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All inbound flights to Doha suspended for 14 days: GCO

All inbound flights to Doha suspended for 14 days: GCO

All inbound flights to Doha have been suspended for a 14-day period with effect from March 16, the Government Communications Office (GCO) yesterday said.

HIA handles record 1mn passengers in Jan first week

HIA handles record 1mn passengers in Jan first week

This translates into an average 138,649 passengers in a 24 hour period, which is the most number of passengers being handled in a single day

Expansion to help HIA handle 60mn passengers a year

Expansion to help HIA handle 60mn passengers a year

Hamad International Airport (HIA) is all set for a second massive expansion, which will see annual passenger capacity soar to 60mn and construction of a giant 10,000 indoor tropical garden ...

Eight bus passengers killed by road mine in Mali: police

Eight bus passengers killed by road mine in Mali: police

Eight bus passengers were killed Tuesday by a road mine in central Mali, police and the bus company said, in an attack bearing the hallmark of militants who plague the region.

Millions of passengers experience Summer in Qatar at HIA terminal

Millions of passengers experience Summer in Qatar at HIA terminal

The state-of-the-art airport wraps up fantastic programme that immersed passengers in Qatar’s hospitality and culture all summer long

Doha Metro passengers hail service, seek more additions

Doha Metro passengers hail service, seek more additions

With Doha Metro Red Line South getting an excellent response from the public, several ‘regular’ passengers have shared some suggestions that they feel would help make every ride a one-of-its-kind experience.

Investment in economy class is vital

Investment in economy class is vital

For most airlines, investment in cabin products (such as new seats) tends to only occur in premium cabins.

Cruise ship stalled off Norway, passengers evacuated

Cruise ship stalled off Norway, passengers evacuated

Rescue helicopters were evacuating people from a cruise ship which suffered engine failure on Saturday in stormy weather off the west coast of Norway, police and rescue workers said.

Al Khaliji uses robot to introduce products to passengers at HIA

Al Khaliji uses robot to introduce products to passengers at HIA

Al Khalij Commercial Bank (al khaliji) introduced its state-of-the-art humanoid robot to Hamad International Airport (HIA) passengers with the aim to inform the public about the bank’s latest offerings ...

Middle East's aviation market to exceed 500mn passengers by 2037: IATA

Middle East's aviation market to exceed 500mn passengers by 2037: IATA

The Middle East’s aviation sector will “grow strongly” at a compound annual growth rate of 4.4% and see an extra 290mn passengers’ by 2037, the International Air Transport Association said on Thursday.

Qatar Airways sees 39% increase in stopover passengers

Qatar Airways sees 39% increase in stopover passengers

Qatar Airways has seen a 39% increase in the number of stopover passengers “by promoting Qatar to the world as a tourism and stopover destination” through its subsidiaries ...

HIA handles 34.2mn passengers in one year up to March 2018

HIA handles 34.2mn passengers in one year up to March 2018

Qatar’s international five-star gateway, Hamad International Airport (HIA) handled 34,212,750 passengers and 211,658 aircraft movements from April 2017 to March 2018.