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HIA serves nearly 8.72mn passengers in first quarter

HIA serves nearly 8.72mn passengers in first quarter

Qatar’s world-scale airport has also handled 52,250 aircraft movements and 514,299 tonnes of cargo between January and March.

US airlines can still fly over Russia, Moscow says

US airlines can still fly over Russia, Moscow says

US airlines are still able to fly in Russian air space, the transport ministry assured on Wednesday despite a transit agreement between Washington and Moscow expiring shortly.

Qatar Airways announces new codeshare deal with Air Italy

Qatar Airways announces new codeshare deal with Air Italy

Since adding its fourth Italian destination, Qatar Airways has been operating 42 weekly flights from Doha to Italy.

Hundreds of flights cancelled in Germany as airports hit by public sector strikes

Hundreds of flights cancelled in Germany as airports hit by public sector strikes

Thousands of passengers at four German airports, including the biggest hub Frankfurt, were stranded on Tuesday as ground staff and other public sector workers staged walkouts across the country ...

Qatar Airways touches down in Greek city Thessaloniki

Qatar Airways touches down in Greek city Thessaloniki

The airline expedited expansion strategy in Europe continues with the airline’s commitment to Greece, with service to Mykonos commencing in May.

Air India crosses Saudi airspace to fly to Israel

Air India crosses Saudi airspace to fly to Israel

The inaugural flight took off from New Delhi at 1230 GMT and was to land in Tel Aviv at 1945 GMT, the Indian state carrier says.

Flights cancelled as spring snow storm slams US Northeast

Flights cancelled as spring snow storm slams US Northeast

The fourth significant snow storm in three weeks pounded the US Northeast on Wednesday, cancelling hundreds of flights and closing schools and federal offices on the second official day of spring.

Snow grounds UK flights and Ireland rugby party

Snow grounds UK flights and Ireland rugby party

A second day of icy weather led London's Heathrow Airport to cancel more than 100 flights on Sunday and disrupted the homecoming celebrations of Ireland's all-conquering rugby team.

Baghdad ends air blockade of Iraqi Kurdistan

Baghdad ends air blockade of Iraqi Kurdistan

Federal authorities imposed the blockade in September after Iraqi Kurdistan voted overwhelmingly for independence in a non-binding referendum rejected as illegal by the central government.

India grounds Airbus jets with faulty engines; passengers stuck

India grounds Airbus jets with faulty engines; passengers stuck

IndiGo, the country's largest airline, cancelled 47 flights on its domestic network, the online edition of the Business Today magazine reported.

Air India says it gets Saudi nod to fly to Tel Aviv

Air India says it gets Saudi nod to fly to Tel Aviv

Saudi Arabia does not recognise Israel and lifting the airspace ban would reflect what appears to be thawing ties between Israel and the kingdom.

Storm brings wind, flooding and snow to US Northeast

Storm brings wind, flooding and snow to US Northeast

A major winter storm struck the US East Coast on Friday, bringing heavy rain, snow and strong winds and leading to the cancellation of hundreds of flights and closure of federal government offices in Washington.