Qatar Airways News

Qatar Airways takes Airbus A350 to Maldives for first time

Qatar Airways takes Airbus A350 to Maldives for first time

1 November 2017 Airline News

Qatar Airways has become the first airline to fly the state-of-the-art Airbus A350 to the Maldives. The airline has upgraded its current double-daily A330 service to an A350, with the first A350 beginning operations today and the second A350 service joining shortly afterwards on November 3rd.

Qatar Airways to launch flights to Pattaya, Thailand

Qatar Airways to launch flights to Pattaya, Thailand

29 October 2017 Airline News Tourism News

Qatar Airways has responded to increased customer demand for services to Thailand by launching direct flights to Pattaya, the airline’s fifth route to the country. The new four-times-a-week service, which starts on January 28th, is in addition to the airline’s existing flights to Bangkok, Krabi, Phuket and soon to be launched, Chiang Mai.

Qatar Airways signs codeshare deal with Vietjet Air

Qatar Airways signs codeshare deal with Vietjet Air

9 October 2017 Airline News

Qatar Airways has signed an interline partnership with Vietnam-based Vietjet Air, an agreement which will allow the Qatari carrier’s passengers to travel to and from points in Vietnam using a single reservation across both airlines’ networks.

Qatar Airways takes 49 per cent stake in Meridiana

Qatar Airways takes 49 per cent stake in Meridiana

29 September 2017 Airline News

Qatar Airways has strengthened its commitment to Italy with the acquisition of a 49 per cent of AQA Holding, the new parent company of Meridiana fly (Meridiana). Qatar Airways currently flies from Doha to Rome, Venice, Pisa and Milan a total of 42 times per week and this partnership will further strengthen the airline’s ties to Italy, while promoting job creation within the country, and from where it connects passengers to more than 150 destinations around the world.

Qatar places latest $2.2bn order with Boeing

Qatar places latest $2.2bn order with Boeing

26 September 2017 Airline News

Boeing and Qatar Airways announced an order today for two 747-8 Freighters and four 777-300ERs (Extended Range), valued at $2.16 billion at list prices. The airline also received the first of its 747-8 Freighters at a delivery ceremony attended by Akbar Al Baker, Qatar Airways chief executive and Boeing Commercial Airplanes president Kevin McAllister.