Archive for Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways to buy up to 10% of Cathay Pacific

Nov 06, 2017 No Comments by

Qatar Airways has announced that an agreement has been reached to purchase up to 378,188,000 shares in fellow oneworld Alliance airline, Cathay Pacific. This would give Qatar Airways a 9.61% stake in the Hong Kong based carrier. The transaction by Qatar Airways relates to the sale of Hong Kong’s Kingboard Chemical, an investment holding company, which […]

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Flight suspensions to the State of Qatar and their immediate impact

Jun 06, 2017 No Comments by

The United Arab Emirates, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Kingdom of Bahrain and Egypt have announced they have cut all diplomatic ties with the State of Qatar. These four nations allege that Qatar is involved in supporting extremist activities. All air services between these four nations and Qatar have been suspended until further notice. […]

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Qatar 787s to Perth by December 2012

Jul 05, 2012 No Comments by

Travel Daily (Australia) (05JUL12 edition)  has exclusviely revealed that Qatar which recently launched Doha-Perth services is set to inaugurate services with the 787 (currently flights are operated with 777-200LR Worldliner) and increasing frequency from thrice weekly to daily from December 2012.  This was was revealed to the Travel Daily by QR CEO Akbar Al Baker […]

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