Tag: Qatar Airways

  • EUROPE & CIS: US$4.1 billion in orders at Paris show for RR

    While not everyone left the Paris Airshow in a jubilant mood, Rolls-Royce left with at least a grin on its face after picking up a number of engine orders worth US$4.1 billion from carriers including Gulf Air, Qatar Airlines,...... Read More
  • MIDDLE EAST: Qatar Airways Cargo joins Cargo 2000

    Qatar Airways Cargo has become a Regional Associate Member in the Cargo 2000 programme with the Doha-based airline saying membership will allow it to monitor its quality and delivery standards benchmarked against the industry standard. “Our goal is to...... Read More
  • MIDDLE EAST: Qatar threatens Boeing cancellations

    Qatar Airways is said to be considering plans to cancel the entirety of its Boeing order owing to repeated 787 delays, according to a Dow Jones report. It has orders for 60 787s including options and 24 777s including...... Read More
  • Qatar to push on with ambitious expansion plan

    Qatar Airways’ chief executive Akbar al-Baker, has said the Doha-based airline would push ahead with plans to grow its fleet to over 110 planes by 2013 from around 68 now, as well as place new orders at the Paris...... Read More
  • Qatar boldly continues global expansion

    While global carriers scramble to trim and reorganise their networks, Qatar Airways has announced bold expansion plans including new services to Australia and expanded operations in India and Europe. Chief executive officer Akbar Al Baker said: “Qatar Airways’ robust...... Read More
  • Middle East: Qatar’s freight business sees healthy growth

    Qatar’s freight transport business will grow at an average 8.1 per cent annually up to 2011, according to a recent study entitled Qatar Freight Transport Report, by global emerging markets specialist Business Monitor International (BMI). On the edge of...... Read More