Qatar Airways celebrates the touchdown of the world’s first A350-1000 at its home and hub in Doha

Qatar Airways celebrates the touchdown of the world’s first A350-1000 at its home and hub in Doha   State-of-the-art aircraft arrives in Qatar to commence commercial operations National carrier of the State of Qatar is the global launch customer for the world’s most advanced passenger aircraft featuring the revolutionary Qsuite Business Class seat DOHA, Qatar,… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways is the global launch customer of the world’s first Airbus A350-1000

Qatar Airways is the global launch customer of the world’s first Airbus A350-1000   National carrier of the State of Qatar is the global launch customer for the world’s most advanced passenger aircraft featuring the revolutionary Qsuite The state-of-the-art A350-1000 is the first of 42 on order, and was welcomed into Qatar Airways’ fleet at a… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways hosts a press conference to launch Meridiana’s new airline identity as Air Italy

Qatar Airways hosts a press conference to launch Meridiana’s new airline identity as Air Italy   Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, hosts a press conference in Milan to launch Italy’s new airline identity Qatar Airways previously strengthened its commitment to Italy in 2017 with the acquisition of 49 per… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announces new direct flights to Hatay, Turkey from 4 April

Qatar Airways announces new direct flights to Hatay, Turkey from 4 April   Non-stop service to Hatay to commence on 4 April  New route reflects the close relationship between the State of Qatar and Turkey DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce the launch of new direct flights… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways expands its fleet with fourth state-of-the-art Gulfstream G650ER executive aircraft

Qatar Airways expands its fleet with fourth state-of-the-art Gulfstream G650ER executive aircraft   Qatar Executive is now the world’s largest G650ER owner-operator  Latest delivery is part of Qatar Airways Group’s expansion plans for Qatar Executive DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has taken delivery of its fourth state-of-the-art Gulfstream G650ER executive aircraft,… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways inaugurates non-stop flight to Penang, its second destination in Malaysia

Qatar Airways inaugurates non-stop flight to Penang, its second destination in Malaysia   Award-winning airline commences service to its second destination in Malaysia, continuing its robust expansion throughout South East Asia Announces increased frequency to four-times weekly effective 1 July 2018 in response to strong leisure and business demand DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Feb-07 — /Travel PR… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways displays its Qsuite Business Class concept at New York City’s John F. Kennedy International Airport

Qatar Airways displays its Qsuite Business Class concept at New York City’s John F. Kennedy International Airport   For a limited time only, travellers will have the opportunity to experience the award-winning new Qsuite at John F. Kennedy International Airport Terminal 5 Qsuite is now available on Qatar Airways flights from both John F. Kennedy… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announces enhanced sponsorship of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship electric street racing series

Qatar Airways announces enhanced sponsorship of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship electric street racing series   The five-star carrier will also be the Official Airline Partner for the Rome and Berlin E-Prix taking place this spring  Airline is the title sponsor of the New York City E-Prix for the first time in 2018 DOHA,… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways marks its achievements throughout the last two decades with new limited-edition stamp collection

Qatar Airways marks its achievements throughout the last two decades with new limited-edition stamp collection   Unique limited-edition postage stamps celebrate 20 years of success Four exclusive designs commemorate some of the airline’s biggest achievements DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Nov-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways continues its ongoing celebrations of its 20th anniversary with four unique commemorative… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways continues its long-standing support of autism awareness at the inaugural Autism Awareness Fundraising Gala

Qatar Airways demonstrates continued support for autism awareness, acceptance, and accessibility at Kennedy Center event Doha, Qatar, 2017-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of its ongoing commitment to social responsibility, Qatar Airways continued its long-standing support of autism awareness at the inaugural Autism Awareness Fundraising Gala hosted by The Embassy of the State… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways acquires 9.61 per cent of Cathay Pacific Airways Limited

HONG KONG, 2017-Nov-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Q.C.S.C. (“Qatar Airways”) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement to purchase an amount of 378,188,000 shares of Cathay Pacific Airways Limited (“Cathay Pacific”), being approximately 9.61 per cent of the total issued share capital. Completion of the transaction is expected to… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways inaugurates non-stop flights from Doha to Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sarajevo is the airline’s fourth Eastern European destination launch this year, following Skopje, Prague and Kyiv Award-winning airline continues rapid expansion of its global route network, adding 26 new destinations through 2018 Doha, Qatar, 2017-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The first Qatar Airways non-stop flight from Doha to Sarajevo touched down today at Sarajevo International… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways becomes the first airline ever to fly Airbus A350 to the Maldives

Award-winning airline launches its Airbus A350 starting 31 October Doha, Qatar, 2017-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — In a move that makes history, Qatar Airways is proud to announce that it is the first airline ever to fly the state-of-the-art Airbus A350 to the Maldives. The airline has upgraded its current double-daily A330 service to an… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways marks fifth year anniversary of its service from Doha to Maputo, Mozambique

Mozambique continues to be one of the most popular tourist destinations on the airline’s Africa network Doha, Qatar, 2017-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to celebrate its five-year anniversary of operating direct flights from Doha to Maputo, Mozambique. On 31 October, the airline celebrated this milestone by giving away gifts to… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Cargo to commence freighter service to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania this October 2017

Cargo carrier expands its footprint in the Americas by launching its thirteenth American freighter destination on 11 October DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Sep-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Cargo announces Pittsburgh as its latest freighter destination in the United States, effective 11 October 2017, making it the first international airline to commence freighter service to Pittsburgh,… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways supports Formula E – the electric street racing series – for the Paris and New York City ePrix

