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Coveted Winner’s Trophy Flies Above all FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ Stadiums During a Special Qatar Airways Fly-by

Qatar Airways celebrates 365 days to go until the start of the highly-anticipated tournament, with specially-branded Boeing 777 aircraft sporting FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ livery flying above all eight stadiums. Privilege Club, the Official Frequent Flyer Programme of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ gives valued members 3,650 bonus Qmiles when they book between […]

Qatar Airways becomes the first carrier to join the IATA CO2NNECT platform, launching its new voluntary carbon offsetting programme for air cargo shipments

In partnership with the International Air Transport Association (IATA), Qatar Airways Cargo, the freight division of Qatar Airways Group, will become the first cargo carrier to join the IATA CO2NNECT platform and offer a customised environmental solution for its clients. Kuehne+Nagel, one of the world’s leading freight forwarders, will be the launch customer for the […]

Qatar Airways Brings its Airbus A380 Aircraft Back into Operation to Alleviate Fleet Capacity Challenges for the Winter Peak Season

A Qatar Airways Airbus A380 took to the skies for the first time in more than 18 months earlier this week, positioning the aircraft from Doha International Airport (DIA) to Hamad International Airport (HIA) after the airline reluctantly took the decision to welcome the fleet back into operation due to ongoing capacity shortage. It is […]

Qatar Airways Cargo to replace entire Unit Load Device (ULD) fleet with Safran’s Fire Resistant Containers

Over the next five years, the cargo airline will replace its entire fleet of more than 10,000 ULDs with this unique container design, aiming to exchange 70% of the units already during 2022. Qatar Airways Cargo’s decision to invest in Safran Cabin’s newly developed Fire Resistant Containers, stems from the airline’s vested interest in preventing […]

Qatar Airways Named Airline of the Year and Best Business Class by the 2021 AirlineRatings Awards

Qatar Airways has been named Airline of the Year 2021 by AirlineRatings. The airline has also clinched the Best Middle East Airline, Best Catering, and the Best Business Class awards. This marks the third year in a row Qatar Airways has achieved the Best Business Class accolade, recognising its patented Qsuite product. The AirlineRatings ‘Airline […]

Alaska Airlines launches new codeshare agreement with Qatar Airways

As Alaska Airlines expands its global reach with our oneworld partners, we proudly announced the launch of a codeshare agreement with Qatar Airways, a fellow member of the alliance, that further strengthens the partnership between the two airlines and provides travelers with exciting and convenient options. Beginning July 1, the agreement allows passengers on Qatar […]

Qatar Airways adds Côte d’Ivoire to network

Qatar Airways has welcomed Abidjan to its global network as its debut flight to the largest city in Côte d’Ivoire lands at Felix Houphouet Boigny International Airport. With three weekly flights, the service between Doha and Abidjan via Accra will be operated by a Boeing 787 Dreamliner featuring 22 seats in business class and 232 […]

Qatar Airways welcomes three Airbus A350-1000 planes to fleet

Qatar Airways has taken delivery of three more Airbus A350-1000 aircraft. The development reaffirms its position as the largest operator of Airbus A350 aircraft in the world, with 52 in its fleet. The new planes will operate on strategic long-haul routes to Africa, the Americas, Asia-Pacific and Europe. Qatar Airways Group chief executive, Akbar Al […]

Qatar Airways Announces Fifth New Destination in 2020 and Further Expands U.S. Network

As Qatar Airways continues to rapidly rebuild its network across the globe and in the U.S., the airline has announced it will operate four weekly flights to San Francisco – the fifth new destination launched by the national carrier of the State of Qatar since the start of the pandemic – from 15 December 2020. […]

Qatar Airways receives US$2bn bailout following Covid-19 losses

Qatar Airways has received around US$2 billion in state aid as the flag-carrier battles the fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic. Branding 2019/20 one of its “most difficult years,” the Middle Eastern airline noted it had also been hit by the ongoing blockade of Qatari airspace and the collapse of Air Italy in recent months. Changes […]