Qatar Airways: News

28 Oct 2020


Foreign women strip-searched at Doha Airport, Qatar promises investigation

Days after the invasive examination of women at Doha Airport triggered global headlines and threatened Qatar's diplomatic relationship with Australia, the Arab country has promised an investigation, reports said on Wednesday.

08 Mar 2020


Kerala detects 5 new coronavirus cases; national tally at 39

Kerala Health Minister KK Shailaja on Sunday reported five more positive cases of the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19.

27 Jan 2020

Air India

Government wants to sell entire stake in Air India

The government wants to sell Air India and has invited bids for the same. But unlike its previous attempt in 2018, this time the government has put its complete stake in the debt-ridden airlines on sale.

04 Oct 2019


Hate screaming children on flights? This airline offers a solution

If you are somebody who hates sitting next to crying babies on flights, this is just the thing for you.

01 Nov 2018


Kolkata airport: Water tanker hits Qatar Airways aircraft, none hurt

More than 100 passengers were stranded at Kolkata airport early today after a water tanker hit a Qatar Airways aircraft, which was preparing to take off for Doha.

01 Nov 2018


#QatarAirways: Water tanker collides with aircraft in Kolkata airport

In yet another avoidable mishap in India's aviation sector, around 100 passengers were stranded at the Kolkata airport in the wee hours of Thursday after a water tanker collided with a Qatar Airways aircraft near its landing gear.

11 Oct 2018

New Jersey

World's longest non-stop flight to take off today: Details here

The world's longest flight from Singapore to New York is all set to take off on Thursday, marking the re-launch of Singapore Airlines' marathon flight service five years after they discontinued it.

01 Sep 2018

Singapore Airlines

All about the upcoming 'world's longest' 20-hour flight

About a year ago, Qantas Airways CEO Alan Joyce had publicly challenged Airbus and Boeing to design a plane capable of making ultra-long distance flights.

05 Jun 2018

General Motors

Qatar Airways Chief says CEO-position "very-challenging" for women. Is it?

After making giant leaps, women are now leading global conglomerates, including many dealing in traditionally "masculine" products (think General Motors, IBM, Lockheed Martin and more).

05 May 2018


Air India flying into turbulent skies, amid massive mounting losses

Air India is likely to fly into turbulent skies if the government's divestment plan for it fails to take off.

06 Nov 2017


Drunk woman forces Doha-Bali flight's diversion to Chennai

A Doha-Bali flight of Qatar Airways had to be diverted to Chennai yesterday after an inebriated woman on board created a major ruckus.

01 Oct 2017


Flight services disrupted in Chennai due to heavy rain

Heavy rain in the early hours of Sunday morning, and the resultant low visibility in Chennai has disrupted both domestic and international flight services to and from the city.

01 Aug 2017


US: Flyers will now face stricter checks for electronics

American travelers flying to, from and within the country are set for tougher security measures at airports.

10 Jul 2017

Turkish Airlines

US laptop ban on Kuwait Airways, Royal Jordanian lifted

Restrictions on passengers on US-bound flights carrying laptops in the cabin have been lifted for Kuwait Airways and Royal Jordanian.

15 May 2017


Content on-the-go: Now stream movies, shows on Indian Railways!

Indian Railways is going the distance to make trains journeys fun for passengers: it is now rolling out a content-on-demand service, which will let people stream their favorite movies and TV shows while travelling.

09 May 2017


Gujarat Dy CM's 'heavily drunk' son barred from boarding flight

According to Ahmedabad airport officials, the son of Gujarat Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel was barred from boarding a flight to Greece as he was highly inebriated.

09 Mar 2017


Qatar Airways to launch India's first fully foreign-owned airline

Sources have confirmed that Qatar Airways seeks to launch India's first fully foreign-owned domestic airline.

27 Jan 2017


Qatar to invest in Indian aviation sector

Sources stated that Qatar would invest in India's aviation sector. Qatar Airways has long expressed interest to invest in IndiGo.

26 Aug 2016


India set to become the world's third biggest aviation market

The Airports Council International, which represents airport authorities across the globe, said that India is set to become the third biggest aviation market in the world over the next four years.