Qatar Airways becomes CONMEBOL 'airline partner'

2018-10-31 17:12

Qatar Airways announced yet another football sponsorship deal with CONMEBOL to become the South American football confederation's "official global airline partner".

Qatar Airways files $69m loss amid Gulf crisis

2018-09-18 20:55

Qatar Airways has posted a net loss of over $69m in the year to March 2018, blaming the "illegal blockade" against Doha by a Saudi-led bloc of countries.

Qatar Airways buys Cathay Pacific stake for $662m

2017-11-06 10:14

Qatar Airways has agreed to acquire a stake in Cathay Pacific Airways, a deal that would help it gain a foothold in the world’s second-biggest aviation market.

US airlines are 'bullies' - Qatar Airways

2017-04-24 14:54

The chief of Qatar Airways has accused American carriers complaining over alleged subsidies to Gulf airlines of "bullying".

Bird strike forces Qatar Airways emergency landing

2016-08-18 17:05

A Qatar Airways passenger jet with over 300 people on board has made an emergency landing at Istanbul's main airport after an engine caught fire.

Qatar Airways celebrating 10 years in SA

2015-06-02 18:30

Qatar Airways is celebrating ten years of operating in South Africa and its chief commercial officer Marwan Koleilat reveals what else it has in store.

Virgin Australia cuts airfares on oil tumble

2015-01-22 12:30

Virgin Australia plans to cut fuel surcharges from flights to the US and reduce airfares in response to plunging oil prices, putting pressure on rival Qantas.

Qatar Airways takes swipe at European carriers

2014-11-19 15:15

Qatar Airways chief has taken a swipe at legacy carriers which complain of competition from Gulf carriers, accusing them of being "inefficient".

Psychiatrists to examine man over 'bomb hoax'

2014-08-06 18:41

A man arrested over a suspected bomb hoax on a Manchester-bound Qatar Airways flight has been ordered to take a psychiatric evaluation under Britain's Mental Health Act.

Qatar Airways becomes fully state-owned

2014-05-05 16:14

Qatar Airways has become fully state-owned after the government bought out private investors, including a former prime minister.


Qatar Airways mulling Premier League sponsorship 'options'

2018-10-31 17:10

The boss of Qatar Airways said Wednesday his company was considering "several options" for a potential sponsorship deal in the English Premier League.

Mugabe's son-in-law: 'I worked in hotels, cleaning toilets in US'

2018-04-26 06:00

Ex-president Robert Mugabe's son in law, Simba Chikore, has reportedly described himself as a "simple young Zimbabwean man", who struggled to finance his own education while studying in the US.

Qatar Air joins Gulf rivals in securing laptop-ban exemption

2017-07-06 13:18

Qatar Airways has joined other major carriers in the Middle East in securing exemption from measures barring the use of laptops and other large electronic devices.

Body of new-born baby found on plane in Indonesia

2016-10-11 12:13

The body of a new-born baby has been found in the toilet of a plane after it arrived in Indonesia from Doha, with police waiting to question a female passenger, an official said.

Qatar Airways lift stake in IAG

2016-05-18 07:58

Qatar Airways has increased its stake in British Airways owner IAG as the carrier seeks to benefit from its closer ties with its European partner.

Qatar Airways takes 9.99% stake in IAG

2015-01-30 11:45

Qatar Airways has bought a 9.99% stake in International Airlines Group, worth around £1.15bn, building closer ties with the owner of its partners.

Qatar Airways leading the way - CEO

2015-01-07 18:08

Qatar Airways chief Akbar Al-Baker says European carriers "cannot keep up" with competition from Gulf carriers as his airline welcomed the first Airbus A350.

Vietnam tests two Nigerians for Ebola

2014-08-20 11:35

Vietnam is testing two Nigerians for the deadly Ebola virus after they arrived on a flight to Ho Chi Minh City showing symptoms of fever, the health ministry says.

Qatar slashes stake in Stock Exchange

2014-07-10 11:15

Qatar Holding is set to slash its 15% stake in the owner of the London Stock Exchange by a third, ahead of the British company's $1.6bn rights issue.

Lufthansa, Qatar Air clash over movies

2014-03-06 13:58

Lufthansa plans to offer wirelessly streamed movies to passengers on trans-European flights has sparked a clash over the future of traditional seatback systems.

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