Qatar Airways will launch a new service to Luanda, Angola, in March next year. The service, which will operate up to five-times weekly to the capital and largest city in the country, will be operated by a Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft, featuring 22 seats in business class and 232 seats in economy class.
Qatar Airways has celebrated the launch of its new offices in Amman, capital of Jordan. The opening celebration was attended by the transport minister of Jordan, Anmar Khasawneh, and Qatar Airways Group chief executive Akbar Al Baker.
Qatar Airways has renewed its partnership with the Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club for a further three years. The announcement follows a successful week for Qatar Airways as the official airline sponsor of the Qatar Goodwood Festival.
Qatar Airways announced a significant order for 18 Gulfstream aircraft during a ceremony at the White House. The event was witnessed by sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, Amir of Qatar, and United States president, Donald Trump.
Qatar Airways’ first ever passenger flight to Portugal landed at Lisbon Airport earlier, as the airline adds to its rapidly expanding European network. Operated by a Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft, flight QR343 was greeted with a water cannon salute on arrival.
Qatar Airways has continued its tradition of supporting passengers who are fasting during the holy month of Ramadan and breaking their fast on board by serving a delicious Iftar meal consisting of traditional Middle Eastern specialities.
Last summer, the aviation industry set a new record, with over 200,000 aircraft taking to the skies every day. In a competitive marketplace, airlines are looking for the right technology that enables them to deliver memorable experiences for their customers.
Qatar Airways has defended its shareholding in Air Italy against claims that the stake contravenes the United States-Qatar open skies agreement.