Qatar Airways is expanding it’s service to Japan with it’s newest destination, Tokyo Haneda International Airport. The new route will double the airlines service to Tokyo to two flights a day. The route which will be operated by a Boeing 787 dreamliner, will be the airlines third to Japan, joining Osaka and Tokyo Narita International Airport.
Tokyo Haneda International Airport is one of two major airports that serve the Greater Tokyo area, and in 2012 it handled more than 66 million passengers.
Qatar Airways chief executive officer, Mr. Akbar Al Baker, said: “Qatar Airways is very excited to further extend our network in one of our most popular destinations. Tokyo, with its rich culture and heritage, has long been a dream destination for travellers all over the world who are looking to explore and experience the fast-paced and vibrant city. We are very pleased that we are now able to provide both leisure and business passengers an additional option when flying into Tokyo.
We are also very pleased that we will be introducing the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, one of the most state-of-the-art aircraft in our fleet, on the route when we commence operations to Tokyo Haneda. I have no doubt that our passengers will truly enjoy all that this aircraft has to offer in terms of an overall enhanced travel experience.”
The airlines Boeing 787 dreamliner has a two-cabin configuration, comprising of 22 seats in business Class and 232 economy class seats in a bone crunching nine abreast configuration.
QR810 Departs Doha (DOH) 07:35; Arrives Tokyo Haneda (HND) 23:25
QR811 Departs Tokyo Haneda (HND) 01:00; Arrives Doha (DOH) 06:00
The airline will be also be adding new routes to Dallas/Fort Worth, USA from july 1, 2014 and Djibouti from july 27, 2014.