Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways, the national airline of the State of Qatar has seen rapid growth in just 16 years of operations, currently flying a modern fleet of 129 aircraft to 132 key business and leisure destinations across Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific and The Americas.

The airline has developed under the dynamic leadership of Chief Executive Officer Akbar Al Baker and has grown into a leading force in regional and global aviation.

This June, Qatar Airways was awarded World’s Best Business Class, World’s Best Business Class Lounge and, for the second consecutive year Best Airline Staff Service in the Middle East at the annual Skytrax 2013 World Airline Awards.

The airline has also been named Best Airline in the Middle East for the seventh year in a row, and its Premium Terminal at Doha International Airport named Best Premium Service Airport for the third consecutive year in 2013. Qatar Airways has also twice been the recipient of the prestigious Skytrax Airline of the Year Award in 2011 and 2012.

Qatar Airways has been elected to join Oneworld, with implementation into the global alliance, which will take place from 30 October 2013.

Worldwide Network: 80 Airbus A350s
52 Boeing 787s (including options)
14 Boeing 777s (including freighters and options)
80 Airbus A320 Neos (including options)
13 Airbus A380-800s (including options)
1 Airbus A320
Launched: January 20, 1994
132destinations (as of October 2013)
Current Fleet (Passenger and Cargo) (129 aircraft) (As of October 2013) 22 Boeing 777-300ERs
9 Boeing 777-200LRs
8 Boeing 787 Dreamliners
5 Boeing 777F Cargo Freighters
4 Airbus A340-600s
32 Airbus A320s
16 Airbus A330-200s
13 Airbus A330-300s
3 Airbus A330 Cargo Freighters
3 Airbus A300-600 Cargo Freighters
2 Airbus Long Range A319LRs
12 Airbus A321-200s
Fleet on Order: 80 Airbus A350s
52 Boeing 787s (including options)
14 Boeing 777s (including freighters and options)
80 Airbus A320 Neos (including options)
13 Airbus A380-800s (including options)
1 Airbus A320
Corporate Jet Subsidiary Qatar Executive (6 aircraft) 3 Bombardier Challenger 605s
1 Bombardier Global Express XRS
2 Bombardier Global 5000s
Special Features: 180-degree horizontal flat beds in First Class beds on both Airbus A330s and A340s. All classes in these aircraft type have personal video screens. A340s and A330-300s feature 15-inch seatback LCD TV screens in Business and First Class and the long-haul fleet has a unique Audio Video On Demand entertainment system. The Boeing 777 fleet features 180-degree horizontal flat bed Business Class sleeper seats with a seat pitch of 78 inches, while Economy Class has a seat pitch of up to 34 inches. All passengers have access to seat-back TV screens and an interactive audio and video entertainment system with more than 1,000 different entertainment options. First and Business Class passengers on other aircraft are offered individual Sony Watchmans with access to a video library of more than 20 titles. Premium Terminal – world’s first dedicated terminal for First and Business Class passengers opened at Doha International Airport in Winter 2006 and later underwent an expansion which increased the Business Class Lounge seating capacity by 80 percent. Features a spa, jacuzzi, fine dining, meeting rooms and duty-free shopping.
Privilege Club: Qatar Airways’ Privilege Club loyalty programme has reciprocal agreements with international airlines and tie-ups with hotels, car rental companies, credit cards and other partners worldwide

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