Qatar Airways will begin operating the A350-1000, equipped with its luxurious Qsuite, on flights to and from Singapore’s Changi Airport from November 1, 2018. The aircraft will also be introduced daily to Tokyo’s Haneda Airport from January 1, 2019.
The two cities will be the first destinations on Qatar Airways’ Far East network to receive the A350-1000.
On November 1, 2018, QR944 will depart Doha at 08.15 and arrive in Singapore at 21.15, with the return leg QR945 taking off from Singapore at 02.00 and arriving in Doha at 05.35 the following day.
From December 1, 2018, QR946 will take off from Doha at 01.55 and land in Singapore at 14.55, while the return flight QR947 will depart Singapore at 20.45 and arrive in Doha at 00.2. the following day.
Two of Singapore’s triple-daily A350-900 services will gradually transition to the A350-1000 from November 1, 2018, with the route expected to be served entirely with the A350-1000 by April 2019.
Beginning January 1, 2019 for the Tokyo route, QR812 will depart Doha at 07.05 to arrive in Haneda at 22.30. The Haneda-Doha route, QR813, will take off at 23.50 and land at 06.30 (+1).
The A350-1000 is the latest addition to the Airbus family of twin-aisle, widebody jetliners. It will have 327 seats across two cabins – 46 Qsuite Business Class seats and 281 extra-wide 18-inch seats in Economy Class.