Qatar Airways chief executive Akbar Al Baker has officially opened the new and luxurious Qatar Airways Premium Lounge at Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport.
Al Baker also used the occasion to update attending media on the airline’s forthcoming launch of direct flights to Nice.
Commencing July 4th, the airline will operate five-weekly services from its home and hub Hamad International Airport, Doha.
Furthermore, it was announced that the route will be served by the airline’s state-of-the-art Boeing 787 Dreamliner.
Al Baker said: “I am delighted to be here today to officially open the Qatar Airways Premium Lounge at Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport, the third such lounge of its type within our growing network.
“This further demonstrates our commitment to France and to showcasing the very best of our product offering, whether in the lounge itself, the modern aircraft that we fly on our triple daily service to Paris, or our further expansion with the announcement that Qatar Airways will operate direct flights to Nice from July this year.”
At more than 1,000 square metres, the Qatar Airways Premium Lounge at Paris-Charles de Gaulle offers Qatar Airways First and Business Class passengers, inclusive of oneworld members, a sophisticated, modern and spacious environment in which to relax and commence their five star journey experience.
The Premium Lounge features all of the qualities of a premium product from the airline, including both a brasserie and deli, two roof terraces from where passengers can see far-reaching views of Paris and the Eiffel Tower, both male and female prayer rooms, Mac computers, shower facilities, Wi-Fi and zoned seating for more than 200 guests, all of which contribute to a warm and relaxing atmosphere.