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Qatar Airways renews certification of IATA industry-leading environmental management system

Qatar Airways renews certification of IATA industry-leading environmental management system

Qatar Airways received “recognition of its continued commitment” to environmental management at International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) Board of Governors meeting last week.

Airlines to continue staff hiring in 2020 on anticipated industry growth: IATA

Airlines to continue staff hiring in 2020 on anticipated industry growth: IATA

Airlines are expecting to continue hiring over the next year, as capacity and traffic are expected to grow further, though the pace of expansion is slower than 2018 ...

Demand, talent push growth of startup industry in Qatar, Mena region

Demand, talent push growth of startup industry in Qatar, Mena region

Increasing demand and the abundance of talent are pushing the evolution and growth of the startup industry and entrepreneurship sector in Qatar and the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region.

Qatar’s digitalisation initiatives benefit SME sector, says industry expert

Qatar’s digitalisation initiatives benefit SME sector, says industry expert

Qatar’s initiatives to transform small and medium businesses into digital enterprises have drawn more SMEs to utilise and benefit from the country’s world-class IT infrastructure, according to an industry expert.

Local banking industry benefits from Qatar's economic growth: Al-Shaibei

Local banking industry benefits from Qatar's economic growth: Al-Shaibei

Qatar’s banking sector continues to benefit from the country’s economic expansion, solid fundamentals and relatively stable oil price, said QIIB chief executive officer Dr Abdulbasit Ahmad al-Shaibei.

Aviation industry braces up for disruption as US-China trade war ratchets up

Aviation industry braces up for disruption as US-China trade war ratchets up

Aviation is the business of freedom. It enables globalisation. Since 1990, on average, globalisation has lifted 130,000 people a day from poverty.

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).

ExxonMobil’s 'Tamayoz' programme shares knowledge with industry partners

ExxonMobil’s 'Tamayoz' programme shares knowledge with industry partners

A total of 36 training courses were offered in 2018 as part of ExxonMobil Qatar’s Tamayoz programme, which were attended by some 803 professionals from Qatar Petroleum, Qatargas, and Nakilat.

G20 summit provides 'breathing room' for German industry: DIHK

G20 summit provides 'breathing room' for German industry: DIHK

Deals agreed at the G20 summit in Argentina offer export-dependent German industry some ‘breathing room’, though rising protectionism continues to pose a risk, the head of Germany's Chambers of Commerce (DIHK) ...

Sustainability summit highlights best industry practices

Sustainability summit highlights best industry practices

Held under the patronage of HE the Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser al-Thani, the fifth edition of the annual Sustainability Summit ...

'GCC construction industry offers $2.6tn active projects'

'GCC construction industry offers $2.6tn active projects'

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) construction industry offers $2.6tn worth active projects, representing 160% of the region's gross domestic product, according to a study.

Qatar shops see ‘positive trend’ in jewellery industry

Qatar shops see ‘positive trend’ in jewellery industry

Expansion plans are in the pipeline for some of Qatar’s major jewellery shops, which have witnessed a “positive trend” in the jewellery business, according to industry sources.