Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive Akbar al-Baker has been elected chairman of the Board of Governors (BoG) of prestigious global aviation industry body International Air Transport Association (IATA)
Qatar Airways expects to receive its first A350-1000 aircraft before the year-end, Group chief executive Akbar al-Baker said on Wednesday.
Qatar Airways is to press on with plans to build a stake of up to 4.75% in American Airlines in the near future, despite the "categorical" opposition of the US company's management, Qatar Airways Chief Executive Akbar al-Baker said.
More e-gates at the Hamad International Airport (HIA) will become necessary with the facility becoming popular among residents, Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive Akbar al-Baker has said.
Qatar Airways has signed an agreement to purchase 49% of Italian airline Meridiana, the national carrier said on Thursday.
Qatar Airways Group, the parent company of the Doha-based national airline, posted a net profit of QR1.6bn in fiscal 2016 (April 2015 to March 2016), up 328% on the previous financial year.
Qatar Airways plans to launch service to some 17 new destinations in the 2017 fiscal year, the national airline said in its ‘Annual Report 2016’, which was released here on Monday.
Qatar Airways is in advanced talks with Boeing to buy up to 30 narrow body planes and will not rule out additional cancellations of delayed deliveries from rival Airbus, the airline's chief executive said on Monday.