12/4/2017. H.E Mr. Abdulla Nasser Turki Al-Subaey, Chairman of the QCAA, revealed: “The tendering for Hamad International Airport third phase by end of this year or early 2018, noting that HIA Extension Project Steering Committee is currently working on preparing HIA expansion plan.On the sidelines of 12th conference and exhibition of Airport Council International (ACI)Asia Pacific Regional Assembly, hosted by the State of Qatar, H.E. stated “the share of local companies will constitute more than 50% of Hamad International Airport expansion project.Regarding the facilitation program jointly developed by QCAA Qatar Airways and Hamad Airport, H.E QCAA Chairman reaffirmed the program completion, currently under endorsement and approval. The Chairman also pointed “the program is compliant with ICAO standards, including great facilitations for passengers throughout their travel process at HIA.“QCAA is currently working on modernizing all Civil Aviation regulation, according to applicable International Regulations, noting that Metrology regulations are in the process of drafting and studying, expected to be completed during this year”, H.E. concluded.