The delivery of another Qatar Airways A350-900 has been quietly halted by Airbus. In an ongoing and increasingly contentious disagreement between the Toulouse plane maker and the Gulf carrier, this is the third A350 aeroplane that has not been delivered. Qatar Airways stepped up the ante last week, claiming that surface faults on the A350s increased the chance of fuel tanks burning. Qatar Airways is demanding more than $1 billion in... Read More
The European aircraft manufacturer Airbus has cancelled the delivery of yet another Qatar Airways A350-900. This makes it the third A350 aircraft being cancelled by the manufacturer in what has been an ongoing and increasingly spiteful clash between Airbus and the Gulf airline. Just last week, Qatar Airways raised the stakes as it stated that surface flaws on the A350s increase the risk of fuel tanks igniting. The Ongoing Issue... Read More
The A380 will shortly be used by Qatar Airways to fly to Bangkok, and it is currently available for booking. It comes after the Gulf airline announced that it will bring back four additional A380s, raising the total number of A380s to eight. Bangkok's return was a foregone conclusion, aided by Thailand's removal of the PCR requirement. Bangkok will join A380 service to London Heathrow and Paris CDG (both of... Read More
Qatar Airways has alleged that surface wear on the damaged Airbus A350s might lead to fuel tank fires, in the latest round of their continuing spat with Airbus. According to Bloomberg, Qatar Airways highlighted an EASA safety evaluation from April 2021 in recently revealed court documents, stating that damage to the lightning mesh may pose a threat if it occurred in conjunction with fuel tanks. According to the airline, the... Read More
After pilots received a smoke indication warning, a Qatar Airways Airbus A350-900 plane had to make an emergency landing on Monday. The flight was scheduled to fly between Delhi and Doha, but owing to the severity of the warning, it was forced to divert to Pakistan. Fortunately, everyone onboard was safe, and a new plane was sent to transport the passengers to Doha. Flight QR-579 connects Delhi and Doha on... Read More
Qatar Airways has denied Airbus' claim for $220 million for refusing to take delivery of two A350 aircraft, as the ongoing legal struggle between the two aviation conglomerates continues. Qatar Airways filed a lawsuit against Airbus for $600 million earlier this year, claiming surface paint concerns on its A350 aircraft. It stated that this put the plane at risk of being damaged by lightning, something the European aircraft maker rejected.... Read More
Starting on June 7th, Qatar Airways will begin flying to Santorini, Greece. Along with Athens and Mykonos, this will be the third Greek destination for Qatar Airways. In the same week, the airline will resume service to Mykonos. Flights to Santorini beginning in June From June 7th, Qatar Airways will provide three weekly flights between Doha and Santorini. Santorini is the airline's third Greek destination, with flights scheduled every Tuesday,... Read More
With the addition of four weekly flights to Kano (KAN), Qatar Airways has expanded its presence in Nigeria. There will also be three weekly flights to Port Harcourt (PHC), all of which will depart from Abuja, Nigeria's capital. Qatar Airways will fly to Kano's Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport (KAN), one of the country's fastest-growing cities and the gateway to the city's rich historical treasures that have lasted millennia. Likewise,... Read More
Qatar Airways and Malaysia Airlines have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for leading Asia Pacific Travel by strategic co-operation. The new agreement will further facilitate a strategic cooperation that will see both airlines working closely together across multiple areas of the business to offer an unrivalled and range of value-added services to passengers. With the enhanced partnership, both airlines will leverage each other’s network strengths and provide more access... Read More
Qatar Airways, a renowned airline of the middle-east has resumed flying services to Multan, Pakistan. Multan is the sixth destination of Qatar Airways in the country. The airline said in a statement that it will resume flying to Multan from February 22, 2022, with three weekly flights increasing to four weekly flights from March 27, 2022. Qatar Airways will be using the Airbus A320 for the route which has a... Read More
The US aircraft manufacturer Boeing won a blockbuster order worth $34 billion from Qatar Airways, giving a hard blow to its long-time rival Airbus. At a ceremony held in White House, Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker signed the order for 25 Boeing 737 Max 10 narrowbody jets, with an option to buy another 25 aircraft in future. The Doha-based airline also became the first customer for Boeing’s freighter version... Read More
Qatar Airways, a globally renowned airline has placed an order with GE for GE9X engines to power its Boeing 777-8 Freighters. A release from the airline says that the order is worth more than $6.8 billion. Qatar Airways has made 34 firm 777-8 orders along with an additional 16 purchase right options. The order also includes GE90 engines for additional two Boeing 777 freighters. Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His... Read More
Qatar Airways, a renowned airline is going to introduce special cuisines curated of festive treats and also decorate the aircraft and airport lounges for celebrating the Lunar New Year. The airline is also going to offer passengers ‘hóngbāo’ red envelopes for flights between January 31, 2022, and February 1, 2022, on select routes. “The Year of the Tiger, being a water tiger year, celebrations will extend to passengers at Al... Read More
Over the ongoing dispute between Qatar Airways and Airbus on the Airbus A350 paint degradation issue, Airbus cancelled the order of 50 Airbus A321neos it signed with Qatar Airways. The order was cancelled on January 20 while the pre-trial proceedings took place in British High Court. The aircraft manufacturer’s move to cancel a separate contract with Qatar Airways for a different aircraft model shows the intensity of dispute between the... Read More
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