Qatar Airways A320 A7-ADA Returns from Shannon.

Qatar Airways A320 A7-ADA, which has been under maintenance at Shannon since 16th August, positioned Shannon – Doha this morning as QR3042. The aircraft has been repainted into Large Logo/Medium Oryx livery.

Qatar Airways Announce Taif Service.

Qatar Airways today announced a new 4 x weekly Doha – Taif A320 service to commence on 2nd October 2013. Schedules are as follows:

QR1206 Doha 1255 – Taif 1520 Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Sundays.
QR1207 Taif 1610 – Doha 1910 Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Sundays.

Qatar Airways A320 A7-AHD Dammam Technical Issue.

Qatar Airways A320 A7-AHD operated QR714 Doha – Dammam this afternoon, however the return QR715 was cancelled due to a technical issue with the aircraft. The aircraft was able to position Dammam – Doha late at night as QR3715.

Qatar Airways A330-200 A7-ACM Kuala Lumpur Rescue Mission.

Following the technical issue encountered by sister A7-AEF yesterday, Qatar Airways A330-200 A7-ACM positioned Doha – Kuala Lumpur as QR3622 this afternoon in order to operate yesterday’s delayed QR623 Kuala Lumpur – Doha as QR1623.

Qatar Airways A320 A7-AHS Forced QR528 Alexandria Diversion. Tripoli Flights Suspended.

Qatar Airways A320 A7-AHS operating QR528 Doha – Tripoli was forced to divert to Alexandria this morning when an armed group forced air traffic control staff to deny the flight permission to land. The aircraft refuelled at Alexandria and returned to Doha.

As a result Qatar Airways announced a suspension of all services on the Doha – Tripoli route.