Tag: Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways partners with United for Wildlife

Qatar Airways today announces its commitment as the Official Airline Partner of United for Wildlife (UfW), an initiative working to tackle the illegal wildlife trade and protect endangered species, founded by Prince William and The Royal Foundation of The Prince and Princess of Wales in 2014. This ...

Qatar Airways group announces appointment of new group Chief Executive

Qatar Airways Group confirms after 27 years of remarkable service, Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive - His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, will be stepping down from his current position as Group Chief Executive effective 5 November 2023, and will be succeeded by Engr. Badr Mohammed Al-Meer as Grou...

Qatar Airways doubles cargo capacity

With the increase of its cargo service between Munich and Doha from two to four weekly flights, Qatar Airways is doubling its capacity. All flights are operated on behalf of the logistics company DB Schenker. One of the new rotations continues from Munich to Chicago Rockford and via Munich back t...

New Cargo Airline at Vienna Airport: Qatar Airways Cargo now regularly serves Vienna

In addition to passenger flights, Qatar Airways is now also regularly operating cargo flights to Vienna. Last Friday evening, the first scheduled cargo flight of Qatar Airways Cargo landed at Vienna Airport. The new cargo connection will be operated once a week effective immediately and compri...

Hundreds of workers to strike at Heathrow Airport in run-up to World Cup

By James Sillars, sky.com Hundreds of workers at Heathrow will walk out in the run-up to the World Cup finals this month over demands for better pay. Unite said 700 staff, who are involved in ground-handling, airside transport and cargo and are employed by Dnata and Menzies at Heathrow, will s...

Liesbeth Oudkerk joins Qatar Airways Cargo as Senior Vice-President

Liesbeth Oudkerk will be responsible for the cargo carrier’s sales and freighter network planning, focusing on digital transformation in order to improve customer support as well internal processes, mainly digitalisation which is a key element in Qatar Airways Cargo’s new approach to business. ...

Qatar Airways Group Announces a Record Profit in its 25 Year History

Qatar Airways Group celebrates its milestone 25th Anniversary year of operation with its strongest financial performance reflected in its published annual report for 2021/22, 200 per cent above its highest annual historical profit. In the most difficult period ever in the global airline industry...

Boeing launches 777-8 Freighter to serve growing demand for Cargo

Boeing today launched the new 777-8 Freighter and expanded its market-leading 777X and freighter families of jetliners with an order for up to 50 aircraft from one of the world’s largest cargo carriers, Qatar Airways. Qatar Airways will be the 777-8 Freighter launch customer with a firm order ...

Qatar Airways becomes the first carrier to join the IATA CO2NNECT platform

In partnership with the International Air Transport Association (IATA), Qatar Airways Cargo will become the first cargo carrier to join the IATA CO2NNECT platform and offer a customised environmental solution for its clients. Kuehne+Nagel, one of the world’s leading freight forwarders, will b...

Qatar Airways and UNHCR Establish Partnership to Deliver Vital International Aid

Qatar Airways has announced a two-year partnership with UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency to deliver on its purpose of providing humanitarian relief and assistance to the displaced globally. The partnership, which is a first between both organisations, will involve a strategic collaboration whereby Qata...

Qatar Airways Resumes Scheduled Belly-hold Cargo Operations to China

Qatar Airways Cargo, one of the world’s leading air cargo carriers, has announced that it will resume scheduled belly-hold cargo operations to China with the utilisation of wide-body and passenger-configurated aircraft effective 30 March 2020. The additional cargo capacity is being added to the c...

Qatar Airways the Official Airline Sponsor of H.H. the Amir Sword Festival

Qatar Airways was delighted to be the Official Airline Sponsor of the H.H. the Amir Sword Festival for yet another year. The festival brought some spectacular performance from all participants together with some of the world’s finest thoroughbred and Arabian horses who competed for the esteemed H...

Qatar Airways Volunteers Air Cargo Transportation of Donated Medical Supplies to China

Qatar Airways has volunteered free air cargo transportation for medical relief aid organised by Chinese Embassies and Consulates worldwide to fight the coronavirus emergency. Qatar's national carrier has aims to independently donate millions of medical-grade masks and sanitization bottles to areas ...

Liege Airport signs 3 major partnership agreements at WeCargo event!

Liege Airport signs 3 major partnership agreements with Orange Belgium, Alibaba Cloud and Qatar Airways. Qatar Airways Cargo will extend its contract with Liege Airport and grow its operations. For Guillaume Halleux, Chief Officer of Cargo Qatar Airways, the Liege Airport hub is an important as...

Qatar Airways reports cargo revenue growth of 16.8% in 2018/19 fiscal year

Qatar Airways Group has reported that cargo revenue grew by 16.8 per cent to QR10 billion ($2.74 billion) on the back of cargo capacity expansion of 11.8 per cent in the 2018/19 fiscal year. The airline said during the period it transported 1.4 million tonnes of cargo, an increase of 6.8 per cen...

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