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QATAR AIRWAYS BRINGS BOEING DREAMLINER TO LONDONT FOR THE FIRST TIME

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Qatar Airways has launched its inaugural long-haul Boeing 787 Dreamliner service on the Doha – London Heathrow route, becoming the first airline to operate regular scheduled flights with the state-of-the art aircraft to and from the UK.

Despite wintry weather, Qatar Airways’ 787 – flight QR075 – was warmly welcomed at London Heathrow by a special arrival ceremony.

An official delegation from Doha was on the inaugural flight from the airline’s Doha hub, including Qatar Airways chief executive Akbar Al Baker and VIP guest his excellency Michael O’Neill, British ambassador to Qatar.

The Dreamliner’s debut from the Doha-based carrier marks the start of an exciting new era for travellers to and from the UK, who will have the opportunity to travel the world onboard one of the most spacious and comfortable aircraft in the skies today.