June 9, 2021| 66 0

QATAR AIRWAYS HALTS A350 DELIVERIES WITH PAINT ISSUE

Qatar Airways has paused deliveries on Airbus A350 aircraft, citing a flaw in which surfaces below the paint are degrading  “at an accelerated rate.” The Gulf carrier told SamChui.com that it would  “ground certain aircraft until the condition and root cause can be understood and corrected.”  However, all A350 aircraft will be monitored and i …

May 27, 2021| 56 0

Qatar Airways CEO Sees Huge Potential In Indian Market

In an exclusive interview with Simple Flying, Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker shed light on his views on the Indian market. As the second third-largest aviation market globally, India remains a key priority for Qatar Airways. Moreover, the carrier is also looking to partner or even invest in a leading Indian carrier to bolster its position. Wise Ind …

March 24, 2021| 108 0

Qatar Airways Boeing 777 Suffers Tire Damage Departing Doha

A Qatar Airways Boeing 777-300 returned to Doha on Wednesday after suffering tire damage on departure. The plane had flown over 2,000 kilometers when the pilots made the decision to head back. The aircraft landed safely around five and a half hours after departing. Pilots suspect burst tire or a bird strike Simon Hradecky first reported the incident …

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