Qatar Airways A350-900 arrives into Cardiff Airport
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Qatar Airways posts video as A350 row gets bitter

Qatar Airways (QR/QTR) has responded to Airbus cancelling its order for 50 A321neo aircraft by posting a video of paint damage to one of its Airbus A350 aircraft. Airbus disputes that the paint issue affects safety but Qatar Airways says that the Qatari regulator insisted it grounded affected aircraft. The [read more]

Qatar Airways A350-900 arrives into Cardiff Airport
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Airbus seeks legal assessment in A350 paint row

Airbus has confirmed it is seeking independent legal assessment of the Airbus A350 paint issue which Airbus says is being subject to ‘mischaracterization’ by ‘one of its customers’. Although not naming the customer directly, Qatar Airways is the customer that has been driving this issue which has resulted in a [read more]

Qatar Airways Boeing 787-8 preparing for take-off at Cardiff Airport (Image: The Aviation Media Agency.)
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Qatar Airways drop Birmingham & Cardiff for W20

Qatar Airways (QR/QTR) have officially suspended flights from Doha to Birmingham (BHX/EGBB) and Cardiff (CWL/EGFF) airports for Winter 2020 as travel restrictions mean demand isn’t there. The airline had hoped to resume flights from both airports in October but the current global situation means the airline is focusing on the [read more]