Qatar Airways displayed six of its most advanced aircraft at the Farnborough International Airshow this week, including the Airbus A350-1000 and the Boeing 777-300ER, both of which feature the airline’s award-winning Business Class seat, Qsuite. The airline also displayed for the first time its Boeing 747-8 Cargo Freighter, Qatar Executive’s Gulfstream G500 jet and the JetSuiteX Embraer 135 jet.
Cardiff Airport was bought by the Welsh Government for £52m in 2013. Its most recent figures showed an annual loss of £6m.
Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker considers Donald Trump a friend, and he does not fault the U.S. president for trying to get the best deals for America.
The government is working with financial advisers on the deal that will be backed by export credit agencies, the people said, asking not to be identified because the talks are private. Qatar has invited lenders to participate in the loan and a transaction could be finalized within a month, they said.
Award-winning airline commences flights to Antalya one day following the launch of direct services to Bodrum. Seasonal service to Antalya will be operated twice weekly by an Airbus A320 until 30 September. Qatar Airways’ new four-times weekly seasonal services to Malaga will be served with a Boeing 787 Dreamliner until 16 September 2018. Qatar Airways currently operates direct double-daily flights to Madrid and Barcelona.
Qatar’s Hamad International Airport may be struggling with dropping passenger numbers amid a travel and trade ban imposed by rival Arab states, but the embargo has spurred air-freight volumes to record highs.
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Passengers passing through Hamad International Airport (HIA) were able to take part in the celebrations of Garangao, a Ramadan tradition with deep roots in the Qatari culture that celebrates heritage.
Its only land border (with Saudi Arabia) has been closed, and its ships are banned from Emirati ports.
Qatar Airways has celebrated its five-year anniversary of operating direct flights from Doha to Salalah, Oman.
Qatar Airways Cargo launched its new brand video at its exhibition stand at one of the leading air cargo events, Air Cargo China, taking place at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre which started yesterday and will close tomorrow.
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Qatar Airways is further strengthening its sporting partnerships around the world with the announcement that from the upcoming season it will become the official jersey sponsor of the world-renowned Argentinian football club the Boca Juniors.
A person walks under a Qatar Airways Airbus A350-900 at the Airbus Group center in Toulouse, France, in December 2014. Qatar Airways is responding to a blockade by its Middle Eastern neighbors by adding 16 destinations. (GETTY IMAGES)
Qatar has informed the United Nations Security Council of yet more airspace violations committed by aircraft of the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, the third such violation in four months.
Noting that foreigners do not require visas to enter Kish Island, he hoped that the resumption of flights to Muscat would provide a good opportunity for expanding Iran-Oman economic cooperation and increase the number of Omani tourists to Iran.
The GCAA described the act as a severe violation of international laws and an infringement of civil aviation safety standards. It said it was considering available legal options with the ICAO and other relevant organisations.
The first aircraft fully-fitted with Qsuite was launched on the airline’s Doha-London route last summer, soon followed by Paris and New York, with service to Washington, D.C. launched earlier this month.
The state-of-the-art Airbus A350-900 aircraft, also on display at the show, features a total of 283 seats, with 36 Business Class seats and 247 in Economy Class.
al Mulla called on the resident travellers to use the e-gates in HIA to ease and speed up their travel process, without the need to stand in counter queues to confirm their personal information and stamping their passports. He confirmed that this can all be done through the e-gates quickly and in a private, safe and secure environment. (QNA)
Delegations from Iran and Qatar have sat for talks in Kish Island over ways to boost tourism relations between the two sides in the southern Iranian island.