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Coronavirus to drive European airline industry shakeout

Coronavirus to drive European airline industry shakeout

The coronavirus will accelerate a Darwinian shakeout in Europe's overcrowded airline industry that ultimately benefits Ryanair and British Airways owner IAG, industry experts predict.

Airline industry braces as China’s virus outbreak sparks fear globally

Airline industry braces as China’s virus outbreak sparks fear globally

Fears that China’s latest coronavirus outbreak could disrupt travel industry, aviation in particular, are widespread, even as airlines gear up following the threat of a new coronavirus originating from Wuhan, China.

Airline industry frets as US-China trade war flares

Airline industry frets as US-China trade war flares

The airline industry has been caught in the cross-fire over trade between the United States and China — the two world's largest economies, forcing airlines on both sides to pull out ...

Qatar Airways hosts IATA committee meeting in Doha

Qatar Airways hosts IATA committee meeting in Doha

Group Chief Executive Akbar al-Baker says meeting an invaluable opportunity for IATA members to come together and discuss a number of key issues currently facing global airline industry.

Airline profits unlikely to reach forecast, says IATA chief

Airline profits unlikely to reach forecast, says IATA chief

International Air Transport Association Chief Executive Alexandre de Juniac said his organisation will issue fresh forecasts next week.

Qatar-US aviation talks will create ‘fair competition’

Qatar-US aviation talks will create ‘fair competition’

The outcome of recent talks between Qatar and the US on civil aviation would help pave the way for “fair competition” among major stakeholders in the global airline industry, a senior US embassy official has said.

Flying over Doha unique experience: Breitling DC-3 pilot

Flying over Doha unique experience: Breitling DC-3 pilot

The legendary Breitling DC-3 aeroplane landed in Qatar on Sunday as part of its record-breaking world tour to become the oldest plane to circumnavigate the globe.

Lufthansa sees rapid growth of Gulf airlines slowing

Lufthansa sees rapid growth of Gulf airlines slowing

Lufthansa believes the rapid growth phase of Gulf airlines is coming to end, which could help to ease some of the pressure in a highly competitive industry, its chief executive said on Wednesday.

Tourism opportunities for Qatari SMEs reassessed

Tourism opportunities for Qatari SMEs reassessed

Qatar Development Bank (QDB) is seeking to identify new opportunities within the tourism sector that further benefits small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the country.

Global airlines expected to make $29.8bn profit in 2017

Global airlines expected to make $29.8bn profit in 2017

The global airline industry is expected to make a net profit of $29.8bn in 2017, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said in Geneva on Thursday.

Bangladesh hangs Islamist party's top financier

Bangladesh hangs Islamist party's top financier

Bangladesh has executed a tycoon and top financier for the largest Islamist party for war crimes, dealing a major blow to its ambitions in the troubled country.

Aussie Campbell rues ‘greatest choke’ at the Rio Games

Aussie Campbell rues ‘greatest choke’ at the Rio Games

Cate Campbell will leave Rio with some extra weight in her baggage and on her mind — with the ‘greatest choke in history’ accompanying the Australian swimmer’s gold and silver relay medals.