As Qatar Airways continues to rapidly rebuild its network across the globe and in the U.S., the airline has announced it will operate 4 weekly flights to San Francisco from 15 December 2020 – the 5th new destination launched by QR since the start of the pandemic. The San Francisco service will be operated by Airbus A350-900s featuring 36 seats in Qsuite Business Class and 247 seats in Economy, with passengers enjoying free Super Wi-Fi broadband Internet until January 2021.
Business Class passengers on this flight can enjoy the award-winning Qsuite Business Class seat with its enhanced privacy, including sliding privacy doors and the option to use a ‘Do Not Disturb (DND)’ indicator. The Qsuite seat layout is a 1-2-1 configuration, providing passengers to the Middle East and beyond with the most spacious, fully private, comfortable and social distanced Business Class product in the sky.
The addition of San Francisco will build onto Qatar Airways’ current service to some of the most vibrant cities in the U.S., including Boston (BOS), Chicago (ORD), Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW), Houston (IAH), Los Angeles (LAX), New York (JFK), Philadelphia (PHL) and Washington, D.C. (IAD). By mid-December, the carrier will fly 55 weekly flights to nine destinations in the U.S. connecting onwards to hundreds of American cities through its strategic partnerships with American Airlines and JetBlue.
QR737 Doha – San Francisco 08:15 – 12:55 / Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday
QR738 San Francisco – Doha 14:55 – 17:15+1 / Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Akbar Al Baker: “We are thrilled to welcome San Francisco as our newest destination, and our ninth current gateway in the U.S. As we navigate the crisis, we have made it a priority to not only reinstate our existing destinations and be the airline travellers can rely on, but to also grow our network and increase connectivity with new and relevant destinations for our customers to enjoy.”
Al Baker added: “As the gateway to Silicon Valley and the vibrant tech economy, the San Francisco Bay Area is a globally important destination, both from a business and leisure perspective. Populated with many people wanting to visit friends, families or business partners overseas, Qatar Airways is perfectly positioned as the reliable airline partner to enable traffic in and out of the area. We are excited as we launch this new destination making it easier for our passengers to reunite with their loved ones, having taken more than 220,000 Americans home to the U.S. via scheduled and chartered flights amidst the pandemic.”