Tag: Doha

Qatar Airways Places $2.16 Billion Boeing Order

Reading Time: 1 minute Qatar Airways announced an order for two Boeing 747-8 freighters and four 777-300ERs, valued at $2.16 billion at list prices. Qatar said the order was a sign of the airline’s continued expansion and contribution to the US economy. The deal adds to the Doha-based carrier’s fleet of nearly 100 Boeing widebody aircraft and its more […]

World’s Longest Flight by Qatar Airways Lands in Auckland

Reading Time: 1 minute Qatar Airways has launched a record-breaking service to Auckland, New Zealand, making it the operator of the world’s longest commercial flight. The flight, which takes 17 hours and 30 minutes to cover a distance of 14,535 kilometres nonstop from Doha, touched down in Auckland. “Arriving in Auckland on Waitangi Day, and achieving the title of […]

Qatar Airways Launches Non-Stop Flights to Tbilisi

Reading Time: 2 minutes Qatar Airways announced the launch of new direct flights from Doha to Tbilisi, increasing travel options to and from Georgia, while enhancing overall journey times. Qatar Airways now operates four direct flights to Tbilisi from Doha’s Hamad International Airport, complementing the existing seven weekly flights that operate via Baku in Azerbaijan. Qatar Airways Group Chief […]

Emirates Lands in Doha With World’s Shortest A380 Flight

Reading Time: 2 minutes Emirates today launched the world’s shortest scheduled A380 service, flying a distance of 379 kilometres with a total travel time of 1 hour and 20 minutes from Dubai to Doha, and 1 hour 10 minutes on the return journey. The A380 flight touched down this morning at Hamad International Airport, taxiing in to a water […]

Pisa Welcomes First Qatar Airways Flight from Doha

Reading Time: 1 minute The Italian city of Pisa welcomed the first Qatar Airways flight to arrive at its international airport from Doha, Qatar. The Airbus A330 landed and was greeted by a celebratory water canon salute as well as a welcome ceremony with flags and drums from people in traditional costumes. The VIP delegation on board the flight, […]

Adelaide Welcomes First Qatar Airways Flight From Doha

Reading Time: 3 minutes The city of Adelaide today welcomed the first Qatar Airways flight to arrive at its international airport from Doha, Qatar. The inaugural flight was greeted by a delegation of VIPs including South Australia’s Minister for Tourism, Hon. Leon Bignell; Adelaide Airport Managing Director, Mr. Mark Young; the Governor of South Australia, His Excellency the Hon. […]