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Lebanese national carrier to only accept US dollars

Lebanese national carrier to only accept US dollars

Crisis-hit Lebanon's national carrier will only accept payments in US dollars from Monday, according to state media.

Embattled Air India seeks multi-million-dollar loan

Embattled Air India seeks multi-million-dollar loan

The airline said it was looking for a short-term loan of Rs 10bn ($148mn) "to meet urgent working capital requirements".

India reviews plan to sell stake in national carrier

India reviews plan to sell stake in national carrier

The government had announced a plan in March to sell a 76% stake in the airline.

India proposes sale of 76% stake in Air India

India proposes sale of 76% stake in Air India

India's federal cabinet in June 2017 approved a proposal to sell shares in the airline, which is more than $8.5bn in debt.

Qatar, Kyrgyzstan sign air services agreement

Qatar, Kyrgyzstan sign air services agreement

The agreement comes within the framework of connecting Qatar with more air services agreements, permitting its national carrier to expand its destinations around the world.

Iran signs contract to buy 80 Boeing planes

Iran signs contract to buy 80 Boeing planes

Iran Air said on Sunday it had finalised a contract to buy 80 planes from US firm Boeing, the official IRNA news agency reported.

Qatar Airways expects 31 aircraft deliveries in 2016: Al-Baker

Qatar Airways expects 31 aircraft deliveries in 2016: Al-Baker

National carrier Qatar Airways is expecting some 31 aircraft deliveries this year, Group Chief Executive Akbar al-Baker has said