Qatar Airways has commenced services between Amsterdam and Doha with the inaugural flight landing at Schiphol Airport on Tuesday 16 June, welcomed with a traditional water cannon salute.
Amsterdam is the airline’s first destination in The Netherlands and its 34th in Europe. Passengers who arrived on board the inaugural flight were welcomed by hostesses in traditional Dutch dress and were presented with wooden tulips as part of the celebrations. Departing passengers and guests also enjoyed the celebrations with light entertainment at the gate prior to embarking on the return flight.
Qatar Airways will operate six flights per week between Amsterdam and Doha with the Boeing 787, which offers 22 seats in Business Class and 232 seats in Economy. This new service allows passengers to benefit from convenient connections at HIA while experiencing the finest service in the sky.
Qatar Airways’ Boeing 787 Dreamliner provides passengers the very latest inflight experience, with Business Class passengers enjoying an enhanced travel experience with 80-inch fully flat beds, 17-inch televisions screens, Qatar Airways’ five-star food and beverage service – which is served ‘dine on demand’ – and a beautifully designed cabin, which minimises traveller fatigue. Similarly, Economy Class passengers can relax and enjoy the more than 2,000 entertainment options on the 10.6-inch inflight TV entertainment system and relax in one of the most spacious cabins in the sky.