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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...

Best Cabin Interior Passenger Experience Award goes to ... Qatar Airways

The ‘Best Cabin Interior Passenger Experience’ award recognises the unparalleled in-flight experience offered on Qatar Airways’ patented Business Class seat, Qsuite, which features the industry’s first-ever double bed in Business Class, as well as sliding panels that stow away, enabling colleagues, family members and friends travelling together to create their own private s...

Impressive landmark for Qatar Airways - Delivery of 250th Aircraft

22 years after the beginning of operations Qatar Airways celebrated the arrival ot its 250th aircraft, an Airbus A350-900 from Toulouse, France. This is an impressive landmark and is testament to the incredible growth of an airline that has become world-leading in that time, winning a host of awards, including the Skytrax World Airline of the Year accolade on no less than...

Upcoming Destinations and Enhanced Economy Class Product from Qatar Airways

Are you flying to Lisbon, Portugal; Malta; Rabat, Morocco; Langkawi, Malaysia; Davao, Philippines; Izmir, Turkey and Mogadishu, Somalia in 2019? Do it with Qatar Airways!  New Economy Class experience features additional leg room, faster broadband and a new in-flight dining experience, ‘Quisine’, featuring all new tableware with 25 per cent larger main courses and 50 per cent...

Qatar Airways to Increase Flights to Johannesburg and Cape Town

Qatar Airways announced it will be increasing the number of weekly flights on its popular routes to South Africa from July 2019. Weekly flight frequencies to Johannesburg, South Africa’s largest metropolis, will increase from 14 to 18 from July, rising to 19 in August. A further two flights will be added to the airline’s winter schedule, taking the total number of weekly frequencies...

Landmark Comprehensive Air Transport Agreement between Qatar and the European Union

  The State of Qatar and the European Union announced that they have concluded negotiations for a landmark Comprehensive Air Transport Agreement. This historic agreement will be the first of its kind ever between the EU and a Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member state, providing a significant competitive edge to air carriers of both sides and a sustainable framework for future operatio...

Qatar Airways Cargo Commences Transpacific Freighter Service to Guadalajara from Macau

Qatar Airways Cargo has commenced freighter services to Guadalajara, Mexico, expanding its network in the Americas region. The new destination is being served by the airline’s Boeing 777 freighter. Guadalajara has been added as a new destination on the cargo carrier’s high demand transpacific freighter route, commencing 6 January 2019. The twice-weekly freighter departs directly fro...

Acquisition Of 5.00% Of China Southern Airlines by Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways Group Q.C.S.C. announced that as part of its strategy to invest in the strongest airlines around the world and continue enhancing operations and network connectivity, on 28 December 2018, it has completed an on-market purchase of certain A shares and H shares of China Southern Airlines Company Limited ("China Southern Airlines"), resulting in our aggregate holding of approx...