Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker said that the airline would consider Boeing aircraft for all future needs in an unfortunate turn of events. He expressed his lack of interest in Airbus A350 aircraft in a keynote speech delivered at Aviation Club UK. Qatar Airways was looking forward to expanding its portfolio, primarily new generation freight solutions. The airline needed 30 aircraft for its fleet renewal program. The aircraft manufacturers... Read More
Qatar Airways has announced that it will launch scheduled passenger services to Tashkent, Uzbekistan, starting from January 17, 2021. The services will be operated by Airbus A320 aircraft featuring 12 business class and 120 economy class seats. Doha – Tashkent Flight Schedule Qatar Airways will operate two flights every week. On Monday and Friday, flight QR377 will depart from Doha airport at 6.55 pm local time and will arrive at... Read More
Due to the recent emergence of the new COVID-19 variant Omicron, Qatar Airways will no longer accept passengers from a few South African countries -- Luanda, Angola, Mozambique, Johannesburg, Capetown, Durban, Lusaka and Harare – until further notice, says a press release from the airline. However, the airline will continue to carry passengers who wish to travel to these countries according to its current COVID-19 restrictions. The ban is enforced... Read More
As scientists around the world have their concerns raised over the fast-spreading new Omicron Covid-19 variant, the airlines and countries around the globe are prompted to bring new travel restrictions on the African continent. In light of this, Doha-based Qatar Airways has tweeted on Saturday that it won’t allow passengers to board flights from countries of South Africa and Zimbabwe any longer. The additional information related to this subject matter... Read More
Ahead of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, Qatar Airways has delivered an iconic fly-by above all the eight stadiums that will be used for the tournament with the winner’s trophy and a FIFA legend on board. The airline used its Boeing 777 aircraft for the fly-by and Cafu, one of the most-capped players in Brazil’s history, a FIFA World Cup winner in 1994 and 2002 and a Qatar Legacy Ambassador... Read More
Qatar Airways, one of the renowned airlines across the globe operated its first flight from Doha to Almaty, Kazakhstan on November 19, 2021. The airline used an Airbus A320 aircraft for the route. Going forward, the new direct service of the airline in the concerned route will be operated with the Airbus A320 only. In the said aircraft, there are 120 Economy Class seats as we as 12 Business Class... Read More
Qatar Airways, on Wednesday, welcomed its first Boeing 777-9 aircraft in Doha. The Boeing 777-9 is an ultra-modern and fuel-efficient jet. To welcome the aircraft, a lot of VIP guests joined Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr Akbar Al Baker. Note that the aircraft won’t be on service right away. It will return to Boeing’s Field in Seattle so that its testing process can continue. The aircraft, which... Read More
Qatar Airways and China Southern Airlines have today signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to boost the existing codeshare agreement. The MoU will focus on outlining greater benefits and more seamless connections between the two airlines. The comprehensive MoU signed by Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr Akbar Al Baker, and China Southern Airlines President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr Han Wensheng, builds upon the existing codeshare... Read More
In a first for a sports federation from Russia, the VFR or the Volleyball Federation of Russia has entered into a sponsorship deal with Qatar Airways. This means that during all the major Volleyball tournaments including the regional or the international ones will see VFR players wearing uniforms with Qatar Airways branding. “As part of the new partnership, events sponsored by Qatar Airways include the Women’s and Men’s editions of... Read More
In the recent development of events, Qatar Airways is looking forward to ‘unwillingly’ reinitiating the service of 10 of its grounded Airbus A380 for a temporary period of time. The reinitiating is being planned as there has been a capacity shortage due to the grounding of A350s carriers as informed by the company. According to the plan as of now, the airline is going to launch its superjumbos A380s on... Read More
The national airline of the sultanate, Oman Air has recently signed a deal with Qatar Airways wherein the two airlines have joined hands for a reciprocal loyalty partnership. Under this new deal, the members of Oman Air Sindbad and Qatar Airways Privilege Club will be able to earn loyalty miles when they travel between Doha and Muscat in either direction and on any of the two flights. Advantages of the... Read More
Qatar Airways has announced a new corporate rewards programme for its customers. The airline has revealed new benefits and tiers for the ‘Beyond Business’ corporate rewards programme. First launched in January 2019, “Beyond Business” catered mainly to the corporate travel needs of Small and Medium Enterprises (SME). The new and improved “Beyond Business” caters to companies of all sizes, offering greater flexibility and tailored business travel solutions. Soft-launched in July... Read More
Qatar Airways has recently announced that it will soon start operating flights to Odesa, Ukraine on December 9, 2021. The airline will fly flights three times a week in the concerned route. Odesa will become the second destination for Qatar Airways in Ukraine. The airline will be using its state-of-the-art Airbus A320 which has over 12 seats in the Business Class and 120 in the Economy Class. Qatar Airways Group... Read More
As the demand for air travel increases and ease in travel restrictions kick in, Qatar Airways is slowly resuming services to cities and destinations to which the airline had paused flying to because of the pandemic. In a recent announcement, Qatar Airways said that it is resuming flight services to Prince Mohammed Bin Abdulaziz International Airport, Medina starting 1 October 2021 with four weekly flights. The Medina services will be... Read More
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