Qatar Airways will be accepting no deliveries of any Airbus or Boeing aircraft this year or next. Akbar Al Baker, the company’s CEO told Sky News this afternoon that he had notified both manufacturers of the decision.
Qatar’s Hamad International is implementing the latest technologies in an effort to optimise passenger and employee safety for post-COVID-19 travel. The airport plans to use robots and advanced thermal screening helmets as part of measures being introduced for when flying resumes.
Qatar Airways is set to hand out 100,000 free round-trip tickets to healthcare professionals as a way of saying thank you for their hard work during the COVID-19 pandemic.