Featuring 32 teams fighting for victory, the first edition of the FIFA World Cup to be played in the Arab world will take place from 20 November to 18 December.
The Doha-based airline has said technical problems had forced the company to ground over a dozen jets of its 53 A350 fleet.
The 5G issue appeared to particularly impact the Boeing 777, a long-range, wide-body aircraft used by carriers worldwide.
Some 200 passengers, including US citizens, left Kabul airport, on the first flight carrying foreigners out of the Afghan capital since a US-led evacuation ended on August 30.
First commercial flight between Qatar and Saudi Arabia in three and a half years comes after a landmark agreement that has ended a bitter rift between GCC neighbours, allowing families to reunite.
Airliner says it will seek billions in compensation from Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain, and Egypt for closing their airspace to the flag carrier as part of a regional feud.
Some airline companies have cancelled all China flights, while others only cancelled some flights or routes to prevent further spread of the deadly virus.
With airlines and shipping companies diverting or altogether cancelling trips in the Gulf, the Strait of Hormuz, Qatar's lifeline, is on edge.
Qatar Emir Sheikh Tamim al Thani meets with US President Donald Trump in Washington after his country enters the third year of a blockade by Gulf neighbours Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain.
Qatar is already blocked from accessing Saudi and Emirati airspace since they implemented a 2017 blockade.
Both sides on either end of the Gulf crisis have issued demands that make any compromise difficult to imagine. The optimism of a breakthrough amid the glimmers of hope this month is misplaced.
Turkey's national carrier is aiming to expand service and officials have rejected reports that its considering selling shares to foreign investors.
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