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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.

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.

Japanese tourist among five killed in Nepal chopper crash

Japanese tourist among five killed in Nepal chopper crash

Rescuers travelled on foot to reach the chopper's wreckage spotted on a forested hillside in neighbouring Nuwakot district.

Cholera scare on flight from Algeria to France

Cholera scare on flight from Algeria to France

The child was among 147 passengers on the ASL Airlines flight who were kept on the plane for about an hour after it landed.

About 100 people fall ill on Emirates flight to New York

About 100 people fall ill on Emirates flight to New York

Earlier, Emirates said in a statement that 10 passengers "were taken ill" on the flight from Dubai and were transported to a hospital.

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 ...