Qatar Airways celebrated receiving the world’s first Airbus A350-1000 as the aircraft’s global launch customer, before an international media audience at Airbus Delivery Centre, Toulouse, France.
Qatar Airways has announced that it will launch direct flights to Mykonos, Greece starting May 30. The island will be the airline’s third Greek destination, following Athens and Thessaloniki which is due to launch March 2018.
H.E. Akbar Al Baker, group CEO, Qatar Airways, welcomed the arrival of the Airbus A350-1000 test aircraft to Qatar, as part of a special demonstration tour by Airbus.
The A350-1000, the newest member of Airbus, has embarked on a three-week demonstration tour to the Middle East and Asia Pacific region.
Qatar Airways’ Qsuite has officially landed at Washington Dulles International Airport, the second US destination to offer the new business class product.
Qatar Airways’ first non-stop flight from Doha to Saint Petersburg landed at Pulkovo Airport on December 19, marking the airline’s second gateway in Russia.
Qatar Airways and Hamad International Airport partnered with KAHRAMAA’s National Programme for Conservation and Energy Efficiency, Tarsheed, to deliver technical energy and water conservation training to employees on December 06.
In a signing order, Qatar Airways has reconfirmed and upsized its earlier order for 50 A320neo with a firm order instead for 50 of the larger A321neo Airbus Cabin Flex configuration (ACF).
Qatar Airways has renewed its sponsorship as the official airline partner for Orbis UK for three more years.
Responding to the increasing demand to key European destinations, Qatar Airways has announced that it will increase daily frequencies to the Scandinavian capitals of Stockholm and Oslo, alongside the Italian cities of Milan and Rome.