Qatar Airways has announced that it will serve eight new destinations in 2020 and that it has expanded its codeshare agreement with Malaysia Airlines.
Qatar Airways Cargo has announced, that 2020 will see a massive freight network expansion in South America. Four new destinations will be added.
Cargo airline Qatar Airways Cargo has announced it has commenced to fly on the transpacific route between Macau and Guadalajara.
Aircraft manufacturer Gulfstream has announced, that it recently delivered the first G500 business jets to an international customer.
Qatar Airways announced on Monday, that it has entered into an agreement to buy a 9,61 percent stake of Cathay Pacific. The price for 378,188,000 shares is HK$5.16 billion ($661 million).
Due to the capped trade links, the state of Qatar has to boost it´s imports. This is reflected in the ongoing growth of the national cargo carrier, Qatar Airways Cargo. Recently, Qatar Airways Cargo welcomed it´s first Boeing 747-8 Freighter and it´s 13th Boeing 777 Freighter, which takes the overall fleet size to 22 aircraft. The Gulf carrier operates an additional fleet of eight Airbus A330 Freighters.