Qatar Airways will add the Boeing 787 Dreamliner on its Doha-Singapore sector from March 31 to complement the existing fleet of B777s currently operating the route. This will be the airline’s first service in Southeast Asia that utilises the 787 aircraft.
Qatar Airways Dreamliner
The gulf carrier has been showcasing the 787 this past week at the Singapore Airshow, where it also made the announcement for the new development. The Dreamliner currently serves key destinations throughout Qatar’s network including London, Oslo, Stockholm, Zurich, Copenhagen, Frankfurt, Jeddah, Munich, Riyadh, Delhi, Bengaluru, Dubai and Brussels. For a Tried & Tested review of the aircraft, click here.
“The introduction of the 787 aircraft to the Singapore-Doha sector, which is 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 Akbar Al Baker.
Qatar configures its 787s with 254 seats in a two classes. There are 22 seats in business positioned 1-2-1, while the 232 seating capacity in economy is set in a 3-3-3 layout. In addition, the Dreamliner offers signature features such as improved cabin pressure and dimmable windows.
QATAR AIRWAYS’ BOEING 787 SINGAPORE SCHEDULES
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday:
QR940 departs at 0045, arriving in Singapore at 1335
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday:
QR938 departs at 0700, arriving in Singapore at 1950
QR941 departs at 2120, arriving in Doha at 2355
For more information, visit www.qatarairways.com