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latest More Irish citizens evacuated from Afghanistan

Irish Independent 22 Oct 2021
Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney confirmed on Thursday that another 10 citizens and six dependents had been evacuated from Kabul Airport to Doha, the capital of Qatar ... Mr Coveney thanked the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Qatar for the support ... Airport to Doha last night.
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Heathrow Airport’s regulation looks a bum deal for passengers

The Irish Times 22 Oct 2021
Heathrow’s consortium of wealthy owners, which include Spain’s Ferrovial and the Qatar Investment Authority, have taken £4 billion (€4.7 billion) in dividends out of the airport since 2012 – including £100 million (€118 million) in April 2020. However, they didn’t put their hand in their pockets last year, despite the airport’s stretched finances.
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Heathrow Airport’s regulation looks a poor deal for passengers

The Irish Times 22 Oct 2021
Heathrow’s consortium of wealthy owners, which include Spain’s Ferrovial and the Qatar Investment Authority, have taken £4 billion (€4.7 billion) in dividends out of the airport since 2012 – including £100 million (€118 million) in April 2020. However, they didn’t put their hand in their pockets last year, despite the airport’s stretched finances.
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More Irish citizens evacuated from Afghanistan

Belfast Telegraph 21 Oct 2021
Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney confirmed on Thursday that another 16 Irish people, alongside their dependents, had been evacuated from Kabul Airport to Doha, the capital of Qatar ... Pleased to confirm that a further 16 Irish citizens & dependents were safely evacuated from Kabul Airport to Doha last night.
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Policy Responses to Support Afghans Fleeing Taliban-Controlled Afghanistan

Human Rights Watch 21 Oct 2021
... international airport ... Airports. Governments should coordinate with Qatar, which provided technical support to reopen Kabul’s international airport so that regular departures by air could resume. Qatar has indicated it is still negotiating with the Taliban on airport operations.
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Escape from Kabul: Inside the volunteer effort by US troops to rescue their families from Afghanistan

News-Press Now 20 Oct 2021
An hour after a suicide bomb exploded outside the Kabul airport on August 26, killing 13 US service members and scores of Afghan civilians, Fahim Masoud, a US military intelligence officer, made a frantic call to his sister ... Now, even in a bus sent by the CIA to help ferry them into the Kabul airport, his family seemed no closer to safety.
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Alistair Osborne: Head in the clouds over Heathrow

The Times/The Sunday Times 20 Oct 2021
What is the CAA? A regulator or some sort of conduit for the flow of funds to China, Qatar and a bunch of minted infrastructure investors?.
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EU and Qatar sign significant aviation agreement

Greek City Times 19 Oct 2021
This also applies to Qatari airlines [of which there is only Qatar Airways].EU airports in Germany, France, Italy, Belgium and the Netherlands will be subject to a gradual build-up of capacity until 2024.Strong provisions on open and fair competition will guarantee a level playing field.
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UK aviation regulator caps Heathrow plan to charge higher fees

Reuters 19 Oct 2021
LONDON, Oct 19 (Reuters) - Britain's aviation regulator said that Heathrow, the country's busiest airport, will not be permitted to increase passenger charges as much as it had wanted, as the hub and its airlines vie against each other to recover pandemic losses.
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Heathrow to raise passenger charges by up to 76%

Belfast Telegraph 19 Oct 2021
The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) announced its plan to raise the cap on the west London airport’s average charge per passenger from the current level of £19.60 to between £24.50 and £34.40. The airline industry branded Heathrow a “monopoly-abusing hub airport” ... hub airport”.
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ALEX BRUMMER: Heathrow's parasitic owners show how foreign takeovers are disadvantaging Britain

The Daily Mail 19 Oct 2021
Losing command and control over Heathrow, the UK’s major hub airport, is among the most egregious examples of how overseas ownership is disadvantaging Britain ... The owners of Heathrow lose no opportunity to rack up the prices for airport users ... Virgin also noted that in the good years the airport reaped big dividends.
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These US veterans won’t rest until they’ve kept a wartime promise

Hartford Courant 19 Oct 2021
On the encrypted messaging app Signal, Britton had set up a group called “Support-HKIA” — an acronym for Kabul’s Hamid Karzai International Airport ... ARMY.” An American quickly waved them inside, where they spent four days before being flown to Qatar, then to Bulgaria, then to Germany and finally to Dulles International Airport near Washington.
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EU, Qatar sign agreement on aviation

Anadolu Agency 18 Oct 2021
The European Union and Qatar signed an agreement on aviation on Monday, ... From now on, EU airlines will be able to operate direct flights to Qatar from any airport of the bloc and Qatari airlines can also run direct flights to any European airport.
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Breaking news: Over 350 people including Americans leave from Kabul airport

Hindustan Times 18 Oct 2021
Breaking News Updates October 18, 2021 ... Copy Link ... OPEN APP ... Over 350 people including Americans leave from Kabul airport. The ninth evacuation flight from Kabul carrying 353 evacuees departed for Qatar on Sunday marking one of the largest evacuation flights from Afghanistan since the Taliban's hostile takeover in August, CNN reported ....
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