Qatar Airways Launches Flights Between Doha and Philadelphia

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Qatar Airways has launched flights between Doha and Philadelphia, the airlines fifth gateway in the United States.

With the launch of the daily service between Philadelphia and Qatar Airways hub in Doha, capital of the State of Qatar, the city becomes destination number 137 in the airlines expanding worldwide network.

Qatar Airways now operates 35 passenger flights a week between the United States and Doha daily from New York, Washington DC, Chicago, Houston and Philadelphia.

Mr. Al Baker, Qatar Airways Chief Executive Officer, said, Philadelphia joins our existing North American hubs: Chicago, New York, Washington DC, Houston and Montreal. But only our newest gateway offers a unique, morning route to Doha, our earliest departure from North America, and provides passengers with unprecedented access to a new schedule of convenient connections to our entire global network.

Philadelphia is a key destination for business and leisure travelers alike. One of the worlds busiest airports, it sees 30.5 million passengers a year.

Qatar Airways Doha to Philadelphia route is being operated with a Boeing 777-300ER in a two-class configuration of up to 293 seats in Economy Class and up to 42 in Business.

The aircraft offers seatback TV screens providing passengers with the next generation interactive onboard entertainment system and a choice of more than 1,000 audio and video options.

Qatar Airways, Qatar, Doha, Philadelphia

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