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Kochi airport closure affects thousands of Qatar-based passengers

Kochi airport closure affects thousands of Qatar-based passengers

The closure of the international airport at Kerala’s commercial capital Kochi until August 18 due to heavy rains and floods in the south Indian state has upset the travel plans of thousands ...

Heathrow passport queues reached two-and-a-half hours in July

Heathrow passport queues reached two-and-a-half hours in July

The Border Force missed its 45-minute or less target for passport check wait times for 95% of visitors from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) on all but one day last month.

Passengers recount escape from burning Mexican plane

Passengers recount escape from burning Mexican plane

Shortly after boarding her flight in the northern Mexican state of Durango afternoon on Tuesday afternoon, Ashley Garcia had a premonition that something was wrong.

Hamad Airport welcomes 7.8mn passengers in second quarter

Hamad Airport welcomes 7.8mn passengers in second quarter

Qatar’s airport witnesses successful year-on-year growth in June 2018 with 12.56% passenger increment and 8.9% increase in aircraft movements.

Sonar deployed in hunt for Indonesia ferry victims

Sonar deployed in hunt for Indonesia ferry victims

Search teams hope the equipment, on loan from Indonesia's navy, will help find the overloaded boat which sank on Monday on Lake Toba, a picturesque tourist destination in Sumatra.

Catch World Cup action live at HIA fan zone

Catch World Cup action live at HIA fan zone

Passengers travelling through HIA get the opportunity to be part of the FIFA World Cup experience.

IATA urges governments to ease visa, travel restrictions

IATA urges governments to ease visa, travel restrictions

“The economic and social benefits of aviation can be spread only by removing onerous barriers to the free movement of people across borders,” said IATA’s director-general and CEO Alexandre de Juniac.

HIA brings Garangao celebrations to travellers

HIA brings Garangao celebrations to travellers

Passengers passing through Hamad International Airport (HIA) were able to take part in the celebrations of Garangao, a Ramadan tradition with deep roots in the Qatari culture that celebrates heritage.

Cuba mourns after 107 people killed in airliner crash

Cuba mourns after 107 people killed in airliner crash

Cuba begins two days of national mourning on Saturday for victims of the crash of a state airways plane that killed all but three of its 110 passengers and crew.

Several feared drowned after boat capsizes in southern India

Several feared drowned after boat capsizes in southern India

Up to 30 people are missing after a boat capsized in India's southern state of Andhra Pradesh, officials and news reports said on Wednesday.

HIA cuts queuing time in passenger transfer areas

HIA cuts queuing time in passenger transfer areas

Qatar’s award-winning airport recently opened two additional transfer points, bringing the total to four separate transfer areas.

Singapore airport may use facial recognition systems to find late passengers

Singapore airport may use facial recognition systems to find late passengers

Ever been delayed on a flight because of straggling fellow passengers?