S’pore to be Qatar’s 2nd A350 XWB destination

Qatar Airways is to launch an additional daily flight to Singapore from 1 June 2015.


A350 XWB Airbus Akbar Al Baker Qatar Airways Singapore


Qatar Airways is to launch an additional daily flight to Singapore from 1 June 2015, as part of its global expansion drive and to cater to the increase in passenger demand.

The airline has also announced that it will be operating the new additional flight and the existing two daily flights to Singapore with its third, fourth and fifth A350 XWB aircraft, commencing service in June, July and August 2015. With this, Qatar Airways will become the first airline to operate the A350 XWB to Singapore and the Asia-Pacific.

Global launch customer Qatar Airways’ first A350 XWB, which is one of 80 on order, is currently operating on the Doha-Frankfurt route. The airline’s second A350, joining the fleet in February, will also commence operations on the Frankfurt route beginning 1 March 2015.

“Qatar Airways is proud to be the first airline in the world to introduce the next generation A350 XWB aircraft to Asia, redefining the travel experience of our passengers,” said Qatar Airways Group chief executive, His Excellency Akbar Al Baker.