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Sun, 27 June 2021

Qatar Airways' Latest Boeing 787-9 Features New Business Class Suite

Qatar Airways latest Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner passenger aircraft, featuring its eagerly awaited new Business Class Suite, started commercial flights for the first time on Friday, flying from Doha to Milan.

The aircraft is scheduled to operate services from Doha to Athens, Barcelona, Dammam, Karachi, Kuala Lumpur, Madrid and Milan and has a total passenger capacity of 311 seats - 30 Business Class Suites and 281 seats in Economy Class.

The new Adient Ascent Business Class Suite is arranged in a herringbone pattern with a 1-2-1 configuration, each suite has direct aisle access with a sliding door. Passengers seated in adjoining centre suites can slide the privacy panels away at the touch of a button to create their very own space.

Qatar Airways' new Adient Ascent Business Class Suite is arranged in a herringbone pattern with a 1-2-1 configuration, each suite has direct aisle access with a sliding door. Passengers seated in adjoining centre suites can slide the privacy panels away at the touch of a button to create their very own space. Click to enlarge.

The Business Class Suite, which transforms into a 79 fully-flat bed, features a dedicated phone holder equipped with wireless charging technology that is compatible with both iOS and Android devices.

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, Mr. Akbar Al-Baker, said, In-line with our commitment to offering our passengers an unparalleled travel experience, we are pleased to introduce this much-anticipated Business Class Suite on Qatar Airways newest wide-body aircraft, the Boeing 787-9 which will debut onto a number of key routes within our network.

The new Business Class Suite sets yet another industry standard with a uniquely private experience for premium passengers travelling with us, which is becoming increasingly valuable during this pandemic, while showcasing Qatar Airways 5-star standards of excellence and Qatari hospitality that are quintessential on all of our flights.

Our passengers deserve the best and I am confident that they will appreciate the larger Dreamliner variant for its unmatched comfort in the sky. Passengers can rest assured that its responsible impact on the environment fully aligns with our ambition to achieve the highest levels of sustainability.

In Economy Class, each Recaro-produced seat is equipped with a 13-inch Panasonic IFE touch screen in addition to a personal electronic device holder for both mobile and iPad devices.

The seat features a rotatable armrest that can be completely stowed away to the backrest, providing a more comfortable and spacious experience.

The Boeing 787-9 is the latest member of Qatar Airways fleet. As the airline has grounded its Airbus A380s, it now operates 53 Airbus A350 and 37 Boeing 787.

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