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Al-Baker urges airlines to consider giving scholarships for pilot trainings

Al-Baker urges airlines to consider giving scholarships for pilot trainings

IATA’s outgoing chairman HE Akbar al-Baker has urged global airline industry to consider giving scholarships to young men and women who aspire to become pilots, but cannot afford to pay for the training.

Qatar Airways to replace all Airbus A330s in 3 years: Al-Baker

Qatar Airways to replace all Airbus A330s in 3 years: Al-Baker

Qatar Airways will replace all its Airbus A330s with Airbus A350s and Boeing 787 Dreamliners in the next three years, group chief executive HE Akbar al-Baker has said.

Al-Baker calls for increased liberalisation of African aviation market

Al-Baker calls for increased liberalisation of African aviation market

Qatar Airways group chief executive, HE Akbar al-Baker has highlighted the need for a global repositioning of Africa’s aviation industry as well as the changing political approach to aviation in the region ...

Al-Baker welcomes Doha Declaration that calls for 'serious review' of existing aviation regulatory framework

Al-Baker welcomes Doha Declaration that calls for 'serious review' of existing aviation regulatory framework

Qatar Airways group chief executive HE Akbar al-Baker has welcomed the publication of ‘Doha Declaration,’ a manifesto that calls for a serious review of the existing aviation regulatory framework.

Al-Baker highlights 'robust' expansion plans of Qatar Airways

Al-Baker highlights 'robust' expansion plans of Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive Akbar al-Baker highlighted the national airline’s “robust” expansion plans at a press conference he hosted as part of the airline’s inaugural flight to Da Nang, Vietnam.

Qatar Airways added 23 new destinations in 18 months: Al-Baker

Qatar Airways added 23 new destinations in 18 months: Al-Baker

Qatar Airways has added some 23 new destinations over the past 18 months, something which has never been achieved by any other airline said Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive Akbar al-Baker.

Al-Baker thanks EU for 'flexibility and support' provided to Qatar under blockade

Al-Baker thanks EU for 'flexibility and support' provided to Qatar under blockade

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive Akbar al-Baker has thanked the European Union (EU) "for the flexibility and support provided to the State of Qatar under the current blockade."

Qatar Airways 'delighted' to serve, 'look' into investing opportunities in Americas: Al-Baker

Qatar Airways 'delighted' to serve, 'look' into investing opportunities in Americas: Al-Baker

Qatar Airways’ A350-1000, the world’s most technologically advanced passenger aircraft, will land in New York on October 28

Qatar a living example of collaboration, interdependence in action: Al-Baker

Qatar a living example of collaboration, interdependence in action: Al-Baker

Qatar knows a lot about collaboration and is a living example of collaboration and interdependence in action, said Qatar Airways group chief executive Akbar al-Baker.

Qatar Airways Cargo played key role following blockade: al-Baker

Qatar Airways Cargo played key role following blockade: al-Baker

Qatar Airways Cargo undertook a massive airlift of food and other essential items when the illegal blockade on the country was first initiated in June last year, according to Group Chief Executive Akbar al-Baker.

QAS to expand internationally: al-Baker

QAS to expand internationally: al-Baker

Qatar Airways’ ground handling subsidiary, Qatar Aviation Services (QAS), will expand its operations internationally this year to enhance the airline’s rapid growth plans, Qatar Airways Group chief executive Akbar al-Baker has announced.

Qatar Airways aims to create virtual mega-carrier

Qatar Airways aims to create virtual mega-carrier

The Qatari carrier announced a $661mn deal on Monday to buy a 9.61% stake in Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific Airways to broaden its reach.