Gulf Times - Sydney
Qatar Airways to launch Qsuite on Canberra, Sydney sector

Qatar Airways to launch Qsuite on Canberra, Sydney sector

Qatar Airways’ “award-winning” business class experience- Qsuite will be available on flights to and from Canberra, its newest Australian destination, via Sydney, from July 1.

Qatar's favourable policies give thrust to aviation: IATA CEO

Qatar's favourable policies give thrust to aviation: IATA CEO

“I urge countries around the world to lower the entire burden of taxes and charges on aviation if the sector is to grow,” de Juniac said at a media roundtable in Sydney.

Al-Baker becomes chairman of IATA board of governors

Al-Baker becomes chairman of IATA board of governors

Akbar al-Baker is the 77th chair of the IATA BoG and the first CEO from Qatar Airways to hold the position. He has served on the BoG since 2012.

Sydney hotel valet parks Porsche under SUV

Sydney hotel valet parks Porsche under SUV

Police were called to the hotel to cut out the driver, who was unharmed.

IATA meeting in Sydney to explore key aviation issues

IATA meeting in Sydney to explore key aviation issues

The World Air Transport Summit and the 74th Annual General Meeting of the International Air Transport Association in Sydney, Australia, in early June will focus on key issues concerning the global aviation industry.

Random ID checks at Australian airports amid terror fears

Random ID checks at Australian airports amid terror fears

There has been growing concern over attacks by radicals inspired by Islamic State and other groups, with a foiled effort last year in Sydney to target an Etihad flight with a crude bomb.

Australian man wins lottery twice in a week

Australian man wins lottery twice in a week

The man plans to invest the money in some Sydney real estate, buy a new car and "a holiday to Honolulu goes without saying".

 Sydney bushfire destroys more than 1,000 hectares

Sydney bushfire destroys more than 1,000 hectares

An out-of-control bushfire in Sydney's south-west that has razed more than 1,000 hectares was still burning on Sunday, officials said, but the warning threat had been downgraded.

Sydney woman arrested over financing of Islamic State

Sydney woman arrested over financing of Islamic State

A woman has been arrested in western Sydney for her alleged involvement in the financing of the terrorist organization Islamic State, local police said Tuesday.

16 injured after Sydney train crashes into barrier

16 injured after Sydney train crashes into barrier

Sixteen people were injured after a suburban train crashed in north-west Sydney on Monday morning, local officials have said.

Australia complete dominant 4-0 Ashes series rout of England

Australia complete dominant 4-0 Ashes series rout of England

Australia ruthlessly extinguished England's resistance to claim an innings victory in the fifth Ashes Test and complete a 4-0 series rout on the final day in Sydney on Monday.

'Hottest' Ashes Test day on record as Australia swelters

'Hottest' Ashes Test day on record as Australia swelters

Australia's largest city recorded its hottest day since 1939 as the mercury rose to 47.3 degree Celsius in the western suburb of Penrith.