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2014-08-05 08:21:51

MANCHESTER, England, August 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CEOs of Emirates Airlines, Qatar Airways & Etihad Airways confirm participation at World Routes Strategy Summit The World Routes Strategy Summit, taking place at World Routes in Chicago, 20-23 September 2014, will see speakers from all three major Middle East airlines, as well as many other senior airline leaders. Middle East speakers include Akbar Al Baker, CEO of Qatar Airways; James Hogan, CEO of Etihad Airways...

2014-07-17 08:21:36

5-Star Airline Partners With Washingtonian Magazine for 2nd Year WASHINGTON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Qatar Airways proudly partnered with Washingtonian Magazine for their annual "AT&T Best Of Washington" event for the 2(nd) straight year, on July 16(th). The annual event features the best of the district's food and beverage selections, voted on by Washingtonian readers. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140716/127854 After last year's success, the airline brought back...

2014-07-16 08:20:27

Order includes purchase rights commitment for 50 additional 777Xs FARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Qatar Airways have finalized an order for 50 777-9Xs, valued at $18.9 billion at current list prices. The 777X order, first announced as a commitment at the 2013 Dubai Airshow, was part of the largest product launch in commercial jetliner history. In addition, the airline announced a commitment for 50 additional 777-9X purchase rights....

2014-07-07 08:20:26

World's 5-Star Airline Celebrates Dallas/Fort Worth Launch WASHINGTON, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of Qatar Airways' newest destination, Dallas/Fort Worth, the airline has introduced the "Hang My Hat" social media contest. The contest which will run from July 7 to September 1, 2014, offers the Grand Prize Winner two tickets from Qatar Airways newest gateway to any Qatar Airways' global destination, onboard the World's Best Business Class (Skytrax). Celebrating Qatar...

2014-07-01 20:20:20

World's 5-star Airline Opens 7th Destination in the United States DALLAS/FORT WORTH, Texas, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Qatar Airways today commenced daily, non-stop services between Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and the newly unveiled Hamad International Airport (HIA) in Doha, Qatar. The new route increases Qatar Airways' extensive global network to seven gateways within the United States and 144 destinations worldwide....

2014-07-01 16:22:55

New Qatar Airways route gives DFW customers expanded access through Doha to the Gulf Region, Africa, India and Southeast Asia DFW AIRPORT, Texas, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport expanded access to the Gulf Region and beyond today with new daily service to Doha, Qatar. The Qatar Airways inaugural flight arrived at DFW mid-afternoon with scheduled departure to Doha at 8:00 pm featuring a 777-200LR aircraft with business and economy class...

2014-06-25 08:20:27

Promotes Fly Healthy Fly Fit Wellness Program WASHINGTON, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Qatar Airways was pleased to sponsor Washingtonian Fit Fest 2014, an annual interactive health and fitness event for women, hosted at American University, on June 21(st). The one-day event provided over 300 women with the chance to attend yoga classes, wellness clinics, panel discussion and healthy cooking demonstrations, as well as consult with doctors and health experts....

2014-06-12 12:20:51

Airline Hosts Press Conference and Gala Marking New Service Between Doha and Miami MIAMI, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Qatar Airways celebrated their arrival into Miami International Airport (MIA) this week--the first direct route between the city and the Middle East--with a press conference and gala event that highlighted both the airline's five-star service and the vibrant culture of the Magic City. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140612/117445 The gala dinner, which the...

2014-06-11 16:21:18

His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker Holds Talks With Mayor Gimenez On Trade, Business And Investment Opportunities In The State of Florida MIAMI, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez and senior officials held a high-level meeting today with Qatar Airways Chief Executive Officer His Excellency Akbar Al Baker to discuss new trade, business and investment opportunities in Miami. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140611/117181 Qatar Airways, a member...

2014-06-10 20:20:31

Five Star Airline Launches 6th U.S. Destination MIAMI, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Qatar Airways' maiden voyage to Miami International Airport (MIA) touched down today, commencing service to the airline's sixth US gateway. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140610/116845 The service marked its 142(nd) destination worldwide from the central hub in Doha, Qatar. With this new route, Qatar Airways is the only airline to offer non-stop service between the Middle East and...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.