doha - Geneva - New York (Newark) route is served four-times-a-week with the airlines state-of-the-art Airbus A330 aircraft in a three-class configuration.

Qatar Airways Chief Executive Officer Akbar Al Baker said, I am delighted to see Qatar Airways launch its second route in Switzerland with the addition of Geneva. And as we fly onto New York, Qatar Airways first American destination, we are giving our passengers from Switzerland a greater choice of destinations to choose from.

I am sure our new direct route linking Doha with Geneva and onwards to New York will open up excellent opportunities for business and leisure travellers across our network.

Qatar Airways has already launched services to Bali, Dar es Salaam, Lagos, Chennai and Ho Chi Minh City this year.

The airlines A330 used on the Doha Geneva New York route features 12 seats in First Class seats that convert into flat beds 18 seats in Business Class, which offer generous space with 160 degree recline, and 208 seats in Economy.

In three weeks time, starting July 19, Qatar Airways will launch daily non-stop scheduled services between Doha and Dulles International Airport in Washington DC.

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