Last Day To Participate In Qatar Airways Facebook Contest To Win Tickets On First Boeing 787 Flight To London

Fabulous Online Competition Offers Chance To Travel On Airline’s Maiden London Heathrow Service

Carrier Launches Dedicated 787 Dreamliner Website Offering Interactive Features Of Next Generation Aircraft

02 Dec 2012

Doha, QATAR – Qatar Airways’ innovative Dream Maker contest for Facebook fans giving them a chance to be the first to fly on its maiden Boeing 787 Dreamliner to London Heathrow next month, is gathering momentum with just one day left to participate.

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Qatar Airways' Dream Maker Facebook Contest

This fabulous online competition, launched to celebrate the recent delivery of the airline’s first Dreamliner, will enable two lucky contestants to win a dream holiday to the UK with a pair of tickets each, including two night’s accommodation in London.

A summary of the winner’s journey will be shared with fans at

Entrants must be over the age of 18, and the criteria to enter is to simply “like” the airline’s Facebook page and answer a set of questions regarding the 787 related videos on the site. The contest closes at midnight tomorrow December 3.

Qatar Airways has also launched a dedicated website revealing features and stories about the airline’s latest aircraft. The new dedicated site provides an experiential journey into the airline’s award-winning product. The story is told through a series of interactive video vignettes which can be viewed and shared across all social media.

Qatar Airways currently operates two Boeing 787 Dreamliners. The airline is launching its first long-haul 787 commercial service from Doha to London Heathrow on December 13.

One of the world’s fastest growing airlines, Qatar Airways has seen rapid growth in just 15 years of operations, currently flying a modern fleet of 114 aircraft to 121 key business and leisure destinations across Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific, North America and South America.

Since the beginning of 2012, Qatar Airways has launched flights to 11 new destinations – Baku (Azerbaijan); Tbilisi (Georgia); Kigali (Rwanda); Zagreb (Croatia), Erbil (Iraq), Baghdad (Iraq), Perth (Australia), Kilimanjaro (Tanzania); Yangon (Myanmar), Maputo (Mozambique) and Belgrade (Serbia).

Over the next few weeks and months, Qatar Airways will launch services to a diverse portfolio of new routes, including Warsaw, Poland (December 5), Gassim, Saudi Arabia (7 January 2013); Najaf, Iraq (January 23); Phnom Penh, Cambodia (February 20); Chicago, USA (April 10); and Salalah, Oman (May 22).

Notes to Editors

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, and its Premium Terminal at Doha International Airport was named Best Premium Service Airport for the second consecutive year in 2012. Skytrax is the only global independent passenger survey monitoring airline standards and is considered the ultimate benchmark for excellence in the airline industry. 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 further information

Qatar Airways Group, Corporate Communications Department
Tel: +974 44302072, Fax: +974 44302069