• Hamad International Airport certified by BSI for Excellence in Business Continuity Management

     Tuesday, June 23, 2020

    Hamad International Airport (HIA) has announced that it is one of the first airports in the world to be awarded ISO 22301:2012 Business Continuity Management System Certification by British Standards Institution (BSI). The certification is a testament to HIA’s commitment …

  • Hamad International Airport introduces latest technologies to escalate passengers and employees safety

     Wednesday, May 20, 2020

    Hamad International Airport (HIA), one of the most important airports in Arabian Gulf region has implemented the newest technologies to optimise passenger and employee saf

  • Hamad International Airport ranked as third best airport in the world

     Monday, May 11, 2020

    Hamad International Airport has been ranked the “Third Best Airport in the World”, among 550 airports worldwide, by the SKYTRAX World Airport Awards 2020. Rising from fourth position in 2019 to third in 2020, Hamad International Airport has been steadily rising in the ‘world’s best airports’ rankings since the start of its operations in 2014.

  • Post COVID-19 Travel: Airfare can soar 50 per cent if middle seats are left empty

     Thursday, May 7, 2020

    Most of the global travellers should buy hefty air ticket prices, if the airline carriers are expected to maintain social distancing measures on flights to reduce chances of COVID-19 infection, with airlines warning that recovery from this global pandemic could be severely jeopardised if middle seats are left empty. Brian Pearce, chief economist said on behalf of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said that the international and domestic airfares could soar by 54 per cent for travellers in Asia-Pacific Region, the highest worldwide, as airlines would be operating at nearly 40 per cent lower capacity if the middle seats were eliminated. It is also said that by removing the middle seats, the cost of providing services is higher, eventually airlines will have to reflect that in fares to have viable operations.

  • Etihad Airways advises on operational status and outlines re-start plans

     Monday, April 20, 2020

    Etihad Airways has provided an update on its current and planned operations as COVID-19 travel restrictions remain in place around the world.       Subject to UAE government imposed travel restrictions being lifted on passenger travel, Etihad plans to …

  • AirAsia announces its domestic flight resumptions

     Monday, April 20, 2020

    AirAsia, one of the low cost airlines in Asia has announced that the domestic flight resumptions are starting on April 29 with other countries following in the days after. The initial recovery from COVID-19 or deadly coronavirus will not be …

  • Etihad Airways launches new flight routes to Europe and Asian nations

     Monday, April 13, 2020

    Etihad Airways has announced a series of special passenger flights from Abu Dhabi to Brussels, Dublin, London Heathrow, Tokyo Narita and Zurich, in addition to those previously published.     Etihad Airways has been operating special flights which have allowed …

  • Qatar Airways prepares new guidelines to offer more flexibility

     Tuesday, March 31, 2020

    Qatar Airways has adjusted the guidelines for the Travel with Confidence program to offer customers even more flexibility.   Passengers who choose travel vouchers for future use will receive the full value of their ticket plus 10 percent of the …

  • Vietjet issues coronavirus COVID 19 insurance plan

     Friday, March 27, 2020

    Vietnamese airline Vietjet has launched an insurance policy named “SKY COVID CARE” that allows all of its passengers to claim up to 200 million Vietnamese dong, if they are infected with the coronavirus or COVID 19 virus while traveling on …

  • Ryanair cancels all commercial flight services until June

     Wednesday, March 25, 2020

    Ryanair, Europe’s biggest budget airlines has announced it expects to operate no further commercial flights between 24 March and June 2020. The airlines said that its fleet is likely to be grounded for the entirety of April and May following …


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