DOHA, Qatar - Qatar Airways will continue its Ramadan tradition of offering travellers a delicious and healthy Iftar meal box featuring nutritious snacks, inspired by Middle Eastern cuisine, to break their fast.
Available on selected flights throughout the holy month of Ramadan, the Qatar Airways Iftar boxes have been designed to engage all passengers. Each box features inspiring messages about the meaning of Ramadan, providing all passengers with an interesting insight in to this special time of celebration for Muslims.
Qatar Airways Senior Vice President Customer Experience, Mr. Rossen Dimitrov, said: “Qatar Airways has established a tradition during Ramadan, of offering our passengers a nutritious and delicious way to break their fast while flying. Our passengers are at the heart of everything that we do, and we make a promise to be generous and to always put our customers first, by taking into account their needs – especially during significant times such as the holy month of Ramadan.
“We look forward to welcoming all of our passengers on board our flights during Ramadan, and invite them to embrace this special time of year by enjoying the inspirational messages featured on our Iftar boxes. Ramadan Kareem.”
Iftar meal boxes will be available on flights to Cairo , Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Basra, Dammam, Dubai, Gassim, Kuwait Muscat, Riyadh, Sharjah, Abha, Alexandria, Amman, Bagdad, Khartoum, Medina, Najaf, Salalah, Sulaymaniyah, Taif, Hofuf, Shiraz, Luxor and Mashad.
Passengers travelling with Qatar Airways in Business and First Class will enjoy vegetable crudités, hummus, chicken with tarator sauce sandwich and mozzarella cheese with spicy tomato chutney sandwich, banana, assorted nut, dates, baklava, laban, Alpen bar, refreshing towel and a bottle of water.
Iftar meal boxes served in Economy Class will include mozzarella cheese with spicy tomato chutney sandwich, mamoul, assorted nutsl, dates, laban, biscuits, refreshing towel, a bottle of water.
Qatar Airways cabin crew will make an on-board announcement and will serve Iftar boxes at the appropriate time during the flight, alleviating customers from having to calculating the time.
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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 19th year of operations, Qatar Airways has a modern fleet of 185 aircraft flying to more than 150 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.
In 2015 Qatar Airways 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 3,000. Passengers flying on Qatar Airways flights served by its B787, A350, A380, A319 as well as select A320 and 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.
Qatar Airways is one of the world’s leaders in sponsoring global sporting events, including the strategic team sponsorships of FC Barcelona and Al-Ahli Saudi Arabia FC. Qatar Airways’ strategy reflects the values of sports as a means of bringing people together, something at the core of the airline’s own brand message - Going Places Together.
Qatar Airways Cargo, the world’s third largest cargo carrier, serves more than 50 exclusive freighter destinations worldwide via its Doha hub and also delivers freight to more than 150 key business and leisure destinations globally on 185 aircraft. The Qatar Airways Cargo fleet now includes eight Airbus 330Fs, nine Boeing 777 freighters and two Boeing 747 freighters.
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