The Qatar Airways launched its new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner passenger aircraft, featuring its new Business Class Suite, on a number of key routes to Europe and Asia. The airways started with its Doha to Milan service on the Friday, 25 June 2021.
The new gen aircraft is scheduled for services from Doha to Athens, Barcelona, Dammam, Karachi, Kuala Lumpur, Madrid, and Milan and has a total passenger capacity of 311 seats – 30 Business Class Suites and 281 seats in Economy Class.
The new Adient Ascent Business Class Suite gives it a very contemporary design that is truly personal, spacious, and functional, allowing you to relax on your own private sanctuary. It is arranged in a herringbone pattern, in a 1-2-1 configuration, each suite has direct aisle access with a sliding door to ensure the ultimate in privacy and comfort.
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr Akbar Al-Baker, said: “In line with our commitment to offering our passengers an unparalleled travel experience, we are pleased to introduce this much-anticipated Business Class Suite on Qatar Airways’ newest wide-body aircraft, the Boeing 787-9 which will debut onto a number of key routes within our network.“The new Business Class Suite sets yet another industry standard with a uniquely private experience for premium passengers traveling with us, which is becoming increasingly valuable during this pandemic while showcasing Qatar Airways’ 5-star standards of excellence and Qatari hospitality that are quintessential on all of our flights.
“Our passengers deserve the best and I am confident that they will appreciate the larger Dreamliner variant for its unmatched comfort in the sky. Passengers can rest assured that its responsible impact on the environment fully aligns with our ambition to achieve the highest levels of sustainability.”
The Business Class Suite, transforms into a 79” fully-flat bed. It is also equipped with a wireless charging technology that is compatible with both iOS and Android devices.
They also provide a menu with a wide selection of international cuisine, food, and beverages, as well as healthy vegan meal. The passengers will also be pampered with products and amenities from world-class brands including Narumi, BRIC’S, Diptyque, TWG Tea, Castello Monte Vibiano Vecchio and The White Company to name a few.
The Boeing 787-9 is the latest member of the Boeing aircraft in Qatar Airways’ fleet. The airline has continued to fly its fleet of 30 787-8s throughout the COVID-19 pandemic due to its strong fuel efficiency and excellent reliability record.