KATHMANDU, Aug 1: Qatar Airways has launched scheduled flights to Cardiff, the capital city of Wales, and Gatwick in London.

KATHMANDU, August 1: Thai Airways International Public Co Ltd organized 'Blood Donation and Cardiac Health Check-up Program' in Kathmandu on Tuesday. The event was organized as part of the annual corporate social responsibility (CSR) program of Thai Airways to commemorate the 26th year of air crash of 1992 which killed 113 people, a statement issued by the Bangkok-based carrier said.

KATHMANDU, July 18: Etihad Airways has launched 'WhatsApp Business solution', allowing guests to communicate instantly with the airline via the popular messaging app. Issuing a statement on Tuesday, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) said that the new service will allow its premium guests to chat with the airline's agents about their flights in a fast, personal, and efficient way, when they are at Abu Dhabi International Airport.

KATHMANDU, July 11: Qatar Airways, the official airline of FIFA, has unveiled a specially-branded Boeing 777 aircraft painted in FIFA livery ahead of the tournament's Semi-Final and Final match.

KATHMANDU, June 29: Qatar Airways has started non-stop flight between Doha and Málaga of Spain from June 13. Issuing a statement on Thursday, Qatar Airways said that the first to Málaga touched down on 13 June at Málaga-Costa del Sol Airport where it was welcomed by a celebratory water cannon salute.

KATHMANDU, June 19: Qatar Airways has announced its flights to Mykonos of Greece. Issuing a statement on Monday, Nepal office of Qatar Airways said that the airline will provide seasonal direct service to the Greek island four times a week from Doha by an Airbus A320 until September 30 this year.

KATHMANDU, Mar 7:  Etihad Airways has brought a new luggage offer for students from Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Mar 4: Etihad Airways has launched the inaugural flight connecting Abu Dhabi with Baku, Azerbaijan. The inaugural flight, EY297, departed from Abu Dhabi to Baku on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 27: Qatar Airways has decided to launch direct flights from Doha to Canberra in Australia.

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: Qatar Airways has said that it received the world's first Airbus A350-1000 aircraft at the Airbus Delivery Center in Toulouse, France, on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: Qatar Airways organized the 'Annual Ambassador Barbeque lunch 2018' for the sixth consecutive year in Gokarna Resort on Tuesday. Issuing a statement, the Doha-based carrier said that the event was organized to brief the guess about the latest development of Qatar Airways.

KATHMANDU, Dec 12: Qatar Airways has announced its new flights to Saint Petersburg from Doha. Organizing an event at the Russian Culture Center in Kathmandu, the airways announced that its first flight in the sector will take off on December 19.

KATHMANDU, Dec 5: Wataniya Airways is starting direct flight to Kathmandu from Kuwait from Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 30: Etihad Airways in Kathmandu has prepared to relocate its new office on December 1.

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: Qatar Airways organized an event named 'Spain Tourism' in Kathmandu on Monday to highlight tourism attractions of Spain. "The event attended by corporate houses, tour operators and travel agencies was mainly focused on the online course 'Spain 360º Expert' -- a series of interactive courses promoted by the Spain Tourism Board," the airline said in a statement issued on Tuesday. As mentioned in the statement, Spain is the third most-visited country in the world and the tourism industry represents 11 percent of the country's Gross National Product (GNP).

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: Etihad Airways has announced that it would operate Boeing 787 Dreamliner on all its flights to and from Switzerland.

KATHMANDU, Nov 14: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Hundreds of visitors from around the world, attending yesterday’s official public opening celebrations of the Louvre Abu Dhabi, were treated to a low-level fly-by of the Jean Nouvel designed museum by one of Etihad Airways’ flagship Airbus A380 aircraft.

Qatar Airways celebrates 20th anniversary

November 11, 2017 08:04 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 11: Qatar Airways organized the inauguration ceremony of its 20th anniversary in Bouddhanath Stupa in Kathmandu on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 9:  Etihad Airways has honored key stakeholders in Nepal to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the beginning of scheduled flights between Abu Dhabi and Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, Nov 2: Qatar Airways has said that it celebrated its 20th anniversary by providing incredible fares on its both economy and business class cabins. Issuing a statement, the Doha-based carrier further informed that it has launched two Business Class tickets for the price of one, and three Economy Class tickets for the price of two as a promotion offer valid from November 1 to 10.

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: Louvre Abu Dhabi has signed the first platinum partnership with Etihad Airways. The Louvre Abu Dhabi is officially opening on November 11.

Qatar Airways receives two awards

September 12, 2017 08:46 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: Qatar Airways has received 'Best Up In The Air Experience' award for the third consecutive year and 'Best Baggage Initiative' award at the Future Travel Experience Global 2017 award ceremony.

