- The award-winning airline will operate its fourth weekly service from Doha to Montreal with state-of-the-art Boeing 777 from 17 December 2018
- Additional flight launched in time to meet peak winter holiday season
DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is delighted to announce that it will introduce an additional weekly flight to its popular Doha – Montreal route from 17 December 2018, providing even more flexibility for both business and leisure passengers travelling to and from the Canadian city.
The additional service will be operated by the airline’s flagship Boeing 777 aircraft, taking the route to four-times-weekly, with flights scheduled for Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, said: “We are very pleased to introduce this extra weekly service on one of our most popular routes for our long-haul Canadian passengers. Qatar Airways has one of the shortest connection times for Canadian travellers to the Far East – the Montreal to Doha journey is just 12 hours and 20 minutes, with one of the lowest connection times in the industry. We would like to take this opportunity to thank Canadian travellers for their continued support, and for choosing to fly with a world-class airline that puts service excellence at its core.
“This additional service comes just in time to meet the peak winter holiday season, and will offer passengers travelling to and from Montreal even more flexibility and convenience when making travel plans.”
The multiple-award-winning airline will continue to use its state-of-the-art Boeing 777 aircraft on the additional route, featuring a two-class Economy and Business Class configuration of up to 412 seats, with 24 seats in Business Class and 388 seats in Economy Class.
Passengers travelling to Montreal in Business Class can look forward to relaxing in one of the most comfortable, fully-lie flat beds as well as enjoy the five-star food and beverage service, which is served ‘dine-on-demand’. Passengers can also take advantage of the airline’s award-winning in-flight entertainment system, Oryx One, offering up to 4,000 entertainment options.
As the national carrier for the State of Qatar, Qatar Airways currently operates a modern fleet of more than 200 aircraft via its hub, Hamad International Airport (HIA) to more than 150 destinations worldwide.
Qatar Airways was named ‘World’s Best Business Class’ by the 2018 World Airline Awards, managed by international air transport rating organisation Skytrax. It was also named ‘Best Business Class Seat’, ‘Best Airline in the Middle East’, and ‘World’s Best First Class Airline Lounge’.
As part of its continued expansion plans, Qatar Airways plans to launch an array of exciting new destinations over the coming months, including Mombasa, Kenya; Gothenburg, Sweden and Da Nang, Vietnam.
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About Qatar Airways:
Qatar Airways, the national carrier of the State of Qatar, is celebrating more than 20 years of Going Places Together with travellers across its more than 150 business and leisure destinations. The world’s fastest-growing airline will add a number of exciting new destinations to its growing network in 2018, including Gothenburg, Sweden; Da Nang, Vietnam; Mombasa, Kenya and many more, flying passengers on board its modern fleet of more than 200 aircraft.
A multiple award-winning airline, Qatar Airways was named ‘World’s Best Business Class’ by the 2018 World Airline Awards, managed by international air transport rating organisation Skytrax. It was also named ‘Best Business Class Seat,’ ‘Best Airline in the Middle East,’ and ‘World’s Best First Class Airline Lounge.
Qatar Airways is a member of the oneworld global alliance. The award-winning alliance was named the World’s Best Airline Alliance 2015 by Skytrax for the third year running. Qatar Airways was the first Gulf carrier to join global airline alliance, oneworld, enabling its passengers to benefit from more than 1,000 airports in more than 150 countries, with 14,250 daily departures.
Oryx One, Qatar Airways’ in-flight entertainment system offers passengers up to 4,000 entertainment options from the latest blockbuster movies, TV box sets, music, games and much more. Passengers flying on Qatar Airways flights served by its B787, A350, A380, A319 and select A320 and A330 aircraft can also stay in touch with their friends and family around the world by using the award-winning airline’s on-board Wi-Fi and GSM service.
Qatar Airways proudly supports a range of exciting international and local initiatives dedicated to enriching the global community that it serves. Qatar Airways, the official FIFA partner, is the official sponsor of many top-level sporting events, including the FIFA 2018 and 2022 World Cups, reflecting the values of sports as a means of bringing people together, something at the core of the airline’s own brand message – Going Places Together.
Qatar Airways Cargo, one of the world’s leading international air cargo carriers, serves more than 60 freighter destinations worldwide via its world-class Doha hub and also delivers freight to more than 150 key business and leisure destinations globally on more than 200 aircraft. The Qatar Airways Cargo fleet includes two Boeing 747-8 freighters, 15 Boeing 777 freighters and eight Airbus A330 freighters.
For further information, please contact:
Qatar Airways Group, Corporate Communications Department
Tel: +974 4022 2200
Source: Qatar Airways