Qatar Airways is the flag carrier airline of Qatar, based in Doha. It operates a hub and spoke network, linking over 80 international destinations. It is among the only six airlines awarded 5-star rating by Skytrax along with Kingfisher Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Asiana Airlines, Malaysia Airlines and Singapore Airlines.
As of September 2009 Qatar Airways serves 82 estinations and Qatar Airways Cargo serves 19 (including 15 destinations served by Qatar Airways also) destinations in 52 countries across Africa, Asia, Europe and North America from its hub at Doha International Airport.
Qatar Airways Cargo, the airlines freight branch, has ordered seven Boeing 777-F. The first Boeing 777-F will be delivered to the airline in 2009 to coincide with the opening of the New Doha International Airport, which will have freight facilities able to handle 750,000 tonnes of cargo per annum during its first development phase. The Boeing 777-F will be used primarily on Qatar Airways' Far East and European routes and will be supplemented by Airbus A300-600F freighters that operate on regional routes feeding the airline's hub. Meanwhile, a new destination, Zaragoza has been added to the cargo destination, the route is operated every Saturday using a Airbus A300-600RF,