Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways Slumps Into The Red With $69M Loss, As Impact Of Boycott Becomes Clear

Qatar Airways crashed into the red last year as it struggled to cope with the trade and diplomatic boycott imposed by the four nearby countries of Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the UAE.<p>The airline reported a QR252m ($69m) loss in the 12 months to the end of March 2018, marking a sharp reversal …

Airlines

The moon and back: How much does it cost to be Space X's first passenger to the moon?

Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa has been named as the first private passenger on a trip to the moon.<p>On Monday, Space X owner Elon Musk announced …

Moon Missions

First All Nippon Airways Airbus A380 takes to the skies

The Airbus A380 club is about to get bigger by one airline.<p>The first “superjumbo jet” bound for Japanese carrier All Nippon Airways (ANA) took to the skies Monday at Airbus’ assembly line facility in Toulouse, France.<p>The jet’s maiden voyage took it to another Airbus facility in Hamburg, Germany, …

Airports

Qatar Airways Defiant As Row With Neighbors Linked To Loss

Qatar Airways slumped into the red in its last financial year which ended March 31, recording a net loss of QR251.6 million ($69.1 million) after …

Airlines

Review: Qatar Airways First Class “Al Safwa” Lounge

Qatar Airways’ Al Safwa first class lounge in Doha is an architectural masterpiece with superb amenities and a quiet ambiance. My flight from Kuwait …

Airlines

Fin24.com | Qatar Airways files $69m loss amid Gulf crisis

Qatar Airways has posted a net loss of over $69m in the year to March 2018, blaming the "illegal blockade" against Doha by a Saudi-led bloc of …

Airlines

Jurgen Klopp helps to ensure that Liverpool are ahead of Paris Saint-Germain both on and off the pitch

In the painting of one of Anfield’s most stunningly chaotic nights, nestled amongst all of the unusual happenings was the moment Thomas Tuchel, …

UEFA Champions League

OPINION: We Need A Revolution In Trade Enforcement

5:56 PM 09/19/2018<p>Since he was a candidate, President Trump has said free trade must also be fair. He has consistently challenged anti-competitive …

Donald Trump

What's Wow Air's Next Move?

<i>The Skift Airline Innovation Report is our weekly newsletter on the business of airline innovation. We look closely at the technological, financial,</i> …

Flying

Qatar Airways Posts Loss as Saudi-led Boycott Drives Up Costs

Qatar Airways reported a loss in the year that ended in March after a Saudi-led embargo against the Gulf nation sent operational costs higher.<p>The …

Airlines

Qatar Airways blames $69 million annual loss on Gulf dispute

DUBAI (Reuters) - Qatar Airways reported on Tuesday a 252 million riyals ($69 million) loss for the financial year ending March 31, citing a regional political dispute that has seen it banned from four Arab countries.<p>A logo of Qatar Airways is seen at Hamad International Airport in Doha, Qatar June …

Airlines

Headwinds before takeoff for new Thai Airways team

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Struggling national carrier Thai Airways International PCL is pinning hopes of a revival to its 1990s heyday on a new leadership team, jet purchases and improving its brand as tourism booms in the region.<p>But the new president and chairman taking the helm are political appointees …

Singapore Airlines

The First 777X Rolled Off the Line — And This Boeing Isn't Going

Boeing rolled out the first fully assembled 777X aircraft at its factory in Everett, Washington this month. The latest and greatest from Boeing isn’t …

Singapore Airlines

Distressed Inventory: Your Ticket To Great Travel Deals...

Ask not what deals are available for your dates, but what dates are available for good deals…<p>Sorry, but with few exceptions – you’ve been doing it …

Travel Deals

Air China Exec Warns Of 'Dark Clouds' As U.S. Carriers Drop China Routes

The head of Air China North America warned of “dark clouds hanging over the horizon” as U.S. carriers drop their routes to China.<p>Speaking on the future of Chinese aviation during the China Aviation Summit at the Aviation Festival, London, Zhihang Chi, Vice President and General Manager of Air China …

North America

Your guide to Melbourne Airport's international business class lounges

by Chris Chamberlin | September 18, 2018<p>Melbourne's international terminal features no less than <i>eight</i> lounges for business class passengers, and with …

Virgin Australia

From culinary delights to beautiful beaches - everything you need to know before visiting Melbourne

For decades, Irish people have been drawn to the far away lands of Australia - particularly Melbourne.<p>With plenty of sunshine and sandy beaches, …

Airlines

Redeeming Avios On Air Italy Just Got More Expensive

Air Italy is the Italian airline that’s 49% owned by Qatar Airways, which now operates flights from Milan to both Miami and New York. The airline …

British Airways

Review: Qatar Airways A320 Business Class Kuwait To Doha - Live and Let's Fly

I was going to call this an Al Maha Airways trip report, based on the livery of the aircraft, but it was a Qatar Airways flight in every other way. …

Airlines

DoT awaits clarification from Shipping Ministry on in-flight connectivity norms

The Telecom Department is awaiting clarification from the Shipping Ministry over the area to be covered in the sea for mobile services under …

Business (India)

Forget Santorini. For a truly Greek holiday, check into a private villa on Paros

What is it? Set in 2.5 hectares of rolling olive groves, Villa Jasmine is a privately owned property that lords it over a beach on Paros’ less …

Airlines

Tired of being entertained on flights? Instructional videos are now on your seatback screen

You can kill time on your next Delta Air Lines flight by switching on the seatback entertainment system to watch the “Deadpool” sequel, “Deadpool 2,” or the “Star Wars” prequel, “Solo.”<p>But why entertain yourself when you can, well, learn something during your flight?<p>The Atlanta-based carrier has …

Business

Qatari emir gifts Turkey's Erdogan luxurious Boeing 747-8 jet

A new Boeing 747-8 freighter, with the open nose revealing the freight deck inside, stands following a delivery ceremony of the jet to Qatar Airways, …

News (China)

Why Indian carriers are losing money

OVER the past few weeks whispered advice has circulated among frequent flyers in India. Do not book any tickets in advance with Jet Airways, the …

Jet Airways

15 countries you can fly to for the price of iPhone Xs

The choice is yours<p>It’s September, so it’s no surprise that Apple’s “big news” has arrived. Also, it’s no surprise that the shiny new toy comes with …

Jet Airways

"A Blended Approach is Critical"

<i>The worldwide talent development community is diverse. Our members bring a wealth of experience and insight to their work. We're spotlighting their</i> …

Talent Management

Aviation trade groups studying lack of female CEOs

IATA will join four other aviation and aerospace industry stakeholders in launching a global study on the dearth of women in leadership roles.<p>The …

CEOs

Coming soon, 20-Hour airline flights to far away places

If you like the comfort of six-hour transcontinental airline flights today with 250 strangers, you’re going to love what Qantas has in mind for …

Conservative View

Tokyo Now Offers A Virtual Reality Restaurant, With Real Food...

Fortunately, you do get some real food…<p>When you hear that a virtual reality restaurant has opened, offering a wildly immersive dining experience, …

Virtual Reality

Air Italy A330 Business Class In 10 Pictures

Hello from Milan! Andrew and I just flew from New York to Milan on Air Italy (we booked our tickets using Avios — see this post for more on how to do …

Airlines