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Qatar to fly barred nationals after US travel ban stayed

Qatar Airways said Saturday it would fly passengers to the United States from seven previously barred Muslim-majority countries after a US judge temporarily halted a controversial travel ban.

Barcelona strikes new sponsorship deal with Japan`s Rakuten worth EUR 55 million

Barcelona strikes new sponsorship deal with Japan`s Rakuten worth EUR 55 million

Rakuten will replace Qatar Airways, Barcelona`s shirt sponsor since 2013.

Fog affects flight services at Amritsar airport

Fog affects flight services at Amritsar airport

The flights that were delayed include Air India, Qatar Airways, Spicejet and Air Canada.
 

Emirates plane with 300 people on board crash-lands in Dubai, firefighter killed

Emirates plane with 300 people on board crash-lands in Dubai, firefighter killed

Dubai airport, the world`s busiest in terms of international passengers, resumed flights on Wednesday after a nearly four-hour shutdown caused by an accident involving an Emirates plane.

Prince Harry in Nepal on maiden official visit

Britain's Prince Harry on Saturday arrived here on his maiden visit to Nepal and called on Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli to discuss bilateral cooperation.

Treated 'unfairly' in India; interested in IndiGo stake: Qatar

Treated 'unfairly' in India; interested in IndiGo stake: Qatar

Alleging that Indian authorities treated it "unfairly" vis-a vs other Gulf carriers, Qatar Airways on Wednesday said it remains interested in buying stake in IndiGo despite losing out on an opportunity to participate in the budget carrier's IPO last year

India's decision to auction air-traffic rights disappointing: Qatar Airways chief Akbar Al-Baker

India's decision to auction air-traffic rights disappointing: Qatar Airways chief Akbar Al-Baker

Disappointed at India's decision to auction air-traffic rights, Qatar Airways chief executive Akbar Al-Baker Monday said it was against the country's interest to "restrict" foreign carriers from operating freely in its air space.

Indian-American offloaded from international flight in Islamabad over 'bomb hoax'

Indian-American offloaded from international flight in Islamabad over 'bomb hoax'

An Indian-American man on board the Qatar Airways flight to Washington via Doha was offloaded at the Benazir International Airport in Islamabad around 3 a.m. on Friday after he claimed that there was a bomb on the aircraft, which later turned out to be a hoax.

Qatar Airways to sponsor IPTL for 3 years

Qatar Airways to sponsor IPTL for 3 years

IPTL brings together current champions, tennis legends and upcoming talent in a new format.

Qatar Airways `shamed` for sacking cabin crew for getting married or pregnant

Qatar Airways was shamed into relaxing its policy of sacking cabin crew for getting pregnant or marrying in their first five years of employment, a labour federation said Thursday, while welcoming the move.

Discussion with Qatar Airways on marketing collaboration only: IndiGo

No-frills carrier IndiGo on Wednesday said it is in preliminary discussions with Qatar Airways to explore a marketing collaboration but termed as "baseless" reports of the airline offloading stake to the Gulf carrier.

In talks with IndiGo, not SpiceJet, says Qatar Airways

Gulf carrier Qatar Airways on Tuesday said it is in talks with IndiGo, the largest Indian airline by market share and set to rest speculations that it is looking for a partnership with SpiceJet.

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu must resolve sponsorship deal

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu must resolve sponsorship deal

Barcelona’s sponsorship deal with Qatar is one of the burning issues club president Josep Maria Bartomeu must tackle following his re-election on Saturday.

Virtual 'Gulf War' in air at IATA meet

 Aviation body IATA's annual meet got off to a stormy start here with Gulf carriers attacking their American counterparts over "protectionism" and the latter attempting to check their rivals' growth, saying they were doing so with unfair government backing.

Woman gets labour pain mid-air, flight makes emergency landing

A 36-year-old Filipino woman developed labour pain mid-air and the plane she was in made an emergency landing here on Thursday, airport authorities said.

Qatar Airways keen to buy stake in IndiGo

Qatar Airways Wednesday said it was keen to buy stake in Indigo, India's largest airline by market share, if its promoters were open to take an investment partner on board.

Qatar Airways eyes 49% stake in IndiGo, warns Airbus on A380neo

Qatar Airways wants to buy up to 49 percent of IndiGo though the owners of the subcontinent`s largest carrier by market share have no immediate plans to sell, the Doha-based airline`s chief executive said on Wednesday.

Qatar Airways boss accuses Delta of flying 'crap' planes

The chief of Qatar Airways on Monday denied his company receives subsidies and accused rivals Delta Air Lines of flying "crap" older planes, escalating hostilities between Gulf and American carriers.

Qatar Airways denies staff need permission to marry

The chief of Qatar Airways, Akbar al-Baker, has furiously denied claims that its flight attendants are sacked if they get married.

IndiGo says not in talks with Qatar Airways for stake sale

IndiGo on Thursday said it was not in "talks" with any airline including Qatar Airways for a stake sale, a month after the gulf carrier's chief executive Akbar Al Baker expressed his desire to invest in the Indian company.