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Posted On: 23 September 2019 05:20 pm
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Top 5 Qatar Airways aircrafts

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Qatar Airways is one of the biggest global airlines in the world that serves all six continents transporting people from one country to another simultaneously on a daily basis. With the airlines' excellent customer service and persistent commitment to fly people globally, it's been recognised as the world’s fastest-growing airline. This very prestigious Qatari company travels to more than 160 destinations, with a fleet of the latest-generation aircraft that the world has never seen.

Since its launch in 1997, Qatar Airways has earned many awards and accolades from around the world, becoming one of an elite group of airlines to have earned a 5-star rating by Skytrax. Voted Airline of the Year by Skytrax in 2011, 2012, 2015, 2017 and most recently in 2019, Qatar Airways has won the confidence of the traveling public.

To remain on top of the aviation industry, Qatar Airways has managed to acquire the newest, state-of-the-art and bigger-than-life-aircraft to give its passengers the best seats in the sky. They boast of the most modern aircraft to date in terms of performance, mechanical dominance, full-service superiority, maximum comfort, and the prestige of flying with their airline.

Qatar Airways is ahead of the curve when it comes to its world-class aircrafts. Through Qatar Airways' never-ending pursuit of perfection, they continue to introduce new technologies and new ways to deliver the most memorable flying experience in the world. Here's a sneak-peek of Qatar Airways' roster of the finest and top-of-the-line aircraft it flies worldwide!

1. Qatar Airways Airbus A350-1000

The A350-1000 is physical proof of the company's promise of being the first airline in the world to fly the most technologically advanced aircraft in the skies.

Airbus A350-1000
Courtesy: Qatar Airways

Design and performance

The Qatar Airways Airbus A350-1000 is made from 53% composite material, which allows it to have lower fuel consumption and carbon emissions on a regular flight. It also has the most advanced fully integrated wing design that makes flying of greater aerodynamic efficiency. In the cabin, the plane boasts of the advanced flight control system, which constantly adapts to minimise roughness when in flight.

BC A350-1000
Courtesy: Qatar Airways

    Technological advancements

    When it comes to technological advancement this aircraft is among the finest in the world after it introduces the first-ever systematic internet connectivity inside the plane, providing passengers with a global broadband connection instantly. The connection also complements their high-bandwidth fibre optics that allows passengers to watch videos in high-definition. Adding to its prestigious reputation, cameras are installed on the tail and belly of the aircraft providing a 360° outside view throughout the flight.

      2. Qatar Airways Airbus A380

      The Qatar Airways A380 is the world’s largest passenger jet and features a tri-class configuration of seating in First, Business and Economy Class, over two decks. From the warm welcome, you receive when you board the plane to the state-of-the-art entertainment system and delicious gourmet dining, taking this flight will make your journey a truly unforgettable one.

      Airbus A380
      Courtesy: Qatar Airways

      First Class - Your space

      Their First Class cabin features ultra-wide seats covered in the softest fabrics, with signature elements. These seats automatically recline to create a fully-flat bed, while the table can be extended so you and your companion can dine in style. Sleeper suits, flight slippers, and the finest amenities provide those extra touches of luxury, while central aisle dividers, which can be raised or lowered to provide more privacy.

      Business Class - Business travel redefined

      Qatar Airways was awarded the World’s Best Business Class 2018 accolade by Skytrax. The 1-2-1 configuration ensures that every seat in the A380 Business Class is an aisle seat. These commercial aircrafts provide greater comfort and generous space for passengers with the aircraft's fully lie-flat seats that convert into a bed in the sky. The planes also have onboard Wi-Fi and every seat has a power source for laptops and other electronic devices.

      BC Airbus A380
      Courtesy: Qatar Airways

      Economy Class - Designed for space and comfort

      Space, comfort and clever design come together to deliver that A380 Economy Class experience. Higher ceilings on the main deck and a configuration that uses fewer seats contributes to a feeling of spaciousness. The slim, elegant design of the seats offers more legroom, a greater angle of recline, and contoured headrests.

      3. Qatar Airways Boeing 787 Dreamliner

      Qatar Airways Boeing 787 Dreamliner proudly offers a flight experience like no other, combining a masterpiece of aeronautical engineering with refined on-board hospitality. Whether you are seeking a superior experience for business or leisure travel, this newest aircraft is an exemplary option, connecting you to the world’s major cities.

      Boeing 787 Dreamliner
      Courtesy: Qatar Airways

      Cabin pressure

      Because the aircraft is pressured to a lower equivalent altitude, the passengers can breathe more oxygen than in any other aircraft. More oxygen means fewer headaches, less dizziness, and less travel fatigue.

