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Hamad airport first in region to install ‘cutting edge’ carry-on screening

The new technology will enable passengers to have liquids and electronics in their carry-on bags. Hamad International Airport is the first airport in the region to obtain Smiths Detection’s advanced screening of carry-on baggage,...

Qatar Airways launches new membership club for students

Students around the world will receive special perks and tailored benefits Qatar Airways has launched a first of its kind program for students, offering exclusive offers and benefits in a brand new loyalty program, the...

‘Classic, comfort, elite’: Qatar Airways launches new travel options

Passenger now travelling on Qatar Airways can get extra baggage and Q-miles for a more comfortable journey. Qatar Airways (QA) has launched new fare families across all travel classes that give passengers more flexibility and...

Travel, sports, tourism: Qatar entities nominated for World Travel Awards 2020

Voting is now open for different tourism, sports and entertainment firms in Qatar and beyond. Qatar’s travel, tourism and hospitality sectors are now among global companies nominated for prestigious World Travel Awards 2020 (WTA). The local...

DN Special: Qatar Airways ‘one of first global airlines’ to introduce pre-flight rapid COVID-19 testing

The global air travel sector is facing its largest crisis in the history of the concept of flight. The industry, which was booming just ten months ago, is continuing to grapple with the economic...

Qatar Airways axes senior pilots in another round of job cuts

Letter to staff exposes pilot layoffs and company-wide salary freeze at the national carrier. We reached out to Qatar Airways this month for comments on the ongoing challenges. According to a leaked letter to Qatar Airways flight...

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Qatar eases Exceptional Entry Permit measures for residents travelling abroad

The decision was based on local and international epidemiological factors regarding the spread of COVID-19. Residents currently in Qatar with plans to travel and return...

Top 10 authentic restaurants for world cuisines right here in Doha

Qatar is home to a huge melting pot of expats from different parts of the world and this is reflected in the wide range...

Graffiti finally cleaned off iconic ‘East-West / West-East’ artwork

The world famous East-West / West-East art work by Richard Serra, situated in Qatar's Brouq nature reserve has finally been cleaned by authorities. Shortly after...

Bahrain claims Doha ‘violated’ GCC agreement for stopping two boats breaching Qatar’s territorial waters

The blockading country’s claim comes as it continues to impose an illegal land, air and sea blockade on Doha. Qatar’s border security stopped two Bahraini...