Qatar Airways plans to make a major aircraft purchase, its chief executive said on Wednesday, to meet fleet expansion plans and boost its global network.
Akbar Al Baker did not comment on the details of the order, nor on which man
Volkswagen said on Wednesday Hessa Al-Jaber, the former IT minister for Qatar, would be nominated to the carmaker's supervisory board, replacing Akbar Al Baker, chief executive of Qatar Airways.
Al-Jaber's appointment pave
Qatar Airways has announced an order valued at $4.8 billion for 10 Boeing 777-8Xs and four 777 freighters on the opening day of the 2015 Paris Airshow.
“Acquiring technologically-advanced airplanes such as the 777X is integr
Qatar Airways chief executive Akbar Al Baker said on Monday he saw no reason for Middle Eastern governments to propose any changes to transportation policy in response to US airlines that allege unfair competition from Gulf carriers.
Qatar Airways group chief executive Akbar Al Baker has accused the Big Three US airlines (American, Delta and United) of making "a transparent attempt to block new competition and limit consumer choice."
Commenting on th
The chief executive of Qatar Airways said Britain needs to take urgent action to increase airport capacity in London and the south east of England to avoid a "catastrophic situation" for the country's economy.
Qatar Airways has no plans to join the oneworld airline alliance, its chief executive Akbar Al-Baker said on Sunday, dismissing reports that the airline had become the newest member of the group as "rumour."
Asked if the
Qatar Airways will defer delivery of its A380 superjumbos until it gets more details about wing cracks on the Airbus aircraft, its chief executive said on Monday.
European air safety regulators ordered checks in February
Any stock market flotation of Qatar Airways has been pushed back into the distant future, the chief executive of the Gulf state's flag carrier said on Thursday.
'I don't think it will be anywhere closer to five to eight years b
Qatar Airways placed a $6.5 billion order for Airbus jets hours after telling the European giant to go back to basics and learn how to build airplanes in a day of high theatre at the Dubai Air Show on Tuesday.
Chief executive Akbar Al Bake