OREANDA-NEWS.  Qatar Airways today announces it will be extending its footprint in the USA by announcing its seventh gateway to Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW). Service will commence on July 1, 2014.
The destination will become Qatar Airways second route in Texas; the airline currently operates to Houston non-stop daily from Doha.
A statement said that the airlines latest announcement reinforces its commitment to the American market and the passengers that fly with Qatar Airways from the United States.
We are pleased to continue enhancing our presence in the United States and are committed to providing passengers with an exceptional travel experience with Qatar Airways, as they travel on their long-haul and short-haul journeys.
It is an exciting start to 2014 that we have announced three new American routes, and we look forward to welcoming our new and loyal passengers on board.
We take this opportunity to thank the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport for their support in enabling the commencement of Qatar Airways new services. DFW is the worlds fourth busiest airport, and we are pleased to begin operating services there.
The Dallas/Fort Worth route will be operated with the airlines flagship Boeing 777-200LR aircraft, which features a two-class design with 42 Business Class lie-flat seats in a 2-2-2 configuration.
Qatar Airways Business Class product was ranked the Worlds Best Business Class at the Skytrax World Airline Awards this year in Paris.
Economy Class features 217 seats in a 3-3-3 across configuration the airline is the leader in Economy Class spacing on the Boeing 777, featuring one less seat per row in Economy Class than its competitors.