Video of the week – In conversation with… Akbar Al Baker

Qatar Airways Group CEO HE Akbar Al Baker has never been afraid of speaking his mind and in recent years has replaced Ryanair boss Michael…..

Video of the week – Initialisation of new EU-Qatar traffic agreement opens the door to liberal regime

A new transport agreement between Europe and Qatar will “allow for the liberalisation of the fundamental mobility rights between Qatar and European Union (EU) markets”,…..

Qatar Airways reveals its new enhanced economy class cabin, but it is more evolution than revolution

Two years ago, Qatar Airways grabbed the attention when it unveiled its new QSuite ‘First in Business’ concept at ITB Berlin. This year it chose…..

Elevate, Accelerate and Ascent – new ‘Beyond Business by Qatar Airways’ tiers will deliver loyalty rewards to SMEs

Qatar Airways has launched ‘Beyond Business by Qatar Airways’, a corporate rewards programme in Europe and the Americas. Like its regular Privilege Club loyalty programme,…..

Oneworld’s expected Qatar Airways divorce will be eased by potential China Southern marriage

As Qatar Airways falls out of love with the oneworld alliance, the grouping is already set to find a new partner. For a long time…..

Cathay Pacific improves connectivity and adds capacity to Adelaide

Cathay Pacific is improving connectivity in the South Australia to Europe, North America and Asia markets as it introduces a split schedule and adds capacity…..

Qatar Airways upgrades Singapore once again – this time with the debut of its A350-1000 in Asia

Qatar Airways is increasing capacity and improving its product in the Singapore market by introducing the A350-1000 on all its Doha-Singapore flights. The airline plans to…..

Is the travel industry increasingly buying into the power of children as travel influencers and future brand ambassadors?

Whether it is the television adverts during our favourite daytime shows, confectionery or toys strategically located close to the checkouts in the supermarket, leveraging younger…..