As seat sizes in economy shrink, premium economy seating — the recliner-style international option that is like US domestic first class — is on the rise.
With Dallas Love Field and Houston George Bush Intercontinental turning up the heat, DFW International Airport looks internationally to bolster its traffic.
After one year of having completed its Route Proving Round-The-World Tour, the Airbus A350-900 XWB has begun a tour covering four cities in the Americas, as the next generation airliner has entered into service with Qatar Airways and Vietnam Airlines this year.
At Friday's National Press Club luncheon, the Big Three U.S. airline CEOs were the guest speakers, and almost the entire talk and Q&A session was focused on Open Skies and the Big Three Gulf airlines.
Qatar Airways is going to launch shuttle service between Doha and Dubai.
Qatar Airways will begin flying to Atlanta, Boston, and Los Angeles next year.
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.
At the end of December 2014 Qatar Airways took delivery of the first Airbus A350 XWB, the newest aircraft design to enter service and likely the last clean-sheet wide-body aircraft to be developed for at least a decade.
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.
At 9:28 PM LT on Tuesday, December 23, Qatar's first A350 XWB landed in Doha--under the cover of darkness--with several Qatar employees and media on-board the delivery flight from Toulouse, France.
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.