Qatar Airways to operate three weekly flights to Toronto from 4 July 2020

Airline has worked closely with the Government of Canada to safely bring home over 16,000 Canadians from the Middle East and Asia during this crisis Addition of three-weekly Toronto flights will see Qatar Airways operate daily flights to and from Canada Qatar Airways has continuously operated four weekly flights to Montreal in addition to charter… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways relaunches 11 more destinations worldwide

This will be the largest single day of flight resumptions in the airline’s network rebuild, which the carrier has dubbed ‘Take-off Wednesday’ Airline’s network will expand to more than 430 weekly flights to over 65 destinations by mid-July DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Jul-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The national carrier of the State of Qatar continues… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways gradually rebuilds its network to over 270 weekly flights to more than 45 destinations

Airline resumed flights to Budapest, Dar es Salaam, Dhaka, Istanbul and New York during the past week Demand sees carrier also increase frequencies to Athens, Dublin, Dallas-Fort Worth, Islamabad, Jakarta, Karachi, Lahore, Milan, Rome and Singapore DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Jun-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The national carrier of the State of Qatar continues to maintain… Read the full press release

IATA figures show Qatar Airways’ operations account for 17.8% of international passenger traffic and 7.2% of air cargo capacity

Qatar Airways’ share of international traffic more than triple its nearest competitor in April  The airline’s over 1.3 billion RPKs in April was more than its next four competitors combined DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/ — New independent data from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) clearly reaffirms Qatar Airways as the airline… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways continues to succeed demonstrating its strength and resilience despite illegal blockade and and COVID-19 Crisis

Airline’s resolve to continue operating and growing over the last three years in the face of the illegal blockade has enabled the airline to succeed during the COVID-19 crisis The Best Airline in the World has built strong levels of trust with passengers and governments around the world for continuing to operate to take people… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to resume services to Venice, Italy from 15 July 2020 and to increase flights to Dublin, Milan and Rome

Airline will operate three-weekly flights to Venice, starting 15 July 2020 Flights to Dublin, Milan and Rome will increase to daily services from 13 June 2020 DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Jun-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce the airline will be resuming services to Venice, Italy starting from 15 July 2020. The… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announces partnership with the UN Refugee Agency UNHCR

Two year pact will see the airline’s cargo division utilising its freighters and the belly-hold aircraft of the airline to carry lifesaving supplies around the world DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Jun-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is proud and honoured to announce a two-year partnership with UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency to deliver on its… Read the full press release

COVID-19: Qatar Airways becomes the largest airline in the world during these challenging times taking people home safely and reliably

Qatar Airways diverse fleet, continuous operations and resilience built into its DNA over the last three years since the illegal blockade has positioned the airline to lead the recovery of the aviation industry and be the airline passengers can rely on during these uncertain times The airline and its home hub, Hamad International Airport, the… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways introduces Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) suits for cabin crew while onboard

Cabin crew will wear disposable, full body protective gear during flights while passengers must wear face coverings  ‎ The airline’s precautionary measures are aimed at reducing interactions between passengers and crew With partitions and fully closing doors, Qsuite Business Class offers complete privacy DOHA, Qatar, 2020-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has further enhanced… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways launches codeshare partnership with American Airlines

Launch of codeshare follows signing of strategic partnership in late February 2020 Completion of U.S domestic codeshare rollout will see Qatar Airways code placed on over 1000 American Airlines domestic flights With its plans for gradually expanding its network and strengthening airline partnerships, the airline is continuing its mission to be the airline that travellers… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways thanks frontline healthcare professionals with 100,000 free tickets

Qatar Airways to Give Away 100,000 Complimentary Tickets to Frontline Healthcare Professionals As the foremost airline taking people home, Qatar Airways will now support healthcare workers to take a well-deserved break Giveaway will open on International Nurses Day 2020 to say a massive thank you to these heroes Complimentary Economy Class return tickets on Qatar… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to begin gradually reinstate suspended destinations and additional frequencies

Qatar Airways has received widespread positive feedback from passengers, governments, trade and airport partners by maintaining a robust schedule and fulfilling its mission to help take people home Airline will gradually reinstate suspended destinations and additional frequencies in line with expected relaxation of entry restrictions around the world with a focus on key global destinations… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Cargo honoured with the “International Cargo Airline of the Year” award

The cargo carrier was recognised for its recent developments, leadership and innovation in the air freight industry Doha, Qatar, 2020-Mar-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Cargo was presented with the “International Cargo Airline of the Year” award at the STAT Times grand gala awards event held at the Grand Hyatt, Mumbai on 26… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways provides customers with maximum flexibility to alter their booking date free of charge

Airline’s customers can alter their booking date free of charge or receive a travel voucher in case their plans change DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has launched a new commercial policy to provide customers with maximum flexibility to suit their travel plans. Passengers that have booked or will book flights… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways committing to sponsor the IATA Diversity & Inclusion Awards for 10 years

Awards established in 2019, with Qatar Airways committing to sponsor for 10 years Winner in each category will receive $25,000 in prize money Doha, Qatar, 2020-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced today (03 March 2020) that nominations have opened for the second edition of the IATA Diversity &… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways opened new Premium Lounge at Singapore Changi Airport at Terminal 1

