Qatar Airways to showcase its newest and best fleet at 2015 Paris Air Show

Published on : Tuesday, May 26, 2015

qatar airwaysQatar Airways is preparing to showcase its newest and best fleet, with a display of five aircraft at the 2015 Paris Air Show, at Le Bourget in Paris next month, Qatar News Agency (QNA) reported.

 

With bespoke, highly-customised interiors, the airlines new range of aircraft will undoubtedly be the talk of the show, in particular the Airbus A380 and A350 XWB, both of which entered service for the airline recently, with Qatar Airways receiving the A350 as Global Launch Customer.

 

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, Akbar Al Baker, said, “The five aircraft that will be on display, symbolised the dynamic growth of our airline and our constant focus on world-class quality.
“Not only will we be showcasing our A350 XWB, for which we are the Global Launch Customer, but we will also have four other benchmark-setting aircraft this year, showcasing Qatar Airways five-star hospitality.”

 

The A350 XWB, which entered service in Jan and now flies double-daily to Frankfurt and daily to Munich from Oct this year, is also being rolled out across three daily services to Singapore this summer, and will prove popular with aviation enthusiasts visiting the show, as Qatar Airways remains the only airline in the world, flying this next generation aircraft.

 

The 517-seat A380 superjumbo, comprising of First, Business and Economy Classes over two decks, is the largest passenger jet in the world, and currently flies to Bangkok, Paris and London from Doha.

 

The new First Class A380 seat features a 90-inch seat pitch, transforms into a fully flat bed and has up to 2,000 entertainment options, displayed on individual 26-inch television screens.

 

Overall, Qatar Airways will have on display at the Paris Air Show, an Airbus A380, A350, A320, A319 and a Boeing 787 Dreamliner.

 

Qatar Airways has seen rapid growth in just 18 years of operation, to the point where today, it is flying a modern fleet of 157 aircraft to 146 key business and leisure destinations across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific, North America and South America.

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