Hamad International Airport celebrates five years of operations

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Hamad International Airport celebrates five years of operations

Hamad International Airport (HIA) has commended its fifth year of operations yesterday. Qatar's best in class air terminal denoted the commemoration by sorting out a motorcade in the terminal which went for drawing in travelers saying thanks to them for their commitment and backing towards the quick development of the airplane terminal. 

On the event, Engr Badr Mohammed Al Meer, Chief Operating Officer at Hamad International Airport, stated: "It carries us incredible joy to observe the amazing and fruitful adventure of HIA in the course of recent years. 

Today, we are assembled to commend the development, accomplishments and example of overcoming adversity of HIA reclassifying the air terminal experience the world over for more than 170 million travelers to date. We are submitted like never before to furnish our travelers with unmatched five-star administrations and endeavor to become together with their consistent help and unwaveringness." 

After the air terminal began its activity on May 27, 2014 by a debut departure from Qatar's national carrier, Qatar Airways, HIA has since been on a street to progress. The air terminal has turned out to be one of the quickest developing centers on the planet. 


Inside five years of activities, HIA has begun the second period of its terminal extension intends to suit 53 million travelers every year at the air terminal by 2022. The airplane terminal will see the development of an Airport City which will give noteworthy future venture openings, including an organized commerce zone, an office and business complex, and lodgings among others. 

HIA will likewise observe the development of another freight terminal. This will expand the limit took care of to 3 million tons for each year and will help suit the normal flood in cargo traffic. HIA is set to start the development of the extended terminal on the second 50% of 2019. 

After the effective finishing of the primary real period of its Smart Airport program in 2018, HIA empowered the 5-star home bearer Qatar Airways to process in excess of 25 percent of its travelers utilizing self-administration registration and pack drop offices. 

This was practiced by authorizing 62 cutting edge self-administration registration booths and 12 self-administration sack drops spread over the takeoffs registration lobby. A first of its sort in any real airplane terminal around the world, versatile Automated Visa Document Check has likewise been actualized in the five-star terminal to empower ground administrations operators to check travelers visa documentation. 

HIA is presently propelling the second period of its imaginative Smart Airport program through facial biometric acknowledgment over all key traveler contact focuses. 

After just 2 years of tasks, HIA has joined the outline of the best 10 Best Airports in the World by Skytrax in mid 2016. The Doha center point was delegated the principal Middle East airplane terminal to be recorded among the world's most exceptional air terminals. 

As far back as this accomplishment, HIA has been quickly moving up the stepping stool. HIA was then positioned as the 'sixth Best Airport in the World' in 2017. A year ago, HIA advanced toward join the 5 best air terminals on the planet in the wake of being positioned 'fifth Best Airport in the World'. 

Along its energizing voyage, HIA has set up itself as a goal all alone on the planet map for craftsmanship and culture. The air terminal is home to a significant scope of fine art that ranges crosswise over masterful media including works of art, figures, electronic and intelligent establishments from both nearby and universally eminent specialists.