QATAR AIRWAYS

  • Qatar Airways launches 'buy one get one free' ticket offer for Indian customers 6 days ago

    Mumbai: Gulf carrier Qatar Airways has rolled out a 2-for-1 ticket offer for Indian customers, under which travellers booking one business class ticket will receive a second business class ticket for free on select global destinations. Booking of tickets under the five-day promotional scheme commences on Tuesday and the journey can...
  • Qatar Airways' free companion travel offer October 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Qatar Airways on Tuesday launched a limited-period global sales offer of free companion travel for business class passengers across most of its network. The promotion, called 'Double the Luxury' offer, would be up for sale till October 31 and travel until March 31 next year to select destinations...
  • Jets escort Qatar Airways plane into Manchester airport after bomb threat August 5, 2014

    London:Britain scrambled two fighter jets on Tuesday to escort a Qatar Airways plane into Manchester airport after the pilot reported a possible explosive device on board. A passenger was later arrested on suspicion of making a hoax bomb threat. The incident, which prompted the authorities to close the northern England airport...
  • SpiceJet says not selling slots to Qatar Airways May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Budget passenger carrier SpiceJet on Friday refuted reports that it was in talks with Qatar Airways for selling its overseas slots. The company, however, reiterated that it is in discussion with an external entity for getting funds. The news of Qatar Airways' interest in buying SpiceJet's overseas slots led...
  • SpiceJet close to selling some overseas slots to Qatar Airways May 23, 2014

    Mumbai: Gulf carrier Qatar Airways is likely to invest in the debtridden SpiceJet by purchasing its parking slots overseas, sources said. Officials of the staterun Qatar Investment Promotion Authority are likely to meet the top brass of SpiceJet shortly, they added. The Kalanithi Maranpromoted domestic airline had earlier this week said...
  • Qatar Airways fully govtowned; interested in IndiGo stake, says CEO May 5, 2014

    Qatar Airways' chief executive officer said on Monday that the airline was now fully government owned after the country's sovereign fund bought a 50percent stake from Qatar's former prime minister and other shareholders. "We became fully government owned in July last year," Akbar Al Baker said at a news conference in...
  • This is what first-class seats on Qatar Airways' new A380 jet look like March 14, 2014

    Qatar Airways' new A380 jet, the world's largest passenger aircraft, is one of thirteen on order by Qatar Airways. The aircraft is fitted in a tri-class configuration with seats in First Class, Business Class and Economy Class. This is what first-class seats on Qatar Airways' new A380 jet look like....
  • Qatar Airways to extend Dreamliner route network to India August 20, 2013

    Qatar Airways has announced plans to extend its Boeing 787 Dreamliner route network to India with the launch of services to and from Delhi and Bangalore starting September 1 this year. The introduction of the service promises the airlines' passengers with an unparallelled level of service, comfort and travel experience. "The...
  • Qatar Airways denies talks to buy SpiceJet stake January 16, 2013

    New Delhi/Doha: Qatar Airways is not interested in buying a stake in Indian budget carrier SpiceJet Ltd or any other Indian airline, its chief executive said, quashing media reports that the Gulf carrier was in talks for a potential investment. Shares in SpiceJet Ltd rose by as much as 8.5 per...
  • SpiceJet says 'premature' to comment on stake sale January 15, 2013

    New Delhi: Shares in SpiceJet rose by as much as 8.5 per cent on Tuesday after the Times of India reported the budget carrier was close to selling a stake to a foreign carrier, which it said was most likely to be Qatar Airways. SpiceJet said in a later statement that...
  • Gulf airlines say no interest in Kingfisher stake February 9, 2012

    Dubai/Mumbai: Two major Gulf Arab carriers said they have no interest in taking a stake in struggling Indian carrier Kingfisher Airlines, which is grappling with a pile of debt and on the hunt for fresh equity. Abu Dhabi's stateowned Etihad Airways and Qatar Airways said on Thursday they were not inclined...
  • Asiana voted airline of the year: Survey May 21, 2010

    Singapore: Passengers have voted South Korea's Asiana Airlines airline of the year in an annual survey by Britishbased consultancy Skytrax, edging out Singapore Airlines and Qatar Airways which ranked second and third. More than 17.9 million air travellers from over 100 countries took part in the 10month survey between July 2009...