Qatar unveils new international airport

State-of-the-art airport designed to cope with growing number of travellers as Gulf state becomes regional travel hub.

    Qatar has unveiled a new state-of-the-art airport in the capital Doha, as the Gulf state pushes to become a regional travel hub to rival neighbouring Dubai.

    Hamad International Airport is designed to cope with the rapidly growing numbers of people travelling to and through the country.

    Al Jazeera's Caroline Malone reports from Doha.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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