Qatar Airways has enhanced its presence in southern Africa with the launch of a new linked service between Doha and Lusaka, Zambia and Harare, Zimbabwe.
Qatar Airways has grounded 13 of its Airbus A350 fleet after concerns were raised that the fuselage surface below the paint is “degrading at an accelerated rate”.
Both Qatar Airways and Emirates have welcomed a decision to add the United Arab Emirates and Qatar to the amber list for travellers to England.
As travel restrictions ease, the airport has confirmed the next airlines to move will be Etihad Airways, Qatar Airways and Brussels Airlines. They follow TUI, Jet2.com and Singapore Airlines.
Starting from July 1st, the service will be operated by a Boeing 787 Dreamliner featuring 22 seats in business class and 232 seats in economy.
Qatar Airways has welcomed Abidjan to its global network as its debut flight to the largest city in Côte d’Ivoire lands at Felix Houphouet Boigny International Airport.
Qatar Airways’ resumption of four-weekly Atlanta flights marks the full return of the airline’s pre-pandemic United States network. The carrier now offers 12 US destinations.
The destination became the third Spanish city for Qatar Airways network in June 2018 and will be served by flights on Friday and Sunday from Doha.
The governing board of the oneworld Alliance has appointed Qatar Airways Group chief executive, Akbar Al Baker, as Chairman. He succeeds Qantas Group chief executive, Alan Joyce.
The route becomes the fourth new destination in Africa announced by the national carrier of the state of Qatar since the start of the pandemic.
Flight QR6421 departed Hamad International Airport at 11:00 carrying only vaccinated crew and passengers onboard, with passengers also to be served by fully vaccinated staff at check-in.