Wednesday, 14 June 2017

Qatar Airways touches down in Dublin, Ireland

Dublin welcomed the first Qatar Airways flight from Doha earlier, inaugurating a new daily service designed to connect the city to the world.

Senior vice president of Qatar Airways Europe, Jonathan Harding, travelled on board the inaugural flight and was greeted by daa chief executive, Kevin Toland; Dublin Airport managing director, Vincent Harrison; and chief executive of Tourism Ireland, Niall Gibbons.

To celebrate this special occasion, the award-winning airline flew its next-generation Airbus A350 aircraft to Dublin, giving VIP guests and key media the opportunity to tour the state-of-the-art aircraft.

This was the first time a commercial passenger Airbus A350 aircraft has landed on Irish soil and the feedback from those on board was extremely positive.

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