Qatar Airways announced December 13 as the launch date of its first long-haul Boeing 787 commercial service from Doha to London Heathrow.

The 787 Dreamliner will debut on the Heathrow route as Doha-based Qatar Airways becomes the first airline to operate regular scheduled flights to the UK with Boeing’s next generation aircraft.

Initially, one of the airline’s five daily flights will be operated with the Boeing 787 – Flight QR 075 departing Doha at 0625 hrs, arriving at London Heathrow at 1105 hrs, with the return flight QR 076 departing London Heathrow at 1505 hrs, arriving in Doha at 0045 hrs the following day.

Seats on the 787 Doha – London flights are now bookable online at qatarairways.com, through any Qatar Airways reservation office or local travel agent.