A slice of HEAVEN at 36000ft: Qatar Airways announces new SYDNEY route - Express.co.uk

THERE'S only one way to travel the whopping 10,000 miles to Sydney from the U.K - and that's in style. By Felicity Thistlethwaite Felicity Thistlethwaite. PUBLISHED: 09:23, Fri, Mar 18, 2016 | UPDATED: 11:48, Fri, Mar 18, 2016 ...

Qatar Airways: a success story from the Gulf - euronews

Euronews spoke at Berlin's ITB to Akbar Al Baker, CEO Qatar Airways, about how the airline will be expanding in the near future. We are one of the largest airlines in the world today. We are one of the only five-star rated airlines in the Middle East ...

Qatar Airways to start flights to Seychelles - Gulf Digital News

Qatar Airways is set to start flights to Seychelles from December 12, announced Akbar Al-Baker, group chief executive at the ITB Tourism Trade Fair 2016 in Berlin. “The announcement by Qatar Airways comes at a perfect time for Seychelles. We are now ...

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 ...

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 ...

Pratt & Whitney backs A320neo engines after Qatar Airways concerns - Reuters

NEW YORK Pratt & Whitney (UTX.N) said on Thursday its new geared turbofan jetliner engine logged high reliability at its initial customer, Deutsche Lufthansa AG (LHAG.DE), a day after Qatar Airways raised concern about the engine's performance in hot ...

Al Baker joke brings sour response from US - Arabian Aerospace

A flippant remark by Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker has sparked off another row with an American pressure group. Announcing new routes for the Doha-based airline at the ITB show in Berlin, Al Baker said he was launching a daily flight to Atlanta ...

Al Baker lays A320 neo delays on P&W - Arabian Aerospace

Qatar Airways Chief Akbar Al Baker has laid the blame for the delays to his airline's A320neo narrowbodies firmly at the door of Pratt&Whitney. Speaking at the ITB tourism event in Berlin, Al Baker expressed “disappointment” in the US engine-maker for ...

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

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 turbofans engines Qatar selected to power the planes are not up ...

8 ways to pass the time on an 18 hour flight - Stuff.co.nz

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 ...

Group Calling For Qatar Airways to Be Boycotted - Web Breaking News

A watchdog group for human rights has launched a local targeted advertising campaign that is called for Qatar Airways to be boycotted just days prior to the Middle East-based carrier starts its daily service from Boston. Alliance for Workers Against ...

Qatar Airways announces new Doha-Auckland route along with 18 others - gulfnews.com

Dubai: Qatar Airways is starting flights to Auckland, New Zealand, in what will become the world's longest non-stop service when launched on December 3 this year. Akbar Al Baker, the Qatar Airways chief executive, formally announced the route, along ...

Fuel price decline eases Qatar's concerns on A380 efficiency - Flightglobal

Qatar Airways delayed deliveries of four on-order Airbus A380s out of concern about the economics of operating the double-deck type before the recent fuel price decline. Four A380s – which had been scheduled to join the Gulf carrier's fleet this year ...

Qatar Airways unveils new stand concept at ITB - Travel Daily Media (press release) (registration) (blog)

Visitors to the airline's stand will presented with innovative technology. The new concept offers them interaction with the airline's advanced aircraft. The new stand will feature innovative ways to interact with Qatar Airways, from the new business ...

Qatar Airways Announces Significant Network Expansion: 14 New Global Destinations - Daily Mirror

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive H.E. Mr. Akbar Al Baker was joined by Qatar Airways SVP NSW Europe, Jonathan Harding (left) and Qatar Airways Country Manager, Frédéric Gossot (right) at the airline's ITB Press Conference hosted by Sky TV ...

Qatar Airways to launch world's longest flight with new NZ route - Doha News

Qatar's national carrier has announced more than a dozen new routes at the ITB travel fair in Berlin this week, including confirmation of the debut of the world's longest direct flight, a 17.5 hour, 9,031 mile journey from Doha to Auckland, New Zealand.

Qatar Airways announces Doha to Auckland, the world's new longest flight - Stuff.co.nz

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 ...

Qatar Airways adds Krabi and Chiang Mai in major expansion - Travel Daily Media (press release) (registration) (blog)

Qatar Airways will start flying to the Thai tourist hubs of Krabi and Chiang Mai this year, as part of a major network expansion that will see it launch 14 new global destinations. The Doha-based airline will commence four weekly flights to the resort ...

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 ...

Qatar Airways coming to NZ - confirmed - New Zealand Herald

Qatar Airways will be flying a long range Boeing 777 between its home base at Doha and Auckland from later this year. Photo / Getty. Qatar Airways has confirmed it will begin a non-stop, more than 18 hour service between Doha and Auckland - set to ...