Qatar Airways launches dedicated Mariner Lounge at Hamad International Airport for seafarers and offshore workers

Airline has helped repatriate over 150,000 seafarers during the pandemic – more than any other airline Qatar Airways has established a dedicated Mariner Lounge at Hamad International Airport for seafarers to relax in comfort between their transit flights Airline’s fleet of fuel-efficient aircraft has enabled it to remain agile and offer a mix of scheduled… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announces codeshare agreement with Air Canada

Agreement will enhance travel services between Toronto and Doha from 15 December 2020 Qatar Airways’ global passengers will now be able to enjoy seamless one stop connections to and from Toronto via Doha Qatar Airways has continuously operated four weekly flights to Montreal throughout the pandemic in addition to charter flights to Toronto and Vancouver… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways offers range of benefits curated for students through its newly launched Student Club

Student Club is powered by the airline’s loyalty programme, Privilege Club Student Club members can aim for the skies with a range of tailored benefits throughout their educational journey DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Nov-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has launched a global programme exclusive to students worldwide. Student Club is powered by the airline’s… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways offers best-in-class retail experience to its passengers through its new fare families offering

Members of Qatar Airways Privilege Club can earn more Qmiles according to the fare family they select The airline will offer exclusive discounts at Qatar Duty Free retail and food and beverage outlets for customers booking through certain channels DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Nov-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has launched new, simplified fare families… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways’ robust monitoring, detection and hygiene programme resulted in more than 99.988% of passengers travelling COVID-19-free on board

Since February 2020, just 582 positive cases have been reported across more than 4.6 million passenger flown sectors operated by Qatar Airways The airline reports extremely low numbers of cases on board with more than 37,000 COVID-19-free flights since February 2020 Less than 0.002% of operating cabin crew have been affected by COVID-19, with no… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month by drawing the iconic breast cancer ribbon in the sky

The aircraft followed a unique flight path to form the symbol of breast cancer awareness above Qatar, which was displayed in real-time by flight tracking sites Qatar Airways’ ‘Think Pink’ flight was operated entirely by females DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Oct-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has shown its support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways launches its first range of fully vegan dishes for Business Class passengers

Award-winning airline crafts a range of delicious vegan dishes for Business Class passengers as demand for plant-based food grows Economy Class customers can continue to pre-order special vegan meals ahead of travel DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has introduced its first range of fully vegan dishes to its à la… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month with limited edition amenity kits and pink-themed special menus

Limited edition BRIC’S amenity kits will be available on select Qatar Airways flights throughout October  Qatar Airways’ passengers will also enjoy a ‘Think Pink’ menu onboard and at Al Mourjan Business Lounge DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — On the occasion of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Qatar Airways will offer its passengers an… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways sponsors UNWTO-led global start-up competition event

Start-up competition established by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) aims to identify innovators with a focus on sustainability Competition event is set to take place in February 2021 in Doha, with Qatar Airways and QNTC providing finalists with flights, transportation and accommodation DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to operate four weekly flights to San Francisco

San Francisco becomes the carrier’s newest gateway, with flights operated by the sustainable A350 aircraft offering Qsuite, the best and most private Business Class, plus free Super Wi-Fi broadband internet on board  Launch of flights to San Francisco will increase Qatar Airways’ current network in the U.S. to 55 weekly flights across nine gateways as… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Celebrates World Teacher’s Day with 21,000 complimentary tickets to teachers

Giveaway will open on World Teacher’s Day on 5 October 2020 Complimentary Economy Class return tickets to any destination operated by Qatar Airways for travel up to 30 September 2021 DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Oct-06 — /Travel PR News/ — On the occasion of World Teacher’s Day, Qatar Airways will give away 21,000 complimentary tickets to teachers… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways further advances its hygiene measures onboard with Honeywell’s Ultraviolet (UV) Cabin System

Qatar Airways continues to ensure that its passengers can expect the highest levels of safety and hygiene throughout their journey DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Sep-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways becomes the first global carrier to operate Honeywell’s Ultraviolet (UV) Cabin System, further advancing its hygiene measures onboard. In clinical tests, UV light has been… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to start four weekly flights to Accra, Ghana from 29 September 2020

Launch of Accra flights will increase Qatar Airways’ network in Africa to 46 weekly flights across 14 destinations including Addis Ababa, Dar es Salaam, Djibouti, Entebbe, Kigali, Kilimanjaro, Lagos, Mogadishu, Nairobi, Seychelles, Tunis, Windhoek and Zanzibar Passengers from Accra can enjoy more flexible travel options via the most connected and Best Airport in the Middle… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways launches 100th aircraft with high-speed ‘Super Wi-Fi’ connectivity

Airbus A350-900 aircraft A7-ALC becomes Qatar Airways’ 100th aircraft to be fitted with high-speed Super Wi-Fi, which has connected millions of passengers since 2018 The airline is rolling out its Super Wi-Fi service across its young fleet of modern, fuel-efficient aircraft DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Sep-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is celebrating the launch of… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announces resumption of Lagos services from 10 September 2020

Resumption of Lagos flights will increase Qatar Airways’ network in Africa to 44 weekly flights to 10 destinations including Addis Ababa, Dar es Salaam, Djibouti, Kigali, Kilimanjaro, Mogadishu, Nairobi, Tunis and Zanzibar Passengers from Lagos can enjoy more flexible travel options via the most connected and Best Airport in the Middle East, Hamad International Airport… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to operate over 650 weekly flights to more than 85 destinations this September

