Qatar Airways is scheduling into operation its newly delivered Boeing 787 Dreamliner onto the Doha – Perth route effective from late December 2012, when frequencies increase from thrice weekly to daily services.
This will be Australia’s first 787 service and also Qatar Airways first long haul 787 station.
Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker has ruled out services to Sydney (YSSY) until the airport becomes a 24hr operation to meet Qatar Airways scheduling requirements.
Qatar Airways commenced services into Perth on Tuesday July 3rd 2012.
*To be updated with schedules and other points as they come to us*
UPDATE : 02 DECEMBER 2012
QATAR Airways will demonstrate its 787 Dreamliner product to Perth travel agents in an upcoming breakfast seminar. QR will become the first airline to commercially operate the 787 to Australia next month, with the session taking place next Wed 05 Dec – to attend email firstname.lastname@example.org. Special fares are also on offer to celebrate increased Perth capacity to daily flights next Sun 02 Dec starting at $1493 PER-LHR including taxes – details in GDS and on the front full page of today’s Travel Daily.
From : http://aegwaspotters.blogspot.com.au/ -Aviation Enthusiasts Group of WA Spotters
Travel daily – http://www.traveldaily.com.au/news/qr-787-showcase/135419