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Dublin features on a list of eight new destinations to which Qatar says it will begin flying in 2017-18. Photograph: Airbus/AP

Qatar Airways has confirmed plans to begin flying from Dublin to Doha but has yet to say when the service will begin. The Gulf airline’s chief execut(...)

 Qatar Airways plans to fly from Dublin to Doha from next May.   Photograph: Sean Gallup/Getty Images

Qatar Airways plans to begin flying from Dublin to Doha from next year, bringing in a possible competitor to Emirates and Etihad and opening up connec(...)

The move was Qatar’s third  stake purchase abroad in the past month, following agreements to buy 10 per cent of Latam Airlines Group SA and  49 per cent Meridiana Fly SpA. Photograph: AP Photo/Airbus/HO

Qatar Airways raised its stake in Aer Lingus and British Airways owner IAG to 20 per cent, taking advantage of a drop in the company’s stock price sin(...)

Qatar Airways has invested further in Aer Lingus owner IAG. The airline said it bolsters its “westbound strategy” by providing access to IAG’s trans-Atlantic network and leading positions at hubs in London and Madrid. (Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES)

Qatar Airways increased its stake in Aer Lingus owner IAG for the second time in less than three weeks, as the Persian Gulf carrier seeks to benefit (...)

Apple’s general counsel, Bruce Sewell, throwing his hands up, didn’t appear fazed ahead of his testimony to a hearing titled The Encryption Tightrope: Balancing Americans’ Security and Privacy. Photograph: Reuters / Joshua Roberts
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Image of the week: Apple v the FBI The dispute between Apple and the FBI over whether the tech giant should help the federal agency unlock a terror(...)

Qatar Airways chief executive Akbar Al Baker said on Wednesday that the airline  would like to increase its stake in IAGat a later date. (Photograph: Axel Schmidt/Reuters)

Qatar Airways would like to raise its stake in the owner of British Airways and Iberia at some point and may invest in other well-run airlines, its ch(...)

Barcelona could incorporate the sponsor Qatar Airways into the name of their historic Nou Camp stadium.  (Photograph:  Krzysztof Dydynsk)

Barcelona’s Camp Nou stadium may incorporate Qatar Airways into its name as part of a future sponsorship deal.The airline’s chief executive officer, A(...)

Qatar Airways has taken a 9.99 per cent stake in British Airways owner IAG. (Photograph:  PA Wire)

Qatar Airways has bought a 9.99 per cent stake in International Airlines Group, worth around £1.15 billion ($1.7 billion), building closer ties with t(...)

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