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Qatar Airways was pleased to close 2020 with the delivery of the 53rd Airbus A350, on the last day of the year.
The national carrier of the State of Qatar is the largest operator of Airbus A350 aircraft, with 34 A350-900 and 19 A350-1000, reaffirming its position as the ideal choice for environmentally conscious long-haul passengers. The A350-1000 is equipped with the airline’s award-winning seat in Business Class – Qsuite, and will operate on strategic routes to and from Africa, the Americas, Asia-Pacific and Europe.
The Chief Executive of the Qatar Airways Group, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, said: “Despite the challenges of the pandemic, we continue to invest in our fleet, operating the youngest, most fuel-efficient and technologically advanced aircraft. strategic investment in sustainable twin-engine aircraft has enabled us to continue flying during the most challenging year in aviation history, helping to bring home more than 3.1 million people since the start of the pandemic. As global travel recovers, our passengers can count on us for greener and smarter flights, and with more flights to more destinations through the Best Airport in the Middle East, Hamad International Airport”.
Environmentally conscious passengers can travel with the guarantee that Qatar Airways continuously monitors the market in order to assess demand, both for passengers and cargo, to ensure that it operates most efficient aircraft on each route.
Rather than being forced to use oversized planes due to limited options, reducing the flexibility for passengers to travel when they want, Qatar Airways has a variety of sustainable planes available to offer more flights with the right capacity in each market. Qatar Airways is in full use of its fleet of 53 A350s, to more than 45 destinations on the airline’s network, including Johannesburg, London, Melbourne, New York, Paris, São Paulo and Singapore.