MIDDLE EAST: Qatar and United in codeshare agreement

Qatar Airways and United Airlines have implemented a code share agreement following approval from the US Department of Transportation to place their codes on each others fl ights. Under the agreement, Qatar Airways signifi cantly expands its presence in the US, a market it entered in June with scheduled fl ights from Doha to New […]


Qatar Airways and United Airlines have implemented a code share agreement following approval from the US Department of Transportation to place their codes on each others fl ights. Under the agreement, Qatar Airways signifi cantly expands its presence in the US, a market it entered in June with scheduled fl ights from Doha to New York (Newark).

In July, Qatar Airways added daily non-stop scheduled services between Doha and Washington DC. Both carriers have also enjoyed a strategic cargo partnership through which the airlines have carried more than 600,000 kilograms of general freight and in excess of two million kilograms of mail since its inception in early 2006.