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Qatar Airways Cargo teams up with Cainiao to launch a weekly charter flight linking China and Brazil

Cainiao Network announced the partnership with Qatar Airways Cargo to launch a weekly charter flight from Hong Kong (HKG), China, to São Paulo (GRU), Brazil, and serve one of Cainiao’s fastest growing e-commerce destinations in Latin America.On 5 March, the first Cainiao chartered Boeing 777 freighter departed Hong Kong Airport (HKG) at 6.45 p.m. UTC, headed for Gu...

Leading Asia Pacific travel - Qatar Airways & Malaysia Airlines comprehensive MoU for a strategic cooperation

A new chapter in long-standing relationship of Qatar Airways and Malaysia Airlines Berhad by signing a Memorandum of Understanding. The new agreement will further facilitate a strategic cooperation that will see both airlines working closely together across multiple areas of the business to offer an unrivalled and range of value-added services to passengers. With the enhanced partners...

Qatar Airways Cargo is awarded IATA CEIV Live Animals certification

Qatar Airways Cargo has long been committed to ensuring that all animals entrusted to the airline for transportation, receive the best care both on the ground and in the air. Now, following six months of intense process and product audits, Qatar Airways Cargo is proud to announce that its strict adherence to the highest standards and relevant regulations has been accredited CEIV Live Animals certi...

RECARO Aircraft Seating tapped to outfit Qatar Airways with brand-new economy class seat

Recaro Aircraft Seating was tapped to equip Qatar Airways with the brand-new CL3810 economy class seat. Starting at the end of 2022, twenty shipsets of the CL3810 will be installed on the new A321neo fleet.“Partnering with Qatar Airways is always energizing because they expect nothing less than excellence in all aspects of their business,” said Dr. Mark Hiller, CEO and S...

WebCargo by Freightos throughout the European region & Qatar Airways Cargo

The world’s largest cargo airline will provide forwarders in Europe with real-time pricing, capacity, and eBookings via WebCargo  Since the launch in February 2021, Qatar Airways Cargo has received a large number of eBookings via the platform Qatar Airways Cargo announces that WebCargo by Freightoswill be introduced across the European region* effective 30 June 2021. Forwarde...

First airline in the Middle East to trial the IATA Travel Pass - Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways is proud to become the first airline in the Middle East to begin trials of the innovative new IATA Travel Pass ‘Digital Passport’ mobile app, in partnership with the International Air Transport Association (IATA), Qatar Ministry of Public Health, Primary Health Care Corporation and Hamad Medical Corporation, starting 11 March 2021. Passengers on the award-winning air...

Largest operator of A350 welcomed its 53rd Airbus A350 on the last day of 2020

Qatar Airways was pleased to wrap up 2020 with the delivery of its 53rd Airbus A350 on the final day of the year. The national carrier of the State of Qatar is the largest operator of Airbus A350 aircraft with 34 A350-900 and 19 A350-1000, reaffirming its position as the ideal choice for environmentally conscious long-haul passengers. The A350-1000 is fitted with the airline’s multi awa...

Boeing triple delivery of 777 Freighters to Qatar Airways Cargo

Qatar Airways Cargo took delivery of three Boeing 777 Freighters as the airline continues to build its cargo division with the world's largest and most capable twin-engine freighter. The milestone also marks the 200th 777 Freighter to be delivered. The triple delivery comes as air freight is playing a pivotal role amid the COVID-19 pandemic – including transporting newly app...