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Qatar Airways Cargo announces 'major expansion' of services in South America

Qatar Airways Cargo announces 'major expansion' of services in South America

Scheduled services to Campinas (Brazil), Santiago (Chile), Lima (Peru) and Bogota (Colombia) will join the airline’s global freighter network on January 16, 2020 and will be serviced by a Boeing 777 freighter.

Qatargas delivers first Q-Flex LNG cargo to Greece’s Revithoussa Terminal

Qatargas delivers first Q-Flex LNG cargo to Greece’s Revithoussa Terminal

Qatargas has “safely and successfully” delivered the first liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargo on a Q-Flex vessel to Greece’s Revithoussa LNG Terminal.

Qatargas completes largest ever multi-port delivery of single LNG cargo in industry first

Qatargas completes largest ever multi-port delivery of single LNG cargo in industry first

In an industry first, Qatargas Operating Company (Qatargas) has successfully completed the largest ever multi-port delivery of a single cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG).

S’hail Shipping and Maritime Services carries 2mn+ tonnes of dry bulk cargo internationally in 2018

S’hail Shipping and Maritime Services carries 2mn+ tonnes of dry bulk cargo internationally in 2018

S’hail Shipping and Maritime Services, a private joint stock company held its Annual General Meeting in Doha recently. Within a short span of time, the company has acquired five ships ranging ...

Boeing investing in freighters to help express cargo, industrial freight operators carry out their missions

Boeing investing in freighters to help express cargo, industrial freight operators carry out their missions

Buoyant consumer confidence, growth of international e-commerce and broad-based global economic upturn are behind the current growth of the global air freight markets.

Singapore Airlines bans lion bones in cargo

Singapore Airlines bans lion bones in cargo

Campaigners have long called for a ban on the controversial trade in big cat bones, which are sought after for medicine and jewellery in Southeast Asia.

Hamad Airport welcomes 7.8mn passengers in second quarter

Hamad Airport welcomes 7.8mn passengers in second quarter

Qatar’s airport witnesses successful year-on-year growth in June 2018 with 12.56% passenger increment and 8.9% increase in aircraft movements.

HIA cargo surge weathers blockade

HIA cargo surge weathers blockade

A travel and trade blockade imposed by four Arab states has spurred air-freight volumes to record highs at Qatar’s Hamad International Airport, a senior official has said.

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.

Big potential seen for Hamad Port as transhipment hub

Big potential seen for Hamad Port as transhipment hub

QTerminals CEO Neville Bissett said “there are plenty of opportunities” for Hamad Port to grow not just with gateway cargo but also for transhipment to countries like Kuwait and Iraq.

Qatar Airways to comply with TSA's tougher cargo screening

Qatar Airways to comply with TSA's tougher cargo screening

The TSA announced on Monday it would require six Middle East airlines, including Qatar Airways, to toughen cargo security at their hub airports in the region.

At least four killed in plane crash in Ivory Coast

At least four killed in plane crash in Ivory Coast

At least four people were killed on Saturday when a propeller-engine cargo plane crashed into the sea near the international airport in Ivory Coast's main city Abidjan, a Reuters witness said.