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Future Airline Systems

1. The concept The concept of an airline has remained almost unchanged since the dawn of air travel. A state or business buys and operates aircraft and charges passengers and freight to travel on them – it calls itself an airline. They operate from airports that will usually be owned by others and they pay… Read More ›

Qatar Airways Celebrates The Inaugural E-Prix In Rome As Official Airline Partner

The award-winning airline and ABB FIA Formula E Championship joined forces once again in Rome to celebrate their exciting partnership Qatar Airways hosted activities for families and visitors of all ages at its stand in the Allianz E-Village The unique international sporting event attracted tourists and sport enthusiasts from all over the world After expanding… Read More ›

Boeing, Qatar Airways Announce Order for Two 747-8 Freighters and Four 777-300ERs

Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Qatar Airways announced an order today for two 747-8 Freighters and four 777-300ERs (Extended Range), valued at $2.16 billion at list prices. The orders were previously unidentified on Boeing’s Orders & Deliveries website. The airline also received the first of its 747-8 Freighters at a delivery ceremony attended by His Excellency… Read More ›

Special offer of S7 Priority for topbonus members.

As Air Berlin has ceased operating flights, S7 Priority offers the members of the topbonus loyalty programme holding the Elite status the equal status of S7 Priority and the accrual of S7 Priority miles for flights with S7 Airlines taken between 01.10.2016 and 30.09.2017, even if these flights were accounted for in the topbonus programme earlier. Instant Elite Status. Elite members of topbonus can become members… Read More ›

Europe’s finest horses travel in comfort to Eppley

Qatar Airways Cargo flew 50 horses on board its Boeing 777 freighter to Omaha, Nebraska The cargo carrier’s QR Live service offers world-class live animal transport Fifty of the finest European equine guests were treated with exceptional care and attention as they were transported to Eppley Airfield in Omaha, Nebraska, where the world’s best riders… Read More ›

Qatar Airways switches lights off for earth hour

Airline urges all to participate in international initiative to combat climate change To mark Earth Hour on 25 March 2017, Qatar Airways switched off the lights at its corporate headquarters between 8:30 and 9:30pm in an effort to encourage communities and individuals to come together to highlight the importance of combatting climate change. The airline… Read More ›

Aeroflot

About Aeroflot Aeroflot is Russia’s flagship carrier and a proud member of the SkyTeam global airline alliance. Aeroflot and its partners serve 1,062 destinations in 177 countries worldwide. In 2016, Aeroflot carried 29 million passengers (43.4 million passengers as Aeroflot Group including subsidiaries). In 2016 Aeroflot became the first Russian airline to be awarded Four… Read More ›

iflyA380.com at ITB Berlin 2017

Airbus presents the world’s first online booking assistant of its kind and other travel trends at ITB from 8 to 12 March 2017 A one-of-a-kind booking tool for the world’s most iconic aircraft: Airbus created the online booking assistant iflyA380.com to take travel planning to the next level. iflyA380.com features the first and only flight… Read More ›

gulf air takes off to colombo

The Kingdom of Bahrain’s national carrier, Gulf Air, today commenced its highly anticipated direct operations to Bandaranaike International Airport, in the Sri Lankan capital Colombo, with 5 flights per week. Gulf Air Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Maher Salman Al Musallam commented at a ribbon-cutting ceremony held at Bahrain International Airport and attended by airport officials,… Read More ›

New amenity kit for Qatar Airways’ economy class passengers focuses on simplicity and functionality

New multi-purpose bag is all about the content. As part of an ongoing upgrade across its portfolio of on-board products, Qatar Airways will introduce new amenity kits to Economy Class passengers from this month. With a focus on simplicity and functionality, the new kits include products designed to make the passengers’ journey more comfortable and… Read More ›

Alitalia serves five new Chinese destinations beyond Beijing with China Southern

Alitalia has improved its presence in China thanks to the expansion of a codeshare agreement with Chinese airline China Southern. The enhanced codeshare deal now allows travellers flying on Alitalia’s Rome–Beijing route to reach five new major Chinese cities beyond Beijing – Guangzhou, Xian, Chengdu, Chongqing and Shenyang – on a range of flights operated… Read More ›

Cedar Executive Orders an additional Embraer Legacy 500

Middle East Airlines (MEA) confirmed today at the Middle East and North Africa Business Aviation (MEBAA) show in Dubai the purchase of a second Embraer Legacy500 business jet for its private-jet affiliate, Cedar Executive. The second aircraft is expected to enter into service in mid-2017 Cedar Executive is based at Rafic Hariri International Airport –… Read More ›

Etihad Airways Engineering and Airbus sign MoU to develop A380 MRO Services in Abu Dhabi

Etihad Airways Engineering and Airbus have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to work jointly on the development of a new A380 MRO Services offering. With this partnership Airbus and Etihad Airways Engineering will combine their respective skills to offer the market a value-adding MRO service solution for worldwide A380 operators, starting in 2017. The… Read More ›

Pictures of the day: Airberlin

The name airberlin evokes memories of the company’s inaugural flight from Berlin – the start of a success story which is unparalleled in the airline industry: on 28th April 1979, a Boeing 707 took off from Berlin-Tegel for Palma de Mallorca. This inaugural flight was the start of airberlin’s success story. Nowadays airberlin is at… Read More ›

Iberia awarded “CAPA Airline Turnaround of the Year Prize” for 2016

Award by CAPA finds Iberia’s transformation an innovative process in the airline business. Iberia was given this year’s award for the “Airline Turnaround of the Year” at the annual gala dinner hosted by CAPA, the leading airline market analysis and data provider, which was held this year in Amsterdam. The award recognises Iberia’s transformation process as the… Read More ›

Qatar Airways Al Safwa First Lounge awarded the prestigious Seal of Excellence for providing guests with exceptional service

Al Safwa First Lounge becomes the first airline lounge in the world to achieve the Seven Star award Qatar Airways’ exclusive Al Safwa First Lounge at Hamad International Airport has been presented the prestigious Seven Star First Class Lounge Award by the Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards at an award ceremony held in… Read More ›

Skytrax Certified 5-Star Airline

Etihad Airways has received the Skytrax Certified 5-Star Airline Rating – the most coveted quality standard in the airline industry, further strengthening its position as a leader in innovative guest experience, service and hospitality. UAE’s national airline recognised for exceptional guest experience, service and hospitality Extensive audits commend exemplary staff, fine dining approach, innovative seating… Read More ›

The first A350-900 in Lufthansa colours

The Lufthansa Airbus was in the so-called “paint shop” in the Airbus plant in Toulouse for eleven days, and then the moment arrived – the first A350-900 with white Lufthansa paint and blue lettering was ready to go. 30 people worked on the task, painting a total surface area of around 2,100 square meters. This… Read More ›

Indian National Wins US$1 Million at Qatar Duty Free in Hamad International Airport 06 Aug 2014.

Qatar Duty Free, a subsidiary of Qatar Airways, has announced the winner of its exciting 16th Millionaire Draw, 129th Car Draw and 8th Bike Draw. The second Millionaire draw of 2014, conducted at Hamad International Airport, saw Don Thomas Chowalloor, an Indian national, become the lucky winner of the coveted US$1 million cash prize. Winner… Read More ›

Airline to upgrade aircraft to a Boeing 777-300 as of October 1.

Qatar Airways will be increasing the capacity on its Perth route with an aircraft upgrade to a Boeing 777-300. The increase in capacity will go into effect on October 1 of this year. The Perth route, which has seen exceptional growth over the last two years, provides excellent connections for passengers to the airline’s numerous… Read More ›

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