• Up to 20 per cent off all USA destinations during Discover America Week
  • Qatar Airways serves 10 US destinations
KWI - Discover America.
KWI – Discover America.

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait: Qatar Airways is partnering with the Embassy of the United States in Kuwait to celebrate Discover America Week 2016. Through 3 November 2016, Qatar Airways will offer travellers from Kuwait 20 per cent off all-inclusive return fares to the USA with a complimentary third piece of luggage and double bonus Q-miles. Travellers can choose from any one of Qatar Airways’ eight daily departures from Kuwait to 10 of the most popular destinations in the USA: Atlanta; Boston; Chicago; Dallas; Houston; Los Angeles; Miami; New York; Philadelphia; and Washington DC.

The recent Travel and Tourism Seminar held at the Sheraton Hotel Kuwait provided travellers with inspiration for places to visit and explore in the United States. The event was officially opened by the American Ambassador to Kuwait, His Excellency Lawrence R. Silverman and Qatar Airways Country Manager, Mr. Fadi Hijazin. More than 60 media, corporate and trade professionals attended the event.

Qatar Airways Senior Vice President of Commercial Middle East, Africa and Pakistan, Mr. Ehab Amin said: “With eight departure times a day from Kuwait City to 10 destinations in the United States, Qatar Airways enables residents in Kuwait to connect to some of the most vibrant cities in the world. Discover America Week is the ideal platform for us to demonstrate our network and the diversity of places we can take travellers to within the United States.”

American Ambassador to Kuwait, H.E. Lawrence R. Silverman, said: “The number of travellers from Kuwait visiting the United States for tourism, business, and education has been on the rise in recent years and we expect this trend to continue. We are pleased to have Qatar Airways as a partner in Discover America Week.”

Qatar Airways offers travellers from Kuwait a best-in-class experience on board their flights to and from the United States. Flying the most technologically advanced aircraft in its 191-count fleet, Qatar Airways offers passengers the exclusive privilege of regularly scheduled service on board the Airbus A350 to Philadelphia, Boston and New York – the only airline that offers the A350 to all three cities and the first airline to fly the A350, for which it was the global launch customer, to three continents.

In addition to the A350, Qatar Airways flies the Boeing 777, made in the USA, to Atlanta; Chicago; Dallas; Houston; Los Angeles; Miami; New York; and Washington DC. The 777 is the backbone of Qatar Airways’ fleet, featuring the award-winning Business Class experience and a best-in-class Economy Class experience, featuring the most entertainment options in the skies, with up to 3,000 choices available on Oryx One, the inflight entertainment system launched last year.

Discover America Week Kuwait 2016 is an annual U.S. Embassy event, offering an organised series of activities celebrating the U.S.-Kuwait partnership. It highlights American travel, food, music, education, cars, film and culture.

Qatar Airways, the national carrier of the State of Qatar, is one of the fastest growing airlines operating one of the youngest fleets in the world. Now in its 19th year of operations, Qatar Airways has a modern fleet of 191 aircraft flying to more than 150 key business and leisure destinations across six continents.

A multiple award-winning airline, Qatar Airways was awarded World’s Best Business Class; Best Business Class Airline Lounge and Best Airline Staff Service in the Middle East at the prestigious 2016 World Airline Awards managed by international air transport rating organisation Skytrax.

Qatar Airways is a member of the oneworld global alliance. The award-winning alliance was named the World’s Best Airline Alliance 2015 by Skytrax for the third year running. Qatar Airways was the first Gulf carrier to join global airline alliance, oneworld, enabling its passengers to benefit from more than 1,000 airports in more than 150 countries, with 14,250 daily departures.

Oryx One, Qatar Airways’ inflight entertainment system offers passengers up to 3,000 entertainment options from the latest blockbuster movies, TV box sets, music, games and much more. Passengers flying on Qatar Airways flights served by its B787, A350, A380, A319 as well as select A320 and A330 aircraft can also stay in touch with their friends and family around the world by using the award-winning airline’s on-board Wi-Fi and GSM service.

Qatar Airways is one of the world’s leaders in sponsoring global sporting events, including the strategic team sponsorships of FC Barcelona and Al-Ahli Saudi Arabia FC. Qatar Airways’ strategy reflects the values of sports as a means of bringing people together, something at the core of the airline’s own brand message – Going Places Together.

Qatar Airways Cargo, the world’s third largest cargo carrier, serves more than 50 exclusive freighter destinations worldwide via its Doha hub and also delivers freight to more than 150 key business and leisure destinations globally on 191 aircraft. The Qatar Airways Cargo fleet now includes eight Airbus 330Fs, 11 Boeing 777 freighters and two Boeing 747 freighters.