DOHA, Qatar – Qatar Airways has announced the launch of a new daily All-First Class service from its hub in Doha to Jeddah in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to coincide with the start of Ramadan. With the additional daily flight starting from June 18, services to Jeddah will rise from double-daily flights to triple-daily flights.
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, said: “The demand for premium group travel continues to grow especially during the Ramadan season, and therefore we have introduced this All-Premium A319 to Jeddah further strengthening Qatar Airways’ position as a five-star airline providing the best First and Business Class service in the industry.”
The Airbus A319 aircraft, which is fitted with an All-Premium Class, single aisle, 2-2 seating configuration with 40 seats, will enable passengers to experience the total comfort of a private jet complemented by Qatar Airways’ award-winning five-star hospitality.
Qatar Airways’ A319 First-Class seats, which recline into fully-flat beds, have one of the highest specifications for premium travel of any airline. The inflight entertainment system, Oryx One, features the same options that are available on Qatar Airways, with up to 2,000 choices of movies, music and games. Personal entertainment can be enjoyed with the latest-generation systems and noise-cancelling headphones.
Combined with the best in on-board service, Qatar Airways’ passengers on the A319 All-First Class flight will also experience the stylish and sophisticated Al Mourjan Business Lounge at Doha’s state-of-the-art Hamad International Airport.
Qatar Airways has expanded rapidly during its 18 years of operation and today serves 147 destinations around the world with a 160-strong fleet of modern, state-of-the-art aircraft including the A350 XWB for which it is the global launch customer.
All-First-Class daily flights between Doha and Jeddah schedule:
Depart Doha QR3002 at 09:00hrs. Arrive Jeddah at 11:20hrs
Depart Jeddah QR3003 at 12:20hrs. Arrive Doha at 14:40hrs
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About Qatar Airways:
Qatar Airways, the national carrier of the State of Qatar, is one of the fastest growing airlines operating one of the youngest fleets in the world. Now in its 18th year of operations, Qatar Airways has a modern fleet of 160 aircraft flying to 147 key business and leisure destinations across six continents. Qatar Airways is a member of the oneworld global alliance. The award-winning alliance was named the World’s Best Airline Alliance 2014 by Skytrax for the second year running. Qatar Airways was the first Gulf carrier to join global airline alliance, oneworld, enabling its passengers to benefit from more than 1,000 airports in more than 150 countries, with 14,250 daily departures.
Qatar Airways recently launched Oryx One, an enhanced interface for its inflight entertainment system, increasing the number of movies and TV shows on board from 950 to up to 2,000. Passengers flying on Qatar Airways flights served by its B787, A350, A380, A319 and select A330 aircraft can also stay in touch with their friends and family around the world by using the five-star airline’s on-board Wi-Fi and GSM service.
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Notes to Editors:
On October 30, 2013, Qatar Airways joined the oneworld Alliance, becoming the first Gulf carrier to join a global airline alliance, enabling its customers to benefit from almost 1,000 airports in more than 150 countries, with 14,000 daily departures.
Award-winning carrier Qatar Airways was presented with three honours at the annual Skytrax 2013 World Airline Awards held during the Paris Air Show at Le Bourget, France, last June. The airline 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.
During the 2013 Dubai Air Show the airline placed orders for more than 60 new aircraft – a mixture of Boeing 777X and Airbus A330 Freighters. In total the airline has 300 aircraft on order worth more than US $50 billion. The airline will move into its new hub and home, Hamad International Airport from early 2014. For more information, visit www.qatarairways.com.