Qatar Airways News

Qatar Airways launches host of new routes for 2017

Qatar Airways launches host of new routes for 2017

4 days ago Airline News

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.

Qatar Airways rolls out Apple Pay around the world

Qatar Airways rolls out Apple Pay around the world

Qatar Airways has launched its latest payment feature - Apple Pay - becoming the first Gulf carrier to offer the revolutionary ‘mobile wallet’ solution across all 12 countries where Apple Pay is available. Available on any iOS compatible device, Apple Pay allows travellers to conveniently and securely book their next journey on Qatar Airways across the airline’s global network with the touch of a finger.

Qatar Airways launches digital membership card

Qatar Airways launches digital membership card

Qatar Airways has officially launched a digital membership card for its Privilege Club members, providing them with a more convenient option to redeem Qmiles when travelling across the airline’s global network. Available to all Privilege Club membership tiers – Burgundy, Silver, Gold and Platinum – the new digital membership card provides travellers with the same level of service as the physical card using their smart phones or tablets.

Qatar Airways inks code-share deal with Air Botswana

Qatar Airways inks code-share deal with Air Botswana

6th Nov 2016 Airline News

Qatar Airways is signing a code-share partnership with Air Botswana, offering Qatar Airways travellers enhanced access to three key destinations in Botswana, Africa. The partnership with Air Botswana, the national airline of Botswana, will provide Qatar Airways passengers with connections to the Botswana cities of Gaborone, Francistown and Maun via Qatar Airways’ South Africa gateway Johannesburg.

Hamad International welcomes fleet of Audi luxury cars

Hamad International welcomes fleet of Audi luxury cars

Hamad International Airport has welcomed the brand-new fleet of Audi luxury cars that will be utilised to shuttle VIPs. The premium fleet includes the Audi Q7, RS 6 Avant and A8 L. Qatar Airways chief executive, Akbar Al Baker, said: “At HIA we have always been keen on providing our passengers with the ultimate experience of traveling in comfort.”

Qatar Airways Airbus A350 touches down at London Heathrow

Qatar Airways Airbus A350 touches down at London Heathrow

1st Nov 2016 Airline News

Qatar Airways’ first daily regularly-scheduled Airbus A350 service to London Heathrow arrived in the United Kingdom earlier, as the airline introduced the state-of-the-art aircraft on the route. The aircraft joins the airline’s Airbus A380, Boeing 777 and Airbus A330 aircraft currently operating the route.

Hamad International Airport to launch new train service

Hamad International Airport to launch new train service

31st Oct 2016 Airline News Rail News

Hamad International Airport has announced that its dual Passenger Trains inside the airport terminal will begin operations from tomorrow. The trains were officially inaugurated by Qatar Airways group chief executive Akbar Al Baker and Badr Mohammed Al Meer, chief operating officer of Hamad International Airport, in the presence of dignitaries from the ministry of transport and communications and members of the press.

Qatar Airways expands British Airways codeshare deal

Qatar Airways expands British Airways codeshare deal

31st Oct 2016 Airline News

Qatar Airways has expanded its code-share agreement with British Airways, which will provide travellers with a wider choice of flights and an enhanced network. With the launch of British Airways’ non-stop service between London and Doha, travellers will benefit from seven daily flights from Heathrow, improving connectivity onto each airline’s network.

Qatar Airways adds Seychelles to global network

Qatar Airways adds Seychelles to global network

21st Oct 2016 Airline News Tourism News

Qatar Airways will provide holidaymakers with increased access to the idyllic white sand beaches and turquoise waters of the Seychelles with daily flights via Doha starting on December 12th. Qatar Airways Group chief executive Akbar Al Baker said: “Over recent years Qatar Airways has seen significant growth, expanding its worldwide footprint to provide more opportunities for global leisure travellers to premium destinations such as the Seychelles.”

Qatar Airways launches new services to Helsinki, Finland

Qatar Airways launches new services to Helsinki, Finland

11th Oct 2016 Airline News Tourism News

The Finnish capital of Helsinki welcomed the first Qatar Airways flight from Doha, inaugurating the new daily service that will connect Helsinki to more than 150 destinations worldwide. Qatar Airways’ Airbus A320, which will operate the route, has a two-class configuration with 12 seats in Business Class and 120 seats in Economy Class.