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Qatar Airways Renews Partnership with FIFA, Continuing as Global Airline Partner

Qatar Airways has solidified its position in the world of international soccer by renewing its partnership with FIFA. This extension, announced on November 22, 2023, continues a relationship that began in 2017 and comes a year after the opening game of the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar. The renewed deal positions Qatar Airways as […]

Qatar Airways Group Announces the New CEO

Qatar Airways Group announces a major change in leadership. His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker will step down as Group Chief Executive effective November 5, 2023, handing over the reins to Engr. Badr Mohammed Al-Meer. The Legacy of H.E. Mr. Akbar Al Baker During his 27-year tenure, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker transformed Qatar […]

Akbar Al Baker Steps Down as CEO of Qatar Airways After 26 Years

After steering Qatar Airways for more than a quarter-century, Akbar Al Baker, known for his outspoken and often controversial views, is stepping down as the airline’s CEO. His last day in office will be November 5th, according to recent reports. Al Baker has faced numerous challenges during his long stint as CEO. From navigating the […]

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Australia’s Rejection of Qatar Airways Expansion Could Incur $500 Million Annual Loss

Australia’s recent denial of Doha-based Qatar Airways’ request to expand its operations in the country is expected to result in an economic loss exceeding half a billion dollars per year. With the government aiming to safeguard domestic employment, last month it rejected Qatar’s application to introduce over 20 additional weekly flights. However, new tourism figures […]

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Qatar Airways Receives 24th Airbus A350-1000

Qatar Airways has taken delivery of its 24th Airbus A350-1000 and 58th A350 overall on July 21st. The aircraft, which has been in storage for much of its pre-delivery time, had surface degradation issues that Airbus and Qatar Airways needed to resolve before it could be delivered. Delivery Details and Test Flights The A350-1000 registered […]

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Australian Government Rejects Qatar Airways’ Bid for More Flights

The Australian Government has rejected Qatar Airways’ request to increase its operations in the country by an additional 21 round trip slots per week. The Doha-based airline currently operates multiple weekly flights between Doha and the largest cities of five Australian states, including Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, and Sydney. However, the airline’s application to expand […]

FC Bayern Munich Ends Sponsorship Deal with Qatar Airways

German football club, FC Bayern Munich, has chosen to end its sponsorship deal with Qatar Airways, reportedly due to concerns over human rights standards. The Gulf Carrier had sponsored the Bundesliga’s most decorated football club for the past five years. Dissolving Partnership Between FC Bayern Munich and Qatar Airways Popularly known as Bayern, FC Bayern […]

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Qatar Airways Slashes Award Ticket Prices for Partner Airlines – Big Win for Avios Users!

Qatar Airways has recently announced a significant reduction in award ticket prices for its partner airlines, offering great value for Avios users. This change is especially beneficial for those traveling to the Middle East, South America, and Australia. Much-Needed Change for Qatar Airways’ Prices Before integrating with Avios, Qatar Airways’ Privilege Club charged higher prices […]

Qatar Airways Welcomes First New Airbus A350 After Long Wait

Qatar Airways is now home to its first new Airbus A350 aircraft in nearly two and a half years. A brand-new A350-1000 flew from Toulouse to Doha on May 12th. This significant event marks a milestone for the airline. The A7-ANT registered plane, the 20th A350-1000, brings the total count of A350s in Qatar Airways’ […]

Qatar Airways Flight Forced to Divert Due to Clear Air Turbulence

On May 10th, 2023, a Qatar Airways flight QR960 traveling from Doha to Denpasar encountered severe clear air turbulence, causing injuries to multiple passengers. As a result, the flight had to divert unexpectedly to Bangkok, where both passengers and crew members were provided with medical assistance. Turbulence Over the Bay of Bengal While flying over […]

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Experience a World of Luxury: Qatar Airways Launches Al Mourjan Business Lounge – The Garden

Qatar Airways has recently revealed its latest addition to the lounge offerings at Doha’s Hamad International Airport – The Al Mourjan Business Lounge – The Garden. Set in the newly expanded North section of the airport, this lounge boasts stunning views of the Orchard Garden and provides a one-of-a-kind experience for premium passengers. With a […]

Qatar Airways Tailstrike Incident: Airbus A350 Damaged at Islamabad

A recent Qatar Airways tailstrike incident involving an Airbus A350-900 at Islamabad International Airport (ISB) in Pakistan has caused damage to the aircraft’s aft fuselage. The event underscores the importance of safety in the aviation industry and the need for preparedness in handling such occurrences. In this article, we delve into the details of the […]

Qatar Airways Welcomes Its First Boeing 737 MAX

Qatar Airways has taken delivery of its first Boeing 737 MAX, with the MAX 8 departing Everett Paine Field on April 13th for its ferry service to the airline’s Doha base. The incoming MAX 8s, some of which were initially ordered by Russia’s S7 Airlines, will replace the airline’s older Airbus A320-200s and operate shorter […]

