Category: Qatar Travel News

Qatar travel & tourism news for travelers and travel professionals. Qatar is a peninsular Arab country whose terrain comprises arid desert and a long Persian (Arab) Gulf shoreline of beaches and dunes. Also on the coast is the capital, Doha, known for its futuristic skyscrapers and other ultramodern architecture inspired by ancient Islamic design, such as the limestone Museum of Islamic Art. The museum sits on the city’s Corniche waterfront promenade.

Qatar Airways: No COVID-19 test? No flying!
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Qatar Airways: No COVID-19 test? No flying!

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 8, 2020

State-owned flag carrier of Qatar announced that all airline passengers traveling from certain foreign airports will have to present a ... Read More

Economics rule reopening travel to Dubai, Egypt, Lebanon, Qatar, Tunisia despite epidemic?
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Economics rule reopening travel to Dubai, Egypt, Lebanon, Qatar, Tunisia despite epidemic?

The Media Line The Media Line- July 25, 2020

Arab countries, particularly those heavily dependent on tourism such as Dubai, Egypt, and Lebanon, are taking different approaches when loosening ... Read More

Qatar Air Blockade Ruling: A victory over UAE, Bahrain, Egypt, and Saudi Arabia
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Qatar Air Blockade Ruling: A victory over UAE, Bahrain, Egypt, and Saudi Arabia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 14, 2020

This is good news not only for Qatar Airways, but for Qatar as a nation. Step by step the arguments ... Read More

Qatar sends message of hope and solidarity to the world
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Qatar sends message of hope and solidarity to the world

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 21, 2020

Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC) has launched a global social media campaign under the hashtag #LoveQatar in order to promote ... Read More

Flying to 70 international cities during COVID-19 with confidence: Qatar Airways CEO explains how
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Flying to 70 international cities during COVID-19 with confidence: Qatar Airways CEO explains how

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 26, 2020

Are hygiene and money a winning combination for this Skyteam member Airline to keep connecting the world despite the global ... Read More

Why Qatar Airways is increasing flights to Australia?
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Why Qatar Airways is increasing flights to Australia?

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 26, 2020

Qatar Airways was able to run its national airline for sometime in mids of an embargo by the UAE, Saudi ... Read More

Qatar Airways: Keeping the skies open and getting people home
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Qatar Airways: Keeping the skies open and getting people home

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2020

Qatar Airways is continuing to keeping the skies open and getting as many people home as we possibly can in ... Read More

Qatar Airways: New Policy Provides Maximum Passenger Flexibility in light of COVID-19
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Qatar Airways: New Policy Provides Maximum Passenger Flexibility in light of COVID-19

editor editor- March 6, 2020

A new commercial policy has been designed by Qatar Airways to provide passengers with confidence and peace of mind when ... Read More

Qatar Airways and American Airlines sign codeshare agreement
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Qatar Airways and American Airlines sign codeshare agreement

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 25, 2020

Qatar Airways has signed a significant codeshare agreement with American Airlines in a move that will increase commercial cooperation, bolster ... Read More

Qatar Airways increases its stake in International Consolidated Airlines Group
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Qatar Airways increases its stake in International Consolidated Airlines Group

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2020

Qatar Airways Group Q.C.S.C. announced that it has increased its shareholding in International Consolidated Airlines Group, S.A. (IAG) from 21.4 ... Read More

Qatar Airways to the Chinese rescue
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Qatar Airways to the Chinese rescue

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 10, 2020

Coronavirus is on the mind of Qatar Airways and Chinese Embassies. Medical supplies donated by Chinese communities worldwide will be ... Read More

Qatar Airways eyeing 49% stake in RwandAir
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Qatar Airways eyeing 49% stake in RwandAir

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2020

Qatar Airways Chief Executive Officer Akbar al-Baker announced that the state-owned flag carrier of Qatar is negotiating to acquire a ... Read More

New planes, more flights: Qatar Airways invests in Venice
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New planes, more flights: Qatar Airways invests in Venice

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- January 27, 2020

Qatar Airways strengthens its presence at Venice Marco Polo Airport in 2020 with frequency increase from 7 to 11 flights ... Read More

Transcript: Ukrainian Airlines relied on Lufthansa and other airlines before clearing PS752 for take off in Tehran
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Transcript: Ukrainian Airlines relied on Lufthansa and other airlines before clearing PS752 for take off in Tehran

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 21, 2020

Ukrainian Airlines confirmed: PS752 was cleared for takeoff in Teheran on January 8, because Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Qatar ... Read More

Qatar Airways announces eight new destinations at Kuwait Aviation Show
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Qatar Airways announces eight new destinations at Kuwait Aviation Show

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2020

Qatar Airways wowed the crowds on the opening day of the Kuwait Aviation Show, showcasing two of the newest aircraft ... Read More

Will Canada ban Turkish, Lufthansa, Austrian, Qatar Airways, Aeroflot and Ukraine International Airlines?
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Will Canada ban Turkish, Lufthansa, Austrian, Qatar Airways, Aeroflot and Ukraine International Airlines?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 12, 2020

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Saturday that his government’s focus is accountability and justice for the victims of the ... Read More

Russia and Qatar go visa-free
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Russia and Qatar go visa-free

