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World's best airline is...

World's best airline is...

Last year's winner knocked off the top spot as annual Skytrax awards revealed at Le Bourget Airshow
First Airbus A350 XWB delivered to Qatar Airways

First Airbus A350 XWB delivered to Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways, the global launch customer of the A350 XWB, will put the high-tech plane to use on its Frankfurt route
2022 World Cup city rises in the desert

2022 World Cup city rises in the desert

Expected to be completed in 2019, the planned city of Lusail -- along the Persian Gulf in Qatar -- will be packed with technologically advanced features
Is this the airport of the future?

Is this the airport of the future?

Qatar's sparkling new airport is one of a series of ambitious aviation projects in the Gulf -- but will there be enough tourism to go around?
Skimpy clothing targeted in Gulf cover-up campaigns

Skimpy clothing targeted in Gulf cover-up campaigns

Social media calls for modest attire in Qatar raises prospect of culture clash ahead of 2022 World Cup
Qatar gets first World Heritage site

Qatar gets first World Heritage site

Exceptionally preserved remains give invaluable insight into life in 18th-century pearl fishing town
Last-minute delay for Qatar's new airport

Last-minute delay for Qatar's new airport

Another setback for the country's highly anticipated aviation hub
 Qatar Airways launches Boeing 787 service

Qatar Airways launches Boeing 787 service

Qatar will be the first Middle East airline to fly the Dreamliner. Even the company's testy CEO can't hide his delight
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