Qatar Executive has launched a newly designed website where clients can explore its private jets via 360 degree interactive panoramic photography. Also on offer is a chance to discover flight availability and access to VIP online enquiry and charter management services from any mobile device anywhere in the world.
Qatar Airways chief executive Akbar Al Baker has officially opened the new and luxurious Qatar Airways Premium Lounge at Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport. Al Baker also used the occasion to update attending media on the airline’s forthcoming launch of direct flights to Nice.
Qatar Airways has announced it will commence four times weekly, non-stop service to Las Vegas, Nevada, starting January next year. The new route will be the airline’s eleventh to the United States, connecting McCarran International Airport to Hamad International Airport in Doha, making Qatar Airways the first Gulf carrier to provide regular scheduled service to Las Vegas.
Qatar Airways has launched a new partnership with The White Company to provide exclusively-designed sleepwear to First and Business Class passengers travelling across the airline’s global network. In line with Qatar Airways’ commitment to provide a world-leading premium service, the newly-designed sleeper suits are bespoke for First Class passengers and are individually styled for men and women.
Qatar Airways has taken a ten per cent stake in LATAM Airlines through subsidiary Qatar Airways Investments (UK). Both carriers are members of the oneworld alliance.
Qatar Airways Cargo has announced that it will launch freighter operations to four new destinations in the Americas, starting in February. Boeing 777 freighters will fly twice a week to the South American cities of Buenos Aires, Sao Paulo, Quito and the North American city of Miami.
Qatar Airways has launched a new direct flight from Doha to Tbilisi, increasing travel options to and from Georgia, while enhancing overall journey times. Qatar Airways now operates four direct flights to Tbilisi from Doha’s Hamad International Airport, complementing the existing seven weekly flights that operate via Baku in Azerbaijan.
Qatar Airways has rolled out innovative new features to its mobile functionality over the course of 2016, resulting in greater information available to the passenger during and after the journey. Included in the new offering are up to 12 languages on the mobile website for the ease and comfort of the customer.
Qatar Airways has rounded off its 2016 global route expansion with the launch of daily flights to the idyllic islands of the Seychelles – the 14th new destination on the airline’s route map this year and the third in Africa. Flight QR678 touched down at Seychelles International Airport earlier to a welcome ceremony attended by airport and government officials, together with local dignitaries.
Qatar Airways will now accept UnionPay credit and debit cards through its website for ticket and other sales, expanding payment options for customers around the world. With more than 5.8 billion cards issued globally, UnionPay is an international bankcard network and is the preferred method of payment for the Chinese market.
Qatar Airways has announced that it will offer daily non-stop flights between Doha and Dublin, the capital of the Republic of Ireland, commencing June 12th, 2017. Situated on Ireland’s east coast, Dublin features many cultural and historic highlights and has long attracted visitors from all over the world.
Qatar Airways has announced eight more destinations for 2017-18, in addition to seven previously announced new cities for a total of 15 new gateways. Joining the Qatar Airways’ route network, which spans more than 150 destinations on six continents around the world, are: Canberra, the airline’s fifth destination in Australia; Dublin, Ireland; Las Vegas, the airline’s 11th destination in the United States; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Santiago, Chile; Medan, Kualanamu International Airport, the airline’s third destination in Indonesia; and Tabuk and Yanbu, the ninth and tenth destinations in Saudi Arabia.