Qatar Airways is the national carrier of the State of Qatar. Currently undergoing rapid expansion, Qatar Airways is one of the fastest growing airlines operating one of the youngest fleets in the world. Now in its 17th year of operations, Qatar Airways has a modern fleet of 135 aircraft flying to 144 key business and leisure destinations across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific, North America and South America.
Multi-award-winning airline Qatar Airways won three major accolades at the annual Skytrax World Airline Awards held during the UK’s Farnborough International Air Show in July 2014 – World’s Best Business Class, Best Middle East Airline and Best Business Class Airline Lounge.
During Farnborough International Airshow 2014, Qatar Airways and Boeing also finalised an order for 50 777-9Xs.
In addition, Qatar Airways announced a commitment for a further 50 777-9X purchase rights which if exercised, would take its 777X order tally to 100 airplanes, valued at around US$40 billion at list prices. Qatar Airways also announced its intent to order four 777 Freighters with options for four more, with a combined value of around US$3 billion at list prices.
On October 30, 2013, Qatar Airways joined the oneworld Alliance, becoming the first major Gulf carrier to join a global airline alliance, enabling its customers to benefit from almost 1,000 airports in more than 150 countries, with 14,250 daily departures.
In May of this year, Qatar Airways moved operations to its new state-of-the-art hub and home, Hamad International Airport.
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