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Qatar Airways Becomes First Airline to Launch GlobalBeacon

Qatar Airways is proud to be the launch customer of GlobalBeacon, a key product solution created by FlightAware®and Aireon that provides the airline with global, real-time flight tracking. In September 2016, Qatar Airways announced that it would be the first airline to adopt this innovative technology that would feed directly into its Integrated Operations Centre. Two years later, Qatar Air...

Qatar Airways Announces Upgrade of Five Airbus A350-900s to A350-1000s

Qatar Airways upsizes original order following the strong performance of the A350-1000 and need for extra capacity on its growing global network 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 taken delivery of 30 A350 aircraft (27 A350-900 and three A350-1000) from the total order of 76...

Qatar Airways Wins Two Awards at the APEX 2019 Global Passenger Choice Awards Ceremony in Boston

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’ Qatar Airways received two awards from the Airline Passenger Experience Association&...

Qatar Airways Becomes IATA’S Global Launch Partner of ‘Ramp VR™’ A New Virtual-Reality Tool for Ground Operations Training

Airline innovates to establish global best-practice training and safety standards on airport ramps on its worldwide network RampVR™ is the world’s first virtual reality training tool for aviation ground operations Qatar Airways is leading the adoption of virtual reality into aviation ground operations training, as IATA’s global launch partner of RampVR™. The...

Qatar Airways to Launch Ultramodern A350-1000 and Award-Winning Qsuite on Singapore and Haneda Routes

Qatar Airways is delighted to announce that the world’s most technologically advanced passenger aircraft – the A350-1000 – equipped with the airline’s luxurious, award-winning Qsuite will be available on flights to and from Singapore’s Changi Airport from 1 November 2018. The aircraft will also be introduced daily to Tokyo’s Haneda Airport from 1 January 2019....

Qatar Airways will introduce Boeing 787 Dreamliner service on route from Prague to Doha

Qatar Airways has officially announced that commencing 28 October 2018 one of the two daily flights from Prague to Doha with be serviced with the different type of aircraft, increasing the overall capacity by approximately 46%.  On flight QR292, Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft for 254 passengers will be introduced, while the second daily flight QR290 will continue to be operated with Ai...

Qatar Airways To Bring its State-of-the-Art Airbus A350-1000 to New York’s JFK

World’s most technologically-advanced passenger aircraft to be added to JFK route starting 28 October Qatar Airways operates two daily flights to and from New York’s JFK airport Qatar Airways is pleased to announce that its ultra-modern Airbus A350-1000 will join the airline’s New York JFK route starting 28 October 2018, the airline’s first commercial route to the U.S...

Qatar Airways’ World-Class A350-1000 Touches Down On U.S. Soil For the First Time

Award-winning airline brings renowned German football team FC Bayern München to the U.S. for the team’s 2018 U.S. tour Qatar Airways is the Global Launch Customer for the state-of-the-art A350-1000 aircraft, which commenced commercial service in February 2018 Qatar Airways became the long-term Official Airline Partner of FC Bayern München this month Qatar Airways is d...