Qatar Airways will operate half of its fleet of ten Airbus A380 jets once they return to service, group chief executive HE Akbar al-Baker said Wednesday.
French investigators have called for a review of the design and maintenance of titanium alloy engine parts to ensure they guard against the risks of metal fatigue following an engine blowout on an Airbus A380 exactly three years ago.
The Paris prosecutor has begun an investigation into whether lives were put in danger when an engine explosion forced an Air France Airbus A380 to make an emergency landing in Canada.
The General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) said its air accident investigation unit is treating the September 10 episode as a "serious incident”, an internationally recognised category which means an accident "nearly occurred”.
Qatar Airways has announced the introduction of its flagship Airbus A380 on the Melbourne route as the "airline continues its growth story in Australia".
One of the key reasons for the successful completion of one year for Emirates‘ Dubai-Auckland route was the deployment of Airbus A380 aircraft, says the airline.
An investigation is under way after one set of landing gear on an Emirates Airbus A380 failed to deploy properly before landing, forcing the world's largest airliner to touch down on its remaining wheels.
Qatar Airways plans to launch service to some 17 new destinations in the 2017 fiscal year, the national airline said in its ‘Annual Report 2016’, which was released here on Monday.