Qatar Airways has taken delivery of two new freighters, expanding its all-cargo fleet to 16 aircraft and consolidating its position as the world’s third-largest international air freight carrier.
07 Jan 2016
23 Dec 2015
Qatar Airways Cargo is launching a new freighter route to Dallas/Fort Worth from Liege in the new year that the carrier says will be the start of a major expansion of its network and fleet through 2016.
28 Oct 2015
Qatar Airways unveiled plans to build a new cargo terminal at its global hub at Hamad International Airport in Doha to keep pace with its “phenomenal” traffic growth.
05 Aug 2015
IAG Cargo has indefinitely extended the capacity partnership agreement with Qatar Airways that marked the Anglo-Spanish carrier’s exit from freighter operations a year ago.
23 Mar 2015
Qatar Airways Cargo is launching a freighter service between its Doha hub and Los Angeles International Airport, its fourth all-cargo service to the U.S.
16 Jul 2014
Qatar Airways today said it plans to order four new Boeing 777 freighters with an option for four more, bolstering its ambitious bid to become a Top 5 cargo airline by 2018.
05 Jun 2014
Two Arab Gulf air cargo carriers are expanding freighter services, underscoring the strength of the region’s carriers in a weak global air freight market.
18 Nov 2013
The Middle East’s leading airlines made clear their common determination to boost passenger and freight market shares this weekend at the 2013 Dubai Airshow as they dominated the headlines with a series of huge orders for new airplanes.
17 Sep 2013
The government of Luxembourg is negotiating with Chinese investors over the sale of its stake in Cargolux, Europe’s largest all-cargo airline.
06 Jun 2013
Qatar Airways will launch a new freighter service between Milan and Chicago in July, doubling the Middle Eastern carrier’s cargo capacity out of the U.S.
02 Apr 2013
The latest IATA cargo figures again show the Middle East is the only region posting significant year-on-year traffic growth in a flat lining global market.
19 Dec 2012
Qatar Airways will get back the $117.5 million it paid for a 35 percent stake in Cargolux it acquired from the Grand Duch
19 Nov 2012
Qatar Airways is selling its 35 percent stake in financially troubled Cargolux that it had acquired less than 18 months a
08 Mar 2012
Qatar Airways will expand its global bellyhold and freighter network via its Doha hub later this year.
23 Jan 2012
Frankfurt-Hahn airport’s cargo traffic surged 25 percent in 2011 from a year ago, as export shipments at the German airport skyrocketed to an all-time high.
14 Dec 2011
Qatar Airways is adding capacity to Chongqing, where growing electronics manufacturing is f
15 Nov 2011
Qatar Airways ordered two 777-200 freighters from Boeing on Tuesday, as the Doha-based carrier aims to expand its long-range service to become one of the world’s largest air cargo operators with
10 Oct 2011
Qatar Airways is launching scheduled freighter services to Atlanta, Houston and Toronto, the latest expansion in the Gulf Arab carrier’s bid to become one of the world’s biggest air cargo
03 Oct 2011
Cargolux is expected to take delivery this month of its first 747-8 freighter after settling a contract dispute
14 Jun 2011
Qatar Airways, the Gulf Arab airline aiming to become one of the world’s top air freighters, said it could bring forward the date of an initial public offering to as early as this year.
09 Jun 2011
Qatar Airways acquired a 35 percent strategic stake in Cargolux, Europe’s biggest all-cargo airline, on Thursday taking a major step toward its goal of becoming one of top players in global air
02 May 2011
Qatar Airways said it expects to reach agreement in the coming weeks to acquire a 33 percent stake in the largest European all-cargo carrier Cargolux.
11 Apr 2011
Qatar Airways will add three 777 freighters to its fleet, the carrier announced Monday, speeding up the expansion of all-cargo capacity in the fast-growing Middle East market.
31 Oct 2010
The U.S. Postal Service suspended service for mail coming out of Yemen this weekend as new details emerged about the movement of explosives in packages bound for the United States.