Hamad International Airport joins elite group of five-star airports

With a recent Skytrax designation under its belt, Qatar’s Hamad International Airport (HIA) joins an exclusive handful of global airports to earn a five-star luxury ranking.

HIA tells passengers to arrive three hours early for flights

Due to the Eid al-Adha travel rush, Hamad International Airport (HIA) has advised departing passengers to arrive at the airport three hours

Hamad International Airport gets an Official Theme Song

Dana Alfardan, a distinguished Qatari composer and songwriter, was recently recognised at the HIA Airport Stakeholders Appreciation Dinner, held June 13, 2016 at The St.Regis Doha, with the announcement that her song, ‘The Beginning’ will be Hamad International Airport’s (HIA) official theme music.

New section at HIA to check fake passports

A separate section has been set up in the passport control unit of Hamad International Airport to check documents, including passports, that are suspected to be forged.

HIA to introduce valet parking

The Hamad Inter-national Airport (HIA) is planning to introduce additional services including a valet parking facility for visitors and frequent fliers, according to a senior official.

HIA asks passengers to arrive three hours before flight

Hamad International Airport (HIA) is preparing for the influx of departing passengers during the winter season and celebrating National Day on December 18.

Airport plans new e-system to avoid immigration queues

Hamad International Airport will introduce a cutting-edge technology to avoid long passenger queues at immigration at arrival and departure terminals, Bader Mohammed Al Meer, Chief Operating Officer of the airport, said yesterday.

HIA’s final phase ‘to be complete in three years’

The final phase of Hamad International Airport (HIA) will be completed over the next three years, Qatar Airways Group CEO Akbar al-Baker has said.

Qatar Airways to welcome superjumbo on Thursday

Qatar Airways’ first A380-800 will be welcomed into the rapidly growing fleet of the airline, at a VIP inaugural ceremony to be held at Hamad International Airport on Thursday.

Survey to solve immigration woes at airport

Immigration cubicles at Hamad International Airport (HIA) should have electronic token system for the waiting passengers to guide them to the right desk and help avoid delays, a respondent to a survey has suggested.