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Qatar braces for 200,000 daily World Cup air passengers

Jamaica Observer 27 May 2022
Baker, who is also tourist minister, said Qatar’s Hamad International Airport and the older Doha International Airport would double capacity so that they can process more than 200,000 people a day ... Baker said Qatar’s civil aviation authorities were increasing airspace capacity so ...
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Gulf airlines to ease Qatar World Cup accommodation pressure with shuttle flights

The Arab Weekly 27 May 2022
DOHA, Qatar... Baker said Qatar's Hamad International Airport and the older Doha International Airport would see capacity doubled to more than 200,000 people a day. Qatar has predicted that 1.4 million people will visit the tiny Gulf state during the World Cup and many fan groups have expressed concerns about accommodation and air travel.
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World Cup 2022 flights: 20,000 fans to fly into Doha daily from the Gulf

The National 26 May 2022
Qatar Airport will welcome about 20,000 daily visitors from the Gulf to Doha for the World Cup, authorities said ... Mr Al Baker said Qatar's Hamad International Airport and the older Doha International Airport would see capacity doubled to more than 200,000 people a day to welcome the expected 1.4 million visitors.
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Qatar braces for 200,000 daily World Cup air passengers; Saudia to play part

Arab News 26 May 2022
Baker, who is also tourist minister, said Qatar’s Hamad International Airport and the older Doha International Airport would double capacity so that they can process more than 200,000 people a day ... Baker said Qatar’s civil aviation authorities were increasing airspace capacity so ...
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After airlines, UAE private jet operators ready for special trips to Doha during FIFA World Cup

Gulf News 26 May 2022
Airlines are set for a massive surge in demand for Qatar-bound flights during the event ... New airspace for Qatar ... To handle the influx, Qatar has refurbished its older airport, which was the country’s commercial international air hub until Hamad International opened in 2014.
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UAE wins contract to operate Afghan airport ground services - presidential adviser

Gulf Daily News 26 May 2022
Turkey and Qatar were also competing for the contract and had sent technical teams to help airport operations and security after the Taliban took over in August last year, as foreign forces withdrew from Afghanistan.
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Qatar Airways to operate triple daily services to Abu Dhabi from July 10

Gulf News 25 May 2022
Qatar Airways will operate triple daily flights from Abu Dhabi to Doha starting from July 10. The additional flights will provide passengers with “more flexibility and better connectivity to Qatar Airways’ extensive global network”, said the flagship carrier in a statement.
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UAE wins contract to manage three airports in Afghanistan

The Arab Weekly 25 May 2022
However, the deal left more questions than answers, particularly as Qatar and Turkey had been in line to run the airports, though the deal apparently broke down over their requirement to have their own security personnel on hand at the airports. Qatar has already agreed to ...
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UAE wins contract to operate Afghan airport ground services

Middle East Monitor 25 May 2022
Turkey and Qatar were also competing for the contract and had sent technical teams to help airport operations and security after the Taliban took over in ...
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A Taliban soldier stands guard at Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021
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Taliban sign pact with UAE on running Afghan airports

Dawn 25 May 2022
A Qatar-Turkey consortium has been in talks with the aviation ministry for months over operating airports at Kabul, Kandahar, Herat, Mazar-i-Sharif and Khost ... Qatar and Turkey want a say in managing security, at least at Kabul airport, experts tracking the negotiations say.
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Taliban say deal signed with UAE firm to manage airports

The Times of India 25 May 2022
However, the deal left more questions than answers, particularly as Qatar and Turkey had been in line to run the airports, though the deal apparently broke down over requirements on having their own security personnel on hand at the airports ... Meanwhile, Qatar Airways had been ...
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Flights to Qatar for World Cup see sharp drop in advance booking rates - is this too good to last?

Gulf News 25 May 2022
For now, a flight from Dubai International (DXB) to Doha’s Hamad Airport will cost around Dh1,800 on November 20, the day before the mega sporting event opens ... To handle the influx, Qatar has refurbished its old Doha airport, which was the country’s commercial international air hub until Hamad opened to the public in 2014.
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Taliban says deal signed with UAE firm to manage airports

The Los Angeles Times 25 May 2022
However, the deal left more questions than answers, particularly as Qatar and Turkey had been in line to run the airports, though the deal apparently broke down over requirements on having their own security personnel at the airports ... Meanwhile, Qatar Airways had been running ...
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Taliban chooses to hand over control of Afghan airports to UAE

The Arab Weekly 24 May 2022
The Taliban will sign an agreement with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on operating airports in Afghanistan, the group’s acting deputy-prime minister said on Tuesday, after months of talks with the UAE, Turkey and Qatar ... that Qatari security personnel be present at the airport.
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Taliban to sign pact with UAE on running Afghan airports

Dawn 24 May 2022
The Taliban will sign an agreement with the United Arab Emirates on operating airports in Afghanistan, the group's acting deputy prime minister said on Tuesday, after months of talks with the UAE, Turkey and Qatar ... that Qatari security personnel be present at the airport.

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