Qatar Airways Group and Our Habitas Unveil Luxurious Desert Resort ‘Our Habitas Ras Abrouq’ on Qatar’s West Coast

Her Excellency Sheikha Al-Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, Chairperson of Qatar Museums, along with VIP guests, media, designers and artists were present at an opening ceremony to showcase the unique hospitality project Located at the edge of the UNESCO protected Al-Reem Biosphere Reserve, famous for its lunar landscape and Richard Serra sculpture, the… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways and gategroup Forge Partnership to Redefine Inflight Dining Experience

With gategroup on board, the award-winning airline will set a new benchmark in inflight dining experience, quality, sustainability and healthy eating (IN SHORT) Qatar Airways and gategroup have unveiled a new collaboration aimed at revolutionizing the inflight dining experience. Through a Business Management Agreement, the two entities will work together on various aspects, including passenger… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Expands Global Network with New Flight Route to Medan, Indonesia

The award-winning airline continues its global expansion, introducing Medan as its third gateway in Indonesia The national carrier of the State of Qatar will operate three weekly flights to Medan onboard its state-of-the-art Boeing 787-8 aircraft (IN SHORT) Qatar Airways has inaugurated its new flight route from Doha to Medan, marking its third destination in… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Marks Inaugural Journey to AlUla, Saudi Arabia, Showcasing Culture and Luxury

His Highness Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Farhan Al-Saud, Minister of Culture of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Royal Commission for AlUla welcomed His Excellency Sheikh Abdulrahman bin Hamad bin Jassim Al Thani, Minister of Culture of the State of Qatar; and Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive Officer, Engr. Badr Mohammed Al-Meer The… Read the full press release

Hamad International Airport Celebrates Record Passenger Numbers and Achievements in 2023

(IN SHORT) Hamad International Airport (DOH) in Qatar concluded 2023 with remarkable achievements, surpassing expectations by serving 45,916,104 passengers, marking a 31% increase compared to 2022. The airport reported 252,059 aircraft movements and handled 2,340,711 tons of cargo. Qatar Airways, based at DOH, revealed its 2024 network expansion plans, including routes to Hamburg and Venice…. Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Reveals 2024 Network Expansion, Including Venice Resumption and Hamburg Addition

(IN SHORT) Qatar Airways has unveiled its network expansion plans for 2024, offering travelers new and exciting destinations along with the resumption of services, all available for booking in advance of the New Year. The airline will recommence flights to Venice, Italy in June and introduce an exciting new route to Hamburg, Germany in July…. Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Empowers Cabin Crew with New Digital App for Personalized Passenger Experiences

(IN SHORT) Qatar Airways has launched an in-house application aimed at enhancing passenger experiences by equipping its Cabin Crew with digital tools. In its initial phase, the app provides Cabin Crew with real-time insights into flight information, customer data, and service details. This enables the Cabin Crew to access passengers’ profiles, including privilege club and… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Announces Generous Benefits Package for Qatari Retirees, Including Flight Discounts and More

From January 2024, Qatari retirement card holders will be entitled to discounts of 25 per cent for First and Business class tickets, and 50 per cent for Economy class tickets on all Qatar Airways flights, along with other benefits Qatar Airways Group GCEO described the announcement as a way to give back to the community… Read the full press release

Qatar Duty Free Unveils Souq Al Matar: A Unique Retail and Dining Experience at Hamad International Airport

Souq Al Matar combines two dining options from renowned local restaurants and seven shops which deliver a true ‘Sense of Place’ The grand unveiling of Souq Al Matar took place with a spectacular Kabuki drop and a compelling projection show telling a story of time     (IN SHORT) Qatar Duty Free (QDF) has introduced Souq… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Congratulates Fabio Di Giannantonio on Victory at Qatar MotoGP Grand Prix

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive Officer, Engr. Badr Mohammed Al-Meer, presents the Winning Riders Trophy to Fabio Di Giannantonio and the Winning Constructor Award to Gresini Racing (IN SHORT) Qatar Airways, the Title Sponsor of Qatar MotoGP™, celebrated Fabio Di Giannantonio’s first victory at the MotoGP Qatar Airways Grand Prix 2023 in Doha. The airline… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to Showcase State-of-the-Art Aircraft at Dubai Airshow 2023

The Best Airline in the Middle East will showcase its latest generation Boeing 787-9, Airbus A350-1000, and its Gulfstream G650ER aircraft (IN SHORT) Qatar Airways is gearing up to make a significant presence at the upcoming Dubai Airshow 2023, scheduled from November 13 to 17, 2023, at Dubai World Centre. The airline plans to reaffirm… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Joins Forces with United for Wildlife to Combat Illegal Wildlife Trade

Qatar Airways becomes the Official Airline Partner for The Royal Foundation’s United for Wildlife programme (IN SHORT) Qatar Airways has partnered with United for Wildlife to tackle the illegal wildlife trade and protect endangered species. The airline, as the Official Airline Partner of United for Wildlife, aims to disrupt the illicit trade, raise awareness, and… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Group CEO Akbar Al Baker to Step Down After 27 Years of Service, Successor Named

