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Hamad International Airport (HIA) has launched the second phase of its innovative Smart Airport programme which sets to initiate an exciting major digital transformation of the passenger journey through facial biometric recognition across all key passenger touch points.

Hamad International Airport (HIA) participated in the Passenger Terminal Expo 2019 (PTE), the world’s leading international airport conference and exhibition, which took place in London on 26, 27, and 28 March

One of the world's most influential airport commercial revenues conference, the Trinity Forum, will be held in Doha in 2019, the first time the event has ever been hosted in Qatar.

Aiming to offer more retail options to travellers passing through Hamad International Airport's (HIA) main passenger terminal, Qatar Duty Free (QDF) has collaborated for the third consecutive year with Parfums Christian Dior to launch Maison de Parfum by Dior pavilion, featuring the company's perfume collection.

Following the Winter Training Camp 2017 in Qatar, Hamad International Airport (HIA) arrivals welcomed four players from FC Bayern Munich football team.

According to Airports Council International Asia Pacific, passenger traffic in the Middle East regained strength during November 2016, with a year-on-year rise of 12.3 percent.

In partnership with HMSHost International, Qatar Duty Free opened Doha's first Harvest Market restaurant.

In a meeting held on January 31, Qatar Airways executive board of directors announced that Hamad International Airport (HIA) will be managed and operated by a new company as an independent organism owned by Qatar Airways group.

At the 2017 Skytrax World Airport Awards at Passenger Terminal EXPO 2017, Hamad International Airport (HIA) was ranked Sixth Best Airport in the World, up four places from 2016 and, for the third consecutive year, Best Airport in the Middle East.

Hamad International Airport (HIA), in partnership with Qatar Ministry of Transport and Communications, was an official sponsor of QITCOM 2017, an exhibition hailed as Qatar's biggest annual digital event.