A trip report and photos from the inaugural Qatar Airways passenger A350 flight from Doha to Frankfurt by Gino Bertuccio, a Miami businessman who travels the world to fly inaugurals. He was the first person to book and fly on the Airbus A380 Etihad "Residences".
The Qatar Airways A350 was officially introduced to the world last week in advance of its first commercial operation this week. And there was plenty of other news to accompany the event as well.
With 2015 mere hours away, we decided to take a look back at aviation in 2014. The year 2014 was not dull, with many ups and downs, as well as its many firsts and lasts for the aviation industry.
The more that I fly the Airbus A380, the more I like the aircraft — as a passenger, but I am not so sure as an AvGeek.
This afternoon, Airbus and Qatar Airways took more than a hundred members of the media on-board Qatar's first A350 XWB for a quick demonstration, after the first delivery.
This morning, Qatar Airways took delivery of the world's first Airbus A350 XWB which is the last clean sheet wide body airliner until the next decade.
Qatar Airways is set to take delivery of the first Airbus A350 XWB program tomorrow in Toulouse, France. We are excited to be able to provide live coverage on Facebook and Twitter. We'll also have a full story on the events that happen as the day progresses.
With the first Airbus A350 XWB Extra Wide Body scheduled to be delivered to Qatar Airways on Monday, December 22, AirwaysNews decided to take a look at the history of the program, which officially launched on October 5, 2005, with the first flight on June 14, 2013.
By Airchive Staff / Published August 27, 2014 Qatar Airways released photos of its first production Airbus A350 jet on Wednesday. It is the first of 80 of the jets the Gulf carrier has on order. The airplane, seen above, is still missing its Trent XWB engines. The jet is still scheduled for delivery to...
Thank-goodness it’s Flyday…err Friday, everyone, and Happy Fourth of July! In this week’s edition Virgin America wins best domestic airline (again), analysts tell JetBlue and United that they should swap planes, American and US Airways move closer in Chicago, the first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner was...
By Seth Miller / Published June 23, 2014 For a travel junkie like me it is hard to not look forward to a long-haul flight in the pointy end of the plane. This time around I was a guest of Qatar Airways who provided transportation to and from the IATA Annual General Meeting in Doha […]
Published April 29, 2014 Qatar released two new images of its planned Airbus A380 interior on Tuesday. The images featured the new bar and premium bathrooms. Both maintain a classy, boutique hotel-like feel with wooden trims, soft lighting, and an emphasis on spaciousness. Both are available to both first...
Doha-based Qatar Airways began service to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Wednesday.