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Largest Ever thyssenkrupp Airport Solutions Service Contract at Hamad International Airport in Doha

Largest ever Airport Service Contract is just secured by thyssenkrupp Elevator, the biggest service contract in the entire history of its Airports Solutions business! The contract is signed with Hamad International Airport in Doha, Qatar. The new contract is worth a triple-digit million euro amount. The company will be responsible for operation and maintenance of 90 passenge...

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...

Three new special designation destinations for Qatar Executive

Do you love montains? Do you think to fly to one of of the airports near mountains? Than you should know that the operator you will choose to fly with has to be qualified to fly there. There are special designation destinations you can fly to, hey require additional certification, including full flight simulator training, to prepare the flight crew because of the mountainous environment...

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...

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...

10 of Qatar Airways 50 Airbus A321neo converted on Order to the Longer Range Airbus A321LR

Qatar Airways announced that it will convert 10 of its 50 Airbus A321neo on order to the Airbus A321LR (long range) variant of the A320 family. The A321LR is a type of A321neo, which has extra fuel tanks as well as a higher maximum take-off weight to give the aircraft additional range. Qatar Airways will use the A321LR to connect Doha to new growing markets where today demand is not sufficient...

The First Commercial Operator of the Ultra-Modern Gulfstream G500 Jet Worldwide - Qatar Executive

Qatar Executive’s brand-new jet receives Operations Specification approval from Qatar Civil Aviation Authority DQatar Executive announced that it is officially the world’s first commercial service operator of the Gulfstream G500 jet, which embarked on its inaugural flight on Monday 14 January. The private jet charter division of Qatar Airways Group received two brand-new Gulfstre...

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...

Qatar Executive Received Its First State-Of-The-Art Gulfstream G500 Jet

  Qatar Executive has received two of its brand-new Gulfstream G500 executive jets, which will provide passengers with a unique and refined flying experience. Entering service for the first time in early 2019, the G500 jet is the most technologically advanced aircraft in Qatar Executive’s fleet. The state-of-the-art jet sets a new industry benchmark by offering one of the qui...

Qatar Airways Clinched ‘Best Business Class’ and ‘Best Catering’ Accolades in the AirlineRatings’ Airline Excellence Awards 2019

Qatar Airways continues its winning year as its revolutionary Qsuite was named ‘Best Business Class’ in the AirlineRatings’ Airline Excellence Awards 2019. The airline’s renowned dine-on-demand in flight cuisine was also named ‘Best Catering’. The annual Airline Ratings Awards, one of Australia’s most trusted travel industry awards, acknowledges the bes...