Qatar Airways upgrades planes for South America flights, meaning room for more passengers

Qatar Airways upgrades planes for South America flights, meaning room for more passengers
Qatar Airways will have room for 40 percent more passengers on its two South American gateways beginning in December.

The airline is upgrading the planes on this route, switching from a Boeing 777-200LR to a Boeing 777-300ER. The current planes have room for 259 seats the new 777-300ER planes have 358 seats.

The upgrade means 99 more seats are available per day on flights from Doha to Sao Paulo and Buenos Aires. Qatar Airways.

“Passenger demand from both the leisure and business segments has grown consistently since the launch of both routes in June 2010," Günter Saurwein, Qatar Airways vice president of the Americas, said. "We are pleased to reinforce our commitment to our passengers and are looking forward to increasing Qatar Airways' presence in South America. The region is a strong contributor to our route network, and these additional seats will enable leisure and business segments to flourish. The dedication to service sets the airline apart, and we welcome passengers to experience the genuine hospitality and warmth on-board.”

All flights to South America offer three full meals with three cuisine options in economy class, including vegetarian meals and complimentary beverages. Business-class passengers receive a dine-on-demand service with optional five-course meal.

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