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Company probes security response to brawl in South Pacific cruise

Company probes security response to brawl in South Pacific cruise

Carnival Corp, the world's largest cruise operator, said it was investigating the response of its security personnel to a brawl that broke out on one of its South Pacific cruises that resulted in 23 passengers being removed.

66 feared dead as plane crashes in Iran mountains

66 feared dead as plane crashes in Iran mountains

Aseman Airlines flight EP3704 left Tehran around 0800 for the city of Yasuj, some 500 kilometres to the south, the airline's public relations chief Mohammad Tabatabai told state broadcaster IRIB.

Mega ships return to Doha as cruise season continues

Mega ships return to Doha as cruise season continues

Two mega cruise ships arrived in Doha on consecutive days -- Thursday and Wednesday -- as part of the ongoing cruise season.

Russian passenger plane crashes near Moscow; 71 dead

Russian passenger plane crashes near Moscow; 71 dead

The Antonov An-148 plane operated by the domestic Saratov Airlines was flying to Orsk, a city in the Urals, and crashed in the Ramensky district on the outskirts of Moscow.

Eurostar to start London to Amsterdam train service

Eurostar to start London to Amsterdam train service

London-based Eurostar runs high speed trains carrying passengers through the Channel tunnel, which is operated by Eurotunnel.

Qatar Airways installs more self-service kiosks at HIA

Qatar Airways installs more self-service kiosks at HIA

Qatar Airways is installing additional self-service check-in kiosks at the award-winning Hamad International Airport (HIA) to make the check-in experience faster and more convenient for passengers.

HIA welcomed 120mn passengers in under four years

HIA welcomed 120mn passengers in under four years

Hamad International Airport (HIA) has welcomed 120mn passengers until the end of 2017 from the beginning of its operations on May 27, 2014, it was announced.

20 passengers abducted by Taliban in western Afghanistan

20 passengers abducted by Taliban in western Afghanistan

Twenty bus passengers were abducted by militants in Afghanistan's western Farah province, an official said Saturday.

Qatar Airways continues to fly high; HIA targets 50mn passengers a year

Qatar Airways continues to fly high; HIA targets 50mn passengers a year

Qatar Airways continues to fly high, piloted by its expansion plans despite the illegal blockade on the country by four Arab nations; With its target of serving more than 50mn passengers a year ...

New passenger security checks on US-bound flights

New passenger security checks on US-bound flights

Details of the new measures, which were announced as President Donald Trump's administration is working to toughen controls on refugees and immigrants, were limited.

Mideast aviation market to hit 517mn passengers by 2036

Mideast aviation market to hit 517mn passengers by 2036

The region, led by the GCC, will maintain average compound annual growth rate of 5%, the International Air Transport Association said in its 20-year ‘Air Passenger Forecast’ released on Tuesday.

School children among 30 injured in Swiss Alps train accident

School children among 30 injured in Swiss Alps train accident

Around 100 people were onboard when the accident happened shortly before midday, including three school classes counting 65 primary and secondary school students, the Swiss daily Blick reported.