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Qatar Airways to take delivery of first Airbus A350-1000 in Feb third week: Al-Baker

Qatar Airways to take delivery of first Airbus A350-1000 in Feb third week: Al-Baker

Qatar Airways will take delivery of the first Airbus A350-1000 aircraft between February 15 and 20, group chief executive Akbar al-Baker has said.

Qatar Airways continues expansion in Asia, adds flight to Bangkok

Qatar Airways continues expansion in Asia, adds flight to Bangkok

The new service to Bangkok, which commences on March 25, is part of the award-winning airline’s continued expansion in Southeast Asia, following its launch of direct service to Thailand’s Chiang Mai late last year.

Qatar Airways offers discounts to mark Qatar National Day

Qatar Airways offers discounts to mark Qatar National Day

Passengers who will book between December 13 and 18 can avail up to 40% off all-inclusive Economy fares and a ‘2 for 1’ Premium offer to destinations across Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific, Africa, and the Americas.

Qatar Airways flies high in 2017 with 50-plus top awards

Qatar Airways flies high in 2017 with 50-plus top awards

National carrier has had a record-breaking year in 2017 as the airline claimed more global awards than ever before in its 20th year of operations

Wizz Air applies for UK licence before Brexit

Wizz Air applies for UK licence before Brexit

Hungarian budget airline Wizz Air announced on Wednesday that it has applied for a British air operator's licence in order to make its operations ‘Brexit ready’.

Lufthansa spreads wings by snapping up parts of Air Berlin

Lufthansa spreads wings by snapping up parts of Air Berlin

Lufthansa plans to use the Air Berlin assets to quickly expand its Eurowings budget business. News of the deal pushed Lufthansa shares up more than 3% to their highest level in nearly 17 years.

Qatar Airways increases its frequency to Sohar

Qatar Airways increases its frequency to Sohar

Qatar Airways noted that these new flights will take the number of weekly flights between Doha and the Sultanate of Oman from 52 to 56.

Qatar Airways to launch daily flights to Cardiff next May

Qatar Airways to launch daily flights to Cardiff next May

Qatar Airways cited Cardiff as “a strategically important destination,” opening up a new portion of the UK to the airline. The new route will also allow more people to visit Cardiff from the Gulf and beyond.

Qatar Airways in interline partnership with India's Vistara

Qatar Airways in interline partnership with India's Vistara

Qatar Airways (QA) has entered into an interline partnership with growing and full-service Indian airline Vistara, as the national carrier marks more than 20 successful years of flights to India, it was announced.

Air Berlin files for insolvency after Etihad withdraws support

Air Berlin files for insolvency after Etihad withdraws support

Air Berlin, Germany's second biggest airline, filed for insolvency on Tuesday after its main shareholder, Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways, withdrew financial aid for the loss-making carrier.

Qatar Airways most popular airline: study

Qatar Airways most popular airline: study

Qatar Airways has come out as the leading Middle East airline according to global consumer sentiment on social media.

Planes collide on Indonesian runway, no casualties

Planes collide on Indonesian runway, no casualties

Two passenger planes collided at an airport in the Indonesian city of Medan on Thursday, an airline spokesman said, the latest incident to hit the country's beleaguered aviation sector.