Qatar Airways the first airline in the Middle East to launch high-speed broadband on flights starting this summer

Twelve new destinations announced as award-winning airline continues to expand global network First airline in the Middle East to launch high-speed broadband connectivity on flights Unveils unique new app making award-winning IFE truly mobile and announces the launch of a redesigned website to showcase the airline’s destinations and service DUBAI, UAE, 2017-Apr-27 — /Travel PR… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways received the highest award at the 2017 Air Transport Awards

Recognised for its innovative and leading in-flight experience, Qatar Airways collected the highest award at an elite ceremony held in Greece and hosted by Air Transport News DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways proudly accepted the ‘Airline of the Year’ award on Saturday 25 March at the 2017 Air Transport Awards, as… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways’ Home and Hub Is Named Sixth Best Airport In the World

Hamad International Airport named Best Middle East Airport for third consecutive year; also awarded Best Staff Service in the Middle East for second consecutive year DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Mar-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to congratulate its home and hub, Hamad International Airport (HIA), on being ranked Sixth Best Airport in the… Read the full press release

Globally renowned composer and artist Dana Al Fardan named official composer for Qatar Airways Group

Globally renowned artist and Qatari local has created a specific composition for Hamad International Airport and the now-playing Qsuite commercials The artist’s latest album, Sandstorm, now featured on all Qatar Airways flights DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways today named artist Dana Al Fardan, globally renowned composer and artist, as the official… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways unveils revolutionary new Business Class experience at ITB Berlin

Airline will unveil a revolutionary new Business Class experience in a world exclusive premiere of its new patented product DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Mar-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is set to take centre stage on the opening day of ITB Berlin, Wednesday 8th March, as the airline unveils its highly anticipated new patented Business Class… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways launches direct service to Skopje, Macedonia beginning 17 July 2017

From 17 July airline will connect the Republic of Macedonia to more than 150 destinations worldwide through its home and hub, Hamad International Airport Four-weekly flights from Doha to Skopje will operate with an Airbus A320 aircraft DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways today confirmed the start date of its long-awaited scheduled… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways introduces Nappa Dori amenity kits on board for premium passengers

Airline to offer designer Nappa Dori amenity kits to all premium passengers travelling on short and medium haul flights DOHA, Qatar, 2016-Dec-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has introduced signature Nappa Dori amenity kits on board for all of its premium passengers travelling on short and medium haul flights. The artisan brand, Nappa… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to start new direct flights from Doha to Tbilisi, Georgia

Previously served via Baku only, the new direct flights complement the existing tagged flights and significantly improve journey times to the Georgian capital Frequencies to Yerevan, launched by Qatar Airways in May 2016, also increase from a four to five weekly service DOHA, Qatar, 2016-Dec-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways this weekend celebrated the… Read the full press release

Remarkable first year of Qatar Airways joint business agreement with Royal Air Maroc

Qatar Airways hosts global aviation leaders and Moroccan VIPs at a gala dinner in Casablanca to celebrate 2016 expansion to Marrakech, Morocco Airline announces new destinations for 2017-18 including Canberra, Australia and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Airline also celebrates its one-year anniversary of partnership with Royal Air Maroc CASABLANCA, Morocco, 2016-Dec-01 — /Travel PR News/… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways adds eight more destinations for 2017-18

The world’s fastest growing airline adds even more destinations to its route map, joining seven other new destinations previously announced Qatar Airways connects the world with the industry’s youngest fleet and award-winning servic DOHA, Qatar, 2016-Dec-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways, the award-winning and fastest growing airline in the world, today announced eight more… Read the full press release

AirHelp Worldwide ranks Qatar Airways the Best Airline in the World

The world’s fastest-growing airline is now also the Best Airline in the World for passenger customer service NEW YORK, 2016-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Based on annual rankings of airlines worldwide, Qatar Airways has been announced as the Best Airline in the World, by AirHelp Worldwide, based in New York City. Qatar Airways captured… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways launches direct daily service between Doha and Seychelles starting 12 December 2016

Travellers can enjoy their tropical dream-come-true with direct daily service between Doha and Seychelles Flights to commence on 12 December 2016 DOHA, Qatar, 2016-Oct-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways will provide travellers with greater access to the idyllic white sand beaches and turquoise waters of the Seychelles with daily flights from Doha starting on… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways inaugurated into the TTG Travel Hall of Fame

Airline’s entry into the TTG Travel Hall of Fame crowns a decade of consecutive wins DOHA, Qatar, 2016-Oct-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has been inaugurated into the TTG Travel Hall of Fame, having been crowned as the Best Middle Eastern Airline for the 11th consecutive time at this year’s TTG Travel Awards. The… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways and British Airways announce joint business agreement that will provide better links between the UK, Asia, Middle East and Africa

The new agreement will serve more than 70 destinations across the two airlines combined network DOHA, Qatar, 2016-Sep-28 — /Travel PR News/ —Qatar Airways and British Airways’ parent company, International Airlines Group (IAG), today announced a joint business agreement that will come into effect on 30 October 2016. The joint business will benefit customers by… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to be the global launch customer of GlobalBeacon(sm) technology solution by Aireon LLC and FlightAware

Qatar Airways will be launch airline for GlobalBeacon(sm) technology for global tracking of all ADS-B equipped aircraft starting in 2018 DOHA, Qatar, 2016-Sep-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways announced today it will be the global launch customer of GlobalBeacon(sm), a technology solution by Aireon LLC and FlightAware, designed to provide up-to-the minute global tracking… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways reaffirm its commitment towards India’s tourism market at the Incredible India Tourism Investors’ Summit 2016