Airline’s young fleet of sustainable aircraft has enabled it to continue flying throughout the pandemic and rapidly rebuild its global network to more than 650 weekly flights to over 85 destinations Qatar Airways’ passengers can enjoy more flexible travel options via the most connected and Best Airport in the Middle East, Hamad International Airport The… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways honours obligations to passengers — paid out over USD $1.2 billion in refunds throughout the COVID-19 crisis

Throughout the COVID-19 crisis, the airline has offered unrivalled flexibility and reliability to customers that need to change their travel plans In addition to honouring refunds, the airline’s two year ticket validity, flexible change policies, and travel vouchers have proved popular with passengers Doha, Qatar, 2020-Aug-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has paid… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways’ loyalty programme, Privilege Club enhances its Qmiles policy

Qatar Airways’ loyalty programme embarks on a journey of change designed with members’ needs in mind, starting with Qmiles that last longer than ever Members can earn and spend Qmiles when flying or via a range of travel, lifestyle or banking partners DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Aug-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways’ loyalty programme, Privilege… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways increases services to Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore and Peshawar

The airline increases its schedule of flights to Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore and Peshawar today Passengers travelling from Pakistan can connect via the Best Airport in the Middle East to over 80 destinations in Canada, Europe, South East Asia and the US Doha, Qatar, 2020-Aug-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to increase… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways resumes services to Adelaide

Starting 16 August 2020 the airline will operate two-weekly flights to Adelaide with connections to more than 35 destinations across Africa, the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and South Asia Australia is a strategically important market for Qatar Airways with the airline never stopping services to Melbourne, Perth and Sydney and launching new flights to… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announces resumption of flights to Helsinki

Resumption of three weekly Helsinki flights will see Qatar Airways operate a total of 22 weekly flights to the Nordics The Nordics are a strategically important market for Qatar Airways with the airline providing uninterrupted services to Copenhagen, Oslo and Stockholm throughout the crisis Helsinki route will be operated by the airline’s modern, fuel-efficient Airbus… Read the full press release

Qatar Executive launches new and exclusive Diamond Agreement that offers maximum flexibility, at industry leading pricing

Qatar Executive’s new Diamond Agreement offers maximum flexibility, at industry leading pricing DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Jul-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Executive is delighted to announce the introduction of its new and exclusive Diamond Agreement, which enables customers to pre-purchase flight time at fixed-hourly rates on state-of-the-art long-range and ultra-long-range private jets. The Diamond Agreement… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to operate three weekly flights to Toronto from 4 July 2020

Airline has worked closely with the Government of Canada to safely bring home over 16,000 Canadians from the Middle East and Asia during this crisis Addition of three-weekly Toronto flights will see Qatar Airways operate daily flights to and from Canada Qatar Airways has continuously operated four weekly flights to Montreal in addition to charter… Read the full press release

IATA figures show Qatar Airways’ operations account for 17.8% of international passenger traffic and 7.2% of air cargo capacity

Qatar Airways’ share of international traffic more than triple its nearest competitor in April  The airline’s over 1.3 billion RPKs in April was more than its next four competitors combined DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/ — New independent data from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) clearly reaffirms Qatar Airways as the airline… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways continues to succeed demonstrating its strength and resilience despite illegal blockade and and COVID-19 Crisis

Airline’s resolve to continue operating and growing over the last three years in the face of the illegal blockade has enabled the airline to succeed during the COVID-19 crisis The Best Airline in the World has built strong levels of trust with passengers and governments around the world for continuing to operate to take people… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to resume services to Venice, Italy from 15 July 2020 and to increase flights to Dublin, Milan and Rome

Airline will operate three-weekly flights to Venice, starting 15 July 2020 Flights to Dublin, Milan and Rome will increase to daily services from 13 June 2020 DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Jun-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce the airline will be resuming services to Venice, Italy starting from 15 July 2020. The… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announces partnership with the UN Refugee Agency UNHCR

Two year pact will see the airline’s cargo division utilising its freighters and the belly-hold aircraft of the airline to carry lifesaving supplies around the world DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Jun-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is proud and honoured to announce a two-year partnership with UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency to deliver on its… Read the full press release

COVID-19: Qatar Airways becomes the largest airline in the world during these challenging times taking people home safely and reliably

Qatar Airways diverse fleet, continuous operations and resilience built into its DNA over the last three years since the illegal blockade has positioned the airline to lead the recovery of the aviation industry and be the airline passengers can rely on during these uncertain times The airline and its home hub, Hamad International Airport, the… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways introduces Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) suits for cabin crew while onboard

Cabin crew will wear disposable, full body protective gear during flights while passengers must wear face coverings  ‎ The airline’s precautionary measures are aimed at reducing interactions between passengers and crew With partitions and fully closing doors, Qsuite Business Class offers complete privacy DOHA, Qatar, 2020-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has further enhanced… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways thanks frontline healthcare professionals with 100,000 free tickets

Qatar Airways to Give Away 100,000 Complimentary Tickets to Frontline Healthcare Professionals As the foremost airline taking people home, Qatar Airways will now support healthcare workers to take a well-deserved break Giveaway will open on International Nurses Day 2020 to say a massive thank you to these heroes Complimentary Economy Class return tickets on Qatar… Read the full press release