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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...

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...

Hamad International Airport - redefining the airport experience

Hamad International Airport focused its efforts on making travel as dynamic, interactive and entertaining as possible, delivering the biggest 'Summer in Qatar' programme yet. The programme ran from July to August engaging more than seven million passengers. HIA featured a heritage zone, which engaged passengers through more than 260 hours of cultural and traditional performances in...

Qatar Airways $1 billion order for 18 Gulfstream aircraft

Qatar Airways announced a significant order for 18 Gulfstream aircraft during a ceremony at the White House on 9 July 2019 that was witnessed by His Highness Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, Amir of the State of Qatar and U.S. President Donald Trump. The order worth over $1 billion is for 14 Gulfstream G650ER and four Gulfstream G500 and will add to Qatar Executive’s growing fleet th...

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...

Two more Gulfstream Jets joined Qatar Executive fleet

Qatar Executive confirmed the delivery of two new state-of-the-art Gulfstream jets providing even more passengers with a luxurious, unique and refined flying experience. The private jet charter division of Qatar Airways Group added one G650ER and one G500 aircraft to its fleet earlier this month, bringing the total number of Qatar Executive aircraft up to 18. Executive Vice President of...

Qatar Airways Ultra-Modern Airbus A350-1000 and Gulfstream G500 at the Paris Air Show 2019

Qatar Airways is pleased to announce that two of its state-of-the-art fleet will be on display at the Paris Air Show. Building on a year where the award-winning airline took delivery of its 250th aircraft, introduced a raft of new routes and unveiled a stunning new Economy Class product, the airline will once again take centre stage at one of the world’s biggest air shows, where it w...

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...