A350 Launch in Frankfurt
As a global launch customer, Qatar Airways introduced its new A350 XWB service in Frankfurt. For this occasion ITMS organized an extensive press event at the international airport. The program included the arrival of the first A350 flight with a welcome ceremony at the gate, a press conference with Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive Akbar Al Baker along with representatives of Airbus and Fraport and a tour of the aircraft. Attendance at the event was outstanding, with roughly 60 journalists who generated a large amount of media coverage.
|01.15.2015||Qatar Airways||www.qatarairways.com||Public Relations, Events|
The Eagle Has Landed
Qatar Airways introduced the world to the new new pride of their fleet in the form of the Airbus A350 XWB (Xtra Wide Body), an aircraft of the latest generation and specification. The new platform plays a pivitol role in the aviation industry. As the global launch customer, the honor of conducting the first commercial flight belonged to Qatar Airways.
More than 50 media representatives, including reporters from RTL, Focus, FAZ and CNN, were in attendence on site in Frankfurt to witness the first touchdown of the newest member of the Qatar Airways fleet.
The first landing represented a prime photo opportunity for photographers and camera teams, who were allowed exclusive access to the apron, made possible through specially arranged waivers.
On January 15, 2015, history was made. The unique event was captured on video, which at last count had reached over 5,000 YouTube views.
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