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QATAR AIRWAYS & JETBLUE STRENGTHEN THEIR SUCCESSFUL CODE-SHARE AGREEMENT

QATAR AIRWAYS & JETBLUE STRENGTHEN THEIR SUCCESSFUL CODE-SHARE AGREEMENT

DOHA, Qatar – Qatar Airways has announced the expansion of its code-share partnership with JetBlue, adding 29 new code-share destinations on the airline’s route network from Boston Logan International Airport.


The expanded partnership will take effect from 16th March 2016 to coincide with the launch of Qatar Airways’ daily direct flights to Boston. Passengers will now be able to connect onto JetBlue’s network with a seamless transfer process via both New York and Boston.


“The strengthening of this code-share agreement comes at a time when Qatar Airways is focused upon expanding its own direct links to the United States and beyond, with the launch of non-stop services to Los Angeles, Atlanta and Boston throughout 2016,” said Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker.


“Passengers travelling to Boston on our latest flagship A350 XWB aircraft will be able to connect onwards to almost 30 JetBlue destinations across the continent, enhancing the overall passenger experience for all, thanks to this expanded code-share agreement.”


The partnership will include new code-share routes from Boston (BOS) to; Austin (AUS), Charleston (CHS), Cleveland (CLE), Denver (DEN), Detroit (DTW), Fort Lauderdale (FLL), Fort Myers (RSW), Jacksonville (JAX), Las Vegas (LAS), Long Beach (LGB), Martha’s Vineyard (MVY), Nantucket (ACK), New Orleans (MSY), Oakland (OAK), Orlando (MCO), Portland (PDX), Raleigh Durham (RDU), Richmond (RIC), Sacramento (SMF), Saint Thomas (STT), San Diego (SAN), San Francisco (SFO), San Jose (SJC), San Juan (SJU), Sarasota (SRQ), Savannah (SAV), Seattle (SEA), Tampa (TPA) and West Palm Beach (PBI).


At the annual Skytrax 2015 World Airline Awards in June, Qatar Airways was awarded World’s Best Airline, Best Business Class Airline Seat, and Best Airline in the Middle East.


Qatar Airways has seen rapid growth in just 18 years of operation and today flies a modern fleet of 166 aircraft to 152 key business and leisure destinations across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific, North America and South America.


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Editor Notes:


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 166 aircraft flying to 152 key business and leisure destinations across six continents.


Qatar Airways won Airline of the Year, Best Business Class Airline Seat and Best Airline in the Middle East at the 2015 Skytrax Awards. This is the third time the airline won the accolade of Airline of the Year.


Qatar Airways is a member of the oneworld global alliance. The award-winning alliance was named the World’s Best Airline Alliance 2015 by Skytrax for the third 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 Cargo, the world’s fifth largest cargo carrier, serves more than 40 exclusive freighter destinations worldwide via its Doha hub and also delivers freight to more than 150 key business and leisure destinations globally on 166 aircraft. The Qatar Airways Cargo fleet now includes six Airbus 330, eight Boeing 777 freighters and one Boeing 747 freighter.


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.


For more information, visit our homepage www.qatarairways.com or our sites on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Instagram, and YouTube.


For Qatar Airways corporate images, please click here: http://www.qatarairways.com/corporateimages


For further information contact:
Qatar Airways Group, Corporate Communications Department
Tel: +974 40222072, Fax: +974 40225350
E-mail: qrmedia@qatarairways.com.qa
Website: www.qatarairways.com


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