Qatar Airways News

Qatar Airways chief Al Baker apologies for cabin crew remarks

Qatar Airways chief Al Baker apologies for cabin crew remarks

14 July 2017 Airline News

Qatar Airways chief executive Akbar Al Baker has apologised for sexist and ageist comments he made in a speech in Ireland. Speaking an event to celebrate the launch of a new route from Dublin to Doha, Al Baker said US airlines were “crap” and their passengers were “always being served by grandmothers”.

Qatar Airways launches new service to Nice, France

Qatar Airways launches new service to Nice, France

7 July 2017 Press Release Airline News

Qatar Airways has launched a direct service between Doha and Nice, the airline’s second destination in France. Qatar Airways flight QR53 operated by a Boeing B787 Dreamliner departed Hamad International Airport 07:45 and arrived at Nice Côte d’Azur International Airport at 13:15.

Qatar Airways eyes stake in American Airlines

Qatar Airways eyes stake in American Airlines

23 June 2017 Airline News

Qatar Airways has revealed it plans to take a 4.75 per cent stake in fellow oneworld carrier American Airlines. The Doha-based airline said in a statement that it saw a “strong investment opportunity” in the American carrier.