Tag: Hamad International (DOH)

Analysis Winners & losers: Grandmagate & the changing landscape

Winners & losers: Grandmagate & the changing landscape

On 29 June, thanks largely to Grandmagate, American Airlines cancelled their codeshare relationships with Qatar Airways and Etihad Airways, effective 25 March 2018. Grandmagate While speaking at a private dinner in Dublin, Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive Office Akbar Al Baker said, “You are always being served by grandmothers at American carriers.” He also noted that …

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Reviews Review: Qatar Airways A350-900 Business Class London Heathrow – Doha

Review: Qatar Airways A350-900 Business Class London Heathrow – Doha

Qatar Airways Premium Lounge London Heathrow Terminal 4 Qatar Airways A350-900 Business Class London Heathrow – Doha (QR2) After flying the Qsuite from Doha to London and enjoying a long weekend in London visiting relatives, it was time to head back to the Gulf – and to work. I was thankful that there was award …

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Reviews Review: Qatar Airways Qsuite Business Class Doha to London

Review: Qatar Airways Qsuite Business Class Doha to London

The stars aligned last night. I was scheduled to fly from Doha to Frankfurt on Qatar Airways (QR) this morning at 07.45 and connect to a British Airways (BA) flight to London Heathrow, arriving at 15.25. I received an email at about 21.00 yesterday informing me that the BA flight had been cancelled. I called …

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Unsolicited Thoughts Why Qatar Airways should launch SFO early – like, now

Why Qatar Airways should launch SFO early – like, now

Earlier this year Qatar Airways announced service to San Francisco (SFO), along with a host of other new destinations, for 2018. They also pushed back the start date of their previously announced service to Las Vegas (LAS). But recent events lead me to believe Qatar should move up the launch of San Francisco to later …

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Reviews Review: A quick & sober return from Doha to Dubai

Review: A quick & sober return from Doha to Dubai

Qatar Airways Boeing 777-300ER First Class Doha-Dubai and Dubai-Doha Al Safwa First Class Lounge and Qatar Airways’ Premium Lounge in Dubai A few days before a political crisis in the Gulf led to the suspension of flights from Qatar to the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Bahrain, I flew from Doha to Dubai. On the …

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