Akbar Al Baker

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Qatar Airways chief executive Akbar Al Baker said his remarks at the closing of a global airlines gathering on Tuesday.

The head of Qatar Airways apologised on Wednesday for saying that a woman could not do his job, while global airlines pledged to speed up efforts to b(...)

Nail-biting times: Ryanair’s Michael O’Leary. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary has been getting a lot of flak lately, but it looks like what some thought were his wilder Brexit predictions (...)

Emirates received delivery of its 100th Airbus 380 in Hamburg. A new A380 costs about €492 million and can carry up to 600 passengers

New GDS fees from AF KLM Air France-KLM has announced it will introduce an €11 fee for bookings made on GDS (computerised reservations systems) from (...)

Qatar Air has 19 A350-900s in its fleet, and orders for 28 more of the baseline variant plus 37 larger A350-1000s.

Qatar Airways has refused to take delivery of four Airbus SE A350-900 jets and is set to scrap its orders for the planes, according to sources. The P(...)

Qatar Airways began flying between Dublin and Doha last month.

Qatar Airways is considering adding a second daily flight from Dublin to Doha just weeks after launching its first service between the two cities, acc(...)

  Jonathan Harding, senior vice president of Qatar Airways Europe,  and Dublin Airport managing director Vincent Harrison with  Qatar Airways cabin crew at the launch of the inaugural Dublin to Doha route at Dublin Airport. Photograph: Andres Poveda

The launch of Qatar Airways’s first daily service from Dublin to Doha was overshadowed on Monday by the escalating dispute between Qatar and its regio(...)

Several EU airlines claim Gulf carriers benefit from the support of the wealthy states that own them, giving them an unfair edge.

For two decades it has looked like the Persian Gulf carriers could do no wrong. Etihad, Emirates and Qatar Airways enjoyed years of double-figure grow(...)

Qatar Airways chief executive Akbar Al Baker  plans to launch a Dublin to Doha service in June.

Qatar Airways chief executive Akbar Al Baker says the day could come when airline safety rules will require passengers to fly in their underwear. It’s(...)

Chief executive of Qatar Airways Akbar al-Baker June, says measures such as the laptop ban are not necessarily “what the travelling public wants”.

The chief executive of a leading middle eastern airline says that terrorists targeted by the controversial laptop bans introduced in the US and UK wil(...)

Tips to avoid having your valuables stolen  onboard an aircraft

I do not want to alarm anyone about safety of valuables when flying, but I have come across a few incidences of cash and valuables being stolen on boa(...)

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