Qatar Airways presented a new business-class seat, “Q Suite,” at ITB Berlin on March 8.

Qatar Airways Group CEO Akbar Al Baker said next year “all the current fleet will be reconfigured with the new product.” He declined to say how much the Doha-based carrier invested in the new seats.

To achieve the aggressive roll-out plan, Al Baker said Qatar will have three aircraft permanently on the ground for reconfiguration “in Doha and at some maintenance facilities in Europe.” He said the new product will have a “huge impact on our operation.”

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