Wednesday, 20 January 2016

Happy 22nd Birthday QATAR

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QATAR Airways (IATA: QY; ICAO: QTR) was established on 22 November 1993 (1993-11-22); but operations commenced on the 20th January 1994 (1994-01-20) (1994-05). QATAR Airways is the state-owned flag carrier of Qatar. Their headquarters can be found in the Qatar Airways Tower in Doha. The airline operates to over 140 international destinations across Africa, Central Asia, Europe, Far East, South Asia, Middle East, North America, South America and Oceania from its base at Hamad International Airport, using a fleet of more than 160 aircraft. This includes 6 A380's; 25 B787's; 28 A330's and of course 7 A350's putting QATAR Airways as the global launch customer for the A350.
Qatar Airways Group employs more than 31,000 people, of which 19,000 work directly for Qatar Airways. The carrier has been a member of the Oneworld alliance since October 2013 (2013-10), the first Gulf carrier to sign with one of the three airline alliances.

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