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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.

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.

Qatar Airways cargo business jumps 160% since June

Qatar Airways cargo business jumps 160% since June

Qatar Airways has seen a 160% increase in its cargo business since June this year compared to the same period in 2016, said group chief executive Akbar al-Baker ...

Direct reefer service between Qatar and Turkey launched

Direct reefer service between Qatar and Turkey launched

The new service will be initially operated with one vessel with a capacity of over 5,000 tonnes per voyage, and will cater mainly to temperature-controlled cargo and breakbulk, with the option of adding containers upon request.

Ivory cargo weighing 310kg confiscated at Hamad airport

Ivory cargo weighing 310kg confiscated at Hamad airport

The Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME), in collaboration with the General Authority of Customs (GAC), has confiscated a cargo of ivory weighing around 310kg at Hamad International Airport.

RasGas delivers its 500th LNG cargo to Italy's Edison

RasGas delivers its 500th LNG cargo to Italy's Edison

RasGas has delivered its 500th liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargo to Italy's Edison, further cementing the long-term relations between the two companies.

Qatar Airways Cargo freighter arrives at Heathrow

Qatar Airways Cargo freighter arrives at Heathrow

A Qatar Airways Cargo Airbus A330 freighter has touched down at London’s Heathrow Airport, marking the start of freighter services to the carrier’s second airport in London.

HIA handles 'record' aircraft movements, cargo in March

HIA handles 'record' aircraft movements, cargo in March

Hamad International Airport (HIA) handled a record 21,842 aircraft take-offs and landings and 177,325 tonnes of cargo in March, making it the “busiest month” for aircraft movement and cargo handling yet.

HIA reports serving 'record' 37.3mn passengers in 2016

HIA reports serving 'record' 37.3mn passengers in 2016

Hamad International Airport has seen a “record” 37.3mn passengers and 245,800 landings and take-offs in 2016, a new milestone in HIA’s traffic and aircraft movements last year.

Dubai airport passenger traffic up 9.4% in November

Dubai airport passenger traffic up 9.4% in November

Passenger traffic at Dubai International Airport, the world's busiest for international travel, rose 9.4 percent in November from a year earlier to 6.58 million people, the airport's operator said on Wednesday.