Qatar Airways' maiden flight to Washington DC, USA is to land at Dulles International Airport next week.
The Doha-Washington DC flight service is to be the first daily, non stop service by a Middle Eastern carrier.
According to Akbar Al Baker, Qatar Airways CEO, 'This is an historic first for Qatar Airways as we open two major gateways in such quick succession. feel honoured to see the national carrier of my country make its mark in North America for the second time in only three weeks. Our determination and endeavours to open these two major American cities will soon at last be fulfilled. I would like to thank the authorities in both America and Qatar for making our historic second American route a reality. We are the only Middle East carrier flying to Newark Liberty International Airport and will be the only one offering daily, non-stop service to Dulles International Airport, providing our passengers from across the Gulf countries and feeder markets in the Indian subcontinent with excellent onward connections across the USA.'
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