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A320neo launch customer Lufthansa, not Qatar. IndiGo now third.

First Airbus A320neo with Pratt & Whitney PurePower PW1127G-JM Geared Turbo-Fan (GTF) engine. Photo courtesy Airbus.

Air Transport World is reporting that Airbus will deliver the first A320neo (new engine option) to German flag carrier Lufthansa and not Qatar Airways as originally planned. India’s IndiGo which was expected to be the second operator to receive deliveries will now be moved to third slot. The last minute change has been necessitated due to the ongoing problems which …

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Qatar Airways commences Nagpur Doha flights

Qatar Airways A320 Sharklet A7-AHX First Flight to arrive at Hamad Intl Airport at QR7450. NDIA.

National carrier Qatar Airways, today commences daily non-stop flights between Nagpur and Doha. QR 588 departs Doha at 19:55 arrives Nagpur at 02:15 the next morning QR 589 departs Nagpur at 03:45 arrives Doha at 05:55 the same day The flight is estimated to be a little over four hours in duration. The schedule like most of the airline’s flights …

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Qatar Airways in talks with IndiGo, denies interest in SpiceJet

Qatar Airways Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner A7-BCF.

National carrier Qatar Airways has issued a statement denying any interest in picking up a stake in Gurgaon based SpiceJet. The middle-eastern carrier says This release is to confirm that Qatar Airways is not in talks to pursue a commercial stake in SpiceJet. There is no interest from the airline to engage in a partnership with the Gurgaon-based airline. Qatar …

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Qatar Airways to operate high density Airbus A340-600

Qatar Airways Airbus A340-600.

Middle Eastern carrier Qatar Airways is planning to introduce a two-class high density Airbus A340-600 on the Doha-Kuala Lumpur route. The aircraft will have 372 seats with 24 seats in business and 348 seats in economy. The airline currently operates the aircraft with eight seats in first, 42 in business and 260 in economy for a total of 310 seats. …

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Qatar Airways upgrades Doha Bangalore to Boeing 777. Economy class boon.

Qatar Airways Boeing 777-300ER A7-BAE in special FC Barcelona livery arrives at El Prat airport Barcelona Spain.

Middle Eastern carrier Qatar Airways will be up-gauging its Doha Bangalore service from the current Boeing 787-8 to a Boeing 777-300ER from August 1, 2015. The up-gauge will see a increase in number of seats from 254 to 335. Qatar is the second airline after Emirates to bring the 777-300ER on a regularly scheduled service. READ ONLINE: Walk through of …

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Qatar Airways to take delivery of first Airbus A350 XWB on December 13

Qatar Airways' first A350 XWB.

Launch customer Qatar Airways will take delivery of the world’s first A350 XWB from Airbus on December 13, 2014, in Toulouse, France. The airline has 80 A350s on order with the European airframer. The A350 will be first deployed in to commercial service on the Doha Frankfurt route in January 2015. The A350 XWB is Airbus’s response to Boeing 787 …

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Photos: Qatar Airways’ first A350-900 XWB progressing to year end delivery

Airbus A350-900 MSN6 first aircraft for launch customer Qatar Airways A7-ALA being readied in the paint hangar.

Airbus A350-900 MSN006 (manufacturer’s serial number), the first aircraft that will be delivered to launch customer Qatar Airways is proceeding through its paces for delivery by the year end. Airbus has received the EASA type certification for the A350-900 as we reported yesterday. The aircraft which will be registered A7-ALA when it enters service is seen here exiting the paint …

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Video journey of the Qatar Airways A380

Qatar Airways became the 12th operator of the Airbus A380 super jumbo when it took delivery of its first aircraft registration A7-APA two days ago. The airline has produced a series of four videos showing the aircraft from concept to delivery. Enjoy them. Episode 1 – The assembly [bsu_youtube_advanced url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ngxw37gqHQM” width=”640″ height=”360″ controls=”alt” autohide=”yes” showinfo=”no” rel=”no” modestbranding=”yes” theme=”light”] Episode 2 …

