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Edvinas Andrijevskis
Qatar Airways gives away 100,000 tickets to medical personnel.

Since the start of COVID-19 pandemic medical workers have worked long hours to help anyone in need during these difficult times. As a way to thank and appreciate their dedication and bravery, Qatar Ai...


Clement Charpentreau
Boeing demonstrates capacities of latest F-15 variant [Video]

The Boeing F-15QA, to be delivered to Qatar in 2021, made its first flight in the skies of Saint Louis, Missouri. The most advanced version of the F-15 to date took off for a 90-minute demonstration flight above the ex-McDonnell Douglas facilities....


AeroTime Team
Qatar Airways CEO calls Covid-19 “fear factor” as country closes

Due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, the state of Qatar announced it would ban non-Qataris from entering the country for at least two weeks starting from March 18, 2020. Meanwhile, the CEO of the country’s flag carrier Qatar Airways has described Covid-19 spread as “fear factor”, highlighting operational challenges that airlines face due to some measures to contain the spread....


Rytis Beresnevicius
Going places: where does Qatar Airways fly next? (Part II)

With the blockade pressing on, Qatar Airways still wants to grow. But where does it go next? Part two of the series about the situation of the Doha-based carrier:...


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....