Qatar Airways adds US flights with Los Angeles, Boston and Atlanta departures

Qatar Airways adds US flights with Los Angeles, Boston and Atlanta departures

Qatar Airways will begin the next phase of its USA route development with the introduction of three new passenger routes to Los Angeles, Boston and Atlanta.

With these new destinations, Qatar Airways will offer daily non-stop services to all ten of the largest metropolitan areas of the United States.

Effective January 1st, 2016, Qatar Airways will commence daily flights to Los Angeles, California, the second largest city in the United States, with the airline’s flagship Boeing 777 aircraft, which features a two-class cabin with 42 Business Class fully lie-flat seats in a 2-2-2 configuration.

From March 16th, 2016, the airline will launch daily flights to Boston, the capital and largest city of Massachusetts, and will operate its latest flagship A350 XWB in a two-class configuration with 36 Business Class seats in a 1-2-1 configuration, featuring an 80” fully flat bed and 17” HD in-flight entertainment screen.

Atlanta, Georgia, the business centre of the southeast region of the United States, will be Qatar Airways’ third new route to the US and will commence with daily flights starting on July 1st 2016.

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The route will be operated with the airline’s flagship Boeing 777 aircraft.

Increasing passenger demand to America’s largest city and financial centre, New York, has prompted Qatar Airways to add a second daily service to the city from March 1st 2016.

Qatar Airways has served the city daily since the initial route launch in 2007.

The second daily service to New York’s JFK will be operated by the Airbus A350 XWB aircraft providing passengers an opportunity to experience both the Boeing B777 and the A350 aircraft types on the route.

Qatar Airways chief executive Akbar Al Baker said: “As Qatar Airways continues its global expansion, we are delighted to be offering even more gateways in the United States, connecting passengers from destinations across the Middle East, the Indian subcontinent, Africa and south-east Asia.”