Qatar Airways has commenced a second daily flight to New York’s JFK airport using an A350 for its new morning departure time from JFK.
The airline’s existing flight operates out of terminal 8 at JFK, but the new flight operates out of Terminal 7, home to other oneworld members, including British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Iberia, and Qantas.
The second daily flight departs JFK from Terminal 7 at 11:15 hrs and arrives at Hamad International Airport at 06:45 hrs local time (Qatar). It arrives at JFK at 09:15 hrs.
The existing evening departure will continue to depart New York at 23:00 hrs, from Terminal 8.
QR Flight 701Doha – New York 08:15 15:15 Terminal 8 Boeing 777-300ER
QR Flight 702 New York – Doha 22:00 17:35 +1 Terminal 8 Boeing 777-300ER
QR Flight 703 Doha – New York 02:25 09:15Terminal 7 Airbus A350-900
QR Flight 704 New York – Doha 11:15 06:45 +1 Terminal 7 Airbus A350-900
Qatar Airways currently operates eight of A350 aircraft on routes from Doha to Frankfurt, Munich, Singapore, and from next month, Adelaide.
In the US, the A350 currently operates to Philadelphia and Boston and now the second daily flight to JFK. Qatar Airways has an additional 72 A350s on order.
Qatar Airways recently added daily, non-stop service to Boston (BOS) on 16 March, and will commence service to Atlanta (ATL), on 1 June.