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Where is the 787 Flying Right Now?

The Boeing 787 has been all over the news lately, and all for the wrong reasons. While the real depth of the issues are not yet known, the 787 still continues to fly – and safely. Where does it fly? The mapS below tell you. (Click on the images to view in full size) Worldwide […]

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The Tie-Up of the Giants Shifts Alliance Axis

 It all began on a sunny Thursday, the 6th of September, in Sydney, and how far we have come in a little more than 30 days would have certainly been beyond imagination had we not experienced it firsthand. Beginning with the Qantas – Emirates alliance and on to Qatar joining oneworld to the Etihad tie-up with Air […]

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Qatar Airways Announced Five More Destinations

 Qatar Airways, on its Twitter feed, today announced the launch of five new destinations for this year. The destination breakdown is as follows.. Kilimanjaro – Daily Airbus A320 flights via Nairobi Belgrade – 4 times per week via Ankara Erbil – 4 times weekly A320s, from May Baghdad – 4 times weekly A320s, from June […]

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Qatar Airways to increase Kuala Lumpur flights

Qatar Airways from Summer 2012, will be increasing its flights to Kuala Lumpur from Doha, to 17 times a week. The new service will utilize Airbus A330-200 aircraft on all flights. At present, the airline is operating 13 weekly flights on the route on board Airbus A330-300 aircraft. Four weekly flights of QR624 and three […]

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Qatar Airways Introduces Higher Density 777-300ER

 Qatar Airways has introduced a higher density seating configuration for some of its 777-300ER aircraft to be used on lower yielding routes. The new configuration will have 380 (24J/356Y) seats in total, with the removal of the second Business Class cabin and replacing it with Economy Class. The Economy Class seating remains 3-3-3. One 777-300ER, […]

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Route Highlights

Here are some of this week’s most important route news so far.. – Effective 1st June, RAK Airways will be launching flights to Bangkok. Flights will operate four times weekly on board 737-800 equipment. Also, from 15th February, the airline will launch flights to Kathmandu. – Qatar Airways from 2nd February will be resuming flights […]

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Qatar Airways to Perth from July 2012

Qatar Airways from 3rd July 2012 launches its second destination in Australia, Perth. Service will initially operate thrice weekly on board Airbus A330-200 aircraft. Schedule below. QR900 DOH 0150 – 1815 PER 332 246 QR901 PER 2230 – 0520+1 DOH 332 246  The airline already operates to Melbourne, in Australia.

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Qatar Airways to launch Benghazi flights

Qatar Airways has announced that it will be launching flights to Benghazi in Libya from 1st November. The new flights will operate on board Airbus A320 aircraft four times a week. Schedule: QR556 DOH 0930 – 1410 BEN 320 2357 QR557 BEN 1510 – 2050 DOH 320 2357

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Qatar Airways to Helsinki

 According to a reliable source, Qatar Airways’ CEO Mr. Akbar Al Baker has announced at a recent press gathering that the airline will be announcing flights to Helsinki, Finland before the year end.  While this news is nowhere near an official confirmation from the airline, Helsinki certainly is a very logical place for Qatar to […]

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JetBlue and Qatar Airways sign interline agreement

JetBlue (IATA:B6) yesterday announced that it has signed an interline agreement with Qatar Airways(IATA:QR). The two airlines will connect each other’s networks via New York, JFK and Washington, IAD. “Qatar Airways’ hub in Doha is strategically placed to connect East and West, with a timetable so carefully orchestrated that transit times on popular routes are […]

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