DOHA, Qatar, Feb 13- Qatar Airways (QA) announced, it will be flying a Boeing 787 Dreamliner, alongside its existing fleet of Boeing 777′s, on its Singapore-Doha route, beginning March 31, Qatar News Agency (QNA) reported.
The Singapore-Doha route is the airline’s first route in South-east Asia to be flying the 787 aircraft.
Travellers from Singapore will soon be able to fly on the 787 Dreamliner, to QA’s Doha hub, from which, it also operates the same aircraft to key cities, including London, Oslo, Stockholm, Zurich, Copenhagen, Frankfurt, Jeddah, Munich, Riyadh, Delhi, Bengaluru, Dubai and Brussels.
“The introduction of the 787 aircraft to the Singapore-Doha sector, an important and strategic route for Qatar Airways, will redefine the in-flight experience for our Singapore-based passengers, who travel to Doha and onwards to key destinations in Western Europe and the Americas.
“Qatar Airways is happy to be the first in the Singapore market to provide this unique offering to passengers,” said Qatar Airways chief executive officer, Akbar Al Baker.
A Qatar Airways’ 787 aircraft is on static display at the Singapore Airshow, from Wednesday until Friday, Feb 14, where the airline is exhibiting for the first time.
Qatar Airways currently has nine Boeing 787 Dreamliner planes in its fleet, with 51 more on order.–