National carrier, Qatar Airways will launch a new daily all business class service from its hub in Doha to London Heathrow. The airline’s sixth daily flight to Heathrow will commence from May 15, 2014, using an Airbus A319 aircraft in an all business class, single aisle, 2–2 seating configuration with 40 seats.
QR15 will depart Doha at 14:50 and arrive London Heathrow at 20:25
QR16 will depart London Heathrow at 21:55 and arrive Doha at 06:40 the next morning.
The airline says its new A319 business class seat will have one of the highest specifications with wide seats that recline into fully flat beds and state of the art in-flight AVOD entertainment system. Passengers can also remain in touch with their friends and loved ones on the ground through the SMS mobile texting along GSM and GPRS service
As part of an aggressive expansion programme, Qatar Airways will launch routes to eight new destinations during 2014: Sharjah (UAE) from March 1; Dubai World Central (UAE) from March 1; Philadelphia (USA) from April 2; Larnaca (Cyprus) from April 29; Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport (Turkey) from May 22; Edinburgh (Scotland) from May 28; Miami (USA) from June 10 and Dallas/Fort Worth (USA) from July 1.