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Airbus may lose a $5.3-billion order — but it's not their fault - Business Insider

Airbus A320neo Qatar Qatar Airways Airbus A320neo. Airbus In 2011, Airbus and Qatar Airways announced to great fanfare a 50-plane order for the new A320neo airliner. Five years later, that deal could be jeopardy. The Pratt & Whitney 1100G geared ...and more »

Qatar confirms December launch for Auckland-Doha service - Australian Aviation

Qatar Airways has confirmed a December launch for nonstop Doha-Auckland flights, with New Zealand's most populous city one of 14 new destinations to join the airline's fast growing network announced overnight. The route, at 7,848nm, will be the world's ...and more »

At 17+ hours, Qatar Airways' Auckland flight is among world's longest - Australian Business Traveller

Qatar Airways will begin direct flights to Auckland from December 3 and in the process put one of the world's longest non-stop flights onto its network map. The 9,000 mile journey on a long-range Boeing 777-200LR jet will see passengers strapped in for ...and more »

Qatar Airways CEO Says Doha-Atlanta Route Will 'Rub Salt in Delta's Wounds' - Forbes

Qatar Airways CEO Ali Al Baker says a planned Doha-Atlanta route, scheduled to begin June 1, would “rub salt in the wounds” of Delta. Speaking Wednesday at a news conference in Berlin, Al Baker “taunted his airline's most vocal adversary by saying that ...and more »

8 ways to pass the time on an 18 hour flight -

The Doha to Auckland flight, when it kicks off in December, will be the longest in the world. Qatar Airways has just announced a new route between Auckland and Doha - which, clocking in at around 18 hours and 34 minutes, will become the new longest ...and more »

Qatar Air says Pratt & Whitney engines not adequately tested - Reuters

BERLIN (Reuters) - Qatar Airways stepped up its criticism of U.S. engine maker Pratt & Whitney (UTX.N) over delays and technical problems on Wednesday, saying that engines for its Airbus (AIR.PA) A320neo aircraft had not been adequately tested. The ...and more »

Qatar Airways announces Doha to Auckland, the world's new longest flight -

Qatar Airways' new route from Doha to Auckland will shorten the journey for Kiwis travelling to Europe. Qatar Airways has announced it will launch flights from Doha to Auckland from December, which will become the new longest route in the world. The ...and more »

Qatar Airways announces expansion in Europe, Africa and South West Pacific - Capital FM Kenya (press release) (blog)

By CORRESPONDENT, BERLIN, Germany, March 11 – Qatar Airways has announced a significant network expansion of 14 new destinations in Europe, Africa and in South West Pacific. The airline's Chief Executive Officer Akbar Al Baker announced a significant ...and more »

United Airlines receives some bad news from the folks at Qatar Airways - Chicago Business Journal

Qatar Airways today gave United Airlines and every other United States-based airline with global growth aspirations 14 more reasons to be worried — and upset. On the opening day of ITB Berlin, the world's largest international travel fair, Qatar ...and more »

Qatar Airways introduces Windhoek to Doha direct flight - New Era

Qatar Airways will from September 28 have four weekly direct flights between Windhoek and Doha, Qatar's state airline announced this week. The route between Windhoek and Doha is part of the airline's network expansion of 14 new world destinations ...and more »