Qatar Airways — Airline Information and Details
- Basic Airline Information
- Fleet Information
- Performance Figures & Rankings
- Additional Information & Link
Basic Airline Information
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Qatar Airways is the state-owned flag carrier of Qatar. The airline is headquartered and operates out of its hub in Doha. The carrier has a fleet of 235 aircraft consisting of various Airbus and Boeing airplanes.
Qatar Airways has approximately 50,000 employees and flies to 173 destinations all over the world. The airline won many awards for its recognized service and product quality. On top of that, the airline has its own loyalty program, called Privilege Club.
The carrier is a member of the Oneworld airline alliance. Besides that, the airline has broad codeshare agreements with almost 30 airlines, such as:
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|American Airlines||United States|
|Asiana Airlines||South Korea|
|British Airways||United Kingdom|
|China Southern Airlines||China|
|Middle East Airlines||Lebanon|
|Royal Air Maroc||Morocco|
|SriLankan Airlines||Sri Lanka|
Qatar Airways Fleet
As of May 2021, the airline operates a fleet of Airbus and Boeing aircraft. Currently, 234 aircraft are in service and 158 are on order.
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|Airbus A321 neo||—||49|
Qatar Airways Performance Figures
Prior to COVID-19, the airline generated annual revenues of QR 51,121 million and a negative net income of QR 7,009 million.
Number of Passengers
The Dubai-based airline transported almost 60 million passengers in pre-COVID times.
Based on JACDEC’s 2020 assessment, the airline was ranked on position 38 of the world’s safest airline. Since the start of its operations, Qatar Airways recorded no hull loss and no fatal crash. The overall risk index of the airline is 89.12%.
Airline Quality Ranking
Qatar Airways is recognized as one of the world’s best airlines. According to our internal analysis, Qatar ranks 1st among the world’s best airlines. Skytrax also ranks Qatar in position one of the world’s best airlines.
Airline Size Ranking
Based on the number of daily operated flights, Qatar ranks 56 among the world’s biggest airlines.
In 2019, Qatar Airways achieved an on-time performance of 80.3%. Accordingly, the airline ranks in position three among the most punctual airlines in the Middle East and Africa. However, the airline isn’t listed in the top 20 of the world’s most punctual airlines.
When it comes to social media —and especially Instagram— Qatar Airways can be proud of its outstanding performance. According to our latest research, the airline ranks second according to the number of followers.