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Qatar Airways’ Strange A350 Delivery Flights

Qatar Airways took delivery of three new Airbus A350-1000s yesterday, but that's not even the interesting part of the story... Let's start with the actual news, at least for non-avgeeks. Yesterday Qatar Airways took delivery of three Airbus A350-1000s.…

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Will Qatar Airways’ A380 Fleet Ever Fly Again?

Planes with four engines are increasingly becoming a casualty of the coronavirus pandemic: British Airways, Qantas, and Virgin Atlantic have retired their 747s Air France has retired its A380s Lufthansa is retiring its A380s and A340-600s It looks increasingly…

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All-Female Qatar Airways Crew “Draws” Ribbon In Sky With 787

Qatar Airways honored Breast Cancer Awareness Month in a special way today. The Doha-based airline had an all-female crew operate a special flight over Qatar. According to the airline, the flight had female pilots, cabin crew, ATC controllers, engineers,…

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Qatar Airways Threatens Pilots For Taxiing With Two Engines

This isn't of much consequence to passengers one way or another, though it sure is interesting to get an inside look into airline operations in this way... In late September, Qatar Airways' Chief Flight Operations Officer sent a rather scathing letter…

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Cool: Qatar Airways Launches Vegan Business Class Menu

While I'm not a vegetarian (anymore), here's a change I'm very happy to see... While it has long been possible to pre-order a "special" vegan meal, Qatar Airways is now adding fully vegan options to its a la carte menu for business class passengers.…

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Qatar Airways Will Launch Flights To San Francisco (Qsuites Awards Available)

A few days ago Qatar Airways announced its latest US destination, which will be San Francisco. This is an update to that post, to note that award availability is now wide open on this flight in business class, for anyone who wants to make a booking.…

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Qatar Airways Extends But Modifies Generous Rebooking Policy

Over the past several months we've seen airlines introduce flexible booking policies to make people comfortable with the idea of planning future travel in these uncertain times. Arguably Qatar Airways at one point had the world's most generous policy…

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Qatar Airways Reports Record $1.9+ Billion Loss

Qatar Airways has just reported its results for the 2019-2020 financial year, and as you'd expect, the situation is rough. The airline lost about three times as much money as in the previous financial year, which was otherwise a record-breaking year…

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Qatar Airways Offering Free “Super Wi-Fi” For 100 Days

Qatar Airways has a nice offer for anyone flying with the airline in the next few months. Qatar Airways will be offering free "super Wi-Fi" for the next 100 days, to celebrate the milestone of more than 100 aircraft being fitted with high-speed connectivity.…

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Qatar Airways Privilege Club Offering New Member Bonus

It's fairly rare to see an airline loyalty program offer a compelling bonus for new members nowadays, but that's exactly what we're seeing from Qatar Airways. As a matter of fact, Qatar Airways Privilege Club is offering two different new member bonuses.…

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Man Jailed For Harassing & Humiliating Qatar Airways Cabin Crew

Amandeep Singh, a 36-year-old man from Perth, Australia, has just been sentenced to 20 months in jail for "vicious and humiliating" behavior. Specifically, he meet a Qatar Airways flight attendant on a flight between Doha and Perth back in 2016, and…

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Ouch: Qatar Airways Laying Off Senior Pilots

We've seen major layoffs at most Gulf carriers in recent months. Well, that trend is now continuing with more pilots at Qatar Airways... Qatar Airways is this week sending out its latest round of end of employment notices to pilots. As these notices…

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Qatar Airways’ Strict New Cabin Crew Curfew

Qatar Airways cabin crew are facing a strict new curfew while in their accommodations in Doha. At the major Gulf carriers, a majority of cabin crew live in company accommodations. This is a benefit in the sense that they don't have to pay for housing,…

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Qatar Airways Selling Miles With 75% Bonus

Qatar Airways seems to be the latest airline to get into the business of selling miles with a significant bonus. Qatar Airways has launched its first-ever big bonus on purchased miles. Qatar Airways Privilege Club is offering the following bonus on purchased…

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Qatar Airways Cabin Crew Will Work In Call Centers

Airlines have drastically cut back their route networks, and expect a recovery to take several years. Unfortunately this has caused layoffs at many airlines. Among those employees who are sticking around at airlines, some creative arrangements are needed…

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Qatar Airways Argues It’s Unethical To Fly The A380

Here's an interesting argument from Qatar Airways regarding its current fleet strategy. Like many airlines around the world, Qatar Airways has grounded its A380 fleet. This makes sense, given the lack of demand for global travel at the moment. What I…

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Qatar Airways Miles No Longer Expire (With Activity)

Qatar Airways Privilege Club has just adjusted its mileage expiration policy for the better. This follows a similar change from Etihad Guest recently, though Qatar Airways' policy is even more generous. Different loyalty programs have different policies…

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Qatar Airways Seeks $5 Billion Compensation For Gulf Blockade

Qatar Airways is seeking $5 billion in compensation from nearby countries, following an International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruling that has positive implications for the airline. The Qatar blockade began in June 2017. With this, Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi…

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Huge: ICJ Rules That Qatar Blockade Is Illegal

Well this is a massive win for Qatar, and in turn for state-owned airline Qatar Airways... at least on paper. The Qatar blockade began in June 2017. With this, Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates, introduced a land, sea, and air…

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Qatari Royal Family Selling Boeing 747-8 Private Jet

The Qatari royals have quite a fleet of private jets, known as "Qatar Amiri Flight." This fleet of over a dozen jets is owned by the government of Qatar, and is managed by Qatar Airways. These plans are exclusively used by the royal family, and other…

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Qatar Airways Makes Face Shields Mandatory (In Addition To Face Masks)

Qatar Airways is currently one of the largest airlines in the world, as the airline has continued to operate throughout the pandemic, and has expanded its route network significantly in recent weeks. While the Doha-based airline already had safety protocols…

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Qatar Airways’ New 787-9 Business Class: Not What We Expected

While Qatar Airways has already taken delivery of several Boeing 787-9s, the airline hasn't yet revealed what the business class seats on these planes will look like. While one might assume these planes would feature the same Qsuites as other aircraft,…

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Qatar Airways Launching Flights To Toronto

You wouldn't expect airlines to be adding routes to new destinations right now, but that's exactly what Qatar Airways is doing. Qatar Airways has today announced that it will begin operating 3x weekly flights between Doha and Toronto as of July 4, 2020.…

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