Qatar Airways has bought a 9.99 per cent stake in International Airlines Group, worth around 1.15 billion pounds ($1.7 billion), building closer ties with the owner of its partners British Airways and Spain's Iberia in the one world alliance
Qatar Airways became the first airline to start regular flights with Airbus's most advanced plane, the A350, throwing down a challenge to Germany's Lufthansa at its home airport.
Lufthansa has been a fierce critic of Middl
The first commercial flight of the Airbus A350-900 would go ahead as scheduled next month despite a delay in delivery of the next-generation plane, Qatar Airways said.
Chief executive Akbar Al Baker said the carrier had a "sm
Qatar Airways will receive Airbus' newest plane, the A350 jetliner, on December 13, the carrier said in a statement on Thursday.
The aircraft is the first of the 80 jets ordered by Qatar Airways, making it the first airline to
Airways Aviation, a leading pilot training school, has won a contract to train pilots for the Royal Oman Police Force.
The school has been training the Royal Oman Police Force aeroplane and helicopter pilots from zero experience t
Kuwait Airways has agreed to buy 10 widebody 777-300ER passenger aircraft from manufacturer Boeing to upgrade its fleet, the airline's chairwoman said on Thursday.
The deal has a value of $3.3 billion at list price, although a
British Airways owner IAG has laid out plans to pay a maiden dividend, coming of age three years after it was created in a merger between BA and Spain's Iberia.
International Airlines Group said it was confident of increasing
International Airlines Group reported a 30 per cent jump in third-quarter profit and raised its forecast for the year, in contrast to the British Airways-owner's strike-hit rivals.
IAG's operating profit before exceptional
Etihad Guest, the award-winning loyalty programme for Etihad Airways, has launched its most generous promotion, offering double Etihad Guest Miles across all cabins for tickets booked before October 6 for travel before December 15.
British Airways (BA) has announced that Bahrain residents will now be able to hold bookings on flights to London, Europe or North America, through ba.com.
Holding reservations per person on short-haul flights from London Heathrow