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Qatar Airways seeks US$5bn damages in blockade dispute

Qatar Airways seeks US$5bn damages in blockade dispute

22 July 2020 Airline News

Qatar Airways Group has launched four international investment arbitrations against the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and Egypt. Since 2017, the four states have imposed an “illegal air, sea and land blockade against Qatar,” the carrier said.

Qatar Airways to return to Venice in July

Qatar Airways to return to Venice in July

3 June 2020 Airline News

Qatar Airways will be resuming services to Venice, Italy starting from July 15th. The popular tourist destination and major arts and cultural centre will become the third destination in Italy to see flights from the carrier return.

Qatar Airways takes new steps in Covid-19 battle

Qatar Airways takes new steps in Covid-19 battle

19 May 2020 Airline News

The airline is implementing several changes, including the introduction of personal protective equipment suits for cabin crew while onboard, as well as a modified service that reduces interactions between the passengers and the crew inflight.

American Airlines reconciles with Qatar Airways

American Airlines reconciles with Qatar Airways

25 February 2020 Airline News

American Airlines has renewed its codeshare agreement with Qatar Airways, a fellow member of the oneworld alliance. The move comes just over two years after the pair very publicly fell out in a row over government subsidies.

Qatar Airways boosts IAG stake to 25 per cent

Qatar Airways boosts IAG stake to 25 per cent

19 February 2020 Airline News

Qatar Airways Group chief executive, Akbar Al Baker, stated: “Our investment to date has been highly successful and the announced increase in our shareholding is evidence of our continued support of IAG and its strategy.”