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Merve Kara
Trump announces upcoming large order between Qatar and Boeing

President Trump declares that Qatar has agreed to buy a ‘larger number’ of commercial planes from Boeing during the meeting with the Emir of Qatar.    ...


Clement Charpentreau
Qatar Air Force gets first Rafale for its fighter jet cocktail

Dassault Aviation delivered the first out of 36 fighters to Qatar during a ceremony organized in Mérignac, France, on February 6, 2019. This first delivery comes “on schedule”, according to Dassault....


Ruta Burbaite
Qatar Airways reaches Open Skies deal with the EU

Updated. While the fiery dispute between U.S. legacy carriers and three major Gulf airlines continues to rage, the focus of Qatar Airways has now shifted to Europe. Reuters reported early on February 5, 2019, that the State of Qatar and the European Union (EU) are getting closer to finalizing a comprehensive air services agreement. The deal was signed later in the day, hailed by Qatar Airways chief as a "landmark" agreeme...


Ruta Burbaite
Qatar Airways Italian endeavor causes US airline industry panic

When Air Italy, the country’s second largest airline, announced early in December 2018, its plans to launch flights to Los Angeles and San Francisco, U.S. legacy carriers responded in outrage. What they see behind the small Italian carrier, formerly known as Meridiana, is the guiding hand of Qatar Airways, Air Italy’s current co-owner. Although Qatar has been investing into a range of foreign airlines for years now (most recently &min...


Zivile Zalagenaite
Qatar Airways makes 2nd move in Asia, buys China Southern stake

The Qatari flag carrier has purchased a 5% stake in one of China’s Big Three airlines – China Southern. With its strategy to invest into “strongest airlines”, why was Qatar Airways' move met with surprise?...


Ruta Burbaite
Qatar Airways reveals heavy cost of embargo but sheds no tears

Qatar Airways' latest manifest of defiance – revealing the large cost of the blockade on its annual earnings and how the company manages to alleviate the financial toll....


Ruta Burbaite
Qatar Airways India plans face headwinds, may buy stake in IndiGo

Qatar Airways’ plans for its proposed venture in India are now in question due to the India’s restrictive foreign ownership rules. ...


AeroTime Team
Qatar sells the world's largest private plane

Qatar Amiri Flight, an airline owned and operated by the government of Qatar, put one if two Boeing 747-8i aircraft on sale. The aircraft is known to be “the largest private aircraft in the world”, A21 reports....


AeroTime Team
Qatar's Hamad airport issues $10 fee for every leaving passenger

The new fee will be automatically included in tickets, issued after August 30  and apply for any travel after December 1. ...


AeroTime Team
Air travel during Ramadan: is it easy?

Every year Muslims celebrate the holy month of Ramadan by fasting. How do air travelers celebrate it?...