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Qatar Airways Acquires Boeing 737 MAX 8s Initially Ordered by Russia’s S7

Qatar Airways is preparing to deploy the Boeing 737 MAX 8 for its short-haul operations. The airline is set to receive at least nine MAX 8s initially ordered by Russia’s S7 airline, now rendered undeliverable due to sanctions following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. S7’s Boeing 737 MAX 8s: A Change of Destination Data from Planespotters.net […]

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Reuters: Airbus and Qatar Airways Near Agreement in A350 Dispute

Airbus and Qatar Airways are approaching a settlement in their disagreement over the A350 dispute. Despite months of public disagreement, it’s uncertain if an agreement will be reached as previous efforts to avoid a London trial have failed. However, two people with knowledge of the situation reported to Reuters, that negotiations have picked up the pace, and […]

FIFA World Cup 2022 and Air Travel

Analysis: FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ and Air Travel

After a dramatic final match for Argentina against France, Qatar brought the curtain down on FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 last Sunday, highlighting the country’s influence on soccer worldwide and ending a tournament in which it proved doubters wrong about its ability to host such a significant tournament. In the tournament that took place in […]

Brilliant or Burden | Is the A380 useful or a gimmick?

The A380 is the world’s only fully double-decked aircraft, but as the pandemic left many airlines retiring them, this brings us the question, are they actually worth all the hype? Size and Capacity Everyone knows that the Airbus A380 is the world’s largest commercial aircraft, meaning it can carry the most passengers. It can carry […]

Skytrax Reveals World Airline Awards For 2022

The “World Airline Awards,” often referred to as “the Oscars of the aviation industry,” and after being held virtually for the last two years, this year’s edition, “2022 World Airline Awards,” was held today, Friday the 23rd of September, under the organization of Skytrax, with airlines from all over the world attending at the venerable […]

Flight review: Qatar Airways Airbus A380 DOH – LHR Economy class

When the name “Qatar Airways” is said, the immediate thing that comes into my mind is the fact that the large majority of their passengers are transferring through Doha Hamad airport instead of going to visit Qatar. This is due to the large number of destinations that Qatar Airways and the One World alliance have […]

Is this the revival of the big birds?

Only a bit more than a year ago, in May 2021, the shocking news was all around the portals. It seemed that the A380 was coming to an end of its short life as many airlines seemed unhappy with the performance and the issues caused by the pandemic. In my opinion, looking back, it was […]

What can we expect from the Boeing 777X?

The Boeing 777 X or 777-9 has been highly awaited and its service entry date delayed, but with its time of arrival looming closer, what can we expect from the aircraft? In the Dubai airshow 2021, the aircraft made a trip to Doha to showcase the aircraft to Qatar Airways, this could also be likely […]

Qatar Airways Reveals New Retro Livery 777

To celebrate its 25th Anniversary, Qatar Airways has painted one of its Boeing 777 aircraft in its retro livery. The newly painted aircraft was rolled out last Tuesday and made its first flight with the livery on February 16th. The Boeing 777-300ER repainted with this retro livery is registered as A7-BAC and has been with […]

Flight Review: Qatar Airways A350-900 – Doha to Bangkok – Economy Class

Flight Details Route: Doha – Bangkok Flight Number: QR838 Seat Number: 23K Flight Time: 5 hours and 50 minutes Baggage Allowance: 30kg per person (economy) Price (London – Bangkok return): £1109 Honest Rating: 3/5 I arrived in Doha on board a Boeing 777-300ER from London Heathrow Airport on the 18th of December. Doha was a […]

Qatar Airways Having Paint Issues With Airbus

A paint issue on an airplane? That is rarely ever heard of. But recently, Qatar Airways is facing a paint issue with their Airbus A350 fleet. A fault with fast deteriorating surface paint that caused the grounding of 16 of Qatar Airways’ Airbus SE A350 jets has also compromised lightning protection on the model’s fuselage […]

Measures of Best Airlines in 2021

An airline is a company that provides air transport services for passengers. The first airline company was a German one called DELAG which is founded in 1909. eDreams is one of the world’s leading online travel brands, it’s based in Barcelona, Spain. A true disruptor in the online travel booking sector since its foundation in […]

The Best Airlines of 2021

As air travel demand continues to rebound in 2021, and as airlines have recovered from the pandemic last year, which airlines have been recognized as the best operators of this year? Airlineratings.com, a website that ranks airlines in many different categories, recently published its annual assessment for the best airlines this year, and to reach […]


During the covid-19 pandemic the majority of the airlines operating the Airbus A380, including Qatar Airways, grounded the aircraft. But with travel demand increasing day by day and as countries loosen restrictions, we will have a look at the airlines plan for it’s A380 fleet.