Qatar Airways recognized for its outstanding onboard hospitality, passenger experience and charitable initiatives

Airline took home numerous awards from three prestigious ceremonies held in Hamburg during the month of April, including ‘Trendsetter of the Year’, ‘Best Charitable Initiatives’, ‘Best Onboard Catering Innovation’ and ‘Best Onboard Snacks’   DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is celebrating a successful month of April with a host of… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announces partnership with McGill University’s Institute of Air and Space Law

Multiple award-winning airline affirms commitment to education by launching strategic collaboration with McGill University’s Institute of Air and Space Law DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce its strategic collaboration with McGill University’s Institute of Air and Space Law, the world’s premier institution for innovative research and education… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Wins Six TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Airline Awards 2019

Qatar Airways takes home World’s Top 10 Airline’, ‘World’s Best Business Class’, ‘Middle East Best Airline’, ‘Middle East Best Major’, ‘Middle East Best Business Class’, and ‘Middle East Best Economy Class’ The Travellers’ Choice awards are the most respected awards given by TripAdvisor and are based on honest reviews by travellers DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Apr-05 —… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways awarded the PAX International Readership award for ‘Best Cabin Interior Passenger Experience’

The National Carrier of the State of Qatar recognised as an industry leader for its outstanding passenger experience, duty free and food service offerings DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has been awarded the PAX International Readership award for ‘Best Cabin Interior Passenger Experience’ at an awards ceremony that took place… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways opens its new office in Muscat

Elegant gala event marks the longstanding relationship shared by Qatar Airways and the Sultanate of Oman The National Carrier of the State of Qatar operates 70 flights per week, serving three gateways in Oman: Muscat, Salalah and Sohar DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Mar-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways celebrated the opening of its new office… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways celebrated the arrival of its 250th aircraft, an Airbus A350-900

Arrival of Airbus A350-900 from Toulouse takes airline to historic high and will support growth into new markets and new destinations DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways today (20 March 2019) celebrated the arrival of its 250th aircraft, an Airbus A350-900 from Toulouse, France, the latest addition to the group’s growing fleet… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways celebrated a landmark flight operated by a crew made up entirely of 15 women

Qatar Airways flight QR194 from Brussels to Doha on Sunday 10 March was operated entirely by 15 women, from flight deck through to cabin crew European Commissioner for Transport describes the flight as a “great example of encouraging women to join the sector” DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Mar-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways celebrated a… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways revealed its new Economy Class experience and seven upcoming destinations at ITB Berlin

Airline to launch direct services to Lisbon, Portugal; Malta; Rabat, Morocco; Langkawi, Malaysia; Davao, Philippines; Izmir, Turkey and Mogadishu, Somalia in 2019 New Economy Class experience features additional leg room, faster broadband and a new in-flight dining experience, ‘Quisine’, featuring all new tableware with 25 per cent larger main courses and 50 per cent larger… Read the full press release

The State of Qatar and the European Union initial Comprehensive Air Transport Agreement (CATA) in Brussels

The State of Qatar continues to express its leadership and resilience on the global stage, despite almost two years of illegal airspace blockade against the nation Comprehensive Air Transport Agreement follows the adoption of the Aviation Strategy for Europe and is the first of its kind between the EU and a Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to increase number of weekly flights on its popular routes to South Africa from July 2019

The award-winning airline will increase weekly flights to Johannesburg to 21 by the end of October 2019 Passengers will also see an increase in flights to the popular holiday destination of Cape Town, which will increase from seven to 10 a week from 27 October 2019 DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to unveil its enhanced Economy Class product at ITB Berlin 2019

The exhibition, taking place from 6-10 March 2019, will showcase the airline’s latest product developments, innovative technology and design Visitors to ITB Berlin are invited to Qatar Airways’ stand to experience the airline’s world-renowned hospitality DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce that it will unveil its enhanced… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways partners with IATA to promote greater gender diversification in the aviation industry

Airline committed to supporting IATA’s Diversity and Inclusion Awards for the next ten years DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is proud to partner with The International Air Transport Association (IATA) for the launch of the ‘IATA Diversity & Inclusion Awards’, which promote greater gender diversification in the aviation industry. The… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways launches bespoke training programme focused on preventing illegal wildlife trafficking

Qatar Airways strengthens its commitment to fighting wildlife crime DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has launched an industry-leading training programme focused on preventing illegal wildlife trafficking. The bespoke e-learning package, developed by Qatar Airways to enhance employee awareness regarding the illegal trafficking of wildlife, is targeted at those roles within the… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Cargo named ‘Global Air Cargo Airline of the Year’ by STAT Trade Times

The cargo carrier was also runner-up for ‘Global Air Cargo Brand of the Year’ and ‘International Cargo Airline of the Year in Africa’ DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Cargo is pleased to announce that it has been named ‘Global Air Cargo Airline of the Year’ by STAT Trade Times. The… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announces historic agreement that is first of its kind ever between the EU and a Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member state

