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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.

Abandoned newborn at HIA: Prime Minister orders probe

Abandoned newborn at HIA: Prime Minister orders probe

HE the Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz al-Thani has directed that a comprehensive, transparent investigation be conducted into the incident in which an abandoned infant was discovered ...

Customs arrests passenger with illegal drugs at HIA

Customs arrests passenger with illegal drugs at HIA

The Air Cargo Customs has arrested a passenger at Hamad International Airport (HIA) with 'Shabu', a banned drug used in some parts of Asia. This was informed by the General Authority of Customs (GAC) through its social media accounts.

QACC’s purpose-built HIA facility capable of serving 175,000 meals daily

QACC’s purpose-built HIA facility capable of serving 175,000 meals daily

Qatar Aircraft Catering Company (QACC)’s purpose-built 69,000 sq m, state-of-the-art facility at Hamad International Airport (HIA), is capable of supplying more than 175,000 meals from over 60 international cuisines on a daily basis

HIA passenger capacity to reach 55mn with North Node completion: Al-Baker

HIA passenger capacity to reach 55mn with North Node completion: Al-Baker

Hamad International Airport (HIA) is building its North Node, which will increase the capacity to over 55mn passengers, Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive HE Akbar al-Baker said, detailing the preparations for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.

HIA, Qatar Duty Free bag trophies at Travel Retail Awards

HIA, Qatar Duty Free bag trophies at Travel Retail Awards

The Hamad International Airport (HIA) and Qatar Duty Free (QDF) were voted by passengers as "Best Airport Voted for by Millennials" and "Best Airport Retail Environment" respectively at the Travel Retail Awards 2020.

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 tests contactless technology for safe self check-in, baggage drop

HIA tests contactless technology for safe self check-in, baggage drop

Hamad International Airport (HIA) has launched its trial phase of testing ‘happyhover’ and SITA Mobile Solution technology for contactless self-check-in and baggage drop.

HIA significantly reduces passenger queuing times

HIA significantly reduces passenger queuing times

Hamad International Airport (HIA) has significantly reduced queuing times at key touchpoints, with average wait times as low as one minute and 20 seconds at transfer

HIA digitally transforms airport experience during global tourism standstill

HIA digitally transforms airport experience during global tourism standstill

Being dependent on travel demand, it is no surprise that the tourism and aviation sectors were hit the hardest due to Covid-19. The pandemic led to significant reductions in tourism activity globally

HIA implements new arrival procedures

HIA implements new arrival procedures

Following the gradual lifting of COVID-19 restrictions across Qatar, Hamad International Airport (HIA) is applying newly modified procedures for arriving passengers.

More Vande Bharat flights in the offing

More Vande Bharat flights in the offing

More than 30,000 people have been repatriated to India from Qatar on Vande Bharat Mission (VBM) flights so far, it is learnt.