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Monthly Archives: April 2014

Qatar Airways A330-200 A7-ACH Returns from Zurich Maintenance.


Qatar Airways A330-200 A7-ACH, which has been under maintenance at Zurich since 23rd March, positioned Zurich – Doha this evening as QR3254, then entered the Doha maintenance facility on arrival.

Qatar Airways A320 A7-AHX Operates Doha Training Circuits.


Qatar Airways A320 A7-AHX operated Doha – Doha training circuits this morning as QR7450 and QR7451.

Qatar Airways A320 A7-AHA Returns from Doha Maintenance.


Qatar Airways A320 A7-AHA, which has been under maintenance at Doha since 12th April, returned to service this evening operating QR1038 Doha – Sharjah.

Qatar Airways A320 A7-AHH QR646 Kolkata Diversion.


Qatar Airways A320 A7-AHH operating QR646 Doha – Kathmandu diverted to Kolkata this afternoon. The aircraft continued Kolkata – Kathmandu later as QR646D. The aircraft will overnight at Kathmandu and operate today’s QR647 Kathmandu – Doha tomorrow as QR647D.

Qatar Airways Announce Double Daily Lahore Service.


Qatar Airways today announced a doubling of services on the Doha – Lahore route with a new daily A320 service to commence on 1st July 2014. Schedules for the new service are as follows:

QR622 Doha 0120 – Lahore 0655 Tuesdays, Thursdays, Sundays
QR623 Lahore 0915 – Doha 1100 Tuesdays, Thursdays, Sundays.

QR622 Doha 0255 – Lahore 0830 Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays
QR623 Lahore 0945 – Doha 1130 Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays.

Qatar Airways A320 A7-AHG Operates Larnaca Inaugural.


Qatar Airways commenced service on the Doha – Larnaca route today with A320 A7-AHG operating the inaugural QR265/QR266 rotation.

Qatar Airways B787-8 A7-BCI QR161 Kuwait Diversion.


Qatar Airways Boeing 787-8 A7-BCI operating QR161 Doha – Copenhagen diverted via Kuwait this morning. The diversion appears to have been medical.

Qatar Airways A321 A7-ADT Enters Doha Maintenance.


Qatar Airways A321 A7-ADT entered the Doha maintenance facility this evening after arriving as QR1109 from Bahrain.

Qatar Airways Announce London Heathrow as First A380 Destination.


Qatar Airways today announced that it will launch A380 services on June 17th on the QR3/QR4 Doha – London Heathrow rotation. These flights will operate from the Hamad International Airport at Doha.

Qatar Airways B787-8 A7-BCM Returns to Paine Field.


Qatar Airways Boeing 787-8 A7-BCM positioned Charleston – Paine Field today as BOE472.

Qatar Airways B777-300ER A7-BAW Enters Doha Maintenance.


Qatar Airways Boeing 777-3DZER A7-BAW entered the Doha maintenance facility this evening after arriving as QR1304 from Cairo.

Qatar Airways B777-200LR A7-BBD Positions to Dublin Maintenance.


Qatar Airways Boeing 777-2DZLR A7-BBD positioned Doha – Dublin for maintenance in the early hours of this morning as QR3253.

Qatar Airways B777-300ER A7-BAZ Returns from Colombo.


Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Qatar Airways Boeing 777-3DZER departed Colombo early this morning operating yesterday’s delayed QR663 Colombo – Doha as QR663D.

Qatar Airways B787-8 A7-BCM Positions to Charleston.


Qatar Airways Boeing 787-8 A7-BCM positioned Paine Field – Charleston as BOE472 this morning.

Qatar Airways B777-300ER A7-BAZ Colombo Technical Issue.


Qatar Airways Boeing 777-3DZER A7-BAZ arrived into Colombo early this morning as QR662 from Doha (depart Doha 20th April), however the return QR663 has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue with the aircraft.

Qatar Airways A330-200 A7-ACB Takes Over QR1.


Following the earlier technical return of QR1 Doha – London Heathrow to Doha, the flight was subsequently operated by A330-200 A7-ACB.

Qatar Airways A330-300 A7-AEA QR1 Doha Technical Return.


Qatar Airways A330-300 A7-AEA operating QR1 Doha – London Heathrow stopped the climb at 2,500 feet due to smoke in the cabin and returned immediately to Doha for a safe landing. Emergency services were on hand however the smoke had dissipated and passengers disembarked normally.

Qatar Airways B787-8 A7-BCJ Enters Service.


Qatar Airways Boeing 787-8 A7-BCJ entered service today operating QR1026 Doha – Dubai.

Qatar Airways A380 A7-APA First Finkenwerder Test Flight.


Qatar Airways A380 A7-APA made its first test flight from Finkwerder today following cabin fitting.

Qatar Airways A330-300 A7-AED Enters Doha Maintenance.


Qatar Airways A330-300 A7-AED entered the Doha maintenance facility this morning after arriving as QR1157 from Dammam.

Qatar Airways B777-300ER A7-BAM Returns from Doha Maintenance.


Qatar Airways Boeing 777-3DZER A7-BAM, which has been under maintenance at Doha since 6th April, returned to service in the early hours of this morning operating QR900 Doha – Perth.

Qatar Airways Announce Direct Denpasar Service.


Qatar Airways today announced a direct daily Doha – Denpasar service to commence on 21st July 2014. The service will replace the current one stop service via Singapore and will be operate by a combination of A330-200 and A330-300 equipment to the following schedule:

QR962 Doha 0235 – Denpasar 1735
QR963 Denpasar 1935 – Doha 2359.

Qatar Airways B787-8 A7-BCJ Positions to Doha.


Qatar Airways Boeing 787-8 A7-BCJ positioned Victorville – Doha as QR3255 today following IFE fitting.

Qatar Airways Announce Hofuf Service.


Qatar Airways today announced a 4 x weekly A320 Doha – Hofuf service to commence on 15th May 2014. Schedules are as follows:

QR 1200 Doha 0755 – Hofuf 0905 Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays
QR 1201 Hofuf 1010 – Doha 1120 Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays.