Qatar Airways has extended its flight crew training agreement with Bahrain based Gulf Aviation Academy (GAA) and has signed a long-term agreement for training to be delivered at GAA's facilities in Bahrain. This includes A320 and A330 simulator training, utilising GAA instructors, quality systems and approvals, in addition to handling their scheduling, visa arrangements, accommodation, transport and meals during training.

The Academy is also in the final stages of acquiring the necessary regulatory approvals to start providing cabin crew and ground training services to Qatar Airways.