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Qatar Airways expands into Montreal; reaches 100th destination milestone
Montreal will become the airline's fourth North American destination, currently operates daily flights to New York, Washington and Houston.
Qatar is home to more than 3,000 Canadian citizens and two Canadian university satellite campuses, The College of the North Atlantic and the University of Calgary.
Canadian nationals arriving in Qatar may enter the country without prior visa arrangements. Passengers with Qatar as their end destination may enter by obtaining a visa on arrival.
The Boeing 777 on the Montreal route has a two-class operation, offering 42 seats in Business in a spacious 2–2–2 cabin layout, with a seat pitch of 78 inches that is already the envy of competitor airlines as the seats stretch into lie-flat beds, a key demand of the corporate traveller.
In Economy, the Boeing 777 offers 217 seats in a 3–3–3 configuration with a pitch of up to 34-inch, which is among the most generous of any international airline flying wide-body aircraft on long-haul routes.
On March 6, Qatar Airways adds Stuttgart to its global network, followed on April 6 with new flights to the historic Syrian city of Aleppo – the airline's milestone 100th destination. Flights to Shiraz, Qatar Airways' third gateway in Iran begin on June 5, followed 10 days later on June 15 by scheduled services to Venice, the carrier's third destination in Italy.
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