Qatar Airways Holidays and Discover Qatar to offer unique and personalised travel packages or Privilege Club Members for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022

Join now to become a Privilege Club Member and get priority access to FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ travel packages Wide range of packages to include match tickets, accommodation options and round-trip international flights that suit all fans DOHA, Qatar, 2021-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Holidays in partnership with Discover Qatar, will… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways launches new service between Doha and Lusaka, Zambia and Harare, Zimbabwe

The award-winning airline now operates to 27 cities in Africa, including six new destinations introduced during the COVID pandemic, further consolidating its strong network position on the continent among other international airlines Passengers can enjoy greater travel options to the widest global network operated by any airline based in the region, via Hamad International Airport,… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to serve new African destinations through its partnership with RwandAir

Partnership will leverage Qatar Airways’ global network,  increase access to African destinations, and integrate respective loyalty programmes’ benefits DOHA, Qatar, 2021-Aug-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways passengers will be able to explore even more of Africa following its new partnership with Rwanda’s flag carrier, RwandAir via their hubs at Doha and Kigali. As… Read the full press release

Qatar Duty Free launches Viale di Lusso, a new premium fashion avenue at Hamad International Airport

The new premium shopping avenue at Hamad International Airport features prestigious retails and dining outlets DOHA, Qatar, 2021-Aug-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Duty Free (QDF) today (02 August 2021) celebrated the launch of Viale di Lusso, a new premium fashion avenue at the heart of the award-winning Hamad International Airport (HIA), introducing the… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways named Airline of the Year 2021 by AirlineRatings

AirlineRatings ‘Airline of the Year’ awards acknowledge the best in aviation Qatar Airways has won Airline of the Year, Best Middle East Airline, Best Catering and Best Business Class DOHA, Qatar, 2021-Jul-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has been named Airline of the Year 2021 by AirlineRatings. The airline has also clinched the… 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

Discover Qatar and Qatar Airways Holidays launch special packages for visiting friends and family in Qatar

Discover Qatar and Qatar Airways Holidays introduce exciting reunion packages to Doha starting at QAR 1,721 per person for five nights DOHA, Qatar, 2021-Jul-14 — /Travel PR News/ — With Qatar now open for tourism to fully vaccinated travellers, Discover Qatar, the destination management division of Qatar Airways, has partnered with Qatar Airways Holidays and… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways and Tourism Seychelles team up to bring together the perfect combination of a dream holiday

Airline increases flights to daily in anticipation of surge of bookings as global travel restrictions ease DOHA, Qatar, 2021-Jul-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has joined forces with the Tourism Seychelles in a concerted effort to bring together the perfect combination of a dream holiday destination and world-class global airline for travellers who… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways becomes the first airline in the Middle East to join the IATA Turbulence Aware platform

Safety and environmental sustainability as its top priority It is the first and largest turbulence data contributor in the Middle East Sharing data on turbulence could help the airline industry cut carbon emissions DOHA, Qatar, 2021-Jul-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways and the International Air Transport Association announced that Qatar Airways will become… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways the first airline to trial COVID-19 vaccine authentication through IATA Travel Pass ‘Digital Passport’ Mobile App

Expanded trial will enable travellers to Doha to share their Qatar issued vaccination certificate via their mobile with the airline and authorities in a more safe, seamless and secure way Trial will be rolled out in phases, beginning with cabin crew travelling from Kuwait, London, Los Angeles, New York, Paris  and Sydney DOHA, Qatar, 2021-Jul-06 —… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways becomes the Official Airline for the upcoming 2021 Concacaf Gold Cup

The confederation-wide sponsorship will commence with the upcoming 2021 Concacaf Gold Cup taking place from 2 July to 1 August The Qatar National Football Team will participate as a guest nation in the tournament DOHA, Qatar, 2021-Jul-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways continues to expand its global sporting sponsorship portfolio after a multi-year… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways marks 10 successful years since its inaugural flight between Doha and Montréal

Since 2011, Qatar Airways’ commitment to the Canadian market has strengthened international trade, tourism and people-to-people exchanges Hamad International Airport, the Best Airport in the Middle East, is the only hub in the region to offer service to both of Canada’s largest cities DOHA, Qatar, 2021-Jul-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways marked a… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines launches codeshare agreement with Qatar Airways

Strengthened partnership allows for global connectivity to Alaska’s route network SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2021-Jul-02 — /Travel PR News/ — As Alaska Airlines expands its global reach with our oneworld partners, we proudly announced today (June 29, 2021) the launch of a codeshare agreement with Qatar Airways, a fellow member of the alliance, that further strengthens the… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways officially opened the Mariner Lounge at Hamad International Airport in Doha

Mariner Lounge in Doha has ceremonial opening to mark International Maritime Organization’s Day of the Seafarer 2021, with hundreds given free flight upgrades as part of commemoration Qatar Airways has transported more than 380,000 seafarers and offshore workers since April 2020 for repatriation and crew change DOHA, Qatar, 2021-Jun-29 — /Travel PR News/ — The… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to expand its U.S. services to more than 100 weekly flights across its 12 gateways

Qatar Airways’ 12 U.S. gateways and global network of over 140 destinations further cement its position as the leading international carrier providing global connectivity to and from the U.S. via the Best Airport in the Middle East, Hamad International Airport Qatar Airways partners with U.S. carriers on more routes across the United States than any… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways expands list of destinations in Africa with the launch of new route to Lusaka and Harare

