Qatar’s world-scale airport has also handled 52,250 aircraft movements and 514,299 tonnes of cargo between January and March.
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.
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 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 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 ...
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.
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 has delivered its 500th liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargo to Italy's Edison, further cementing the long-term relations between the two companies.
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.
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.
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.