Articles tagged “qatar”

Tourism

Saudi Arabia to Invest $133 Billion to Become Major Airports and Transport Hub

The kingdom is making a bold statement, but then it needs to if it's serious about weaning itself of oil revenues over the next 10 years.

Saudi Arabia to Invest $133 Billion to Become Major Airports and Transport Hub

Airlines

Qatar Airways Halts Deliveries of Long-Haul Jet in Paint Job Dispute With Airbus

In this dispute between Qatar Airways and Airbus over a paint job, might there be deeper issues beneath the surface?

Qatar Airways Halts Deliveries of Long-Haul Jet in Paint Job Dispute With Airbus

Airlines

Saudi Arabia and Qatar Agree to Open Airspace, Borders as Feud Nears End

The promised deal would benefit Qatar as it prepares to host the World Cup in 2022. Iran will lose, though. Qatar had rerouted some planes over Iran and paid that country for the use of its airspace.

Saudi Arabia and Qatar Agree to Open Airspace, Borders as Feud Nears End

Online Travel

Facebook Users Still Dream of Getaways: Here’s the List of Travel’s Most Popular Videos in June

With travel to foreign countries still a tepid in many parts of the world, Facebook users are dreaming about vacations. Travel brands, particularly tourism boards and airlines, are only too happy to stoke those visions.

Facebook Users Still Dream of Getaways: Here’s the List of Travel’s Most Popular Videos in June

Airlines

Emirates and Etihad Will Resume Transit Flights

Many people remain stranded far from home because they can't get transit flights onward to their final destinations. So it's good news for many workers and families that Emirates and Etihad are restarting transit flights through hub airports in Abu Dhabi and Dubai.

Emirates and Etihad Will Resume Transit Flights

Coronavirus

Qatar Airways Is Burning Through Cash and Will Have to Seek Government Support

With coronavirus, airlines around the world are asking for government bailouts. Qatar is no different as it keeps flying even as some of its rivals are grounded.

Qatar Airways Is Burning Through Cash and Will Have to Seek Government Support

Hotels

Marriott Sells St. Regis New York to Qatar for $310 Million

Yet another trophy asset for the Qatar Investment Authority, which is making good its plans to take direct stakes in companies and assets in North America and Asia.

Marriott Sells St. Regis New York to Qatar for $310 Million

Airlines

Airbus A380 Superjumbo Has a Big Problem on Its Hands

Too many airlines may be moving on from the Airbus A380, opting for more nimble aircraft instead. It's leading to a midlife crisis.

Airbus A380 Superjumbo Has a Big Problem on Its Hands

Airlines

Emirates Is Ending Its Sponsorship of France’s Best Football Team

Emirates doesn't always sponsor the best team – hello Arsenal – but it does focus on the ones with the fan base in the right demographic. The PSG split is more about politics than marketing smarts.

Emirates Is Ending Its Sponsorship of France’s Best Football Team

Airlines

Qatar Air CEO Threatens the Airline Could Exit Oneworld ‘Soon’

Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker may be posturing about leaving Oneworld, but he is indeed making alternative plans nonetheless.

Qatar Air CEO Threatens the Airline Could Exit Oneworld ‘Soon’