Get the popcorn, for Al-Baker has gone straight for the gut of the Americans. Qatar Airways has initiated process to try and get 10% of the shares of American Airlines from the open market. This could be an interesting case of a hostile seat on the board.
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Five of Qatar’s GCC neighbors have snapped ties with them and restricted airspace movements. Various airlines have stopped flying to Qatar such as Emirates & Etihad. Qatar Airways seems to have the biggest impact.
Qatar Airways has some very cheap fares available in Business Class at the moment, for travel through June 2017. Check these out if you want to upgrade your travel to Business but not at a huge cost!
Qatar Airways has just launched their new business class product, which looks like the first class for some other carriers. Needless to say, they say it is “First in Business”. Here are some very nice pictures and first thoughts of this new product, coming on a Qatar Airways plane near you!
Qatar has introduced a new 96-hour free transit visa if you are using Doha airport to transit the country, which is available to all nationalities under certain conditions. Certainly may be worthwhile to check out Qatar while you are there!
Qatar Airways has signed a new Joint Business Agreement with International Airlines Group / British Airways which will allow them to work closely with British Airways now. Here is all the news about this new pact
Qatar Airways announced a global sale this morning, valid for ticketing between May 11, 2015 and May 17, 2015 and travel between May 15, 2015 and December 10, 2015 (with some blackout periods). The sale is valid for business class fares, and where business class is not offered, for First Class fares. All the details inside.
PremierMiles is one of my most used credit card in India, and I definitely love it when they add more and more transfer partners. There has been a recent addition, and this is the Qatar Airways Privilege Club, where you can now transfer your PM for a 1:1 ratio. To be sure, Qatar Airways is not exactly one of the best mileage programs out there, but with this addition, PremierMiles has 2 out of the big 3 Middle-East airlines in their club, all of which incidentally offer pretty sucky redemption values. Considering QR is a oneworld member, I’d have expected similar rates for redemption on their own metal as well as partners, but this is not the case. They charge…
The oneworld alliance has just put out an announcement on their website, which indicates that Qatar Airways will become a full member of the alliance with effect from October 30, 3013. The announcement reads: Qatar Airways will become a full member of oneworld® with effect from Wednesday 30 October 2013, adding one of the world’s fastest growing and most highly rated airlines to the world’s leading quality airline alliance. One of just seven carriers worldwide rated five-star by the Skytrax airline quality agency and the organisation’s Airline of the Year 2011 and 2012 and runner-up 2013, Qatar Airways is the only one of the “Gulf Big Three” carriers slated to join any of the global airline alliances. It received clearance…
Like we know, Qatar Airways is getting ready to be inducted into the oneworld alliance somewhere late 2013 or early 2014. As a part of this induction, they will be individually cooperating with each member airline to work on a synchronised flight plan to offer connections around the world. Seems like the work with American is done, and American and Qatar Airways will be good to go live with a Codeshare agreement as of 26 February 2013. As per American Airlines, The agreement with Qatar will include codesharing on nonstop flights between the U.S. and Doha, flights connecting at the carriers’ European gateways such as Paris and London, and flights to cities in the U.S. and beyond Doha. Additionally, members…