16 November 2011
Qatar Airways today announced its 2012 route expansion programme focusing on Australia, Africa, Europe and the Middle East with a raft of new destinations set to join the airline’s rapidly-growing...
15 November 2011
Qatar Airways yesterday announced a deal with European aircraft manufacturer Airbus to acquire 88 narrow-and wide-body aircraft. The agreement is for 50 of Airbus’ new generation A320neo (new engine...
15 November 2011
Qatar Airways today signed an order for two Boeing 777-200 freighters as part of the airline’s continued drive to grow its dedicated cargo business. The Doha-based carrier’s cargo fleet currently...
14 November 2011
Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker will hold talks on Monday with Airbus about possible orders, despite the French manufacturer announcing delays in delivery of the new A350 aircraft. The French plane...
14 November 2011
Qatar Airways is to launch a three-day global sale tomorrow (November 15) offering incredible savings on return fares to and from over 100 destinations worldwide. Passengers anywhere in the world,...
03 November 2011
Qatar Airways’ entry into two African cities this week marks the first of potentially more route launches on the Continent as the airline’s CEO spelled out a commitment to grow its regional...
02 November 2011
Qatar Airways has further expanded operations in Africa with the introduction of its 16th destination on the Continent – daily scheduled flights to Uganda. Flight QR536 arrived at Entebbe...
11 October 2011
Akbar Al Baker, the chief executive of Qatar Airways, has said the airline plans to place a 'multi-billion-dollar aircraft order' at the Dubai air show next month, Bloomberg has reported. The order...
08 October 2011
Qatar Airways Chief Executive Officer Akbar Al Baker has reinforced the strategic importance of the airline’s ongoing expansion in Scandinavia following its latest route launch to Oslo. The October 5...
03 October 2011
Qatar Airways Chief Executive Officer Akbar Al Baker has been elected to the Executive Committee of the Arab Air Carriers Organisation (AACO). Al Baker has joined the organisation’s executive body...
02 October 2011
Boeing (NYSE: BA) has delivered Qatar Airways' 100th airliner, a Boeing 777-200LR (longer range), at a ceremony in Everett. The Doha-based airline now operates 27 Boeing 777s of various types,...
30 September 2011
A dispute that has held up Boeing Co's (BA.N) first delivery of a stretched model of its 747 jumbo jet could be resolved when the chief executive of Qatar Airways visits Boeing's turf on Friday. The...

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