Qatar Airways plans to launch its first three US Airbus A350 XWB services from Doha Hamad International Airport to Philadelphia on Jan. 1, 2016, followed by daily flights to New York JFK and Boston on March 1 and March 16, 2016, respectively. Qatar, the global launch customer for the A350 XWB, said the daily flights to Philadelphia will increase capacity by more than 9% (from 259 seats to 283 seats) compared to the currently used Boeing 777-200LR aircraft. Qatar now operates 47 passenger ...

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