Saudi Arabia reopens Qatar border after surprise meeting

Riyadh, Aug 17 Saudi Arabia said today it is reopening its border with Qatar to allow Qataris to attend the hajj amid a monthslong rift between the neighbouring countries that led to both sides...

Aug 17, 2017 5:10 PM | Newsscroll

Fire at Bangladesh airport's Air India office; probe ordered

(Eds: Updating with fresh inputs)By Anisur RahmanDhaka, Aug 11 A major fire today broke out inside the Air India office at Bangladesh's international airport here, prompting the government to launch...

Aug 11, 2017 6:38 PM | Newsscroll

Qatar scraps visit visa requirements for 80 nationalities

Dubai, Aug 9 Qatar announced today it was scrapping visa requirements for visitors from 80 countries as it weathers a boycott by four Arab states and gears up to host the World Cup in 2022.Under the...

Aug 09, 2017 11:20 PM | Newsscroll

Qatar Airways introduces offer for students

New Delhi, Aug 9 Qatar Airways has introduced offers for students travelling from India to Europe, Canada and the US.The offer would be valid on all bookings made on or before March 31, 2018 for...

Aug 09, 2017 10:35 PM | Newsscroll

Qatar Airways drops plan to buy stake in American Airlines

Doha, Aug 2 Qatar Airways announced it has dropped plans to buy a 10-percent stake in American Airlines, as Doha remains embroiled in a diplomatic row with its neighbours.A review of the planned...

Aug 03, 2017 1:42 AM | Newsscroll

Qatar Airways dropping plan to invest in American Airlines

Dallas(US), Aug 2 Qatar Airways says it is dropping an attempt to buy a big stake in American Airlines, an audacious bid that had received a chilly reception from American.Qatar Airways said...

Aug 02, 2017 10:47 PM | Newsscroll

Qatar takes fight with boycotting Arab bloc to trade body

Dubai, Jul 8 Qatar has filed a complaint with the World Trade Organization against three of the four Arab countries that are isolating it, opening up a possible new path for negotiations with its...

Aug 01, 2017 12:53 PM | Newsscroll

Anti-Qatar bloc opens 'emergency routes' to Qatari planes

Dubai, Jul 31 Four Arab states that have cut diplomatic and transport ties with Qatar said today that they have opened up air routes that Qatari planes can use in case of emergency.The United Arab...

Jul 31, 2017 4:14 PM | Newsscroll

Saudi Arabia allows direct flights to Qatari pilgrims for Hajj

Riyadh [Saudi Arabia], July 24 : Amid the ongoing impasse, Saudi Arabia has allowed access to Qatari pilgrims for Hajj (annual Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca) aboard all flights other than Qatar...

Jul 23, 2017 4:58 AM | Newsscroll

IUML MPs seek more flights to Saudi from Calicut airport

Kochi, Jul 20  A delegation of IUML MPs led by P K Kunhalikutty today met Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju, seeking his intervention to improve flight services at Calicut International...

Jul 20, 2017 8:17 PM | Newsscroll