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  • Break up the long flight to Europe with a stopover in magical, mysterious Doha - Stuff.co.nz

    Doha, the capital of Qatar, is probably best known to Kiwis – if it's known at all – as the headquarters of the Al Jazeera television network. But that's probably not surprising, given that a few decades ago, Doha was little more than a fishing village ...and more »

  • Things to do in Doha, Qatar: A three minute guide - Stuff.co.nz

    Things to do in Doha, Qatar: A three minute guide - Stuff.co.nz;

    With Qatar Airways new Auckland - Doha route, we take a look at what to do and where to go in the world's richest country. WHY. The highlight of the world's richest country is the white mud-brick buildings of Souq Waqif, where veiled women henna ...and more »

  • How to survive world's longest flight: Kiwi Qatar Airways captain ready for 18-hour return trip to Doha - Waikato Times

    How to survive world's longest flight: Kiwi Qatar Airways captain ready for 18-hour return trip to Doha - Waikato Times;

    Qatar Airways' flight QR920 arrived in Auckland after a 17-and-a-half hour flight from Doha. The New Zealand man in charge of the Boeing 777-LR aircraft that made its record-breaking return trip to Doha had some advice for travellers thinking of taking ...and more »

  • Flight check: Singapore to Auckland with Air New Zealand - Travel ... - New Zealand Herald

    The seat: Originally 62H which was changed to 41H prior to boarding without consulting me. This seat was changed mid-flight to 65D. The seat features a 9in ...and more »

  • Want To Get On The World's Longest Flight? Book On Qatar Airways' Doha To NZ Route - Tech Times

    Want To Get On The World's Longest Flight? Book On Qatar Airways' Doha To NZ Route - Tech Times;

    Qatar Airways chief executive Akbar Al Baker, who joined what is now the world's longest flight to date, assured the market that they're in it for the long haul. ( Moses Robinson | Getty Images ). Advertisement. Qatar Airways has hailed itself the ...and more »

  • Qatar chief bags Air NZ for cancelling agreement that would have connected Kiwis to vast network - Stuff.co.nz

    Qatar chief bags Air NZ for cancelling agreement that would have connected Kiwis to vast network - Stuff.co.nz;

    Qatar Airways Group CEO Akbar Al Baker with Nasser bin Hamad Al-Khalifa, Ambassador to Australia and New Zealand at the Qatar Airways press conference in Auckland. The head of Qatar Airlines Akbar Al Baker has slammed Air New Zealand for ...and more »

  • Qatar Airways CEO confident Trump will change stance on travel - Stuff.co.nz

    Qatar Airways CEO confident Trump will change stance on travel - Stuff.co.nz;

    Qatar Airways Group CEO Akbar Al Baker with Nasser bin Hamad Al-Khalifa, Ambassador to Australia and New Zealand at the Qatar Airways press conference in Auckland. The chief executive of Middle Eastern airline Qatar Airways has said he has a lot in ...and more »

  • Trade minister says Qatar Airways and Air NZ should sort out differences over canned deal - New Zealand Herald

    Trade Minister Todd McClay has urged Air New Zealand and Qatar Airways to settle their differences over a cancelled commercial agreement. Qatar Airways chief executive Akbar al Baker yesterday blasted Air New Zealand for ending an airline agreement ...and more »

  • Qatar Airways Breaks Flight Record - Paste Magazine

    Qatar Airways Breaks Flight Record - Paste Magazine;

    Qatar Airways announced the successful completion of the world's longest flight in one of its own commercial Boeing 777 jets. Starting in Doha, Qatar, and traveling to Auckland, New Zealand, the record-breaking flight covers a shocking distance of 9 ...and more »

  • World's longest flight lands in Auckland - Deutsche Welle

    World's longest flight lands in Auckland - Deutsche Welle;

    The world's longest commercial flight, from Qatar to New Zealand, after passing over 10 time zones and five countries, covering a distance of 14,535 kilometres, touched down for the first time in Auckland on Monday. Längster Linienflug der Welt fliegt ...and more »