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Two gyms temporarily closed for violations

Two gyms temporarily closed for violations

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI) has announced the closure of two gyms, located at The Pearl-Qatar and Al Mashaf, for a period of one week each for violating the ministry's circulars regarding precautionary and preventive measures put in place to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and preser

Expansion at HIA in full force, says al-Baker

Expansion at HIA in full force, says al-Baker

Expansion at Doha’s Hamad International Airport (HIA) is in full force and will ensure a capacity to handle 58mn passengers by 2022, Qatar Airways group chief executive Akbar al-Baker has said.

Five-hour closure on the Sabah Al-Ahmad Corridor towards HIA

Five-hour closure on the Sabah Al-Ahmad Corridor towards HIA

The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has announced a temporary traffic closure on the Sabah Al Ahmad Corridor towards Hamad International Airport (HIA) from 11pm Saturday (January 2,2021) until 4am on Sunday.

HIA denies rumour of airport being temporarily closed

HIA denies rumour of airport being temporarily closed

Hamad International Airport (HIA) has denied the false rumours circulating about the airport being temporarily closed via a recent tweet. “We confirm that we will continue to operate as normal for all travellers,” the tweet said.

HIA voted as the “Best Airport in the Middle East” for fourth consecutive year

HIA voted as the “Best Airport in the Middle East” for fourth consecutive year

Hamad International Airport (HIA) has been voted as the ‘Best Airport in the Middle East’ for the fourth consecutive year by Global Traveler’s GT Tested Reader Survey Awards.

HIA first to be awarded 'Skytrax 5-Star Covid Airport Safety Rating'

HIA first to be awarded 'Skytrax 5-Star Covid Airport Safety Rating'

Hamad International Airport (HIA) has become the “first airport in the Middle East and Asia” to be awarded a ‘5-Star Covid-19 Airport Safety Rating’ by Skytrax.

New radar adds to HIA capabilities

New radar adds to HIA capabilities

The Qatar Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) on Sunday signed a contract with Leonardo S.p.A. of Italy for supplying, installing and operating a new sophisticated radar at Hamad International Airport (HIA).

Newborn abandoned at HIA has Asian parents: Public Prosecution

Newborn abandoned at HIA has Asian parents: Public Prosecution

The newborn girl found abandoned in a trash can in Doha’s Hamad International Airport (HIA) on October 2 has Asian parents, Qatar’s Public Prosecution said on Monday, according to a statement carried by official Qatar News Agency (QNA).

Screening of hand luggage made easier, safer at HIA

Screening of hand luggage made easier, safer at HIA

This cabin baggage screening equipment uses a CT gantry that rotates at a constant speed as baggage is carried through on its conveyor belt. Hundreds of images are taken of each bag to create 3D imagery in real-time, allowing for more accurate assessments of the bag’s contents.

Australia satisfied by steps taken by Qatar to address HIA incident

Australia satisfied by steps taken by Qatar to address HIA incident

HE Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Qatar and Senator Marise Payne, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade and Minister for Women of the Commonwealth of Australia ...

HIA becomes first global entity to be verified by BSI for its Covid-19 Aviation Health Safety Protocol Implementation

HIA becomes first global entity to be verified by BSI for its Covid-19 Aviation Health Safety Protocol Implementation

Hamad International Airport (HIA) announced on Tuesday that it is the first entity in the world to achieve independent verification from BSI (British Standards Institution) for its implementation of Covid-19 ICAO Aviation Health Safety Protocols. The verification was conducted following successful a

HIA installs vending machines with Personal Protective Equipment against Covid-19

HIA installs vending machines with Personal Protective Equipment against Covid-19

Hamad International Airport (HIA) has installed vending machines with Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) across key passenger touchpoints throughout the terminal ...