Gulf airline operator Qatar Airways is set to continue its expansion into the Far East
It will launch tomorrow June 18th brand service Tokyo Haneda International Airport.
The route, which will be operated by a Boeing 787 Dreamliner, will be Qatar Airways’ third into Japan, joining Osaka and Tokyo Narita International Airport. Tokyo Haneda International Airport is one of two large airports that serve the Tokyo area.
Speaking about this latest development to its network Chief Executive Officer, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, of Qatar Airways said: “Qatar Airways is very excited to further extend our network in one of our most popular destinations. We are also very pleased that we will be introducing the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, one of the most state-of-the-art aircraft in our fleet. I have no doubt that our passengers will truly enjoy all that this aircraft has to offer in terms of an overall enhanced travel experience.”
The Boeing 787 Dreamliner is configured with 22 seats in Business Class and 232 Economy Class seats with a high standard of comfort on board, including individual 10.5-inch television screens for all not lucky enough to be in business plus a full complimentary food and beverage service. The Dreamliner has steadily gained popularity with passengers after a faltering start. It has been introduced to various destinations now throughout the airlines’ network.
With the commencement of flights to Tokyo Haneda, the number of flights to Japan rises from 14 to 21 frequencies each week as they already serve Osaka and Tokyo Narita International Airport..
The network is due to grow further with routes to Dallas/Fort Worth, USA (July 1, 2014) and Djibouti (July 27, 2014).
QR810 Departs Doha (DOH) 07:35; Arrives Tokyo Haneda (HND) 23:25
QR811 Departs Tokyo Haneda (HND) 01:00; Arrives Doha (DOH) 06:00