      Spacious design

      The cabin is designed to make flying more enjoyable. A vaulted ceiling stretches along the length of the Business Class cabin and recessed overhead bins provide a feeling of spaciousness. Also, the plane has extra-large overhead bins, with 30% more capacity than the industry standard size meaning there is enough room for all passengers to stow a wheelie carry-on bag.

      BC Boeing 787 Dreamliner
      Courtesy: Luxury Travel Diary

      Unobstructed views

      The Boeing 787 Dreamliner windows are much larger than any other comparable aircraft. This provides all passengers with unparalleled views. With their electronically dimmable windows, you can also select the desired amount of light at the push of a button.

      Environmental-friendly

      The Boeing 787 Dreamliner is an environmentally advanced aircraft. It consumes 20% less fuel and its carbon dioxide emissions are 20% lower than other similar aircraft. The Dreamliner also produces less noise, thanks to its technologically advanced engines, making it quieter for those that live around the airport.

      4. Qatar Airways Airbus A350

      Experience the skies like never before! Featuring state-of-the-art technology and an extra-wide body, this Qatar Airways Airbus A350 was developed for an optimal travel experience, by delivering maximum comfort and efficiency.

      Airbus A350
      Courtesy: Qatar Airways

      Business Class seat features

      Business Class seats transform into 80-inch fully flat beds with the finest 100% cotton bed linen. There are panoramic windows with electromechanical shades that fade from transparent to opaque, along with, wider personal space, with stowage for up to two roller bags in supersized overhead bins.

      BC Airbus A350
      Courtesy: Qatar Airways

        Premium dining in the clouds

        An a-la-carte menu is also available upon request, offering gourmet creations made with the finest fresh ingredients; served with fine chinaware, glassware, cutlery and linens for a truly premium dining experience.

          21st-century Business Class facilities

          State-of-the-art Oryx One in-flight entertainment system with up to 4,000 options is part of this dynamic flying experience. The Qatar Airways Airbus A350 comes complete with high-definition 17-inch Thales Avant touch screens, 3D audio with a high-fidelity surround-sound system, USB and power sockets that allow you to enjoy entertainment on your own device or recharge it whenever you want, and Wi-Fi and GSM (SMS, MMS, and GPRS) services.

          5. Qatar Airways Boeing 777

          A world of comfort is what Qatar Airways Boeing 777 offers to its passengers, with spacious cabins, high ceilings and an abundance of natural light. The comfortable seats will take you to the skies with joy and, combined with delectable dining options and an award-winning on-flight crew that's always there to help with a smile will ensure you arrive at your destination feeling relaxed and ready to go.

          Boeing 777
          Courtesy: Qatar Airways

          Business Class

          The 2-2-2 seating configuration in the aircraft's Business Class cabin includes extra-wide seats that recline 180 degrees, into fully lie-flat beds. These seats also have a massage setting and fully adjustable armrests, with precision controls to create the position that is right and pleasurable. Large pillows and duvets, light and comfortable designer sleeper suits and luxurious amenity kits are also provided.

          BC Boeing 777
          Courtesy: Upgraded Points

          Economy Class

          The Economy Class service provides passengers with ample legroom so they can eat and sleep in comfort. The plane's overhead compartments are designed with a recessed position to allow for plenty of overhead clearance, adding a sense of spaciousness.

          Enjoy every bite

          The plane's in-flight meals are prepared with fresh ingredients of the highest quality and there is also an extensive selection of special meals to cater for different dietary requirements. Snacks and drinks are also provided throughout the flight.

          * Additional: Qatar Airways Airbus A320

          The Qatar Airways Airbus A320 Business Class combines luxury, spaciousness and premium service with the very latest technology.

          Airbus A320
          Courtesy: Qatar Airways

          Business Class seat features

          If you're looking for class and comfort, then this aircraft will definitely make your list. It has a luxurious 79-inch long, 21-inch wide 180° lie-flat bed to soothe the traveling need of each passenger. They have 22 seats in a 2-2 configuration to ensure privacy. Personal item storage spaces are also available. But what makes this aircraft special is its four-way adjustable inflatable back support and six-way adjustable headrest that is very distinctive as not all planes have these special functions.

          BC Airbus A320
          Courtesy: Sven Blogt

            Designed to captivate you

            The plane's Oryx One on-demand in-flight entertainment system gives passengers numerous entertainment options on their 15.4-inch personal screen, and you can stay connected with SMS and MMS connectivity. For those people who need to work, every seat is equipped with USB, an iPort jack and PC power outlets.

            Source: Qatar Airways

            What can you say about these modern and top of the line aircraft of Qatar Airways? Did you find them interesting and helpful in choosing your next plane ride? Tell us what you think in the comments section below, and don’t forget to like and share this article – it keeps us going!