Qatar Airways recently announced its new service to Atlanta which will commence from 1 June, 2016. Atlanta is the 10th destination the airline serves in the United States.
The route between Hartsfield-Jackson and Hamad International Airport will be operated daily non-stop with a Boeing 777, with the exception of the first flight – which will be deployed with an Airbus A380 for a day on 1 June 2016.
Qatar Airways’ Atlanta announcement follows start of services to Los Angeles and Boston. Since 2007, with the airline’s first route to New York – more than 5,000 seats are flown each day between Qatar and the United States, spread across the airline’s gateways.
The airline’s group chief executive, HE Akbar Al Baker was joined by Qatar Airways vice president of the Americas, Gunter Saurwein and country manager of the USA, Lisa Markovic.