The historic agreement will be the first of its kind ever between the EU and a Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member state DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (05 February 2019), European Commissioner for Mobility and Transport, Mrs. Violeta Bulc, announced that the European Union and the State of Qatar have concluded… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways converts 10 of its 50 A321neo on order to the longer range A321LR

The Airbus A321LR will enable Qatar Airways to connect Doha to new developing markets DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Feb-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has announced that it will convert 10 of its 50 Airbus A321neo on order to the Airbus A321LR (long range) variant of the A320 family. The A321LR is a type of… Read the full press release

Qatar Executive is the world’s first commercial service operator of the Gulfstream G500 jet

Qatar Executive’s brand-new jet receives Operations Specification approval from Qatar Civil Aviation Authority DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Executive is pleased to announce that it is officially the world’s first commercial service operator of the Gulfstream G500 jet, which embarked on its inaugural flight on Monday 14 January. The private jet… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways celebrates the launch of its new direct service to Gothenburg, Sweden

New five-times-weekly service operated by a Boeing 787 Dreamliner Airline continues its robust expansion in Europe, with services to Prague, Kyiv, Skopje, and St. Petersburg launched in 2017-2018 DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — To celebrate the launch of Qatar Airways’ new direct service  to Gothenburg, Sweden, Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His… Read the full press release

Qatari delegation including Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, H.E. Mr. Akbar Al Baker participated at the Global Aviation Summit in Mumbai, India

The Qatari delegation attending the conference was led by the Qatari Minister of Transport, H.E. Mr. Jassim bin Saif Al Sulaiti H.E. Mr. Akbar Al Baker highlighted the need for development and modernisation of aviation infrastructure at the CEO Plenary Session: ‘Airports of the Future and Building Great Aviation Businesses’ MUMBAI, India, 2019-Jan-17 — /Travel… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to bring more travellers between India and Doha as the Official Airline Partner for the Qatar-India Year of Culture 2019

Award-winning airline celebrates culture as a universal connection that brings people together  Qatar Airways currently operates 102 weekly flights between Doha and 13 destinations in India DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce that it is the Official Airline Partner for the Qatar-India Year of Culture 2019, marking… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways debuts first-ever Qatar Airways Travel Boutique at Hamad International Airport

Shoppers will be immersed into the luxurious world of Qatar Airways at this unique airline retail concept, now open to the public in HIA’s Concourse A DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Jan-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways and Qatar Duty Free unveiled the award-winning airline’s first-ever Qatar Airways Travel Boutique on 9 January 2019 at the airline’s… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways completed an on-market purchase of certain A shares and H shares of China Southern Airlines Company Limited

HONG KONG, CHINA, 2019-Jan-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Group Q.C.S.C. (“Qatar Airways”) is pleased to announce that as part of its strategy to invest in the strongest airlines around the world and continue enhancing operations and network connectivity, on 28 December 2018, it has completed an on-market purchase of certain A shares… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways inaugurates service from Doha to Da Nang, Vietnam

Four-times weekly flights to Da Nang will be operated by a Boeing B787 Dreamliner aircraft Da Nang is the third Vietnamese destination on Qatar Airways’ rapidly-expanding global network as Qatar and Vietnam celebrate 25 years of diplomatic relations DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Dec-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The first Qatar Airways flight from Doha to Da… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways inaugurates non-stop flight from Doha to Gothenburg, Sweden

Airline continues its robust expansion in Europe, with services to Prague, Kyiv, Skopje, and St. Petersburg launched in 2017-2018 Qatar Airways’ new five-times weekly route to be operated by a Boeing B787 DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways’ first non-stop flight from Doha to Gothenburg, Sweden landed today ( 12 December 2018)… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways increases frequency to preferred European destinations this winter

Passengers to enjoy greater choice of flight options with aircraft upgrades to Manchester, Stockholm and Helsinki  Weekly flights to Gatwick, London, increase with 16 direct flights now available for passengers to choose from DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is delighted to announce that it will fly a greater number of passengers… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announces the draw results for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup™

Airline is the Official Partner and the Official Airline of FIFA until 2022 Qatar Airways flies three times per day to Paris and five times weekly to Nice DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways was pleased to be a part of the exciting draw for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup™, which… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announces its first gateway to Malta

New direct services to the Maltese capital to begin 4 June 2019 Airline continues its robust expansion in Europe, with services to Prague, Kyiv, Skopje and many more launched in 2017-2018 DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Dec-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce that it will launch direct services to Valletta, Malta, starting 4 June 2019,… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways inaugurates non-stop flights from Doha to Mombasa, Kenya

Qatar Airways is the first Middle Eastern airline to provide direct flights to Mombasa Qatar Airways will also launch direct services to Gothenburg, Sweden and Da Nang, Vietnam this month DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways’ first non-stop flight from Doha to Mombasa, Kenya landed today (09 December 2018) at Moi… 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 launches new twice-weekly direct service to Isfahan from 4 February 2019

The historic city of Isfahan to become the airline’s fourth-gateway to Iran with the launch of a new direct service from Doha by the Airbus A320 on 4 February 2019 The airline will also introduce extra flights to Shiraz and Tehran from early January 2019 DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is… Read the full press release