(Reuters) – Qatar has approached International Airlines Group , the owner of British Airways and Iberia, with an informal offer to become the company’s largest shareholder by buying the 12 percent stake held by Spain’s nationalised lender Bankia, the Financial… Continue reading
(Reuters) – Qatar Airways is in talks with Airbus to buy up to 15 of the European planemaker’s A330 passenger jets, a deal potentially worth $3.6 billion at list prices, citing production delays to Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner aircraft.
“We are… Continue reading
The vertical tail section for the first A380 for Qatar Airways has been painted with the airline’s trademark oryx logo at Airbus facilities in Hamburg. The painting was completed earlier this week and the assembly of the airline’s first A380… Continue reading
Qatar Airways Chief Executive Officer Akbar Al Baker said he hopes that all five of the airline’s Boeing Co 787s will be back in service by the end of April, a date sooner than other airlines have suggested.
Baker said… Continue reading
Qatar Airways will move its entire operations from the current Doha International Airport (DIA) to Hamad International Airport (HIA) — Qatar’s new iconic airport — by the end of the year.
The new airport will begin soft opening… Continue reading
Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp., recently delivered eight F117-PW-100 engines to power two new Boeing C-17 Globemaster IIIs for the Qatar Emiri Air Force (QEAF). Boeing delivered the two aircraft at its facility in Long Beach,… Continue reading
Qatar Airways has been forced to ground one of its three Boeing 787 Dreamliners after it found the same problem that recently forced a United Airlines Dreamliner to make an emergency landing, its CEO said.
“One of our Dreamliners… Continue reading
LONG BEACH, Calif., Dec. 10, 2012 — Boeing [NYSE: BA] delivered the Qatar Emiri Air Force’s fourth C-17 Globemaster III today in Long Beach. The delivery reflects Qatar’s agreement with the… Continue reading
Strong customer commitment for the high capacity A350-1000
The State of Qatar’s national airline, Qatar Airways and Airbus have signed an amendment to convert its existing firm order for twenty (20) A350-800s, forty (40) A350-900s and twenty… Continue reading
SEATTLE, Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Qatar Airways yesterday celebrated the delivery of the airline’s first… Continue reading
The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress on June 12 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Qatar of 12 UH-60M BLACK HAWK Utility Helicopters, 26 T700-GE-701D Engines (24 installed and 2 spares), 15 AN/AAR-57 V(7) Common… Continue reading
Flexjet fractional owners gain elite travel status when traveling with Qatar Airways
Marking its second strategic marketing alliance with an international airline, Flexjet—a subsidiary of Bombardier—has signed an agreement with Qatar Airways to offer its fractional owners premium benefits… Continue reading