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Qatar Airways announces new codeshare deal with Air Italy

Qatar Airways announces new codeshare deal with Air Italy

Since adding its fourth Italian destination, Qatar Airways has been operating 42 weekly flights from Doha to Italy.

Rolls-Royce, airlines grapple with Dreamliner engine issues

Rolls-Royce, airlines grapple with Dreamliner engine issues

Rolls-Royce said that more regular inspections are required and would lead "to higher than previously guided cash costs being incurred during 2018".

American Airlines orders 47 Boeing 787s, cancels A350 order

American Airlines orders 47 Boeing 787s, cancels A350 order

American Airlines has ordered 47 Boeing 787 Dreamliners in a deal valued at $12 billion at list prices, while cancelling a major order for Airbus A350s.

Jet Airways to buy 75 Boeing 737 MAX jets worth $8.8bn

Jet Airways to buy 75 Boeing 737 MAX jets worth $8.8bn

Jet Airways, in a filing to the stock exchange late on Tuesday, did not say whether the agreement was a formal order or a non-binding memorandum of understanding.

Qatar Airways praises HIA for winning 'Best Airport' award

Qatar Airways praises HIA for winning 'Best Airport' award

Qatar Airways has congratulated its home and hub, Hamad International Airport (HIA), on being ranked fifth ‘Best Airport in the World’ at the Skytrax World Airport Awards 2018.

Nigerian plane makes emergency landing in Ghana

Nigerian plane makes emergency landing in Ghana

The aircraft, owned by Arik Air, was travelling from Lagos to Accra on Tuesday when the fault was detected but no one was hurt, a company statement said.

Indian airlines to add new jets in booming aviation market

Indian airlines to add new jets in booming aviation market

Domestic Indian passenger traffic increased by 17.9% in January from a year earlier, marking the 41st consecutive month of double-digit growth.

Airlines turn to technology to solve overbooking puzzle

Airlines turn to technology to solve overbooking puzzle

Being offered cash at the gate to take a later flight because of overbooking may become a rarity if technology being examined by major airlines such as British Airways, JetBlue and Qantas catches on.

Qatar Airways showcases its new Business Class seat, Qsuite

Qatar Airways showcases its new Business Class seat, Qsuite

Qatar Airways also highlighted its ultra-modern extra-wide body Airbus A350-900 at the event, which was attended by VIPs and other dignitaries.

India allows 49% foreign investment in state-run airline

India allows 49% foreign investment in state-run airline

Once the country's monopoly airline, Air India has slowly lost market share to new low-cost private players in one of the world's fastest-growing airline markets.

Qatar Airways aims to create virtual mega-carrier

Qatar Airways aims to create virtual mega-carrier

The Qatari carrier announced a $661mn deal on Monday to buy a 9.61% stake in Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific Airways to broaden its reach.

New passenger security checks on US-bound flights

New passenger security checks on US-bound flights

Details of the new measures, which were announced as President Donald Trump's administration is working to toughen controls on refugees and immigrants, were limited.