His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker joined an esteemed CEO panel discussion at Incredible India Tourism Investors’ Summit 2016 NEW DELHI, India, 2016-Sep-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways participated in the Incredible India Tourism Investors’ Summit 2016 (IITIS) on 23 September to reaffirm its commitment towards India’s tourism market. Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive,… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways again honoured with Best Up in the Air Experience at the Future Travel Experience Awards

Qatar Airways wins the coveted award for the second year in a row that names the leading airline in customer experience innovation DOHA, Qatar, 2016-Sep-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has been awarded Best Up in the Air Experience at the Future Travel Experience Awards for the second consecutive year, at the Future… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways increased daily capacity of its flights to Sydney with A380 aircraft

Flagship A380 aircraft increases daily capacity by 44 per cent to cater for robust leisure and business travel demand to and from Sydney DOHA, Qatar, 2016-Sep-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Sydney has become Qatar Airways’ first destination in Australia to be served by the super-jumbo A380 aircraft, just six months after it joined the carrier’s global… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announces its first major sports sponsorship in Australia as the Sydney Swans’ Official International Airline Partner

Sydney Swans deal is Qatar Airways’ first major sports sponsorship in Australia, a reflection of the airline’s firm commitment to the Australian market SYDNEY, Australia, 2016-Aug-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has marked its first foray into the Australian Football League (AFL) with a three-year sponsorship of the Sydney Swans, signing with the team until the… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways and Qatar Aviation Catering Company launch new waste reduction and recycling programme

Reducing catering waste and diverting remaining waste from landfill DOHA, Qatar, 2016-Aug-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways and Qatar Aviation Catering Company (QACC) have launched a new waste reduction and recycling programme in Doha, further contributing towards local and international environmental solutions. As a world-leading airline Qatar Airways is continually improving how it manages… Read the full press release

Gulfstream announces order of three G650ER aircrafts from Qatar Airways

Three More Aircraft To Join Qatar Executive Fleet SAVANNAH, Georgia, 2016-Jul-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced that Qatar Airways has converted three of its G650ER aircraft options to firm orders as part of a 30-aircraft agreement signed in May 2015. The aircraft will join the company’s Qatar Executive fleet, making Qatar… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Group announces strong financial results for FY 2016

Improved year-over-year results in all business units Revenues up 4.3 per cent; Operating Costs down 1.5 per cent for the Group Qatar Airways Group businesses producing strong financial results in the midst of record-setting growth DOHA, Qatar, 2016-Jul-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Group announced a 3 billion QAR operating profit for fiscal year… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways and Royal Jordanian expand code-share agreement

Code-share agreement opens up Qatar Airways’ network for Royal Jordanian customers Qatar Airways travellers will benefit from additional flights to Amman DOHA, Qatar, 2016-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways and Royal Jordanian have announced an expansion of their current code-share agreement, which will add six new destinations to ‌Royal Jordanian’s existing network. Royal Jordanian… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways and SriLankan Airlines strengthened their cooperation with bilateral code-share relationship

DOHA, Qatar, 2016-Jun-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways and SriLankan Airlines, both members of the oneworld alliance, have strengthened their cooperation with a bilateral code-share relationship. Both airlines will code-share on each other’s flights between their respective hubs – Qatar Airways’ thrice daily Airbus A340-600 operations to Colombo and SriLankan Airlines’ daily Airbus A330-300 flight to Doha…. Read the full press release

Qatar Executive to exhibit at EBACE from 24 to 26 May in Geneva, Switzerland

Qatar Airways’ private jet division presents its growing service portfolio to the business aviation community in Europe DOHA, Qatar, 2016-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Executive, the private jet charter division of award-winning Qatar Airways, will be exhibiting at Europe’s leading business aviation show EBACE (Stand #J059, Hall 5), taking place from 24 to 26… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways took delivery of its 50th Boeing 777

Boeing 777 fleet operates across entire Qatar Airways route map, including dedicated freighter routes Airline’s Boeing 777 has enjoyed wide success with carrier’s valued passengers DOHA, Qatar, 2016-May-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways received its 50th Boeing 777 recently, taking the total count of aircraft in operation to more than 180 single aisle and… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways received His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum at its new premium lounge at Dubai International Airport

His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum is received at Qatar Airways’ new premium lounge Luxurious new lounge opening coincides with the official launch of Dubai International Airport’s Concourse D DUBAI, UAE, 2016-Apr-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (27 Apr 2016) Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker welcomed… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways brings its superjumbo Airbus A380 on the maiden Doha – Atlanta flight on June 1

Award-winning airline brings its world-famous First Class service to America for the first time, to start service to Atlanta Doha – Atlanta Airbus A380 one-time service scheduled for June 1 only ATLANTA, 2016-Apr-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways will mark a new chapter in its history of operations to the United States by flying… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways named Best Business Class, and Best Airport Lounge in the Middle East for the Al Mourjan Business Lounge in Hamad International Airport

Publication’s readers chose Qatar Airways as having the best Business Class facilities and the Al Mourjan Business Lounge at Hamad International Airport as the Middle East’s best airport lounge DOHA, Qatar, 2016-Apr-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has been announced as the winner of two prestigious accolades at the Business Traveller Middle East Awards… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways wins ‘Best In-flight Duty Free’ for the Middle East and Africa 2016 in Pax International Readers Awards

In-flight award follows Hamad International Airport’s acclaim as World’s Fifth Best Airport for Shopping by Skytrax DOHA, Qatar, 2016-Apr-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways’ customer experience has again been recognised for its industry leadership position, having received the ‘Best In-flight Duty Free’ for the Middle East and Africa 2016 in the Pax International Readers… Read the full press release