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.
Qatar Airways will increase its flight frequency from the UK & Ireland to the Middle East by 17 flights per week ahead of the crucial summer season.
European commissioner for mobility and transport, Violeta Bulc, has announced that the European Union and Qatar have concluded negotiations for a comprehensive air transport agreement.