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A $4 billion LEAP-1A engine order - Qatar Airways & CFM International

Qatar Airways announced that it has selected CFM International LEAP-1A engines to power its new fleet of 50 A321neo family aircraft, the largest order of A321neo family aircraft in the Middle East. Alongside the engine deal, the national airline of the State of Qatar has also signed with CFM International a rate-per-flight-hour support agreement to cover its entire fleet of LEAP-1A engines, inc...

The Launch of Revolutionary New ‘Foam Wash’ Engine Cleaning System

Qatar Airways has become the first airline in the world to use the ‘GE360 Foam Wash’ system after partnering with GE on a three-year trial of the innovative enhanced engine cleaning technology. As announced by Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, during the 10th anniversary celebrations for the Qatar Science and Technology Park on Monday 21 Oc...

Qatar Airways to operate an A350-900 to Brussels

Qatar Airways will start operating an A350-900 Airbus from 27 October for flights from Brussels to Doha. Passengers will enjoy a unique travel experience thanks to this new generation aircraft which offers unrivalled comfort and is widely acclaimed for its spacious and quiet two-class cabin thanks to an outstanding noise isolation. Whether in Business or Economy Class, passengers will benefit f...

Direct Qatar Airways Flights to Osaka from 6 April 2020

Qatar Airways announced services to Osaka, Japan starting from 6 April 2020. The second largest metropolitan area of Japan, Osaka will be the airline’s third gateway into the country. Qatar Airways began direct services to Tokyo Narita in 2010 and launched its Tokyo Haneda service in 2014 from Doha’s Hamad International Airport (HIA). The flight will be operated by an Airbus A350-90...

Fantastic week for Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways has wrapped up a fantastic week, concluding a successful appearance at the Paris Air Show 2019, the launch of inaugural flights to Davao, Philippines and Lisbon, Portugal plus breaking records at the 2019 Skytrax World Airline Awards and 2019 Passenger Experience Association’s (APEX) Passenger Choice Awards. Qatar Airways  swept up honours at the prestigious 2019 Skytra...

Qatar Airways Celebrates Opening of FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™ With Thousands of Fans

Qatar Airways, the Official Partner and Official Airline of FIFA, was delighted and honoured to have played a full part in the much-anticipated celebrations at last night’s kick-off of the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™. Included amongst the many activities supported by the airline ahead of the first fixture between host France and Korea Republic, was a specially designed...

Preventing Illegal Trade In Endangered Wildlife - Qatar Airways

If you put together two definitions - aviation and illegal wildlife trade - you have to think a couple of seconds about connection between them. People loving documentary, and TV series, will tell you pretty fast regarding airport customs dealing with IWT a lot.  Qatar Airways becomes world’s first airline to achieve a new industry standard for the prevention of illegal wildl...

Rolls-Royce Virtual Reality Training Tool global launch with Qatar Airways

The first in the industry! Qatar Airways engineers will receive Virtual Reality training for Rolls-Royce Trent XWB Engine Maintenance! Qatar Airways became the global launch partner of Rolls-Royce’s new Virtual Reality training tool. Qatar Airways is the first airline to trial the ground-breaking new technology as part of its engineering training plan. The new tool i...