Register for our free newsletter

Latest News

Qatar Airways CEO

Qatar Airways' chief executive Akbar Al Baker

Qatar Airways to launch Saudi services early next year

With Saudi Arabia's price cap on domestic flights, private airlines have struggled with their profit margins.

November 19, 2013 10:12
Akbar Al Baker at Arabian Travel Market

Qatar Airways cancels Seychelles route

Decision to halt flights to islands ‘regretted’

June 12, 2013 1:22

Qatar Airways grounds entire fleet until further notice

Qatar Airways, the largest customer for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner in the Middle East, has grounded its entire fleet of five 787s until the safety of…

January 20, 2013 10:11
Qatar Airways forced to ground 787 Dreamliner

Boeing need to get their act together – Al Baker

Boeing said its technicians "would evaluate the findings in Qatar to understand the root cause of this issue and take the appropriate next steps."

December 14, 2012 9:20
Dreamliner seats

Qatar Airways chief concerned about Dreamliner safety

Qatar has placed orders for 60 Dreamliners - 30 firm and an option for 30 more.

December 12, 2012 8:35
London Heathrow Airport Terminal

UK needs airport capacity to avoid catastrophe – Qatar Air CEO

Akbar Al Baker voiced his support for the construction of a third runway at London's Heathrow hub and said Britain could not afford to wait the 20 years.

October 18, 2012 9:01

Qatar Airways CEO hits back at criticism of Gulf carriers

Al Baker responds to comments by European airline body.

February 10, 2011 3:31