Tag: Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways: A321LR Over A321neo

Reading Time: 1 minute Qatar Airways has 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 […]

Qatar Airways Buys a Slice of China’s Aviation Market

Reading Time: 1 minute Qatar Airways Group Q.C.S.C. (“Qatar Airways”) announced that acquisition of 5% of China Southern Airlines comes as a part of its strategy to invest in the strongest airlines around the world and continue enhancing operations and network connectivity. CEO of the airline sees the acquisition as an investment offering “massive potential”. The Chinese airline is […]

Gulfstream Makes First International Deliveries off All-New G500

Reading Time: 1 minute Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced it recently made the first international deliveries of the clean-sheet, record-breaking Gulfstream G500. Qatar Airways received two G500 aircraft at Gulfstream’s Savannah headquarters. The aircraft will join the five Gulfstream G650ER aircraft already in service with Qatar Executive, the airline’s executive charter business. The all-new G500 earned its U.S. Federal Aviation […]

Qatar Airways Boeing 777 Could not Retract Landing Gear

Reading Time: 1 minute A Qatar Airways Boeing 777-300, performing flight from Dhaka (Bangladesh) to Doha (Qatar) with about 350 people on board, could not fully retract gear. Aircraft was in the initial climb out of Dhaka’s runway 14 when the crew stopped the climb at 5000 feet due to abnormal gear indications suggesting the gear doors on the main […]

Qatar Airways Grows Its A350-1000 Fleet

Reading Time: 1 minute Qatar Airways has upsized five A350-900s currently on order to the bigger A350-1000 version. This latest endorsement for the largest member of Airbus’ successful A350 XWB family reflects the five-star-airline’s need for growth and capacity at best comfort and efficiency levels available. The amended order reinforces Qatar Airways’ position as the A350-1000 largest customer with […]

Qatar Airways to Add A350-1000 to JFK Route

Reading Time: 1 minute Qatar Airways will add its Airbus A350-1000 to the New York JFK route starting 28 October 2018, the airline’s first commercial route to the U.S. operated with this state-of-the-art aircraft. Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, Mr. Akbar Al Baker, said: “We are thrilled to introduce the A350-1000 on flights to and from JFK, one of […]

Qatar Airways and Air Italy Announce Codeshare

Reading Time: 2 minutes Qatar Airways is pleased to announce a new codeshare agreement with Air Italy, starting 24 April. The new agreement provides codeshares on Air Italy’s routes between Milan-Malpensa Airport and six domestic cities across Italy, including Catania (CTA), Rome (FCO), Naples (NAP), Olbia (OLB), Palermo (PMO) and Calabria (SUF). The agreement also consists of Air Italy’s […]

Qatar Airways to Buy a 25% Stake in Moscow’s Vnukovo Airport

Reading Time: 2 minutes Qatar Airways has bought a 25 per cent stake in one of Moscow’s largest airports for an undisclosed sum as the company attempts to overcome the Gulf blockade of the emirate. This reported by Financial Times. Akbar Al Baker, chief executive of Qatar Airways, said on Monday that the airline expected the deal on Vnukovo […]

Qatar Airways and Iberia Expand Codeshare Partnership

Reading Time: 2 minutes Qatar Airways and Iberia are pleased to announce the expansion of their codeshare partnership, offering Iberia customers increased connectivity to destinations across the Middle East and Asia, as well as providing enhanced accessibility for Qatar Airways passengers to key destinations across Latin America, including Brazil, Colombia, Uruguay and Panama. Further strengthening the airline’s codeshare partnership […]

Airbus Delivers Its First A350-1000 to Launch Customer Qatar Airways

Reading Time: 2 minutes Airbus has delivered the world’s first A350-1000 widebody airliner to launch customer Qatar Airways at a delivery event in Toulouse, France. The aircraft is the first of 37 A350-1000s ordered by the carrier and is the first ever Airbus aircraft fitted with the revolutionary new Qsuite seats, offering the first ever double bed in Business […]