In celebration of the Chinese New Year, Qatar Airways will take you on a journey of flavours with an oriental-inspired menu onboard flights to popular Asia destinations between 11 and 12 February 2021. At Qatar Airways’ Al Mourjan Business Lounge, passengers will also have the opportunity to sample wholesome Asian cuisine and celebrate the traditional lunisolar Chinese calendar in Qatar Airways’ five-star hub Hamad International Airport (HIA) during the same period.
Business Class passengers travelling to Hong Kong, Malaysia and Singapore can select from a delicious à la carte menu that will feature Cantonese style pineapple smoked salmon, white radish stuffed with cream cheese and dragon fruit, chicken and prawn wonton soup with shiitake mushrooms, spring onion and chili soy sauce, stir-fried handmade noodles with lobster in doubanjiang sauce mixed with mushrooms and spring onion, and pan seared duck with lotus seed brown rice and vegetables.
At Qatar Airways we recognise the importance of celebrating the customs of our diverse segments of loyal passengers. As they travel with us this year, we hope that they enjoy this special occasion and the delicious dishes our chefs have created for them as they celebrate Chinese New Year and enjoy family reunions.Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker.
Following this, passengers can indulge in a tantalising dessert which includes dried raspberry kumquat mousse. Passengers travelling in Economy Class can enjoy stir-fried prawn noodles with spring onions and crispy youtiao, or sweet and sour chicken stir-fried pineapple rice, as the main dish. For dessert, customers can indulge in a tofu and honey roasted sesame seed mousse.
Qatar Airways’ Premium passengers will also be treated to special Chinese New Year touches throughout their onboard experience featuring a spiced oriental fizz welcome beverage on board, festive tray mats and napkin bands with traditional good luck and fortune symbols, chopsticks served on all trays, and Chinese lucky knots placed on cutlery rolls. Economy Class passengers will receive red envelopes ‘hóngbāo’ with inspiring messages that symbolise good fortune and luck for the New Year ahead.
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