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By Tom Fitton
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Qatar Airways
Qatar Airways Company Q.C.S.C., operating as Qatar Airways, is the flag carrier of Qatar. Headquartered in the Qatar Airways Tower in Doha, it operates a hub and spoke network, linking over 90 international destinations form its base in Doha, using a fleet of 84 aircraft. It is one of only six airlines awarded 5-star rating by Skytrax along with Cathay Pacific, Asiana Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, Singapore Airlines and Kingfisher Airlines - Source: Wikipedia
U.S.-based Boeing Co. dominated on the first day of the Dubai Airshow, netting $100 billion in orders at an event that showcased the spending power and aggressive expansion efforts of the Middle East's Gulf Arab carriers.
Airbus and Boeing won pledges for big purchases of their lucrative long-haul wide-body jets at the Paris Air Show on Monday, raising hopes that demand is recovering following the worldwide recession.
It's 1 a.m., and the sprawling airport in this desert city is bustling. Enough languages fill the air to make a United Nations translator's head spin.
Nearly a decade after it was first brought, a lawsuit accusing two oil giants of widespread groundwater contamination in New Hampshire is expected to present jurors with the most complex and time-consuming trial in state history.
During a demonstration flight of Boeing's new 787 high above the United Arab Emirates this summer, one of the plane maker's representatives jokingly asked an Etihad Airways executive what was next on the airline's shopping list.
Airbus and Boeing signed over $25 billion in orders to kick off the Paris Air Show on Monday, but the European jet maker's appearance at the industry's biggest annual event suffered a setback when its star superjumbo clipped a wing.
One of Airbus' star jets was grounded after clipping a wing on a taxiway structure, the latest in a string of embarrassments for the European planemaker at the aviation industry's premier showcase.
LE BOURGET, France (AP) — Airbus stole the spotlight from U.S. rival Boeing Co. on the opening day of the world's largest air show yesterday, announcing deals worth about $43 billion.