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HIA and Qatar Airways Report Eid Success

Despite restrictions implemented by neighbouring countries, Qatar Airways served more than 500,000 passengers during the period June 19 – 25, the peak Eid-Al Fitr week.

Meanwhile, for this fiscal year, Qatar Airways achieved a net profit of USD541, a 21.7 year-on-year increase, as well as an annual revenue increase of 10.4 percent.

Furthermore, 580,000 travellers went through Hamad International Airport (HIA). Badr Al Meer, chief operating officer, HIA, elaborated that during the period under review there were 3,300 aircraft movements at the hub.

The airport also recently revealed that in the first six months of the year, 19 million tourists passed through its doors, an eight percent rise over the first half of 2016.