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Qatar Airways Set to Move Terminal @ London Heathrow

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Tuesday, 7 December 2010

Qatar Airways will move its operations at London Heathrow to the airports Terminal 4 (T4) from tomorrow, 8 December 2010.

The Doha-based carriers switch from Terminal 3 follows the completion of a multi-million pound upgrade that sees T4 now offer passengers improved amenities, enhanced baggage facilities as well as a wider selection of restaurants and retail stores.

All Qatar Airways departures and arrivals at London Heathrow will be through T4 and the airlines passengers will benefit from a dedicated check-in area in the terminals Zone A. Qatar Airways First and Business Class passengers and Gold and Silver Privilege Club card holders will be able to access the terminals Skyteam lounge.

Qatar Airways Chief Executive Officer Akbar Al Baker said that the airlines new services at T4 will be further enhanced as the airline plans to install a dedicated lounge for its Premium customers. The new lounge will be the first of its kind for Qatar Airways outside its operational hub in Doha and is due to open in the second half of 2011.

Qatar Airways recently introduced its flagship Boeing 777 aircraft for the first time on one of its European routes, operating daily between London Heathrow and its Doha hub.

The airline currently operates six flights a day between the UK and Qatar four-a-day from London Heathrow; and daily from both London Gatwick and Manchester.

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