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Qatar Airways to Showcase Boeing 787 Dreamliner Seats @ ATM 2012

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Qatar Airways will showcase its new Boeing 787 Dreamliner seats at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) in Dubai next week.

On display at Qatar Airways new-look exhibition stand, which also makes a first time presence in the Middle East, are the airlines Business and Economy Class 787 seats.

ATM runs from 30 April 3 May 2012 at the Dubai Convention and Exhibition Centre.

The airline is the Middle East launch customer of the 787 with the first of 60 aircraft on order due for delivery this summer.

The Business Class in Qatar Airways Boeing 787 is configured 121, featuring seats that convert into fully flat horizontal beds, while Economy Class has a 333 cabin layout.

Key features include an iTouch touch control unit, over 1,000 movie, 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.

Qatar Airways Chief Executive Officer, Akbar Al Baker said, The impending arrival of the Boeing 787 in Qatar Airways colours is the highlight of 2012 for us, being the first new aircraft type inducted into the airlines fleet since our maiden Boeing 777 arrived in Doha in 2007.

The new exhibition stand is an impressive 200sqm two-storey structure with a crisp dark wood exterior, ambient lighting, a hand-blown glass chandelier, meeting spaces and contemporary furniture.

The airline currently operates a modern fleet of 108 aircraft from its Doha hub to 113 key business and leisure destinations across Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific, North America and South America.

See also: Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner ZA003 Interior and Exterior Tour @ Singapore Airshow 2012

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