New service will be operated by the airline’s state-of-the-art Boeing 787 Dreamliner and offer seamless connectivity via the Best Airport in the Middle East to destinations in Asia, Europe and North America Lusaka and Harare will become the airline’s fifth and sixth new destination launched in Africa since the start of the pandemic DOHA, Qatar,… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways launches new platform for trade partners, Oryx Connect

DOHA, Qatar, 2021-Jun-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is introducing a state-of-the-art new platform for trade partners that will enable them to build tailored travel experiences for their customers. Called Oryx Connect, it has been developed based on the New Distribution Capability (NDC) data transmission standard developed by IATA in partnership with the… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways inaugurates flights between Doha and Abidjan

Airline now operates three weekly flights to Côte d’Ivoire, via Accra, our eighth new destination since the start of the global pandemic via the most connected and Best Airport in the Middle East and ‘Third Best Airport in the World’, Hamad International Airport Qatar Airways travellers from Africa can enjoy baggage allowances ranging from 46… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways partners with significant Russian-based entities at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF)

SPIEF is organised by Roscongress Foundation and convenes individuals from leading Russian and international companies, political figures, and business leaders from around the world Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, H.E. Mr. Akbar Al Baker met several opinion and industry leaders including the Governor of St. Petersburg Mr. Alexander Beglov, further strengthening the airline’s position in… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways expands codeshare partnership with Oman Air

Oman Air passengers will now be able to book travel to more than 80 destinations with Qatar Airways, including new gateways such as Atlanta, Seattle, Johannesburg, Abuja, and Bodrum Further expansion of the partnership follows the two airlines’ recent announcement in December 2020 of strengthening strategic cooperation DOHA, Qatar, 2021-Jun-01 — /Travel PR News/ —… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announces resumption of its services to Málaga

Málaga resumption will see the airline’s Spain network return to pre-pandemic levels with three total destinations, including Barcelona and Madrid Qatar Airways’ presence in Spain is further strengthened through its recently expanded strategic partnership with Iberia, offering seamless connectivity across the Iberian peninsula and Latin America DOHA, Qatar, 2021-May-27 — /Travel PR News/ — The… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to attend the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF)

Visitors to the Forum are invited to Qatar Airways’ exhibition stand to experience the airline’s world-renowned hospitality The State of Qatar will participate as a ‘guest country’ in the Forum DOHA, Qatar, 2021-May-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways will be one of the leading international companies attending the upcoming St. Petersburg International Economic… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Privilege Club announce more new options for its members to earn and spend Qmiles

Hotel & Car Rewards will allow Privilege Club members to earn and spend Qmiles at over 350,000 hotels and more than 20,000 car rental locations worldwide DOHA, Qatar, 2021-May-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Privilege Club is excited to announce more new options for its members to earn and spend Qmiles. Privilege Club members… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways supports COVID-19 relief efforts in India

300 tonnes of aid from around the world departed in a three-aircraft cargo convoy from Doha to India, as part of the freight carrier’s WeQare initiative Doha, Qatar, 2021-May-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Three Qatar Airways Cargo Boeing 777 freighters departed to India today (03 May 2021), carrying approximately 300 tonnes of medical supplies… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to start flights to Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire via Accra from 16 June 2021

Launch of Abidjan flights will increase Qatar Airways’ network in Africa to over 100 weekly flights across 24 destinations Passengers from Abidjan can enjoy more flexible travel options via the most connected and Best Airport in the Middle East, Hamad International Airport with the widest network of destinations across Asia-Pacific, Europe, Middle East and North… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announces resumption of services to Khartoum, Sudan

The Khartoum flights will be operated by the airline’s state-of-the-art Boeing 787 Dreamliner featuring 22 seats in Business Class and 232 seats in Economy Class Passengers flying from Sudan will benefit from the airline’s extensive international network in Asia, Australia, Europe and the US The National Carrier of the State of Qatar to increase services… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways further advancing its hygiene measures on board with the latest version of Honeywell’s Ultraviolet (UV) Cabin System

The award-winning airline continues to ensure its passengers can expect the highest levels of safety and hygiene throughout their journey DOHA, Qatar, 2021-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways becomes the first global carrier to operate Honeywell’s Ultraviolet (UV) Cabin System version 2.0, further advancing its hygiene measures on board. The latest version of… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways celebrates the Holy Month of Ramadan with bespoke Iftar meal bags

Airline continues its commitment of celebrating the Holy Month on board by offering a selection of Middle Eastern flavours for Iftar DOHA, Qatar, 2021-Apr-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is delighted to extend its tradition of celebrating the customs of the Holy Month of Ramadan with passengers on board by offering bespoke Iftar… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways expands Technical Maintenance facilities with the opening of new state-of-the-art Engine Facility

New 9,000 square foot Technical Engine Facility building will enable the award-winning airline to boost cost efficiencies by more than U.S.$2.2 million annually and improve workflow by an estimated 23,400 man hours per year Qatar Airways continues to rebuild its global network despite the industry-wide challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic, planning to operate more… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways operates the world’s first fully COVID-19 vaccinated flight

QR6421 will be operated by the airline’s sustainable A350-1000, and will carry only vaccinated crew and passengers on board, with passengers also serviced by fully vaccinated staff at check-in Qatar Airways and Hamad International Airport have lead the industry during the pandemic, being the first global airline and first and only airport in the Middle… Read the full press release