Qatar to fly Doha-Osaka freighter

Qatar Airways Cargo has launched a twice weekly Boeing 777 freighter service from its Doha hub to Osaka, Japan. It departs Doha on Tuesdays and Fridays each week, arriving in Osaka on the following day, and returning via Hong Kong, offering about 200 tonnes of cargo capacity. [+]

Qatar to fly to Gaborone

Qatar Airways is to launch flights between its home hub and Gaborone, Botswana from 27 October 2019, its first destination in the African country. The three-times weekly flights will be operated by an Airbus A350-900 aircraft. [+]

Five new freighters for Qatar

Qatar Airways Cargo announced an order for five Boeing 777 freighters at the Paris Air Show on 19 June. The carrier said the new planes would “give a huge boost to its capacity, enabling it to add new freighter routes while also increasing capacity on key trade lanes”. The new routes - ... [+]

Qatar starts Macau freighter

Qatar Airways Cargo has started twice-weekly 777 freighter services from its Doha hub to Macau, its fourth all-cargo destination in Greater China. It already serves Guangzhou, Hong Kong and Shanghai with freighters and offers belly-hold cargo on passenger flights to seven destinations. [+]

Qatar to fly thrice-daily from Manchester

Qatar Airways will increase frequency of its flights between Manchester and Doha to triple daily from May 2019. The carrier currently operates 16 flights per week between the two cities – double daily on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays with triple daily flights already operating on Mondays and Saturdays.  ... [+]

Qatar orders five 777F freighters

Qatar Airways has signed a letter of intent with Boeing for five 777 Freighters, valued at $1.7 billion at list prices. The new aircraft, which have a payload of 102 tonnes, are part of a 100-strong order for planes with the US manufacturer. [+]

Qatar takes Cathay stake

Qatar Airways has acquired a 9.61% stake in Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific Airways. The Middle Eastern carrier already has a 20% share in IAG, parent company of British Airways and Iberia parent and a 10% investment in South America’s LATAM Airlines, although it abandoned a plan to take ... [+]

Qatar confirms start of Cardiff flights

Qatar Airways has confirmed that it will launch daily Boeing 787 Dreamliner passenger flights between its home hub at Doha and Cardiff on 1 May 2018. First Minister of Wales, Carwyn Jones, said the service would be “a huge boost for Wales. Providing a direct route into the world's fastest growing ... [+]

Qatar is cool customer

Qatar Airways Cargo has signed an agreement to use DoKaSch Temperature Solutions range of Opticooler containers for pharmaceuticals. The RAP and RKN Opticooler containers have electric, battery-powered cooling compressors and heaters and require no dry ice and can keep cargo within a temperature range of 2 to 8 degrees or ... [+]

All there in black and white

Qatar Airways Cargo is flying out a herd cows to help get its home country’s dairy industry off the ground. The first two shipments of 230 Holsteins – available in any colour you like, as long as it’s black and white - have been moved from Europe on a Qatar Airways ... [+]

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