Formula E event in Paris will be named the “2017 Qatar Airways Paris ePrix” Electric street racing series to touchdown in Paris and Brooklyn, New York, this summer Doha, Qatar, 2017-May-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce its sponsorship of Formula E – the electric street racing series – for… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways launches three-weekly flights to Yanbu and Tabuk in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

From 9 May and 19 June Qatar Airways will connect Yanbu and Tabuk respectively to more than 150 destinations worldwide through its home and hub, Hamad International Airport Three weekly flights from Doha to Yanbu and Tabuk will operate with an Airbus A320 aircraft DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways today… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways launches four times weekly, non-stop service to Las Vegas, Nevada

Announces 11th USA route starting 8 January 2018 Award-winning airline celebrating its 10th anniversary of serving the United States DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Jan-12 — /Travel PR News/ — In response to passenger demand, Qatar Airways has proudly announced it will commence four times weekly, non-stop service to Las Vegas, Nevada, starting 8 January 2018. The new route… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways partners with BRICS and Castello Monte Vibiano Vecchio to create the finest keepsake amenity kits for premium travellers

Award-winning airline partners with BRICS and Castello Monte Vibiano Vecchio to complement Qatar Airways’ Business and First Class experience DOHA, Qatar, 2016-Dec-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has signed an exclusive three-year partnership with premium purveyors BRICS and Castello Monte Vibiano Vecchio to elevate the airline’s premium cabin experience. BRICS, the Italian maker of… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways awarded three honours by Global Traveller magazine

Readers of Global Traveller continue to choose Qatar Airways as the Best Airline for International First Class, Best First-Class Seat Design and Best Airline in the Middle East LOS ANGELES, CA, 2016-Dec-20 — /Travel PR News/ — In a magnificent reception held by Global Traveller magazine, Qatar Airways was awarded three honours: Best Airline for International… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways and QTA announce new transit visa scheme allowing passengers to enter Qatar up to 96 hours in between flights

New free transit visa in effect as of 1 November 2016 Qatar Airways passengers can apply for their transit visa when planning their travel New transit visa reaffirms Qatar Airways’ and QTA’s commitment to position Qatar as a global tourist destination DOHA, Qatar, 2016-Nov-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways and Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA)… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways launches newly designed range of Giorgio Armani Beauty and Fragrances Business Class amenity kits

Business Class passengers enjoy redesigned luxury amenity kits by Giorgio Armani Beauty and Fragrances in the first of a number of upgrades for the airline’s Business Class cabin DOHA, Qatar, 2016-Nov-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways, in partnership with Giorgio Armani Beauty and Fragrances, has today launched its newly designed range of luxurious Giorgio… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways starts daily regularly-scheduled Airbus A350 service to London Heathrow

Airline now offers the best of fleet across its six daily direct flights between Doha’s Hamad International Airport and London Heathrow Thousands of Facebook fans tuned in to watch a live tour of the aircraft before the its return journey to Doha DOHA, Qatar, 2016-Oct-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways’ first daily regularly-scheduled Airbus… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways delivered 1.4 per cent improvement in fuel efficiency in 2015/2016 compared to the prior year

Qatar Airways’ commitment to sustainability results in increased fuel efficiency and the recycling of more than one third of waste at Hamad International Airport Qatar’s national airline is a proud signatory to the United for Wildlife Transport Industry Declaration, committed to stopping the illegal transportation of endangered wildlife DOHA, Qatar, 2016-Oct-31 — /Travel PR News/… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to expand code-share agreement with British Airways

The partnership expansion comes shortly after the announcement of a new joint business between the two leading carriers DOHA, Qatar, 2016-Oct-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce an expanded code-share agreement with British Airways, which from today will provide travellers with a wider choice of flights and an enhanced network. With… Read the full press release

Revised tourism visa scheme promotes Qatar as world-class stopover destination

Ministry of Interior, Qatar Airways and Qatar Tourism Authority work together to expand free transit visa stays in Qatar from 48 hours to 96 hours Nearly 30 million annual Qatar Airways passengers can plan a Doha stopover more easily UNWTO Secretary General: new scheme is significant change and will result in increase of visitors to… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways again named the Best Middle Eastern/African Airline at the 2016 Business Traveller Asia-Pacific Awards

Business travellers retain Qatar Airways as their airline of choice to travel with DOHA, Qatar, 2016-Sep-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways was once again named the Best Middle Eastern/African Airline at the 2016 Business Traveller Asia-Pacific Awards held in Hong Kong on 23 September, 2016. This marks the seventh consecutive year the airline has… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways signs pledge to drive development and commercialisation of sustainable aviation biofuels

Airline signs industry sustainable pledge to develop biofuel DOHA, Qatar, 2016-Apr-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has signed a pledge to support the airline industry’s commitment to sustainable aviation fuels.  As a member of the Sustainable Aviation Fuel Users Group (SAFUG), a world-leading environmental research programme, the pledge unites Qatar’s national airline with industry… Read the full press release

Asia Pacific Airline of the Year award given to Qatar Airways at the 2015 CAPA Aviation Awards for Excellence

SINGAPORE, 2015-11-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways was named Asia Pacific Airline of the Year at last night’s 2015 CAPA Aviation Awards for Excellence held in Singapore. Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, said: “To be named CAPA Asia Pacific Airline of the year rounds off a big year of… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways named “Best Economy Long-Haul Experience” by world travel trends and information SKIFT

Worldwide study by SKIFT proves the high-quality of Qatar Airways’ 5-Star aviation experience DOHA, Qatar, 2015-1-26 — /Travel PR News/ — On January 16th, Qatar Airways was named “Best Economy Long-Haul Experience” by SKIFT, a recognised leader in world travel trends and information. The study, which included all major international airlines, was a comprehensive evaluation of the… Read the full press release