Qatar Airways adds Doha-Kathmandu flight

September 2, 2017 08:20 am

Qatar Airways adds Doha-Kathmandu flight

EDINBURGH, August 27: British Airways (BA) has called on UK border authorities to address “serious inefficiencies” causing long delays at airport immigration controls ahead of Britain's exit from the European Union.

KATHMANDU, Aug 10:Qatar Airways on Wednesday said that it was beginning scheduled flights to Sarajevo from October. According to the statement, the new four-time weekly service of the airways is set to begin on October 31 along with its daily flights to Prague, Czech Republic and Kyiv, Ukraine.

KATHMANDU, August 1: Qatar Airways has announced the launch of its fifth Australian destination -- Canberra.

KATHMANDU, August 1: Thai Airways International Public Co Ltd organized blood donation and cardiac health checkup program in Kathmandu on Monday.

KATHMANDU (REPUBLICA): Qatar Airways has installed a vast canvas displaying the iconic image of Qatar's Emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, along with the tagline 'Tamim Al Majd' (Tamim the glorious), demonstrating its support for and solidarity with the State of Qatar.

DOHA, July 11: Qatar Airways has received tremendous support globally for its recently-launched television and social media commercial titled ‘No Borders, Only Horizons’, which has been viewed by more than 54 million viewers worldwide, making it the top viral video during the last week of June.

KATHMANDU, July 10: Qatar Airways has offered a discount on its flights in order to celebrate its winning of Skytrax “World's Best Airline” award.

KATHMANDU: Qatar Airways Tuesday announced a direct service between Doha and Nice, the airline's second destination in France.

Etihad Airways wins three awards

June 21, 2017 21:20 pm

KATHMANDU, June 21: Etihad Airways has bagged three major awards for its first class service at the Skytrax World Airline Awards held on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, June 21: Qatar Airways has been named the 'Airline of the Year' in Skytrax World Airline Awards held on the sidelines of the Paris Air Show on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, June 14: Dublin welcomed the first Qatar Airways flight from Doha on Wednesday, inaugurating the new daily service that connects Dublin to the world, the Doha-based carrier said in a statement.

Qatar Airways hosts Iftar dinner

June 13, 2017 13:02 pm

KATHMANDU, June 13: Qatar Airways Nepal has said that it hosted distinguished guests from the government, the Nepal Hajj Committee, dignitaries from different religions and delegates from different embassies to a sumptuous Iftar dinner.

Jet Airways, SCBNL sign MoU

May 31, 2017 03:09 am

KATHMANDU, May 30: Indian carrier Jet Airways has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Standard Chartered Bank Nepal Ltd (SCBNL) for providing discounted fares to the bank’s customers.

LONDON, May 27: British Airways canceled all its flights from London's two main airports until Saturday evening after a global computer system outage caused massive delays and left planes stuck on runways.

KATHMANDU, May 25: Etihad Airways has taken delivery of its 10th and final Airbus A380.

KATHMANDU, May 9: Qatar Airways on Sunday announced that it will be the official partner and official airline of Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) until 2022.

KATHMANDU, May 3: Qatar Airways is introducing fifth daily non-stop service from Doha to Bangkok from June 1. According to the airline, it has already signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) to work together and boost inbound tourism to Thailand.

KATHMANDU, April 19: Qatar Airways has said that it has become first airline in the world to achieve compliance with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Resolution 753 at its hub in Hamad International Airport (HIA).

KATHMANDU, April 5: Qatar Airways has started its operation to Cambodian city of Phnom Penh from Monday. Issuing a statement, the airways said that Airbus A330 freighter will operate its service to Doha-Phnom Penh-Doha route once a week.

KATHMANDU, March 30 : Qatar Airways has received the ‘Airline of the Year’ award at the 2017 Air Transport Awards. Issuing a statement, the airways said that it was recognized for its innovative service, hospitality and leading product design.

KATHMANDU, March 12: Qatar Airways has unveiled its new business class to world’s media and travel trade leaders.

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: Qatar Airways says its on-board entertainment platform Oryx One received an award at the fourth annual in-flight workshop and awards at Aircraft Interiors Middle East.

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: Qatar Airways has launched world’s longest commercial flight from Doha to Auckland.

Qatar Airways partners with AccorHotels

February 4, 2017 02:15 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 4: Qatar Airways has partnered with AccorHotels to provide reciprocal benefits to members of loyalty programs of both organizations.

KATHMANDU, Jan 28 : Qatar Airways has said that it was celebrating Chinese New Year by serving a special Spring Festival inspired menu on board flights to popular Asian destinations on January 28.

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: Qatar Airways has officially opened the new Qatar Airways Premium Lounge at Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport.

KATHMANDU, Jan 16: Qatar Airways is introducing new amenity kits to its economy class passengers. Issuing a statement, the airline said that the new kits include products designed to make the passenger’s journey more comfortable and relaxing.