Farnborough: Qatar Airways' 787 impresses the crowds at Farnborough
Qatar Airways has received praise from special guests, media and aviation enthusiasts for the inspiring features of its Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft.
The aircraft flew direct from Seattle to the UK for its global reveal, on the first day of the week-long show.
Qatar Airways Chief Executive Officer Akbar Al Baker said: “Qatar Airways has been highly anticipating the arrival of our Boeing 787 aircraft at the Farnborough Air Show, and are proud to share this milestone with the world during the unveiling of our new Dreamliner.
Daily tours during the first three days of the show were conducted on board with guests from the travel trade, aviation industry and media having the opportunity to touch and feel all aspects of the aircraft.
Response to the aircraft’s unique design, which includes key features proprietary to Qatar Airways, has been extremely positive with many looking forward to the day when it officially enters service.
“With the induction of this aircraft into the Qatar Airways fleet, very soon, we are once again pushing the boundaries of service and excellence in the skies,” said Al Baker.
“Our visitors this week at the Farnborough Air Show are our first critics and we have been touched by the praise and positive response to the interiors of the aircraft,” said Al Baker.