DOHA, QATAR – Qatar Airways has started its third-daily flight to Singapore from Doha to cater to increasing passenger demand. A move which reflects the five-star Doha-based carrier’s global expansion drive, and an indication of Singapore’s strategic importance to Qatar Airways.
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, said: “Singapore has long been a key market for Qatar Airways and we are delighted to be able to mount an additional third-daily flight on this route. The increased frequency will offer even greater connectivity for Singapore-based passengers when they travel to popular routes in Europe and the Americas.
“Qatar Airways became the first airline to operate the A350 XWB to Singapore and the Asia Pacific region in May this year. Since then, we have received overwhelmingly positive customer feedback on this state-of-the-art aircraft. By the middle of August, all three daily flights on the Singapore – Doha route will be wholly operated by the A350 XWB aircraft, marking another significant milestone for us here in the Far East.”
Qatar Airways is the global launch customer for the A350 XWB, and remains the only airline to currently fly the world’s newest wide-body aircraft. Following Frankfurt, Qatar Airways became the first airline to operate the A350 XWB to Singapore and the Asia Pacific region on May 11, 2015.
With the A350 XWB, all 283 passengers can be assured of unprecedented levels of comfort across all classes when travelling via Doha and onwards to key destinations in Europe and the Americas.
The Business Class cabin has 36 seats in a 1-2-1 configuration featuring an 80” full flat bed and 17” HD in-flight entertainment screen. The Economy Class features 247 18-inch wide seats in a 3-3-3 configuration, each with a 10.6” in-flight entertainment screen, and more space at shoulder level for passengers in window seats due to the vertical side wall panel design.
The aircraft features the state-of-the-art Oryx One entertainment system, with up to 2,000 entertainment options on individual screens in all classes. The A350 XWB also offers advanced air conditioning technology and LED mood lighting to enhance the comfort of passengers while reducing fatigue after a long flight, as well as in-flight Wi-Fi connectivity for all passengers allowing them to surf the web on the go.
One of the fastest growing airlines in the world, Qatar Airways has experienced rapid growth in just 18 years of operation. Today it flies a modern fleet of 158 aircraft to 146 key business and leisure destinations across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific, North America and South America.
Triple Daily Doha – Singapore Schedules from 1st June 2015:
Departure in Doha QR944 at 02:25, arriving in Singapore at 15:15
Departure from Singapore QR945 02:30, arriving in Doha at 05:05
Departure in Doha QR938 at 07:00, arriving in Singapore at 19:50
Departure from Singapore QR939 at 21:20, arriving in Doha at 23:55
Departure in Doha QR942 at 20:25, arriving in Singapore at 09:15 (next day)
Departure from Singapore QR943 10:40, arriving in Doha at 13:15
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 158 aircraft flying to 146 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.
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