Qatar Airways committing to sponsor the IATA Diversity & Inclusion Awards for 10 years

Awards established in 2019, with Qatar Airways committing to sponsor for 10 years Winner in each category will receive $25,000 in prize money Doha, Qatar, 2020-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced today (03 March 2020) that nominations have opened for the second edition of the IATA Diversity &… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways opened new Premium Lounge at Singapore Changi Airport at Terminal 1

The first-of-its-kind lounge sets a new benchmark and blueprint for the airline’s future lounges around the world With the addition of the new Singapore lounge, the airline now operates five international premium lounges DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is delighted to announce it has officially opened its new Premium Lounge… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announces codeshare agreement with Air Malta

Agreement follows the launch of Qatar Airways’ direct service between Doha and Malta in June last year Increased connectivity and travel options for customers of both airlines DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Feb-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce it has signed a comprehensive codeshare agreement with Air Malta. The partnership reinforces Qatar… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announces codeshare agreement with American Airlines

Immediate customer benefits will include increased connectivity, frequent flyer programme alignment plus the creation of hundreds of new travel choices for passengers Qatar, Doha, 2020-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has signed a significant codeshare agreement with American Airlines in a move that will increase commercial cooperation, bolster connectivity and create hundreds of… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways is the Official Airline Sponsor of the H.H. the Amir Sword Festival

Airline backed the event that took place at the Al Rayyan Racecourse in Doha from 20 – 22 February 2020 Partnership adds to Qatar Airways’ commitment to supporting its local festivities   DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Feb-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways was delighted to be the Official Airline Sponsor of the H.H. the Amir Sword Festival… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Group increases shareholding in International Consolidated Airlines Group, S.A.

Doha, Qatar, 2020-Feb-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Group Q.C.S.C. (“Qatar Airways”) is pleased to announce that it has increased its shareholding in International Consolidated Airlines Group, S.A. (“IAG”) from 21.4 per cent to 25.1 per cent. Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive Mr. Akbar Al Baker stated, “Our investment to date has been… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announces codeshare agreement with Bulgaria Air

Bulgaria Air is the national carrier of Bulgaria, operating to 25 destinations in Europe and the Middle East Two new destinations in Bulgaria will be available to Qatar Airways’ passengers for the first time for booking from 18 February 2020 DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce it… Read the full press release

The CAPA Qatar Aviation, Aeropolitical and Regulatory Summit 2020 concluded with industry leaders renewing commitment to the Doha Declaration

The Doha Declaration of 2019 announced during the conclusion of last year’s summit called into question the modern-day relevance of the global aviation principals outlined in the Chicago Convention. This year’s edition focused on the pressing issues surrounding sustainability and aviation environment. DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The CAPA Qatar Aviation, Aeropolitical… Read the full press release

The CAPA Qatar Aviation, Aeropolitical and Regulatory Summit kicked off with Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive’s inspiring keynote address

This important global aviation summit was attended by and held under the patronage of Qatar’s Minister of Transport and Communication, H.E. Mr. Jassim bin Saif Al Sulaiti Qatar Airways GCEO addressed key aviation stakeholders from both the private and public sector on the resilience of the industry in the face of regulatory and operational disruptions… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways is the Official Airline Sponsor of the Union for International Cancer Control

The airline has been active in the last few years with its support for cancer awareness with ‘Think Pink’ campaign and the opening of a new ward at King Hussein Cancer Center in Jordan  DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Feb-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is privileged to announce it has become the Official Airline Sponsor of… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways suspends flights to mainland China until further notice

DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Feb-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has taken the decision to suspend flights to mainland China from 3 February until further notice due to significant operational challenges caused by entry restrictions imposed by several countries. An ongoing review of operations will be conducted weekly with the intention to reinstate the flights… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to welcome high-level industry experts to the second edition of CAPA Qatar Aviation, Aeropolitical and Regulatory Summit

Over 40 high-level industry experts will speak at the summit, taking place in Doha from 5-6 February 2020 Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive will be joined by leaders from the European Parliament, European Commission, U.S. Department of Transportation, IATA, AFRAA, AACO, TIACA, IAG and other airline CEO’s and experts, in speaking at the two day… 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

Qatar Airways’ Business Class experience, Qsuite, will launch on flights to and from Manchester

The famous seat which lets passengers create their own private room will be on selected flights within weeks By March, two out of the three daily flights from Manchester to Doha will offer the revolutionary seat which offers ‘first-class in business’ Manchester, UK, 2020-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways unveiled the newest aircraft in its fleet and new destination plans for 2020 at the Kuwait Aviation Show

Eight additional destinations to join the airline’s network in 2020: Nur-Sultan and Almaty, Kazakhstan; Cebu, Philippines; Accra, Ghana; Trabzon, Turkey; Luanda, Angola; Lyon, France and Siem Reap, Cambodia Award-winning airline displayed its ultra-modern Airbus A350-1000 alongside its state-of-the-art Gulfstream G500 DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways wowed the crowds on the… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announces expanded codeshare cooperation with Malaysia Airlines

