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Qatar Airways

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General information


Qatar Airways

Qatar's flag carrier and one of the very few 5 star airlines.

It is based in the city of Doha and operates flights to over 80 destinations around the globe.

Qatar Airways is a new airline founded in 1993 only and has already surpassed the notoriety of many European and North American airlines. It has a modern fleet and reputable services.

This airline will be among the first companies to introduce the famous Airbus A380 Super Jumbo.


Fact sheet


 General company information...

Official name: 

Qatar Airways Company


"World's 5-star airline"

IATA designator:


ICAO designator:



Doha, Qatar





Doha International Airport - Doha, Qatar

Focus cities, regions,

secondary hubs:


Number of destinations:


 Fleet & flights-related...

Fleet size:

66 (+158 orders)

Aircraft types used:

Airbus A319, Airbus A320, Airbus A321, Airbus A330, Airbus A340

Boeing 777

Accidents & incidents:

Total: 2 - Fatal cases: None


Number of passengers:




Frequent flyer program:

Qatar Airways Privilege Club - Qmiles

Other important issues:

- Qatar Airways is one of the very few 5 star-rated airlines - the company therefore has adopted the "World's 5-star airline" slogan




84 destinations are served. The great majority of them are in the Middle East, Africa and Asia.

Major cities in Europe are also served, in addition Houston, New York, Washington D.C. and Melbourne in the USA and in Australia, respectively.

The biggest number of destinations where Qatar Airways flies is in India. 11 cities are served there.


Partnerships & alliances


Qatar Airways isn't part of any alliance (as of late 2009), but there were speculations that the carrier might team up to be part of the Star Alliance.

6 out of the 10 code-share partner companies are Star Alliance members.


Code-share agreements:


The following airlines have code-share agreements with Qatar Airways:


All Nippon Airways

Asiana Airlines


Garuda Indonesia


Malaysia Airlines

Middle East Airlines

Philippine Airlines

United Airlines

US Airways




The fleet consists of long range airplanes primarily.

New orders of jets will keep the tendency going: 787, 777, A350, A380 have all been ordered by Qatar Airways and their number is over 140.

The total order of new airplanes is 158. And there are 37 options on to of the


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