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AirlineRatings.com reveals the world’s best airline for 2021

Aussie airlines fared well in this year’s awards, but the accolade of top dog (or in this instance, top bird) went to an overseas carrier.

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Qatar Airways CEO succeeds Alan Joyce as Oneworld’s new chairman

Do you only read Travel Weekly for news about airline alliances? Well, consider this our latest effort to keep you subscribed.

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Qatar Airways teams up with Ponant to dabble in expedition cruising

The airline’s destination management arm is offering up a pretty spiffy adventure cruise, proving it is possible to be master of the sky and the sea.

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EXCUSE US? Qatar CEO says only a man can do his job

by Ali Coulton

The only saving grace of this incident is human-ray-of-sunshine and diversity champion, Alan Joyce stepping in to try and smooth things over.

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Qatar Airways acquires Sheraton Melbourne hotel

Qatar Airways has acquired an Aussie hotel favourite. Meanwhile, we’ve acquired a taste for a nip of Baileys in our morning coffee.

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Qatar snubs American Airlines, makes it official with new airline

Qatar Airways has proven rebounds don’t have to be balding and ugly, as it gets over American Airlines with a new, hotter partner.

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Qatar slams “crap” US airlines, calls hosties “grandmothers”

by Hannah Edensor

*Ding* – that’s the sound of our popcorn in the microwave as we prepare to watch another serving of drama between US and Gulf airlines.

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Qatar tries to buy stake in American Airlines

by Hannah Edensor

Qatar Airways has offered a rose to American Airlines in the hopes they will accept their love. Sorry, we’ve got ‘The Bachelor’ on the brain.

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Qatar Airways adding 24 new destinations in 2017/18

by Hannah Edensor

Qatar Airways isn’t taking the recent travel ban lying down, although we’re not suggesting they’re reclining on a sofa, mind.

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Qatar Airways unveils new brand campaign

Qatar Airways has embarked on a “new and fresh” direction, with a new global brand campaign and tagline designed to […]

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Perth-Doha among first routes for Qatar's new A350 aircraft

Perth has emerged as one of the surprise launch routes for Qatar Airways’ new A350 aircraft early next year, while […]

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Qatar confirms 787 grounding

Qatar Airways has confirmed it has grounded its Boeing 787 aircraft, as a number of airlines took similar action following […]

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