Qatar Airways introduces Dreamliner to Austria route
Vienna, September 2, 2014 (STAT):- Qatar Airways has introduced its Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft to the Vienna route to cater to the increasing passenger demand in the region, becoming thereby the first airline to commence the route with a Boeing Dreamliner.
“After 10 years of operating to Vienna, we are delighted to introduce our flagship aircraft, the 787 Dreamliner, which will not only offer an increase in capacity to the route but will also redefine the in-flight experience of our passengers travelling to Doha and beyond,” said Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive Officer, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker.
“Passengers from Austria can now fly to more than 140 destinations worldwide with Qatar Airways via the world-class Hamad International Airport in Doha.”
Qatar Airways has 254 custom-made seats across its 787 Business and Economy Class cabins with specially designed interiors. Business Class is configured in a 1–2–1 set-up with 22 seats, while Economy has a 232 seating capacity in a 3–3–3 layout. All seats in Business Class are fully reclinable.
“The first landing of the Qatar Airways Boeing 787 Dreamliner today marks a highlight in the development of Vienna Airport. With this, one of the most modern aircraft in the world is now flying a regular service to Vienna. This capacity increase of Qatar Airways strengthens the role of Vienna Airport as a gateway to the Middle East,” says Mag. Julian Jäger, Member of the Management Board of Flughafen Wien AG.