Speaking in London recently, Akbar Al Baker, the CEO of Qatar Airways hit out at Airbus in a dramatic escalation of the row between the two companies
A Qatar Airways Airbus A350 came close to colliding with a Caspian Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-83 over Iranian airspace earlier this year.
The airline now operates to 27 African cities, including six new destinations which were introduced during the COVID-19 pandemic
The Middle Eastern carrier said it will not take delivery of any more examples until the issue is resolved
The alliance will see passengers able to book flights across both the airlines’ networks
Amid the pandemic, one airline has been bucking the capacity trend. Gordon Smith spoke to Thierry de Bailleul, Qatar Airways’ VP of sales for Europe, about the carrier’s bold approach