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 27, 2019

The Ministries of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation and the State of Qatar announced the signing of an agreement ... Read More

Qatar Airways introduces Qsuite on Atlanta and Miami flights
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Qatar Airways introduces Qsuite on Atlanta and Miami flights

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 21, 2019

Starting this spring, Qatar Airways will offer its Qsuite Business Class experience beginning May 1, 2020 for flights operating out ... Read More

Qatar Airways lights up Empire State Building in burgundy
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Qatar Airways lights up Empire State Building in burgundy

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 18, 2019

Qatar Airways will add a splash of burgundy to the New York City skyline in honor of Qatar National Day. ... Read More

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Qatar Airways to launch Kazakhstan service from Doha by the end of year

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 9, 2019

Negotiations were held today between the aviation authorities of the State of Qatar and the Republic of Kazakhstan in Doha, ... Read More

Qatar Airways Group welcomes industry leaders to 2019 Trinity Forum
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Qatar Airways Group welcomes industry leaders to 2019 Trinity Forum

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 30, 2019

Hundreds of airport and retail industry leaders from around the world gathered today in Doha for the first day of ... Read More

Hamad International Airport targets over 60 million passengers annually
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Hamad International Airport targets over 60 million passengers annually

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 23, 2019

Hamad International Airport (HIA) has revealed plans for its second expansion phase to an international audience of real estate investors ... Read More

Qatar Airways and China Southern Airlines announce codeshare agreement
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Qatar Airways and China Southern Airlines announce codeshare agreement

mm Chief Assignment Editor- September 19, 2019

Qatar Airways is pleased to announce codeshare cooperation with China Southern Airlines starting from January 2020*. This codeshare agreement is ... Read More

Qatar Airways announces direct flights to Osaka, Japan
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Qatar Airways announces direct flights to Osaka, Japan

mm Chief Assignment Editor- September 16, 2019

Qatar Airways announced services to Osaka, Japan starting from 6 April 2020. The second largest metropolitan area of Japan, Osaka ... Read More

Qatar Airways: Direct flights to Luanda
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Qatar Airways: Direct flights to Luanda

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- September 8, 2019

Qatar Airways is pleased to announce the launch of its new service to Luanda, Angola, starting 29 March 2020. The ... Read More

Qatar Airways opens new office in Amman, Jordan
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Qatar Airways opens new office in Amman, Jordan

mm Chief Assignment Editor- September 3, 2019

Qatar Airways opened its new offices in Amman, Jordan on Monday, 2 September 2019. The successful office opening celebration was ... Read More

Qatar Airways chief and Malaysian Prime Minister discuss key industry issues, upcoming Langkawi flights
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Qatar Airways chief and Malaysian Prime Minister discuss key industry issues, upcoming Langkawi flights

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 28, 2019

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, Akbar Al Baker, met with the Prime Minister of Malaysia and other senior government officials ... Read More

Centara and Al Bandary Sign Agreement for Two More Doha Hotels
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Centara and Al Bandary Sign Agreement for Two More Doha Hotels

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 20, 2019

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hospitality group, signed a hotel management agreement for two new hotels owned by Al Bandary ... Read More

Qatar capital’s roads turn blue to combat extreme heat
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Qatar capital’s roads turn blue to combat extreme heat

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 17, 2019

City administration of the capital of Qatar, Doha, began painting city roads in blue, as part of a pilot project ... Read More

Qatar Airways renews partnership with Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club
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Qatar Airways renews partnership with Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- August 8, 2019

Qatar Airways is pleased to announce that it has renewed its partnership with the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club (QREC) ... Read More

Qatar Airways named National Airline Partner of IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019
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Qatar Airways named National Airline Partner of IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 23, 2019

Qatar Airways is set to bring the world of athletics together in Doha after signing an agreement to become the ... Read More

Qatar Airways announces direct flights to Gaborone, Botswana
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Qatar Airways announces direct flights to Gaborone, Botswana

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 17, 2019

Qatar Airways announced the launch of its new service to Gaborone, Botswana, starting 27 October 2019. The capital and largest ... Read More

Qatar Executive breaks world circumnavigation speed record on Gulfstream G650ER
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Qatar Executive breaks world circumnavigation speed record on Gulfstream G650ER

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 12, 2019

Qatar Executive (QE), together with the One More Orbit team, has made history by beating the world circumnavigation speed record ... Read More

$1 billion order: Qatar Airways buys 18 Gulfstream aircraft
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$1 billion order: Qatar Airways buys 18 Gulfstream aircraft

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 11, 2019

Qatar Airways announced a significant order for 18 Gulfstream aircraft during a ceremony at the White House on 9 July ... Read More

The White House, Boeing, Qatar Airways, Iran Conspiracy explains why Trump loves the Amir of Qatar
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The White House, Boeing, Qatar Airways, Iran Conspiracy explains why Trump loves the Amir of Qatar

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 11, 2019

In the presence of  U.S. President Donald Trump  and His Highness Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, Amir of the State ... Read More

Qatar Airways and GE Aviation sign groundbreaking agreements
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Qatar Airways and GE Aviation sign groundbreaking agreements

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 10, 2019

Qatar Airways and GE Aviation signed multiple agreements yesterday for GE engines. As part of the agreements, Qatar Airways selected ... Read More

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