Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways sues Airbus over A350 problems

Doha-based Qatar Airways has filed legal proceedings against Airbus at the High Court in London over a dispute relating to alleged fuselage surface degradation on some of the carrier’s A350 fleet.

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ICYMI: Qatar Airways CEO slams Airbus over A350 problems

Speaking in London recently, Akbar Al Baker, the CEO of Qatar Airways hit out at Airbus in a dramatic escalation of the row between the two companies

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The ten airlines to watch in 2022

Welcome to the very first Airliner World Powerlist. As the world’s largest-selling commercial aviation magazine, we thought it was high time to recognise the operators we think will be high-flyers in the year ahead.

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Qatar Airways A350 nearly suffers ‘mid-air collision’

A Qatar Airways Airbus A350 came close to colliding with a Caspian Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-83 over Iranian airspace earlier this year.

Qatar Airways begins flights to Zambia and Zimbabwe

The airline now operates to 27 African cities, including six new destinations which were introduced during the COVID-19 pandemic

BREAKING: Qatar Airways grounds 13 A350s citing “significant condition”

The Middle Eastern carrier said it will not take delivery of any more examples until the issue is resolved

Qatar Airways and Alaska Airlines seal codeshare partnership

The alliance will see passengers able to book flights across both the airlines’ networks

Qatar Airways to launch two new African routes

The destinations will become the airline’s fifth and sixth in Africa since the start of the pandemic

Qatar Airways launches Abidjan service

The airline has operated essential flights throughout the pandemic and added seven new destinations

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Plane talking: A chat with a Qatar Airways executive

Amid the pandemic, one airline has been bucking the capacity trend. Gordon Smith spoke to Thierry de Bailleul, Qatar Airways’ VP of sales for Europe, about the carrier’s bold approach