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Tue, 1 November 2016

Qatar Airways Launches Airbus A350 Flights to London Heathrow

Qatar Airways has launched scheduled Airbus A350 flights to London Heathrow.

The aircraft joins the airlines Airbus A380, Boeing 777 and Airbus A330 aircraft currently operating the busy route.

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, Mr. Akbar Al Baker, said, The Qatar Airways Airbus A350 is one of the most advanced aircraft in our fleet, offering passengers an unrivalled level of comfort while experiencing our award-winning hospitality. It is only right that such an aircraft serves one of our six daily scheduled flights from Doha to London, a route further strengthened by our continued partnership with British Airways.

The Business Class cabin of the A350 has 36 seats in a 1-2-1 configuration featuring an 80-inch fully-flat bed and 17-inch HD in-flight entertainment screen.

Economy Class features 247 18-inch wide seats in a 3-3-3 configuration, each with a 10.6-inch in-flight entertainment screen, and more space at shoulder level for passengers in window seats due to the vertical sidewall panel design.

Heathrow Chief Executive, John Holland-Kaye, said, We are delighted to welcome the Qatar Airways Airbus A350 to Heathrow. The A350 is part of the new generation of quieter, cleaner planes, helping us to be a better neighbour while achieving our vision of giving passengers the best airport service in the world.

The Airbus A350 operates on the following services daily between Hamad International Airport, Doha and Heathrow, London:

QR15 departs Doha at 14.55 and arrives in London at 20.25; while

QR16 departs London at 21.55 and arrives in Doha at 06.40.

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