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Qatar Airways Orders 40 Planes from Boeing

Qatar Airways and Boeing recently announced an order for 30 787-9 Dreamliners and 10 777-300ERs, valued at $11.7 billion at list prices.

Qatar Airways Named Best Middle Eastern/African Airline for 7th Consecutive Year

Qatar Airways was once again named the Best Middle Eastern/African Airline at the 2016 Business Traveller Asia-Pacific Awards held in Hong Kong in late September.

Qatar Airways and British Airways Strengthen Ties with Joint Business Agreement

Qatar Airways and British Airways’ parent company, International Airlines Group (IAG), recently announced a joint business agreement that will benefit customers by offering a wider choice of flights, an enhanced network, greater choice of fares and superior benefits for members...

Qatar Airways Starts Flying A380 to Sydney Due to Increase in Passenger Demand

Sydney has become Qatar Airways’ first destination in Australia to be served by the super-jumbo A380 aircraft, just six months after it joined the carrier’s global network.

Qatar Airways Wins ‘World’s Best Business Class’ at 2016 Skytrax World Airline Awards

Qatar Airways proudly accepted three separate accolades at the 2016 Skytrax World Airline Awards held recently at the Farnborough International Airshow in the United Kingdom.

Qatar Airways Raises Stake in IAG to 15%

Qatar Airways has raised its stake in International Airlines Group (IAG), owner of British Airways, to 15.01 percent.

Qatar Airways Major Network Expansion: 14 New Global Destinations

Qatar Airways has announced a significant network expansion of 14 new destinations. Spread across four continents, the new routes will further expand the reach of the airline’s network, and will include the world’s longest flight, between Doha and Auckland, New Zealand.

Qatar Airways Halts Transport of All Hunting Trophies

Qatar airways announced today that it will in no way enable trophy hunters of endangered species, extending its existing embargo on transporting hunting trophies to encompass all species identified by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) of Wild...

Qatar Airways Wins Third Skytrax ‘Airline of Year’ Award

Qatar Airways was honored on Tuesday with three of the top aviation accolades at the annual Skytrax World Airline Awards, held at the Musée de l'Air et de l' Espace, Paris Air Show, winning Airline of the Year for a third time.

Qatar Airways Increases Frequency to Athens, Greece

Qatar Airways, the national carrier of Qatar, will enhance its flights to Athens from Doha by the permanent addition of a third flight.

Qatar Buys 9.99% Stake in IAG, Extends Push into Europe

Qatar Airways has acquired a 9.99 percent stake in IAG (International Airlines Group), parent company of British Airways and Spanish carrier Iberia, making it the largest single shareholder in IAG, the Doha-based company announced last week.

Qatar Airways Takes Delivery Of Its First Airbus A380

Qatar Airways recently took delivery of its highly anticipated first A380.

Qatar Airways Wins Three Major Accolades At Skytrax Awards 2014

The State of Qatar’s national airline, Qatar Airways, has been recognized in three of the top awards at the recent Skytrax World Airline Awards, including winning World’s Best Business Class for the second year in a row.
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Qatar Airways Unveils New Enhancements To Frequent Flyer Program

Qatar Airways recently announced new enhancements to the airline’s frequent flyer programme – Privilege Club.
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Qatar Airways Hailed Best Business Class In The World

Qatar Airways took home three honors at the annual Skytrax 2013 World Airline Awards held during the Paris Air Show at Le Bourget recently.
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Qatar Airways To Expand On Three Continents

Qatar Airways recently announced route expansion on three continents together with a huge increase in capacity in Pakistan as part of the Doha-based carrier’s continued aggressive growth strategy.
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Qatar Airways To Launch Athens-New York Direct Flight

Qatar Airways will launch daily direct flights between Athens and New York next year, the airline’s chief executive officer, Akbar Al Baker, announced yesterday, Wednesday, 28 November, at a media briefing in Athens.

Qatar Airways Named Airline Of The Year

Qatar Airways was recently named “Airline of the Year” for its outstanding in-flight product and operational excellence, at the annual Skytrax World Airline Awards 2011.

Qatar Airways Among Top Three At Skytrax Awards

“To be considered among the top three airlines in the world is a huge achievement for Qatar Airways and takes us a step closer of being recognized at the best airline in the world,” Qatar Airways Chief Executive Officer Akbar Al Baker said.

Qatar Airways Receives First Boeing 777-ER

Qatar Airways recently received the first Boeing 777-Extended Range, which arrived direct from Seattle and carried executive members of the airline, Boeing executives, and members of the American press. The new aircraft was received with the traditional water arch and the arrival...