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Rodel Vinluan

Security agent hailed for recovering $82,500 stolen at Qatar airport

Earlier this year, Rodel Vinluan, a 38-year-old Filipino expat, spent hours poring over CCTV footage to help track down seven men suspected of stealing the money from a Turkish passenger at Doha International Airport. Continue Reading →

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One of the last flights to pass over West Bay before routes changed today to head to the new Hamad International Airport.

PHOTOS: Making the move from Qatar’s old airport to the new one

It’s been a busy day for Qatar aviation officials. Here’s what packing up the old airport and moving to the new one looks like in pictures. Continue Reading →

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Hamad International Airport

Qatar shifts operations completely to new Hamad International Airport

All remaining commercial flights to and from Doha moved over to the city’s brand new Hamad International Airport this morning. After a smooth start, passengers began reporting problems with flights later in the day. Continue Reading →

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Doha International Airport

5 things we’ll miss about Doha Int’l Airport (and 5 things we won’t)

As Qatar transitions away from the old airport today and ushers in its new Hamad International facility, residents reflect upon what they’ll miss about DIA – and what they won’t. Continue Reading →

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Hamad International Airport

Flying through Hamad International Airport: What you need to know

Doha International Airport will close for good at 9am on May 27. Here’s our guide to navigating the new, state-of-the art airport that will become fully operational on Tuesday. Continue Reading →

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Hamad International Airport

Passengers share experiences with new Hamad airport

The transition has mostly been smooth, though the switching over of five more airlines this week from the Doha International Airport to the airport has caused some confusion among travelers. Continue Reading →

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Airport

Overtaxed Doha airport sees 6mn passengers in first quarter 2014

But relief is in sight as the new state-of-the-art Hamad International Airport prepares for a soft launch with 10 budget carriers this week. Continue Reading →

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airport

As Qatar awaits new airport, traffic at DIA continues to increase

Qatar’s aviation boom is putting pressure on the country’s existing airport, but no official opening date has been set yet for the much-delayed Hamad International Airport. Continue Reading →

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Hamad International Airport

Airport authorities taxiing toward April opening of Hamad International

Operator ready to move to long-delayed Hamad International Airport, but still waiting for take-off signal from authorities. Continue Reading →

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Crane fog

PHOTOS: Fog enfolding parts of Qatar marks beginning of winter

Misty conditions will persist tomorrow morning, and the MET advises caution on the roads. Continue Reading →

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