Qatar Airways showcased the airline’s latest First and Business Class offerings at the region’s largest travel trade event Arabian Travel Market (ATM) that took place at the Dubai Convention and Exhibition Centre from May 4 to 7.
Qatar Airways’ state-of-the-art booth in Hall 2, ME1530, showcased the airline’s award-winning services and hospitality as guests had the opportunity to explore a replica of the A350 XWB entrance dome; experience the A380 First Class and Business Class seats and on the opening day of the exhibition, Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive Akbar Al Baker hosted a press conference at Al Ain Room B to highlight the airline’s latest undertakings and continued expansion plans.
Speaking about Qatar Airways’ plans for ATM Dubai, Al Baker said, “As one of the most important travel trade shows in the Middle East, the Arabian Travel Market is the perfect platform for Qatar Airways to communicate its worldwide expansion plans and to connect with travel industry suppliers, partners and key officials,” he said. “We have many exciting developments to showcase and discuss and I look forward to speaking about the next chapter in our successful story to our travel partners and customers.”
As part of its 2015 expansion programme, Qatar Airways will launch flights to six new destinations: Amsterdam, Durban, Faisalabad, Zanzibar, Sialkot and Multan. With the addition of these destinations, Qatar Airways will soon increase its global portfolio to 152 locations across Europe, Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Africa, North America and South America. Qatar Airways has also recently announced the increase in frequency of weekly flights for 10 of its existing destinations throughout the Middle East and Europe, to meet the continuous upsurge in passenger demand.