The first-of-its-kind lounge sets a new benchmark and blueprint for the airline’s future lounges around the world With the addition of the new Singapore lounge, the airline now operates five international premium lounges DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is delighted to announce it has officially opened its new Premium Lounge… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announces codeshare agreement with Air Malta

Agreement follows the launch of Qatar Airways’ direct service between Doha and Malta in June last year Increased connectivity and travel options for customers of both airlines DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Feb-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce it has signed a comprehensive codeshare agreement with Air Malta. The partnership reinforces Qatar… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announces codeshare agreement with American Airlines

Immediate customer benefits will include increased connectivity, frequent flyer programme alignment plus the creation of hundreds of new travel choices for passengers Qatar, Doha, 2020-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has signed a significant codeshare agreement with American Airlines in a move that will increase commercial cooperation, bolster connectivity and create hundreds of… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announces temporary hold and schedule adjustments to its operations to South Korea and Iran

DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is making temporary hold and schedule adjustments to its operations to South Korea and Iran until further notice due to significant operational challenges caused by entry restrictions imposed by certain countries. An ongoing review of operations will be conducted regularly with the intention to reinstate… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways is the Official Airline Sponsor of the H.H. the Amir Sword Festival

Airline backed the event that took place at the Al Rayyan Racecourse in Doha from 20 – 22 February 2020 Partnership adds to Qatar Airways’ commitment to supporting its local festivities   DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Feb-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways was delighted to be the Official Airline Sponsor of the H.H. the Amir Sword Festival… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways and Qatar Duty Free announce sponsorship of the Qatar Total Open Tennis Tournament 2020

Tournament to take place from 23-29 February at the Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex, Doha   Sponsorship supports Qatar’s ambition to become a global leader in sports DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways and Qatar Duty Free (QDF) are proud to sponsor the Qatar Total Open Tennis Tournament 2020 at the Khalifa… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Group increases shareholding in International Consolidated Airlines Group, S.A.

Doha, Qatar, 2020-Feb-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Group Q.C.S.C. (“Qatar Airways”) is pleased to announce that it has increased its shareholding in International Consolidated Airlines Group, S.A. (“IAG”) from 21.4 per cent to 25.1 per cent. Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive Mr. Akbar Al Baker stated, “Our investment to date has been… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announces codeshare agreement with Bulgaria Air

Bulgaria Air is the national carrier of Bulgaria, operating to 25 destinations in Europe and the Middle East Two new destinations in Bulgaria will be available to Qatar Airways’ passengers for the first time for booking from 18 February 2020 DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce it… Read the full press release

The CAPA Qatar Aviation, Aeropolitical and Regulatory Summit 2020 concluded with industry leaders renewing commitment to the Doha Declaration

The Doha Declaration of 2019 announced during the conclusion of last year’s summit called into question the modern-day relevance of the global aviation principals outlined in the Chicago Convention. This year’s edition focused on the pressing issues surrounding sustainability and aviation environment. DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The CAPA Qatar Aviation, Aeropolitical… Read the full press release

The CAPA Qatar Aviation, Aeropolitical and Regulatory Summit kicked off with Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive’s inspiring keynote address

This important global aviation summit was attended by and held under the patronage of Qatar’s Minister of Transport and Communication, H.E. Mr. Jassim bin Saif Al Sulaiti Qatar Airways GCEO addressed key aviation stakeholders from both the private and public sector on the resilience of the industry in the face of regulatory and operational disruptions… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways is the Official Airline Sponsor of the Union for International Cancer Control

The airline has been active in the last few years with its support for cancer awareness with ‘Think Pink’ campaign and the opening of a new ward at King Hussein Cancer Center in Jordan  DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Feb-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is privileged to announce it has become the Official Airline Sponsor of… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways is the new Premium Partner and Official Airline Partner of Paris Saint-Germain, France’s most successful football club

Qatar Airways is the club’s new Official Airline Partner Paris Saint-Germain are the latest high-profile addition to Qatar Airways’ expanding portfolio of global football sponsorships DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Feb-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is delighted to announce that it is the new Premium Partner and Official Airline Partner of Paris Saint-Germain, France’s most… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways suspends flights to mainland China until further notice

DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Feb-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has taken the decision to suspend flights to mainland China from 3 February until further notice due to significant operational challenges caused by entry restrictions imposed by several countries. An ongoing review of operations will be conducted weekly with the intention to reinstate the flights… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to welcome high-level industry experts to the second edition of CAPA Qatar Aviation, Aeropolitical and Regulatory Summit

Over 40 high-level industry experts will speak at the summit, taking place in Doha from 5-6 February 2020 Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive will be joined by leaders from the European Parliament, European Commission, U.S. Department of Transportation, IATA, AFRAA, AACO, TIACA, IAG and other airline CEO’s and experts, in speaking at the two day… Read the full press release

Lancôme Pop-Up store launches at a Chinese New Year themed opening ceremony of Shop Qatar festival at Hamad International Airport

The launch was marked by a spectacular performance of Chinese lion dancers Lancôme will offer a magical experience on the pop-up and will reveal its Advanced Genefique Serum in a limited-edition red bottle until March 2020 DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — In partnership with Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC) and Qatar Airways,… Read the full press release