On 15th of January ,2015 the brand-new Airbus A350-900 flew its first commercial flight from Doha to Frankfurt. It was none other than Qatar Airways. The Airways was the first to operate the Airbus A350. It was an instant success and was the result of the dedication and hard work of the people who have worked night and day to develop this unbelievable airplane.
About Qatar Airways
Qatar Airways Founded in 22 November, 1993 and started operating from 1994 The airlines slowly turned into a five-star airline and became a chief force in commercial aviation. The airlines have its headquarters in Doha, Qatar. The airline operates from its main hub at Hamad International Airport flies to over 172 destinations. With a fleet size of more than 200 aircraft, Qatar Airways travels across international destinations like Central Asia, Africa, Far East, South Asia, Europe, Middle East, North America, South America and Oceania.
Qatar Airways pampers you with exceptional services throughout your flight journey, giving you an unparalleled travel experience each time you fly with Qatar Airways. The onboard hospitality and service are world class and solely organized to meet the needs of Qatar Airways passengers. You can gorge on the extraordinary food, entertain yourself from the 4,000 entertainment options that are provided, or just sit back and relax your journey onboard.
Few Things You Should Know About Qatar Airways
1. Qatar Airways is considered the best airline in the world.
When it comes to winning prestigious awards, Qatar Airways is always leading from the front. According to the World Airlines Award 2015, Qatar Airways was voted as the best airline on earth, with Singapore Airlines and Cathay Pacific being runners up. Qatar Airways has been award this title for two consecutive years in 2011 and 2012.
2. Doha Airport topped the list of Best airport in the Middle East.
Qatar Airways operates from its hub which is Hamad International Airport. The airport was voted as the “Best Airport” in the Middle East, winning over the two United Arab Emirates Airports located in Abu Dhabi and Dubai. The airways have its new hub located 10 kms south of the Doha city center which was inaugurated on April 30,2014.
The new hub opened on April 30 in 2014 and is only 10 kilometers south of the Doha city center with is reachable by metro and frequent busses.
3. Qatar Airways serves every continent.
There are only few airlines in the world that directly fly from their designated hubs to all inhabitant continents, and Qatar Airways is one of them. Hamad International is among the 5 airports in the world that operates non-stop flights to several continents.
4. In May 2017, Qatar Airways joined hands with FIFA in 2018 and also became an official sponsor.
After FIFA ended its contract with Emirates, it joined hands with Qatar Airways. Qatar Airways became its official partner and also became a part of a sponsorship package lasting until 2022.
5. The national animal of Qatar Airways went extinct
The purple Onyx, the symbol on Qatar Airways Fin went extinct from the wild in 1972 but again came into existence in 1982.
6. Doha to Auckland longest flight in the world.
Qatar Airways launched its longest flight which will fly from Doha to Auckland and will take of on December 3rd, 2016. The flight will be covering a distance of 14,536 kilometres flying between Qatar’s capital and the biggest city in New Zealand. The estimated flight duration is going to be 18 hours and 30 minutes.
7. The world’s first commercial passenger flight powered by a fuel made from natural gas.
On October 12, 2009, a Qatar Airways Airbus, that was flying from London to Doha operated the first commercial passenger flight with the help of a mixture of kerosene and synthetic gas fuel. The substance was formed from natural gas.
If you want to fly with Qatar Airways and have an extraordinary air journey, book your tickets soon. You can book your tickets by dialing Qatar Airways Reservations .