The agreement more than doubles the number of destinations on the Qatar Airways network for Malaysia Airlines passengers Four new destinations in South East Asia will be available to Qatar Airways passengers for the first time DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce expanded codeshare cooperation with Malaysia Airlines,… Read the full press release

FC Bayern München held winter training in Doha for the tenth consecutive year

Qatar Airways is sponsor of the five-time European champions The German football champions held their winter training in Doha for the tenth consecutive year DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — FC Bayern München men’s senior team spent last week in Qatar at their annual winter training camp. The German champions were based at… Read the full press release

Qatar Airway announces codeshare agreement with Deutsche Bahn (German railways)

New codeshare partnership provides seamless connection to/from eight destinations in Germany for Qatar Airways passengers within Deutsche Bahn’s railway network DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce a codeshare partnership with Deutsche Bahn (German railways), offering Qatar Airways travellers seamless connection to and from eight key destinations in… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to participate at the Kuwait Aviation Show 2020

The exhibition will be taking place from 15–18 January, and will draw tens of thousands of trade and public visitors DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce its participation in the Kuwait Aviation Show 2020, where it will display its state-of-the-art Airbus A350-1000 fitted with its multi award-winning… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways is the Official Airline Partner of the fourth edition of the Shop Qatar festival

The 2020 edition will run until the end of January An array of exciting fashion shows, beauty masterclasses and entertainment are on offer Qatar Airways is offering special fares from select destinations, stopover and travel packages for visitors to Qatar DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is the Official Airline Partner… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways starts three-times weekly service to Gaborone, Botswana

The multiple award-winning airline becomes the only non-African operator to offer flights to Botswana with the launch of its three-times weekly service with an Airbus A350-900 aircraft Botswana’s capital city is the ninth new destination to join the airline’s growing network in 2019 DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Dec-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The first Qatar Airways flight from… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways confirms the renewal of its status under IATA’s Environmental Assessment programme

Qatar Airways continues to meet the industry standard for environmental management, while extending scope to be the most comprehensive in the industry. DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Dec-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways was proud to receive recognition of its continued commitment to environmental management at International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) Board of Governors meeting last week…. Read the full press release

Qatar Airways offers Privilege Club partners access to Qatar Museums’ Culture Pass Plus

Her Excellency Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani signed the partnership agreement with His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker in a ceremony at Al Safwa First Class Lounge  Qatar’s Platinum and Gold Tier Privilege Club members can now access Qatar Museums’ Culture Pass Plus as an added benefit DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Dec-16 —… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Cargo adds services to Campinas, Brazil, Santiago, Chile, Lima, Peru and Bogotá, Colombia into its global freighter network

Campinas, Brazil; Santiago, Chile; Lima, Peru and Bogotá, Colombia will join the carrier’s global network The cargo carrier is not only growing its network but also its fleet DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Dec-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Cargo, one of the leading air cargo carriers is excited to announce major expansion of services in… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways and Qatar National Tourism Council launch a series of music concerts and festivals from 5 to 19 December 2019

Global stars lined up to perform in Doha include Katy Perry, Maroon 5, Maluma, and Cheb Khaled Qatar will showcase the top regional stars including Yara, Fahad Al Kubaisi, Rahma Riad, Ibrahim Dashti, and Omar Al Abdallat Daydream Festival will be held in Qatar for the first time for two nights in December DOHA, Qatar,… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways selects CFM International LEAP-1A engines to power its new fleet of 50 A321neo family aircraft

LEAP-1A engines to power airline’s new fleet of 50 A321neo family aircraft Agreement valued at $4 billion at list price and over the life of the service contracts DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce that it has selected CFM International LEAP-1A engines to power its new fleet… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways named ‘Best Overall in the Middle East’ at the 2020 APEX Regional Passenger Choice Awards

The multi award-winning airline was awarded the prestigious title of ‘Best Overall in the Middle East’ at the 2020 APEX Regional Passenger Choice Awards on 13 November Qatar Airways was also recently named a ‘2020 Five Star Global Airline’ at the 2020 APEX Global Passenger Choice Awards, where it scooped three awards for ‘Best Seat… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announces codeshare agreement with IndiGo

Agreement is the first step in strengthening cooperation between the ‘World’s Best Airline’ and the ‘Best Low-Cost Airline in India’ Qatar Airways will place its code on IndiGo flights between Doha and Delhi, Mumbai and Hyderabad DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce it has signed a codeshare… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways partners with the Ministry of Transport and Communications to widen access to information technology to its staff

A Memorandum of Understanding was signed at a ceremony at QITCOM 2019 The partnership is part of the Ministry’s Better Connections Program DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Nov-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has announced a new partnership with the Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC) that aims to widen access to information technology to its… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways is the first in the industry licensed to use the state-of-the-art ‘GE360 Foam Wash’ technology

The award-winning airline is the first in the industry licensed to use the state-of-the-art ‘GE360 Foam Wash’ technology, aimed at replacing traditional water wash methods on GE engines Use of the innovative system will contribute towards improving fuel efficiency, decreasing emissions and reducing maintenance costs DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Oct-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways… Read the full press release