Qatar Airways reaffirms wildlife pledge

Qatar Airways has extended its participation in the USAID ROUTES (Reducing Opportunities for Unlawful Transport of Endangered Species) partnership to combat illegal wildlife trafficking. Qatar Airways, one of the world’s leading carriers and a founding member of the United for Wildlife Transport Taskforce, signed the original Buckingham Palace Declaration on 2016. In May 2019, it became the world’s first airline to achieve certification to the Illegal Wildlife Trade (IWT) Assessment which ... [+]

Direct data reduces forwarder burden

Qatar Airways Cargo and software provider WiseTech Global are implementing a direct data connection between their global operating systems, CROAMIS and CargoWise, respectively. Direct data feeds will remove extensive data duplication and reduce the burden on forwarders. Air waybill data from the forwarder will be immediately available to the global ... [+]

Carriers extend reach into Africa

Silk Way West Airlines has signed an interline agreement with Kenya’s Astral Aviation to move shipments to its Dubai hub where it will hand over to its partner’s flight to Nairobifor connection to its network – and vice-versa. The agreement will allow Silk Way West Airlines to broaden its network in ... [+]

Qatar Airways joins the cool kids

Qatar Airways Cargo has joined the Cool Chain Association (CCA). The non-profit organisation, aims to reduce food wastage and improve the quality, efficiency and value of the temperature sensitive supply chain through collaboration, education and innovation. CCA chairman Stavros Engelakakis said, “CCA members are focused on developing tangible programmes and backing ... [+]

Qatar Airways joins pharma group

Qatar Airways Cargo has joined the Pharma.Aero platform. The non-profit organisation based in Brussels, aims to bring added value for the shipper and facilitating collaboration between the stakeholders in the supply chain.  Qatar Airways Cargo has invested considerably in quality handling, infrastructure, digitalisation, facilities, people and procedures at its 85 ... [+]

Three more freighters for Qatar

Qatar Airways has taken delivery of three new Boeing 777 freighters, bringing its total freighter fleet count to 30 aircraft consisting of two Boeing 747Fs, 24 Boeing 777Fs and four Airbus A330Fs. In addition, it has converted six of its Boeing 777-300ER (Extended Range) aircraft to operate cargo-only flights. Qatar ... [+]

Qatar is back in Gatwick

Qatar Airways has restored three times a week 787-8 flights between Doha and London Gatwick a month after temporarily suspending the route. The service was halted on 13 November as England entered national lockdown. The carrier also serves London Heathrow four times-daily, Manchester three times daily and Edinburgh three times ... [+]

Qatar Airways and DSV donate freight space

Qatar Airways Cargo and DSV have partnered to donate freight capacity to charities fighting the Covid pandemic. They have pledged to carry 1 million kilos of humanitarian aid and medical supplies across the world free of charge between July and the end of 2020, distributed between the airline’s customers who ... [+]

Qatar Airways to triple network by mid-October

Qatar Airways said its global network more than triple in size by mid-October. Its programme includes increased frequencies from its Doha hub to Manchester to 17 a week from 2 October, along with the resumption of services to Amman, Entebbe, Hanoi, Seychelles, Windhoek and Yerevan and the launch of new ... [+]

Qatar reinstates Lagos connection

Qatar Airways has restarted four times a week flights to Lagos, with a Boeing 787 Dreamliner. [+]

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