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Qatar Airways to Increase Perth Capacity

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Qatar Airways is to increase capacity to Perth with an aircraft upgrade to a Boeing 777-300.

The capacity increase from a Boeing 777-200 to a 777-300 will bring a 30% increase in seats on the direct daily flights to Perth Airport, with the number of seats rising by 1,064 per week.

The increase in capacity will go into effect on 1 October 2014.

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Akbar Al Baker, said, Qatar Airways was very pleased to be able to expand our operations in Australia by adding Perth to our network of destinations just two years ago. It has proven to be a very sound move as we have had great success with the route. And now, just two years later, we are already increasing our capacity to meet the needs of our Australian passengers who are extremely keen and avid travellers, with a great sense of adventure. We are very pleased that they continually choose to fly with us and have the opportunity to enhance their overall travel experience with our five-star service and product.

The beautiful city of Perth, with its ocean side location, sandy beaches, comfortable Mediterranean-like climate, numerous parks, cultural events and outdoor activities is one of the top tourist destinations in Australia.

Qatar Airways has seen rapid growth in just 17 years of operations, and is currently flying a modern fleet of 134 aircraft to 144 key business and leisure destinations across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific and the Americas.

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