11-Mar-2010 1:17 PM

Qatar Airways to eliminate First Class on new B777s

Qatar Airways CEO, Akbar Al Baker, confirmed the carrier plans to eliminate First-class cabins in some new aircarft, as part of a decision to introduce an "new outstanding Business-class in 2011", including on 18 new B777s (Bloomberg, 10-Mar-2010). The carrier has not made a final decision on the layout of its B787, A350 or A380 orders.