QATAR Airways is one step closer to becoming the world’s first airline to fly on gas-to-liquids kerosene oil as its aircraft engines will be certified for GTL use by the year-end. Certification from the Federal Aviation Agency (US) and European authority concerned for GTL use in Qatar Airways’ aircraft engines was expected by 2009-end, the […]

Qatar’s General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa) is to issue a tender for the construction of a desalination plant, with capacity of up to 50 million gallons of water a day, in the first quarter of 2009. Saad al-Mohannadi, director of technical affairs at Kahramaa, told MEED’s Qatar Projects conference on 20 January that the […]