Qatar Airways announces its first gateway to Malta

New direct services to the Maltese capital to begin 4 June 2019 Airline continues its robust expansion in Europe, with services to Prague, Kyiv, Skopje and many more launched in 2017-2018 DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Dec-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce that it will launch direct services to Valletta, Malta, starting 4 June 2019,… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways inaugurates non-stop flights from Doha to Mombasa, Kenya

Qatar Airways is the first Middle Eastern airline to provide direct flights to Mombasa Qatar Airways will also launch direct services to Gothenburg, Sweden and Da Nang, Vietnam this month DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways’ first non-stop flight from Doha to Mombasa, Kenya landed today (09 December 2018) at Moi… Read the full press release

Hamad International Airport, Qatar Airways and Qatar Duty Free to bring the Trinity Forum to Qatar in 2019

The world’s most influential airport commercial revenues conference to be held in Qatar for the first time DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The world’s most influential airport commercial revenues conference, the Trinity Forum, will be held in Doha in 2019, the first time the event has ever been hosted in Qatar. The conference,… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways hosted a VIP gala dinner to celebrate more than a decade of service to New York City

Qatar Airways celebrates more than 10 years of serving the ‘The Big Apple’ DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways hosted a private VIP gala dinner with influential business leaders and political dignitaries to celebrate more than a decade of the award-winning airline’s successful service to New York City at the historical… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways launches new twice-weekly direct service to Isfahan from 4 February 2019

The historic city of Isfahan to become the airline’s fourth-gateway to Iran with the launch of a new direct service from Doha by the Airbus A320 on 4 February 2019 The airline will also introduce extra flights to Shiraz and Tehran from early January 2019 DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is… Read the full press release

Dior Les Parfums Podium launched at Hamad International Airport

Passengers at HIA are invited to share their love of perfume with DIOR Renowned Dior in-house Perfumer-Creator, Mr. François Demachy guest of honour at podium launch DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Inspired by the love of perfume, Qatar Duty Free (QDF) and Parfums Christian Dior have launched a Dior Les Parfums Podium… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways, FC Bayern München AG and Adidas announce the sixth edition of the FC Bayern Youth Cup India 2018-19

Award-winning airline to send ‘Team India’ to compete in the FC Bayern World Finals in Munich in May 2019 DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Nov-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways, in association with German football club giant FC Bayern München AG and Adidas, are proud to announce the sixth edition of the FC Bayern Youth Cup… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways’ Qsuite named ‘Best Business Class’ and its dine-on-demand in flight cuisine named ‘Best Catering’ in the AirlineRatings’ Airline Excellence Awards 2019

Airline also ranked one of AirlineRatings’ top 10 airlines for 2019 DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Nov-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways continues its winning year as its revolutionary Qsuite was named ‘Best Business Class’ in the AirlineRatings’ Airline Excellence Awards 2019. The airline’s renowned dine-on-demand in flight cuisine was also named ‘Best Catering’. The annual… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways brings back its seasonal routes to Antalya, Bodrum, Mykonos and Málaga in 2019 with more flights and upgraded aircraft

A strong performance on all four services during summer 2018 means passengers will be able to access even more weekly flights to top tourist hot spots in Antalya, Bodrum and Mykonos The award-winning airline will also introduce larger, more modern aircraft to two routes, with Antalya operated by A330 and Málaga by the spacious Boeing 777-200LR… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to deploy its state-of-the-art Airbus A380 to its services from Doha to Frankfurt

The award-winning airline will operate the state-of-the-art A380 alongside the Qsuite-equipped Boeing 777 on its twice-dailyFrankfurt route from 31 March 2019   Addition will bring 23 per cent more capacity to the airline’s Frankfurt route DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is delighted to announce it will add the state-of-the-art Airbus A380… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways introduces additional weekly flight to its popular Doha – Montreal route from 17 December 2018

The award-winning airline will operate its fourth weekly service from Doha to Montreal with state-of-the-art Boeing 777 from 17 December 2018  Additional flight launched in time to meet peak winter holiday season DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is delighted to announce that it will introduce an additional weekly flight to… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways brings Oryx Kids’ Club Mascots to Qatar Airways Hope School in Sichuan to celebrate its 15 years of operation in China

Students and teaching faculty alike were treated to a fun-filled morning with the Qatar Airways China team DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways China commemorated 15 years of operation in China by visiting the Qatar Airways Hope School in Guangyang, Sichuan, last month, with surprise appearances by the airline’s adorable and… Read the full press release

Qatar Duty Free announces the launch of its new AIGNER luxury pop-up boutique at Hamad International Airport

The pop-up opens its doors to the latest collection of AIGNER: AIGNER Wunderkammer DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Duty Free (QDF) is delighted to announce the launch of its new AIGNER luxury pop-up boutique at Hamad International Airport (HIA). Passengers travelling through the airport can now discover the elite world of… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways presents its state-of-the-art products and services at the China International Import Expo

Qatar Airways showcases its award-winning quad configured Qsuite Business Class seat Award-winning airline celebrated 15 years of service to China in October, cemented strong commercial ties with signing of various MoUs at China International Import Expo Qatar Airways offers a total of 75 weekly flights to China across its commercial and cargo business DOHA, Qatar,… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways introduces GlobalBeacon; further enhances passenger safety with real-time tracking

All Qatar Airways flights will now benefit from real-time tracking, further enhancing passenger safety The introduction of GlobalBeacon ahead of the ICAO 2018 flight tracking recommended timeline DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is proud to be the launch customer of GlobalBeacon, a key product solution created by FlightAware®and Aireon that… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announces sports partnership with The South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL)

