Qatar Airways' first Dreamliner unveiled
Photos of Qatar Airways' first B787 Dreamliner leaving Boeing's Seattle paintshop have been released ahead of its inaugural public display at the Farnborough International Airshow between July 9-15.
The airline, which will be the first Middle East customer for the Dreamliner, is scheduled to take five of the fuel-efficient aircraft in 2012, as part of a 60-strong order.
Business class is configured 1–2–1 featuring seats that convert into flatbeds, while economy class has a 3–3–3 layout.
An iTouch touch control unit provides access to over 1,000 movies, programming and audio entertainment options, and other features include iPorts and USB ports and remote data outlets.
For more information, visit qatarairways.com
Report by Dominic Ellis
SuperVC10 - 05/07/2012 12:48
Shame on Qatar Airways for selecting cramped 3-3-3 seating, which will effectively turn this into a Bad Dream liner for folks in Economy. But then, as with all airlines today, the concern is all for passengers on the other side of the curtain...
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