Qatar Airways adds flight to New York JFK


3rd Aug, 2018 | Tourism Mail Crew


KATHMANDU, Aug 03: Qatar Airways will be starting flights to New York JFK route from October 28, 2018, with its ultra-modern Airbus A350-1000 aircraft. This will be the airline’s first commercial route to the US operated with this aircraft.

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, Akbar Al Baker, said: “We are thrilled to introduce the A350-1000 on flights to and from JFK, one of our key US gateways. The introduction of this next-generation aircraft to the route demonstrates our commitment to providing passengers travelling to and from the US with the most modern and technologically-advanced aircraft available, ensuring that their experience is second-to-none. We look forward to welcoming all passengers travelling to and from the US on board this spectacular aircraft.”

The A350-1000 offers a total of 327 seats across two cabins, with 46 Qsuite Business Class seats and 281 18-inch extra wide Economy Class seats. Qatar Airways’ A350-1000 features the airline’s patented, award-winning Business Class experience, Qsuite, which offers the industry’s first-ever double bed in Business Class, as well as privacy panels that stow away, allowing passengers in adjoining seats to create their own private room, a first of its kind in the industry.

Qatar Airways serves 10 cities across the US, including Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Philadelphia and Washington. The airline provides double-daily flights from New York’s JFK airport.