Doha, Qatar, 2023-Oct-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Group confirms after 27 years of remarkable service, Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive – His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, will be stepping down from his current position as Group Chief Executive effective 5 November 2023, and will be succeeded by Engr. Badr Mohammed Al-Meer… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Unveils Expo 2023 Doha Aircraft, Showcasing Commitment to Sustainability and Innovation

A330-300 Expo 2023 Doha aircraft touches down in Doha Qatar Airways embodies commitment to sustainability and innovation with Expo-themed livery and enhanced in-flight experiences Attending the reveal were Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, H.E. Mr. Akbar Al Baker; President of Ashghal, H.E. Dr. Engr. Saad Ahmed Al Mohannadi; Chief Operating Officer at Hamad International Airport,… Read the full press release

Hamad International Airport Ranked Second Best in the World at Skytrax World Airport Awards 2023

Doha, Qatar, 2023-Mar-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Hamad International Airport (DOH) has been ranked as the second-best airport in the world, along with winning titles for ‘World’s Best Airport Shopping’ and ‘Best Airport in the Middle East’ for the ninth time in a row, at the Skytrax World Airport Awards 2023, hosted at the Passenger… Read the full press release

Qatar Duty Free unveils “21 in 21” project at Hamad International Airport to mark its 21st anniversary

New outlets will cater for all tastes and budgets DOHA, Qatar, 2021-Jul-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Duty Free (QDF) is marking its 21st anniversary by unveiling a significant investment and an enhanced retail portfolio of 21 new shopping and dining outlets. With a focus on embracing a range of tastes and budgets, the… Read the full press release

Lancôme Pop-Up store launches at a Chinese New Year themed opening ceremony of Shop Qatar festival at Hamad International Airport

The launch was marked by a spectacular performance of Chinese lion dancers Lancôme will offer a magical experience on the pop-up and will reveal its Advanced Genefique Serum in a limited-edition red bottle until March 2020 DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — In partnership with Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC) and Qatar Airways,… Read the full press release

Hamad International Airport demonstrates key elements of its innovative Smart Airport program at QITCOM 2019

Doha, Qatar, 2019-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Hamad International Airport (HIA) has concluded its participation at Qatar IT Conference and Exhibition (QITCOM 2019) by demonstrating key elements of its innovative Smart Airport program. The event was organized by the Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC) under the Patronage of His Highness, the Amir of Qatar… Read the full press release

Hamad International Airport unveils plans for its second expansion phase

Stunning indoor tropical garden and water feature design revealed for phase two Doha, Qatar, 2019-Oct-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Hamad International Airport (HIA) has revealed plans for its second expansion phase to an international audience of real estate investors at Cityscape Qatar, which is taking place from 22 to 24 October in Doha. HIA’s… Read the full press release

Hamad International Airport, Qatar Airways and Qatar Duty Free to bring the Trinity Forum to Qatar in 2019

The world’s most influential airport commercial revenues conference to be held in Qatar for the first time DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The world’s most influential airport commercial revenues conference, the Trinity Forum, will be held in Doha in 2019, the first time the event has ever been hosted in Qatar. The conference,… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways named ‘World’s Best Business Class’ for third consecutive year at the 2018 Skytrax World Airline Awards

The national carrier of the State of Qatar was also voted ‘Best Airline in The Middle East’, ‘Best Business Class Seat’ and ‘Best First Class Airline Lounge DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Jul-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is thrilled to have won four prestigious awards at this year’s 2018 Skytrax World Airline Awards. The multi… Read the full press release

Qatar Duty Free recognized as the ‘Airport Retailer of the Year’ at the DFNI Global Awards 2018

Qatar Duty Free continues to claim global awards for its world-class shopping experience DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Duty Free (QDF) has been awarded ‘Airport Retailer of the Year’ at the DFNI Global Awards 2018 that took place at the Royal Lancaster hotel in London on 13 April. The DFNI Global… Read the full press release

Hamad International Airport COO Engr. Badr Mohammed Al Meer appointed Regional Board Director of the Airports Council International Asia-Pacific

DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chief Operating Officer of Hamad International Airport, Engr. Badr Mohammed Al Meer, has been appointed as a Regional Board Director of the Airports Council International (ACI) Asia-Pacific. The ACI Asia Pacific Board is considered the “voice of Asia-Pacific airports”, the largest region of ACI, representing the interests… Read the full press release

Hamad International Airport named the ‘Best Airport in the Middle East’ and 5th best airport in the world at the SKYTRAX World Airport Awards 2018

DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Hamad International Airport has been ranked the 5th best airport in the world at the SKYTRAX World Airport Awards 2018, which took place during the Passenger Terminal Expo 2018 in Stockholm, Sweden. HIA has also been honoured with the title of ‘Best Airport in the Middle East’ for the fourth year… Read the full press release

Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards 2017 readers’ survey ranks Hamad International Airport second among Top 10 International Airports

Doha, Qatar, 2017-Oct-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Hamad International Airport (HIA) was ranked second in the Top 10 International Airports in the Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards 2017 readers’ survey. The magazine’s World’s Best awards recognise the greatest airports, islands, cities, hotels, and cruise lines as voted by its 4.8 million readers and has… Read the full press release