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Qatar Airways Celebrates 787 Dreamliner Service To UK

16 Dec 2012

Doha, QATAR – Qatar Airways has celebrated yet another milestone with the launch of long-haul Boeing 787 Dreamliner services from Doha to London Heathrow. With the inaugural flight on December 13, Qatar Airways became the first airline to offer regular scheduled flights with the next generation aircraft to and from the UK.

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A proud moment as Qatar Airways flight QR075 from Doha arrives at London Heathrow marking history as the airline became the first to launch scheduled Boeing 787 Dreamliner services to and from the UK.

One of the airline's five daily flights on the Doha – Heathrow route is being operated with the Boeing 787. Flight QR 075 departs Doha at 0625 hrs, arriving at London Heathrow at 1105 hrs, with the return flight QR 076 departing London at 1505 hrs, arriving in Doha at 0045 hrs the following day.

From February 1, passengers from the UK will have an opportunity to fly on one of the most spacious and comfortable aircraft in the skies to Perth all the way on a 787 with a short connection in Doha, when Qatar Airways’ Dreamliner becomes the first carrier to operate regular scheduled flights to Australia.


Qatar Airways Chief Executive Officer Akbar Al Baker, pictured left, with Qatar’s Consul to Britain, Mr Fahad Al Mushairi onboard the airline’s new Boeing 787 at London Heathrow.


Qatar Airways Chief Executive Officer Akbar Al Baker, right, with Qatar’s Consul to Britain, Mr Fahad Al Mushairi in the cockpit of the airline’s new Boeing 787 following the aircraft’s arrival at London Heathrow following its journey from Doha.


Qatar Airways Chief Executive Officer Akbar Al Baker is pictured in the cockpit of the airline’s new Boeing 787 at London Heathrow following its maiden flight from Doha.


The Business Class interiors of Qatar Airways’ new Boeing 787 at London Heathrow.


Qatar Airways Chief Executive Officer Akbar Al Baker, pictured centre, with His Excellency Michael O’Neill, British Ambassador to the State of Qatar, left, and Heathrow Airport Chief Operating Officer Normand Boivin, at the welcome reception celebrating the arrival of Qatar Airways’ Boeing 787 to London.


Qatar Airways Chief Executive Officer Akbar Al Baker addresses media at London Heathrow after arriving on the airline’s new Boeing 787 from Doha.

Notes to Editors

One of the world’s fastest growing airlines, Qatar Airways currently operates a modern fleet of 116 aircraft flying to 122 key business and leisure destinations worldwide.

Over the next few weeks and months, Qatar Airways will launch services to a diverse portfolio of new routes, including Gassim, Saudi Arabia (7 January 2013); Najaf, Iraq (January 23); Phnom Penh, Cambodia (February 20); Chengdu, China (March 19); Chicago, USA (April 10); and Salalah, Oman (May 22).

Qatar Airways currently has orders worth over US$50 billion for more than 250 aircraft, including Boeing 787s, 777s, Airbus A350s, A380s and A320 Family of aircraft. In addition to winning Skytrax’s prestigious Airline of the Year 2011 and 2012, Qatar Airways was named Best Airline in the Middle East for the seventh year in a row. In October 2012, Qatar Airways became the first of the major Gulf carriers to officially join a global alliance having been invited into the oneworld group. For more information, visit www.qatarairways.com

For further information

Qatar Airways Group, Corporate Communications Department
Tel: +974 44302072, Fax: +974 44302069
E-mail: qrmedia@qatarairways.com.qa
Website: www.qatarairways.com