The new Business Class Suite is equipped with sliding doors for total privacy, wireless mobile device charging and 79-inch fully reclining seats. With its strategic investments in twin-engine aircraft, the airline offers its passengers the opportunity to travel on quiet and environmentally friendly aircraft in terms of fuel efficiency.
Qatar Airways is launching its Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner passenger aircraft, featuring the highly anticipated new Business Class Suite, on a number of key routes to Europe and Asia. The first of these flights took place on June 25 with the Doha-Milan flight. The ultra-modern aircraft, which is planned to serve Athens, Barcelona, Dammam, Karachi, Kuala Lumpur, Madrid and Milan from Doha, has a total passenger capacity of 30 seats, including 281 Business Class Suites and 311 Economy Classes.
Designed with the unique Qatar Airways design DNA and appealing to distinguished passengers, the new 'Adient Ascent Business Class Suite' incorporates a contemporary design that is personal, spacious and functional, allowing passengers to relax in their own private areas.
Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al-Baker said: “In recognition of our commitment to providing our passengers with a unique travel experience; We are pleased to offer the highly anticipated Business Class Suite to a number of key routes in our network with Qatar Airways' newest wide-body aircraft, the Boeing 787-9. While demonstrating 5-star standards of excellence and Qatari hospitality on all our flights, with the new Business Class Suite, we are setting standards that will provide premium passengers traveling with us with a uniquely special experience as an industry that has become even more important during the pandemic.” said.
In the 1-2-1 configuration arranged in herringbone, each suite has direct corridor access via a sliding door to provide privacy and ultimate comfort. Passengers sitting in adjoining center suites can enjoy the privilege of closing the privacy panels with the touch of a button to create their own enclosed private space, while the Business Class Suite transforms into a 79-inch fully flat bed, offering a high level of comfort on board. Their personal mobile devices are compatible with both iOS and Android devices. They can enjoy their flight knowing they are securely protected in a special phone holder equipped with wireless charging technology.
The privileges of the Business Class Suite, with the industry-leading in-flight service of the airline's award-winning cabin crew; The international cuisine includes a variety of foods and beverages, as well as healthy vegan meal options that are part of Qatar Airways' à la carte on-demand menu. Passengers traveling with the Business Class Suite will not only enjoy the award-winning cuisine, but also first class passengers will be able to open the doors of a pleasant sky travel with the products and amenities of first-class brands such as Narumi, BRIC'S, diptyque, TWG Tea, Castello Monte Vibiano Vecchio and The White Company.
Economy Class passengers, on the other hand, will be equipped with a 13-inch Panasonic IFE touchscreen, in addition to a personal electronic device holder for both mobile and iPad devices, with seats manufactured by Recaro, an example of cutting-edge design and cutting-edge technology. Passengers will also enjoy 'Quisine' with its complete dining experience.
Qatar Airways once again underlined its commitment to sustainability and net zero carbon emissions by 787, with its investment in the 9-2050, the latest addition to the Boeing aircraft in its fleet. With one of the youngest fleets in the sky, Qatar Airways continues to fly with a fleet of 53 Airbus A350s and 37 Boeing 787s, strategically ideal for long-haul routes in Africa, the Americas, Europe and Asia-Pacific.
Qatar Airways recently became the first global airline in the world to receive a 19 Star in the COVID-5 Airline Safety Rating determined by Skytrax. The industry's most prestigious safety rating came as a result of an in-depth review of Qatar Airways' COVID-19 hygiene and safety standards. Hamad International Airport has also recently become the first airport in the Middle East and Asia to be awarded the Skytrax 5-Star COVID-19 Airport Safety Rating. For detailed information on the measures taken, visit qatarairways.com/safety.
Qatar Airways, the national carrier of the State of Qatar, currently flies to more than 140 destinations around the world and plans to expand its network to more destinations. Qatar Airways offers unrivaled connectivity options with additional flights to major hubs, making it easy for passengers to change their travel dates or destinations when needed. Qatar Airways, which has many international awards, was named "World's Best Airline" and "Best Airline in the Middle East" at the 2019 World Airline Awards organized by Skytrax. In addition, Qsuite, which offers a groundbreaking Business Class experience, was awarded the "World's Best Business Class" and "Best Business Class Seat" awards.
With its 1-2-1 configuration seat arrangement, Qsuite offers passengers the widest, comfortable and socially distanced Business Class service in the sky, providing complete privacy. Qsuite is available on flights to more than 40 destinations, including Johannesburg, Kuala Lumpur, London and Singapore. Qatar Airways is also the only airline to have five times received the revered "Airline of the Year" award, considered the pinnacle of excellence in the airline industry.