3 April 2014
Qatar Airways has opened its fifth gateway in the United States, with the launch of daily service between Philadelphia and Qatar Airways´ hub in Doha.
Qatar Airways now operates 35 passenger flights a week between the United States and Doha daily from New York, Washington DC, Chicago, Houston and Philadelphia.
Qatar Airways´ Doha to Philadelphia route is being operated with a Boeing 777-200LR in a two-class configuration of 42 seats in Business and 217 seats in Economy. The aircraft offers seatback TV screens providing passengers with the next generation interactive onboard entertainment system and a choice of more than 1,000 audio and video options.
Qatar Airways is the national carrier of the State of Qatar. Currently undergoing rapid expansion, Qatar Airways is one of the fastest growing airlines operating one of the youngest fleets in the world. Now in its 17th year of operations, Qatar Airways has a modern fleet of 131 aircraft flying to 137 key business and leisure destinations across six continents. Its website is at http://www.qatarairways.com.