Qatar Airways is the global launch partner of Rolls-Royce’s new Virtual Reality training tool

Qatar Airways engineers are the first in the industry to receive Virtual Reality training for Rolls-Royce Trent XWB Engine Maintenance DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is proud to be the global launch partner of Rolls-Royce’s new Virtual Reality training tool. Recognised for its ongoing commitment to innovation, Qatar Airways is… Read the full press release

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 teams up with QADCO to supply Qatar Aircraft Catering Company with fresh produce

Qatarat Agricultural Development Company (QADCO) to supply Qatar Aircraft Catering Company (QACC) with fresh produce to be served on board Qatar Airways flights and at its Doha Hub Lounges The airline is proud to support the “Made in Qatar” initiative by purchasing fresh produce from QADCO DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Apr-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways’ investment in Air Italy and operations to the United States are fully compliant with the U.S.-Qatar Open Skies Agreement

All agreed Open Skies conditions being met Airline cross-border investments never raised as a point of concern during negotiations DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Apr-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Following recent false accusations relating to Qatar Airways’ shareholding in Air Italy, such baseless statements and consistent inaccuracies need addressing as a matter of urgency. Qatar Airways holds… Read the full press release

Qatar Duty Free wins the DFNI-Frontier ‘EMEA Airport Retail Operation of the Year’ award

Award recognises best airport retail operation serving more than 30 million passengers annually DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Duty Free (QDF) has won the DFNI-Frontier ‘EMEA Airport Retail Operation of the Year’ award for its exceptional retail offering and customer service. The award was presented at a ceremony and charity ball… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways reveals new line of luxurious amenity kits for First Class and Business Class cabins

First Class female kit transforms into contemporary cross-body bag The airline’s First and Business Class passengers to receive kits on long-haul and ultra-long-haul day and night flights DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Apr-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to reveal its new line of luxurious amenity kits for passengers in its First Class and… 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 hosts a variety of awareness-raising activities in support of Autism Awareness Month

National carrier of the State of Qatar hosts a variety of awareness-raising activities for the third consecutive year in partnership with Hamad Medical Corporation to support passengers with autism DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce that it will host a series of special events to take place… 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

The first-ever airport branch of the Al Jazeera Perfumes opens at Hamad International Airport

The luxury Qatari perfume brand launches its first airport branch featuring an exquisite collection of Middle Eastern and Parisian fragrances DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Apr-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Duty Free (QDF) is pleased to announce the launch of the first-ever airport branch of the award-winning Qatari brand, Al Jazeera Perfumes, at Hamad International Airport… 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 is the Official Airline Sponsor of the second consecutive Influencers Summit INFLOW 2019

Airline to bring more than 40 top digital influencers in travel, luxury, fashion, gastronomy and lifestyle to participate in the three-day summit  The event will feature panels on key topics including the importance of influencer marketing, enhancing online marketing strategy and influencer partnership development DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Mar-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways is the Official Airline Sponsor of the 10th annual Qatar International Food Festival (QIFF) 2019

Airline to fly more than 20 international celebrity chefs to Doha to take part in this year’s festival, including Chef Nobu Matsuhisa, Masaharu Morimoto, Richard Sandoval, and Dominique Ansel of ‘Cronut’ fame The 11-day event, taking place from 20-30 March, will feature more than 150 food stalls and trucks, offering visitors the chance to sample… 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 Duty Free is an official partner of the Commercial Bank Qatar (CBQ) Masters Golf tournament 2019

The award-winning retailer is also a sponsor of the Hole in One competition, with a $155,000 voucher redeemable at QDF DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Duty Free (QDF) is pleased to announce that it is an official partner of the Commercial Bank Qatar (CBQ) Masters Golf tournament 2019, taking place at… 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

The International Air Transport Association launches the IATA Diversity & Inclusion Awards

Geneva, Switzerland, 2019-Feb-27 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the launch of the IATA Diversity & Inclusion Awards to recognize and encourage industry excellence. Three categories of leadership in gender diversity and inclusion will be awarded: Inspirational Role Model Award: Will be presented to a female (30+) who holds a senior position… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways celebrates Doha Jewellery and Watches Exhibition with a fashion show on board its state-of-the-art G650 private jet

The National Carrier of the State of Qatar hosted a stylish event on board the airline’s ultra-modern Qatar Executive G650 private jet, showcasing stunning pieces by Chinese designers Grace Chen and Beau Han Xu DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — To celebrate this year’s Doha Jewellery and Watches Exhibition (DJWE), Qatar Airways hosted… 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 Group Chief Executive H.E. Mr. Al Baker welcomes the “Doha Declaration”, a manifesto that calls for a serious review of the existing aviation regulatory framework

75 years on from the Chicago Convention, the Doha Declaration calls for a serious global review of its relevance today in the 21st Century DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, has welcomed the publication of the “Doha Declaration”, a manifesto that calls… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways and Qatar Duty Free sponsors the Qatar Total Open Women’s Tennis Tournament 2019

Championship brings the world’s top female tennis players to Doha Tournament to take place from 11-16 February at the Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex    DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways and Qatar Duty Free (QDF) are once again pleased to sponsor the Qatar Total Open Women’s Tennis Tournament 2019 at… 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