29 May 2015

Qatar Airways inaugurates Asia’s A350 service with Doha-Singapore route.

Qatar Airways became the first airline to operate the A350 to Singapore and the Asia Pacific region.

In the inaugural A350 XWB service, upon touching down at Singapore Changi Airport, QR944 was greeted by a traditional water cannon salute, a long-held tradition to welcome special flights or planes to an airport, and an exclusive welcome ceremony.

Marwan Koleilat, Qatar Airways’ Chief Commercial Officer, speaking at the welcome ceremony held at Changi Airport, said: “The A350 is the 3rd and final major new aircraft in a decade and Qatar Airways is delighted to be the 1st global airline to fly this state-of-the-art aircraft into Singapore and Asia Pacific.”

“Singapore is a key market for Qatar Airways and we remain committed to offering our Singapore-based passengers the best in-flight experience possible.”

Following Frankfurt, Singapore is only the 2nd route for the A350.

The Doha-based airline currently operates a double-daily service to Singapore with the Boeing 787 Dreamliner and the aircraft will be progressively replaced by the A350.

In addition, from later this summer, Qatar Airways will add an additional daily flight to Singapore, as part of its global expansion drive and to cater to the increase in passenger demand.

Source: Manuel Belleli

All 3 daily flights will be operated using the A350 by mid-August.

Source: Manuel Belleli

Triple Daily Doha – Singapore Schedules from 1st June 2015:
·         Departure in Doha QR944 at 02:25, arriving in Singapore at 15:15
·         Departure from Singapore QR945 02:30, arriving in Doha at 05:05
·         Departure in Doha QR938 at 07:00, arriving in Singapore at 19:50
·         Departure from Singapore QR939 at 21:20, arriving in Doha at 23:55
·         Departure in Doha QR942 at 20:25, arriving in Singapore at 09:15 (next day)

Based on the press release “Qatar Airways launches Asia´s first A350 XWB service to Singapore Changi Airport”

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