Qatar Airways yesterday become the first airline to operate a daily Boeing B787 Dreamliner flight from their new hub airport Hamad International in Doha to the Tunesian capital of Tunis.
The nearly doubled capacity, from previously 132 seats to now 254 seats reflects the growing demand both to and from Tunisia. The airline’s CEO Akbar Al Baker, on the occasion of the launch of the new aircraft on the route
This aircraft type is configured with 22 seats in the airline’s award winning business class with just 4 seats abreast in a 1 x 2 x 1 layout while economy class, as is the custom with Qatar Airways, features one seat less abreast in a 3 x 3 x 3 layout, giving the bulk of the passengers on board more space and great comfort. Equipped with wireless internet access and allowing for SMS mobile texting can passengers remain in touch with their businesses and loved ones at home.
Passengers from QR’s East Africa destinations Entebbe, Kigali, Nairobi, Kilimanjaro and Dar es Salaam, who travel to Tunisia, can now look forward to wide body comfort between Doha and Tunis.