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Norwegian Air takes fares fight to Asia with new route

Norwegian Air takes fares fight to Asia with new route

Low-cost carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle announced its first route linking London and Asia on Thursday, starting a service to Singapore as it seeks a slice of the market for business and leisure travellers on longer haul flights.

Thai police arrest woman over alleged travel scam

Thai police arrest woman over alleged travel scam

Thai police have arrested a woman who is accused of cheating more than 1,000 people who were left stranded at Bangkok's main airport this week, media said.

Vodafone seeks to prevent 'bill shock'  to travellers

Vodafone seeks to prevent 'bill shock' to travellers

Vodafone Qatar has launched its ‘Bill Manager’ solution to ensure Vodafone Red postpaid customers do not experience ‘bill shock’ when travelling abroad.

Customs officials foil attempts to smuggle drugs

Customs officials foil attempts to smuggle drugs

The General Authority of Customs (GAC) has foiled various attempts to smuggle substantial quantities of illicit drugs into Qatar.

Chinese man jailed for eight years for airport blast

Chinese man jailed for eight years for airport blast

A court in Shanghai jailed a man for eight years on Friday after he set off an explosive device last year at the city's Pudong International Airport, injuring at least three travellers and delaying flights.

Trump says courts 'so political' as travel ban faces scrutiny

Trump says courts 'so political' as travel ban faces scrutiny

President Donald Trump stepped up his criticism of the US judicial system on Wednesday, saying courts seem to be "so political," a day after his US travel ban on people from seven Muslim-majority countries faced close scrutiny.

Trump blames airport chaos on protesters

Trump blames airport chaos on protesters

US President Donald Trump on Monday again rejected accusations that his ban on travellers from Muslim countries had prompted chaos in US airports, blaming protesters and a computer systems outage at Delta Airlines.

Philippine Airlines to start non-stop flights to Manila

Philippine Airlines to start non-stop flights to Manila

Philippine Airlines (PAL) will start its non-stop Manila-Doha-Manila flights from March 26, according to a circular sent by the airline to travel agencies in Doha.

Qatar Airways Holidays unveils ‘Super Summer Sale’

Qatar Airways Holidays unveils ‘Super Summer Sale’

Qatar Airways Holidays is offering residents from across the GCC states up to 25% discount on selected worldwide flight-inclusive holiday packages as part of its “Super Summer Sale”.

Airport scanners help detect fake passports

Airport scanners help detect fake passports

The use of advanced technology such as iris scanners at Hamad International Airport has helped detect many travellers who tried to return to the country with forged passports, a Ministry of Interior official said.

Free upgrades for stranded Chinese travellers

Free upgrades for stranded Chinese travellers

Chinese rail authorities offered 10,000 stranded Lunar New Year travellers free upgrades to high-speed trains Wednesday as they tackled a huge backlog of passengers stuck in Guangzhou by snow and ice.