Qatar Airways B777-200LR A7-BBD Returns from Tokyo.

Following the  technical issue it encountered on 27th December, Qatar Airways Boeing 777-2DZLR A7-BBD departed Tokyo Narita in the early hours of this morning operating the delayed QR805 Tokyo Narita – Doha of 27th December using callsign QR805D.

Qatar Airways A320 A7-AHB Returns from Milan.

Following yesterday’s technical issue Qatar Airways A320 A7-AHB departed Milan Malpensa this evening operating yesterday’s delayed QR38 Milan Malpensa – Doha as QR38D.

Qatar Airways A320 A7-AHV Positions to Finkenwerder.

Qatar Airways A320 A7-AHV, wearing test registration F-WWBG, positioned Toulouse – Finkenwerder today. The aircraft has been used as a test aircraft by Airbus since taking to the air on 17th July 2012 in order to test the performance of the sharklet winglets.

Qatar Airways A330-200 A7-ADF QR492 Shiraz Diversion.

Qatar Airways A330-200 A7-ADF operating QR492 Doha – Mashad diverted to Shiraz this evening. The aircraft then positioned Shiraz – Doha as QR492D. As a result QR493 Mashad – Doha was cancelled.

Qatar Airways A320 A7-AHY Delivered.

Qatar Airways A320 A7-AHY was delivered Toulouse – Doha today as QR3016. This brings the Qatar Airways A320 fleet up to 32 aircraft.

Qatar Airways A321 A7-AID Returns from Budapest.

Following yesterday’s termination of QR947 Doha – Budapest – Zagreb at Budapest, Qatar Airways A321 A7-AID operated yesterday’s delayed QR948 Budapest – Doha this morning as QR948D.

Qatar Airways A321 A7-AID Budapest Issue.

Qatar Airways A321 A7-AID operating QF947 Doha – Budapest – Zagreb terminated its flight at Budapest this morning after the airport was closed due to a burst water pipe in the tower which caused power outages. QR947 Budapest – Zagreb and QR948 Zagreb – Budapest – Doha were cancelled.

Qatar Airways B787-8 A7-BCA Delivered.

Qatar Airways B787-8 A7-BCA departed Victorville on delivery to Doha this afternoon as QR3787. This is the third B787-8 to join the fleet. The aircraft however suffered a generator issue on the delivery flight and a team from Boeing will be sent to rectify this before the aircraft can enter service.

Qatar Airways A321 A7-ADV Zagreb Delay.

Qatar Airways A321 A7-ADV operated QR947 Doha – Belgrade – Zagreb today however the return QR948 has been delayed overnight. It is unclear whether the delay is technical or crew related.

Qatar Airways Announces Chengdu Service.

Qatar Airways today announced the launch of a new Doha – Chengdu service to commence on 19th March 2013. The three times weekly Airbus A330-200 service will operate to the following schedule:

QR884 Doha 0210 – Chengdu 1440 Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays
QR885 Chengdu 0100 – Doha 0350 Wednesdays, Fridays, Sundays.