Partnership will see Qatar Airways sponsor CONMEBOL’s professional football competitions across South America for the next 4.5 years CONMEBOL is the governing body of football in South America and continental confederation of FIFA DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is delighted to announce that it is the Official Global Airline Partner… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways continues its winning streak by adding 10 new international service awards in October

The airline continues its winning streak by adding 10 new accolades to its growing collection, including awards from Business Traveller, Kayak and Condé Nast Traveler The national carrier for the State of Qatar also receives a High Commendation for the Global Excellence Award at the 2018 CJ You Awards DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Oct-31 — /Travel PR News/ —… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Cargo the first in the industry to introduce a fully automated mail management system

The cargo carrier is the first in the industry to fully automate its mail management system Descartes Velocity Mail (vMail™) has been fully integrated within the cargo carrier’s management information system CROAMIS DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Oct-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Cargo has rolled out an automated mail management system at more than 50… Read the full press release

Belgian chocolatier Godiva to launch its first in-store interactive wall display at Hamad International Airport

New concept to delight chocolate lovers at HIA Interactive display is a first of its kind for Godiva DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Oct-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Duty Free (QDF) has partnered with premium Belgian chocolatier Godiva to launch its first in-store interactive wall display in travel retail designed to appeal to chocolate-loving passengers travelling… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways is the National Airline Sponsor of the 48th World Artistic Gymnastics Championships

The event is the first of its kind to be held in Qatar and the Middle East Championship to take place from 25 October–3 November at Aspire Zone DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Oct-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to be the National Airline Sponsor of the highly-anticipated 48th World Artistic Gymnastics Championships. The competition,… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways hosted a media roundtable luncheon in New York for the launch of its ultramodern A350-1000 to JFK

Qatar Airways GCEO hosts media roundtable to discuss the airline’s upcoming plans in the U.S. Qatar Airways’ ultramodern A350-1000 will launch at JFK later this month DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Oct-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, hosted a media roundtable luncheon to discuss the highly-anticipated arrival of… Read the full press release

Qatar Duty Free announces the launch of the Prada Voyage Experience at Hamad International Airport (HIA)

Passengers can capture and share their favourite moments at the Prada Voyage Podium DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Oct-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Duty Free (QDF) is delighted to announce the launch of the Prada Voyage Experience at Hamad International Airport (HIA). Passengers will be able to capture their favourite moments at a Prada Voyage photo… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways joins forces with Hamad Medical Corporation to launch events for staff and their families encouraging greater mental health awareness

Campaign is based on the five central themes of ‘Be Active’, ‘Connect’, ‘Take Notice’, ‘Keep Learning’ and ‘Give’ DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Oct-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways, in partnership with Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), will host a programme of activities and events throughout the month of October designed to raise awareness of good mental health… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways the Official Airline Partner of Europe’s most prestigious horse racing event, the Qatar Prix de L’Arc de Triomphe 2018

The award-winning airline is proud to sponsor the prestigious international horse racing event, taking place in Paris from 6-7 October at ParisLongchamp Racecourse Qatar Airways operates direct service to two gateways in France, Paris and Nice DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to be the Official Airline Partner of… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways wins ‘Best Inflight Service’ Award at the 29th Annual TTG Travel Awards 2018 and named the ‘Best Middle Eastern/African Airline’ at the 2018 Business Traveller Asia-Pacific Awards

Airline received the ‘Best Inflight Service’ award at TTG Travel Awards 2018, and came up tops in the Middle Eastern/African region at the 2018 Business Traveller Asia-Pacific Awards DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Oct-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways continues its award-winning year by clinching the ‘Best Inflight Service’ Award at the 29th Annual TTG Travel Awards 2018…. Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announces exciting sponsorship agreement with NBA’s Brooklyn Nets and Barclays Center

Agreement marks the airline’s first multi-year partnership with an NBA team or arena Qatar Airways operates two daily flights to and from New York’s JFK Airport DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Oct-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is thrilled to announce that it is the Official Global Airline Partner of the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets and the… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways joins Fashion Weekend International 2018 as the Official Airline Partner

Award-winning airline joins Fashion Weekend International 2018 Destination Doha to present a show that will put Doha on the map as a global hub for fashion & couture DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Oct-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is proud to be the Official Airline Partner for Fashion Weekend International 2018 (FWI2018), in partnership with… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways upgrades five of its current order of A350-900s to the higher-capacity A350-1000

Qatar Airways upsizes original order following the strong performance of the A350-1000 and need for extra capacity on its growing global network DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Oct-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is delighted to announce that it has upgraded five of its current order of A350-900s to the higher-capacity A350-1000. The airline has already… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to host the inaugural ‘CAPA Qatar Aviation, Aeropolitical and Regulatory Summit’, from 5-6 February 2019 in Doha

Qatar Airways looks forward to welcoming senior industry decision-makers to the first conference of its kind in the Middle East  The conference will take place from 5-6 February 2019 in Doha DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Sep-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is delighted to announce its partnership with leading aviation market intelligence body, CAPA –… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways named winner of the ‘Best Food and Beverages’ and ‘Best Cabin Service’ awards categories at the APEX 2019 Global Passenger Choice Awards

The Airline Passenger Experience Association’s (APEX) 2019 Global Passenger Choice Awards (PCAs) recognise excellence in seat comfort, cabin service, food and beverage, entertainment and Wi-Fi Qatar Airways won two global awards: ‘Best Food and Beverage’ and ‘Best Cabin Service’ DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Sep-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways received two awards from the Airline… Read the full press release