MONTREAL, June 25, 2015 /CNW/ - In celebration of Qatar Airways' fourth anniversary in Montreal, the airline today announced special fares to select destinations on its rapidly expanding global network. Travelers will also receive bonus Qmiles— a 100 per cent bonus for those booking business class tickets and 50 per cent for those booking economy class.
Qatar Airways, which was recently awarded the 2015 Airline of the Year award by Skytrax, is running the new promotion from June 27 to June 29, 2015 on all travel during the busy summer travel season from July 1, 2015 to March 31, 2016. Travelers can visit http://www.qatarairways.com/ca/en/offers/qmiles-bonus-offer.page for more information. Other terms & conditions apply*.
"We are extremely pleased to celebrate four years of service in Montreal," said Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker. "Canada is a vibrant travel market and we are proud to offer travelers access to over 140 destinations worldwide onboard the world's best airline," he added.
Operating in Montreal since June 29, 2011, Qatar Airways offers direct flights three times per week from Montreal to its state-of-the-art hub in Doha, the Hamad International Airport. Travelers can take advantage of a seamless one-stop journey to a wide network of destinations in Southeast Asia, Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
The Montreal-Doha route is operated on the airline's long-haul flagship aircraft, the Boeing 777, in a two-class configuration of 42 seats in Business and 217 seats in Economy. Each seat features individual television screens with an in-flight entertainment system, Oryx, offering more than 2,000 on-demand audio and video options.
Qatar Airways has seen rapid growth in just 18 years of operation, to the point where today it is flying a modern fleet of over 150 aircraft to 147 key business and leisure destinations across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific, North America and South America.
About Qatar Airways:
Qatar Airways, the national carrier of the State of Qatar, is one of the fastest growing airlines operating one of the youngest fleets in the world. Qatar Airways has a modern fleet of 160 aircraft flying to 147 key business and leisure destinations across six continents. Qatar Airways is a member of the oneworld global alliance. The award-winning alliance was named the World's Best Airline Alliance 2014 by Skytrax for the second year running. Qatar Airways was the first Gulf carrier to join global airline alliance, oneworld, enabling its passengers to benefit from more than 1,000 airports in more than 150 countries, with 14,250 daily departures.
Qatar Airways was awarded "Airline of the Year" in 2015, 2012, and 2011 by Skytrax, along with "World's Best Business Class" in 2013 and 2014.
Qatar Airways recently launched Oryx One, an enhanced interface for its inflight entertainment system, increasing the number of movies and TV shows on board from 950 to up to 2,000. Passengers flying on Qatar Airways flights served by its B787, A350, A380, A319 and select A330 aircraft can also stay in touch with their friends and family around the world by using the five-star airline's on-board Wifi and GSM service.
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