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Qatar Airways finally takes delivery of it’s first Airbus A380

Doha based carrier Qatar Airways has taken delivery of it’s first Airbus A380 super jumbo today, at a handover ceremony in Hamburg. Under-scoring the importance of their partnership, Akbar Al Baker, Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, officially took delivery of the aircraft from Fabrice Brégier, Airbus President and CEO. The airline has taken delivery of the aircraft after a three month stand-off …

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Qatar Airways opens two acre 1,000 passenger premium lounge at Doha airport

Doha based national carrier, Qatar Airways has unveiled one of the world’s largest premium lounges in the world at its hub airport in Doha. The new Al Mourjan Business Lounge for the airline’s premium passengers is over 10,000 square metres in size i.e. larger than one hectare or 2.5 acres in floor space spread over two levels This is equal …

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Video: Qatar Airways Boeing 777-300ER being painted in FC Barcelona livery

Qatar Airways Boeing 777-300ER A7-BAE in special FC Barcelona livery arrives at El Prat airport Barcelona Spain.

This year Qatar Airways is a sponsor of FC Barcelona. To celebrate, the airline has painted one of its Boeing 777-300ERs in a special livery celebrating the soccer club. Enjoy this time lapse video. [bsu_youtube_advanced url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4iL-al-C1lM” width=”620″ height=”360″ controls=”alt” autohide=”yes” showinfo=”no” rel=”no” modestbranding=”yes” theme=”light”]

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Qatar Airways announces London as its first Airbus A380 destination

Qatar Airways A380 First Class Cabin

National carrier, Qatar Airways has announced London Heathrow as the first destination of its Airbus A380 superjumbo aircraft. Starting June 17, the airline will deploy the world’s largest passenger aircraft on QR003/QR004 service between Doha and London. Flight QR 003 departs Doha at 07:55, arrives London Heathrow at 13:15 Flight QR 004 departs London Heathrow 15:05, arrives Doha at 23:50 …

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Video: Qatar Airways unveils its A380 first class seat

Qatar Airways A380 First Class Cabin

At ITB Berlin, Qatar Airways’ CEO Mr. Akbar Al Baker unveiled the first class seat on its A380s which are expected to commence service this year. The seat is said to be the widest in the industry and the in-flight entertainment system features a 27″ TV.

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Qatar Airways to operate all-business class A319 between Doha and London Heathrow

National carrier, Qatar Airways will launch a new daily all business class service from its hub in Doha to London Heathrow. The airline’s sixth daily flight to Heathrow will commence from May 15, 2014, using an Airbus A319 aircraft in an all business class, single aisle, 2–2 seating configuration with 40 seats. QR15 will depart Doha at 14:50 and arrive …

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Qatar Airways announces new route to Edinburgh

By BA Staff Qatar Airways will begin five flights weekly to the Scottish capital of Edinburgh effective 28 May 2014. The new route will be served by a Boeing 787 Dreamliner in a two-cabin configuration, offering passengers 22 Business Class and 232 Economy Class seats. QR 027 departs Doha (DOH) at 08:00 on all days except Tuesdays and Thursdays and …

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Qatar Airways Cargo order five new Airbus A330-200F freighters

Qatar Airways has placed a firm order for five new Airbus A330-200 Freighter aircraft in an agreement signed at the Dubai Airshow 2013. These new aircraft will complement the airline’s rapidly growing network, which includes more than 40 routes that have dedicated freighter services. Included in the order are eight additional A330-200F options – which would make the deal potentially …

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Qatar Airway’s CEO Al Baker throws tantrum at Dubai air show

Airbus A350 XWB is special Qatar Airways Launch Customer livery

The recently concluded Dubai Airshow on November 15th, became the Akbar Al Baker public tantrum show. The capricious boss of Qatar Airways is known for his mercurial temper, and public berating of airframe manufacturers. At the Paris 2009 air show, it was Boeing that was at the receiving end of his verbal broadsides. At this moment, in Dubai, Boeing is …

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