Qatar Airways — Airline Information and Details

Qatar Airways Airline INformation


Basic Airline Information

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Qatar Airways — Basic Information

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:

Air BotswanaBotswana
Alaska AirlinesUnited States
American AirlinesUnited States
Air CanadaCanada
Asiana AirlinesSouth Korea
Azerbaijan AirlinesAzerbaijan
Bangkok AirwaysThailand
British AirwaysUnited Kingdom
Cathay PacificChina
China Southern AirlinesChina
Japan AirlinesJapan
jetBlueUnited States
Malaysia AirlinesMalaysia
Middle East AirlinesLebanon
Royal Air MarocMorocco
Royal JordanianJordan
S7 AirlinesRussia
SriLankan AirlinesSri Lanka
Qatar Airways — Codeshare Agreements
Qatar Airways A380
Qatar Airways A380

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.

AircraftIn ServiceOrders
Airbus A319-100LR2
Airbus A320-20029
Airbus A321-2003
Airbus A321 LR10
Airbus A321 neo49
Airbus A330-2006
Airbus A330-30011
Airbus A350-90034
Airbus A350-10001923
Airbus A380-80010
Boeing 777-200LR9
Boeing 777-300ER48
Boeing 777-810
Boeing 777-950
Boeing 787-830
Boeing 787-9723
Boeing 747-8F2
Boeing 777F242
Qatar Airways — Fleet Overview

Qatar Airways Performance Figures

Financial 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.

YearPassengers (mil.)
Qatar Airways — Passenger Figures

Safety Ranking

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.

On-Time Performance

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.

Social Ranking

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.


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