Qatar Airways has turn out to be the initial airline to fly the condition-of-the-art Airbus A350 to Greece.
The airline temporarily upgraded its existing triple-every day company to Athens to an ultra-present day A350 on Monday, with the arrival of the flight greeted by a water canon salute at Athens International Airport.
Qatar Airways Group main govt, Akbar Al Baker, stated: “We are incredibly happy to be the initial airline to fly the Airbus A350 to Greece.
“Athens is a key place on our European network, and we are delighted to be capable to offer our travellers travelling to Greece nowadays with the final convenience and products and services on board one particular of the most technologically highly developed aircraft in the sky.
“We will have more excellent information for the Greek marketplace afterwards this calendar year with the upcoming launch of direct products and services to Thessaloniki, offering our travellers even more option to take a look at this majestic nation.”
Qatar Airways was the international launch client of the Airbus A350 in January 2015.
The award-profitable airline has the biggest fleet of this aircraft kind of any airline in the globe and presently operates 22 A350 aircraft throughout its international network to locations such as Adelaide, Brussels, Geneva, Singapore and Tokyo.
It was the initial airline to fly the A350 to the United States and to Australia.
The airline will also soon be the launch client for the condition-of-the-art A350-1000.
The award-profitable airline in March will launch non-stop flights to Thessaloniki, its next place in Greece.
The 4-periods weekly new company amongst Doha and Thessaloniki will be operated by an Airbus A320 aircraft.