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Press Releases & News

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Vienna Airport Welcomes the Boeing 787 Dreamliner of Qatar Airways
One of the world’s most modern aircraft will now be landing in Vienna on a daily basis. Following the initial landing two days ago, the Boeing 787 Dreamliner operated by Qatar Airways was officially welcomed at Vienna Airport today, September 3, 2014. Julian Jäger, Member of the Management Board of Flughafen Wien AG, and Günter Saurwein, Qatar Airways´ Country Manager Germany and Austria, expressed their pleasure at the arrival of the new airliner.
“We are very happy with the decision on the part of Qatar Airways to expand its capacities to Vienna and deploy the Boeing 787 Dreamliner on regularly scheduled flights. The economies and the tourism industry in both Austria and the Middle East profit from good flight connections between both regions, and Vienna Airport serves as a high-performance gateway. For many years our relationship with Qatar Airways has been characterized by a good cooperation, and we look forward to the regular visits of the Dreamliner“, states Julian Jäger, Member of the Management Board of Flughafen Wien AG.
“The cooperation with Vienna airport was always to our total satisfaction. Therefore we are even happier that we are now able to offer the Dreamliner, departing from Vienna, to our customers every day. After ten successful corporate years in Austria, by increasing the seating capacity and the flight comfort, even more passengers are able to use our daily connection from Vienna to Doha and of course enjoy the advantages of the new state-of-the-art Dreamliner,” states Günter Saurwein, Qatar Airways’ Country Manager Germany and Austria.
Boeing 787 Dreamliner of Qatar Airways offers special amenities
Effective September 1, 2014, Qatar Airways has increased the number of seats available on its Doha-Vienna route. Since then, it has deployed the Boeing 787 Dreamliner for its daily flight service to Vienna. This means that Vienna Airport will be regularly served by one of the most modern airliners in the world. The Boeing 787 operated by Qatar Airways boasts numerous special features such as improved cabin pressure, dimmable windows and a spacious seating configuration. The Business Class consists of 22 seats with a 1-2-1 seating configuration of the rows and completely flat beds, whereas the Economy Class comprises a total of 232 seats in a 3-3-3 configuration. Passengers on board the 787 Dreamliner of Qatar Airways will enjoy a variety of amenities such as fresher air in the cabins and thus less travel fatigue, dynamic cabin light, wide overhead luggage compartments, a spacious interior design as well as an entertainment system with up to 1,000 audio and video options on demand.   
Qatar Airways, a multiple award-winning airline
Qatar Airways has steadily grown over the past 17 years. The airline headquartered in Doha featuring a modern fleet consisting of 134 aircraft offers worldwide flight connections to 144 holiday and business destinations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa as well as on the Indian subcontinent, the Far East, Australia and America. At the Skytrax World Airline Awards 2014, Qatar Airways won a series of awards, namely the Best Business Class in the World, the Best Airline in the Middle East and Best Business Class Airline Lounge in the World. More information and bookings can be found on the Internet at
Please address inquiries to the Press Office, Flughafen Wien AG
Peter Kleemann (+43-1-)7007-23000,
Clemens Schleinzer (+43-1-) 7007-22399,
Stefanie Tomanek (+43-1-) 7007-26939,
Press contact for Qatar Airways
Julia Schenk, ITMS Marketing GmbH
Tel.: +49 6032-3459-283,