Airline

Qatar Airways Enters Air Charter Market

Qatar Airways will move into the air charter jet market this year with three Bombardier business aircraft.  The airline’s chief executive made the announcement at the Paris Air Show.  Akbar al Baker said they are launching the new corporate jet division with “a Challenger 300, which is already operating, and two new Challenger 605s”.  The Challenger 605 carries up to twelve passengers and the Challenger 300 carries up to eight passengers.

The new corporate jet division will be named Qatar Executive and will be based in Doha alongside Qatar Airways.  Qatar’s entry into the air charter market comes as the business jet market has fallen 20% in the Gulf because of the economic slowdown, although local operators are doing better than those in Europe and North America.  Qatar Airways also made the biggest aircraft order the Paris Airshow with a solid contract for 24 aircraft in the Airbus A320 family, worth $1.9 billion (Dh 6.7bn).
 

More Airline
Big jump in international passengers for Saudi Airlines
flydubai will fly to Tashkent from 11 March 2019
New Istanbul airport starts operations
Latest Travel News
Multiple Langham Hotels named in 2020 Re...
Swiss Belhotel to open 4 new hotels in t...
Abu Dhabi and Wizz Air announce establis...
Featured Sights To See
Victoria and Albert Museum

Victoria and Albert Museum

London, United Kingdom

The Victoria and Albert Museum first opened in 1852 and moved to its current location in 1857.  Queen Victoria herself officially opened the museum on June 22nd.  From the beginning, the museum focused on more practical decorative items – metalwork, furniture, textiles, etc.  It catered to ordinary working class citizens, reflected in its evening and nighttime opening hours (enabled by gas lightin...

OMR

OMR

Mexico City, Mexico

Address: Plaza Río de Janeiro 54, Col. Roma Phone: +52 55 5511 1179 Fax: +52 55 5207 1080 Admission: Free for all A small museum that displays works from an upcoming Mexican artist each year.   ...

Dubai Zoo

Dubai Zoo

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

The Dubai Zoo is the oldest zoo in the Arabian Peninsula and is home to about 200 species of mammals, birds, reptiles and fish. It is located in a shaded area of Jumeirah and is surrounded by huge trees. Though not too large, this zoo is especially notable as it houses an impressive collection of endangered species like the Bengal and Siberian tigers, Arabian wolves and Scimitar-horned Oryx...

The c Dah happy land park

The c Dah happy land park

Tunis, Tunisia

Inaugurated in 1995, this 11 hectare amusement park is located was the first of its kind to open in Tunisia. It provides a wide array of activities for people of all ages be it children, adults and even toddlers. Beside the amusement area is the Happy Land Park where family lounge in summer days and enjoy the gentle spring breeze. Admission: Ticket cost 0.5 TD Location: Les Berges Du Lac ...