Qatar Airways’ stand at ATM proves a big success
posted | Thursday, 03 May 2012
Qatar Airways reports to have been enjoying a successful week at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2012, showcasing its new exhibition stand and Boeing 787 seats – both taking centre stage at the show.
The fourth day of the exhibition started with an official inauguration by the Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
During the royal tour of each of the exhibition areas, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed visited the Qatar Airways exhibition stand, where CEO, Qatar Airways, Akbar Al Baker cordially showcased the carrier's Boeing 787 Business Class seats.
is the Middle East launch customer of the 787 Dreamliner with the first of 60 of the aircraft-type on order due to be delivered to the Doha-based airline this summer.
The carrier further informs that the visitors at ATM from around the world visited Qatar Airways’ stand to sample the airline’s renowned hospitality and its latest seat product offerings.
is gearing up to launch a range of new destinations, including Zagreb (Croatia) on May 9; Perth, the airline's second Australian route – from July 3; Kilimanjaro on July 25; as well as Mombasa on August 15; Erbil and Baghdad in May and June respectively; and Myanmar in October.
Among other new routes due to join the airline’s network with dates yet to be announced are Belgrade (Serbia), Helsinki (Finland), and Zanzibar (Tanzania).
Qatar Airways is one of the world’s fastest growing airlines, operating a modern fleet of 109 aircraft to 113 diverse business and leisure destinations across Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific, North America and South America from its Doha hub.