How To Fly Qatar Airways’ Qsuites From The United States In 2020

Recently Qatar Airways announced that it will offer its Qsuite Business Class experience to two new American cities this coming spring. Flights to Doha from Atlanta will get the Qsuite as of May 1st, 2020 while flights out of Miami will see the Qsuite from August 1st. These new additions will add to the growing list of US cities that already have access to this beautiful cabin. Here’s how you can fly Qatar Airways’ Qsuite from the United States in 2020.

Qatar A350-1000
The Qatar A350-1000 is equipped with the Qsuite cabin. Photo: Qatar Airways

“As our American passengers look to travel east, we are delighted to provide our award-winning Qsuite Business Class on daily flights from Atlanta and Miami starting next year. Creating the best travel experience possible has always been our top priority and we’re so proud that all of our 10 US gateways will soon feature the elevated travel experience.” -Eric Odone, Qatar Airways Senior Vice President of the Americas via eTurboNews 

The list of U.S. cities with access to the Qsuite

The new business class is already an option for travelers departing from the following U.S. cities and airports. We’ve added the type of aircraft that typically flies these routes:

  • New York City’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) (A350-1000 and Boeing 777-300ER)
  • Los Angeles’ International Airport (LAX) (Boeing 777-200LR)
  • Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport (ORD) (Boeing 777-300ER)
  • Washington D.C. Dulles International Airport (IAD) (Boeing 777-300ER)
  • Houston’s George Bush International Airport (IAH)(Airbus A350-1000)
  • Dallas/Fort Worth’s International Airport (DFW) (Airbus A350-1000)
  • Boston’s Logan International Airport (BOS) (Boeing 777-300ER)
  • Philadelphia’s International Airport (PHL) (Airbus A350-900)

The Qsuite experience

Given the title of “World’s Best Business Class” by 2019 Skytrax World Airline Awards and 2019 TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards, the Qsuite is Qatar Airways‘ “new standard of Business Class”.

These are the airline’s first-ever Business Class suites with doors which also include ambient mood lighting, fully lie-flat beds, and generous storage space. Here are some photos of this beautiful cabin:

Boeing 787-9, Qatar Ariways, Qsuite
Cabin interiors are designed in the airline’s signature colors of burgundy and grey. Photo: Qatar Airways
Boeing 787-9, Qatar Ariways, Qsuite
Up to four central Qsuites can be combined by removing dividers. Photo: Qatar Airways

“The quad” is a combination of four Qsuites and is a private space for meetings in the air. This configuration allows family, friends, or business colleagues to work, dine, and socialize via movable panels. When it’s time to sleep, space can be reconfigured to give all passengers privacy.

Qatar Airways Qsuites front angle
The current window Qsuites are best for solo travelers. Photo: Simple Flying

Qsuite to appear on the Dreamliner

Word on the street is that Qatar is planning to introduce a new generation of Qsuite onboard its Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners. This is according to aviation analyst Alex Macheras. Macheras mentions that the Boeing 787-9 requires the new Qsuite product because of the aircraft’s smaller fuselage, which is narrower than the Boeing 777 and Airbus A350.

Boeing 787-9, Qatar Ariways, Qsuite
Qatar’s Boeing 787-9 delivery has seen delays due to a new iteration of the Qsuite. Photo: Boeing

Eventually, the Qsuite should be Qatar’s standard business class product as it refreshes its fleet and its cabins.

Have you flown in Qatar’s Qsuite yet? Let us know what your experience was like by leaving a comment!

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