Qatar Airways awarded Diamond Standard in the APEX Health Safety Powered by SimpliFlying COVID-19 audit

The airline has achieved the Airline Passenger Experience Association’s (APEX) latest safety benchmark following assessment of the airline’s robust COVID-19 hygiene and safety standards DOHA, Qatar, 2021-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is proud to announce that it has achieved Diamond Standard in the Airline Passenger Experience Association’s (APEX) Health Safety Powered by… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announces resumption of services to Riyadh

The national carrier of the State of Qatar has touched down in Riyadh for the first time since 2017  The airline will operate a daily service to Riyadh on wide-body aircraft including the Airbus A350, Boeing 777-300 and Boeing 787-8 DOHA, Qatar, 2021-Jan-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways today ( 11 January 2021)… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announces expanded codeshare agreement with LATAM Airlines Brasil

Qatar Airways has signed an expanded codeshare agreement with LATAM Airlines Brasil that will see its code placed on 45 additional LATAM Airlines Brasil flights enhancing connectivity across Brazil to and from destinations such as Curitiba, Manaus, Porto Alegre, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Luiz & Vitoria LATAM Airlines Brasil will also be adding its code… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways took delivery of its 53rd Airbus A350

With this delivery, the airline will operate 34 A350-900 and 19 A350-1000 with an average age of 2.7 years Airline’s strategic investment in twin-engine, fuel-efficient aircraft has enabled it to continue flying throughout the crisis and made it the ideal choice for environmentally conscious passengers Qatar Airways’ sustainable fleet gives it the ability to offer… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Cargo expands its fleet with three brand new Boeing 777 freighters

The arrival of the new freighters will significantly boost the carrier’s cargo capacity With a fleet of 30 freighters, the world’s leading cargo carrier will support the logistics around the COVID-19 vaccine Doha, Qatar, 2021-Jan-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The world’s leading air cargo carrier took delivery of three brand new Boeing 777 freighters… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announces expanded code-share agreement with Oman Air

Code-share expansion will significantly increase the number of destinations available to Oman Air passengers from three to 65* on the Qatar Airways network Expansion of code-share agreement is the first step in further strengthening commercial cooperation between the two Gulf airlines DOHA, Qatar, 2021-Jan-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways continues to expand its… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways offers passengers unlimited date changes and fee-free refunds for tickets issued before 30 April 2021

Airline offers unlimited changes for travel completed during 2021 and fee-free refunds Customers booking travel via qatarairways.com can exchange their ticket for a travel voucher with 10% additional value DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Dec-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has announced that it will offer passengers unlimited date changes and fee-free refunds for all tickets… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announces four weekly flights to Seattle from 15 March 2021

Qatar Airways also announces a frequent flyer partnership with Alaska Airlines that will begin from 15 December 2020 and plans to implement codeshare cooperation in line with the U.S. carrier joining oneworld in March 2021 Launch of Seattle will see Qatar Airways further cement its position as the leading Gulf carrier providing global connectivity to the… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways ‘Think Pink’ fund-raising initiatives raised over 145,000 QAR for breast cancer awareness

The amount was collected following a number of fund-raising initiatives organised on the occasion of Breast Cancer Awareness Month DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Dec-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways staff have raised over 145,000 QAR to support the efforts of Qatar Cancer Society (QCS) to raise awareness of breast cancer as well as to provide… Read the full press release

Discover Qatar invites guests to an awe-inspiring experience with the launch of its first expedition cruise series

The ‘Whale Sharks of Qatar’ expedition cruise will provide guests with a unique opportunity to observe one of the world’s largest gathering of the world’s biggest fish Qatar offers a unique setting for expedition cruises, combining untouched nature and exotic destinations with luxury and comfort DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Dec-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Discover Qatar,… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Privilege Club members can now travel with less Qmiles and no booking fees for award flights

Qatar Airways Privilege Club now offers the most competitive award flight pricing among Middle East carriers DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Privilege Club has cut the number of Qmiles required to book award flights by up to 49 per cent in a major development in its transformation to provide more… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways launches dedicated Mariner Lounge at Hamad International Airport for seafarers and offshore workers

Airline has helped repatriate over 150,000 seafarers during the pandemic – more than any other airline Qatar Airways has established a dedicated Mariner Lounge at Hamad International Airport for seafarers to relax in comfort between their transit flights Airline’s fleet of fuel-efficient aircraft has enabled it to remain agile and offer a mix of scheduled… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announces codeshare agreement with Air Canada

Agreement will enhance travel services between Toronto and Doha from 15 December 2020 Qatar Airways’ global passengers will now be able to enjoy seamless one stop connections to and from Toronto via Doha Qatar Airways has continuously operated four weekly flights to Montreal throughout the pandemic in addition to charter flights to Toronto and Vancouver… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways offers range of benefits curated for students through its newly launched Student Club

Student Club is powered by the airline’s loyalty programme, Privilege Club Student Club members can aim for the skies with a range of tailored benefits throughout their educational journey DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Nov-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has launched a global programme exclusive to students worldwide. Student Club is powered by the airline’s… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways offers best-in-class retail experience to its passengers through its new fare families offering

Members of Qatar Airways Privilege Club can earn more Qmiles according to the fare family they select The airline will offer exclusive discounts at Qatar Duty Free retail and food and beverage outlets for customers booking through certain channels DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Nov-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has launched new, simplified fare families… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways celebrates more than 20 million Facebook followers

