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Rytis Beresnevicius

Qatar Airways to seat two directors on IAG executive board

To gain the approval of its largest single shareholder, International Airlines Group (IAG) is looking at accepting two representatives from Qatar Airways onto their executive board....


Clement Charpentreau

Qatar Airways demands $5 billion from blockading countries

Qatar Airways demanded $5 billion from Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, and Egypt as compensation for the blockade they have imposed on the country of Qatar, preventing the carrier from using their airspace....


AeroTime Team

Qatar Airways to send the bill to blockading countries

Following the latest court ruling in the “Qatar versus blockaders” quarrel, Qatar Airways is planning to send the bill to the four countries that have locked the airline out of their airspaces since 2017....


Rytis Beresnevicius

Qatar Airways fires shots at Emirates after it resumes A380 ops

After a United Nations court ruled in favor of Qatar, and Emirates resumed services of the Airbus A380, Qatar Airways took the opportunity to highlight that it will not operate the A380 because of environmental concerns....


Clement Charpentreau

UN top court rules in favor of Qatar over blockade dispute

The International Court of Justice, the highest court of the United Nations, ruled in favor of Qatar in a quarrel opposing the country to Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Egypt. The neighboring countries that imposed a full blockade on Qatar since 2017 will now be judged by the International Civil Aviation Authority Council....


Rytis Beresnevicius

Negotiating or just slagging off? Modern art of aircraft deals

The way of negotiating for an aircraft order could be a way of art for some. That could also mean that the wrong price or poor quality of a product can result in some spicy comments to the media....


Rytis Beresnevicius

Qatar Airways Al Baker reiterates support for bankrupt LATAM

Despite the shaky situation all around, Qatar Airways' chief executive Akbar Al Baker reiterated its support for LATAM Airlines, which entered Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings....


AeroTime Team

Qatar Airways flight QR203 lands in trouble due COVID-19 onboard

After 12 out of 91 passengers onboard Qatar Airways flight QR203 from Doha to Athens tested positive for coronavirus COVID-19, Greece temporarily banned all flights from Qatar....


AeroTime Team

Qatar CEO advises Airbus & Boeing to defer aircraft deliveries

As Qatar Airways is negotiating deferrals of aircraft orders with Airbus and Boeing, the airline’s CEO Akbar Al Baker had a word of “advice” for the plane manufacturers: they should start accepting postponement of aircraft deliveries until 2022 or risk losing clients permanently.  ...


Ina Hladyshava

Back to normal? Airlines to relaunch Chinese operations

Resuming operations is on the agenda for international operators, despite Chinese travel restriction policy that is still valid....