The award-winning Business Class seat, Qsuite, will make its China debut on Qatar Airways flights to Shanghai beginning next month, from 15 May. Long known for pioneering industry firsts, Qsuite continues to redefine premium travel with its patented quad seating configuration, and is pleased to be able provide Shanghai-bound travellers the opportunity to experience this new standard of luxury.
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive Akbar Al Baker, said it is only fitting to introduce Qsuite on their flights to Shanghai as the destination is their first gateway to China. Their flights to Shanghai commenced in October 2003.
With Qsuite, we have redefined industry norms and have truly revolutionised Business Class travel by offering passengers a First Class experience in a Business Class cabin, bringing unparalleled inflight comfort, luxury and style to our discerning customers.’
Patented by Qatar Airways, Qsuite features the industry’s first-ever double bed available in Business Class, and private cabins for up to four people with privacy panels that stow away, allowing passengers in adjoining seats to create their own private room, a first of its kind in the industry.
Adjustable panels and movable TV monitors on the centre four seats also allow colleagues, friends and families travelling together to transform their space into a private suite, allowing them to work, dine and socialise together. These new features provide the ultimate customisable travel experience that enables passengers to create an environment that suits their own needs.
Qsuite has set a new standard in luxury travel, and is already fast collecting awards since its launch at ITB Berlin last year. Earlier this month, Qatar Airways won a Crystal Cabin Award for ‘Best Cabin Concept‘ in recognition of Qsuite’s innovative design. The award, announced at the Aircraft Interiors Exposition that took place in Hamburg, Germany, was decided by a jury of 28 international experts to distinguish pioneering on-board innovation by airlines.
Qatar Airways currently has 31 weekly flights to six mainland China gateways: Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Chongqing and Chengdu.
Flight Schedules to China: All flights daily
DOH-PVG QR 871 Departs 11:50 pm Arrives 5 am + 1
PVG-DOH QR 870 Departs 2:25 am Arrives 4:20 pm
For more information about Qatar Airways, visit their website at qatarairways.com.