The award-winning airline grew its Facebook following by four million during the pandemic Qatar Airways reaches more than 26 million people across all its social media platforms DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Oct-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has become the most followed airline on Facebook, with more than 20 million followers of its page. The… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways’ robust monitoring, detection and hygiene programme resulted in more than 99.988% of passengers travelling COVID-19-free on board

Since February 2020, just 582 positive cases have been reported across more than 4.6 million passenger flown sectors operated by Qatar Airways The airline reports extremely low numbers of cases on board with more than 37,000 COVID-19-free flights since February 2020 Less than 0.002% of operating cabin crew have been affected by COVID-19, with no… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month by drawing the iconic breast cancer ribbon in the sky

The aircraft followed a unique flight path to form the symbol of breast cancer awareness above Qatar, which was displayed in real-time by flight tracking sites Qatar Airways’ ‘Think Pink’ flight was operated entirely by females DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Oct-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has shown its support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways resumes services to Sofia via Bucharest

Resumption of three weekly flights to Sofia, Bulgaria on 16 October 2020 will see the airline’s network expand to more than 700 weekly flights to 100 destinations Airline’s young, mixed fleet of sustainable aircraft gives it the ability to offer passengers more flexible travel options via the most connected and Best Airport in the Middle East,… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways launches its first range of fully vegan dishes for Business Class passengers

Award-winning airline crafts a range of delicious vegan dishes for Business Class passengers as demand for plant-based food grows Economy Class customers can continue to pre-order special vegan meals ahead of travel DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has introduced its first range of fully vegan dishes to its à la… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month with limited edition amenity kits and pink-themed special menus

Limited edition BRIC’S amenity kits will be available on select Qatar Airways flights throughout October  Qatar Airways’ passengers will also enjoy a ‘Think Pink’ menu onboard and at Al Mourjan Business Lounge DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — On the occasion of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Qatar Airways will offer its passengers an… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways sponsors UNWTO-led global start-up competition event

Start-up competition established by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) aims to identify innovators with a focus on sustainability Competition event is set to take place in February 2021 in Doha, with Qatar Airways and QNTC providing finalists with flights, transportation and accommodation DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to operate four weekly flights to San Francisco

San Francisco becomes the carrier’s newest gateway, with flights operated by the sustainable A350 aircraft offering Qsuite, the best and most private Business Class, plus free Super Wi-Fi broadband internet on board  Launch of flights to San Francisco will increase Qatar Airways’ current network in the U.S. to 55 weekly flights across nine gateways as… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Celebrates World Teacher’s Day with 21,000 complimentary tickets to teachers

Giveaway will open on World Teacher’s Day on 5 October 2020 Complimentary Economy Class return tickets to any destination operated by Qatar Airways for travel up to 30 September 2021 DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Oct-06 — /Travel PR News/ — On the occasion of World Teacher’s Day, Qatar Airways will give away 21,000 complimentary tickets to teachers… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways further advances its hygiene measures onboard with Honeywell’s Ultraviolet (UV) Cabin System

Qatar Airways continues to ensure that its passengers can expect the highest levels of safety and hygiene throughout their journey DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Sep-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways becomes the first global carrier to operate Honeywell’s Ultraviolet (UV) Cabin System, further advancing its hygiene measures onboard. In clinical tests, UV light has been… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Cargo and SkyCell partner for controlled hybrid pharma containers

With a strong focus on sustainability, these containers reduce a shipment’s carbon footprint by up to 50% Investment in these containers will also enable the airline to support global vaccination logistic plans, once the COVID-19 vaccine is ready   DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Sep-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Cargo and SkyCell have signed an… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to start four weekly flights to Accra, Ghana from 29 September 2020

Launch of Accra flights will increase Qatar Airways’ network in Africa to 46 weekly flights across 14 destinations including Addis Ababa, Dar es Salaam, Djibouti, Entebbe, Kigali, Kilimanjaro, Lagos, Mogadishu, Nairobi, Seychelles, Tunis, Windhoek and Zanzibar Passengers from Accra can enjoy more flexible travel options via the most connected and Best Airport in the Middle… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways launches 100th aircraft with high-speed ‘Super Wi-Fi’ connectivity

Airbus A350-900 aircraft A7-ALC becomes Qatar Airways’ 100th aircraft to be fitted with high-speed Super Wi-Fi, which has connected millions of passengers since 2018 The airline is rolling out its Super Wi-Fi service across its young fleet of modern, fuel-efficient aircraft DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Sep-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is celebrating the launch of… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announces resumption of Lagos services from 10 September 2020

Resumption of Lagos flights will increase Qatar Airways’ network in Africa to 44 weekly flights to 10 destinations including Addis Ababa, Dar es Salaam, Djibouti, Kigali, Kilimanjaro, Mogadishu, Nairobi, Tunis and Zanzibar Passengers from Lagos can enjoy more flexible travel options via the most connected and Best Airport in the Middle East, Hamad International Airport… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to operate over 650 weekly flights to more than 85 destinations this September

Airline’s young fleet of sustainable aircraft has enabled it to continue flying throughout the pandemic and rapidly rebuild its global network to more than 650 weekly flights to over 85 destinations Qatar Airways’ passengers can enjoy more flexible travel options via the most connected and Best Airport in the Middle East, Hamad International Airport The… Read the full press release