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  • VIDEO: Qatar receives first A380, hints at further orders


    Qatar Airways chief executive Akbar Al Baker has hinted at further A380 orders after taking delivery of his first superjumbo at Airbus's Hamburg plant on 16 September.


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  • Al Baker expects A350s to be on schedule


    Qatar Airways chief executive Akbar Al Baker has suggested that the carrier may increase its order for 80 Airbus A350s,...


  • ​Airbus kicks off A350 route-proving trials


    Airbus today began a three-week route-proving campaign using the fifth A350-900, marking the start of the final...


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  • OPINION: Al Baker springs to Boeing's defence

    News | 19 Sep 2014 10:18

    ​Qatar Airways’ Akbar Al Baker rarely holds back when pointing out suppliers’ shortcomings. Airbus and Boeing have both been publicly chastised when they have fallen short of the uncompromising standards set by the boss of the fast-growing Gulf airline.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OPINION-Al-Baker-springs-to-Boeings-defence-403898/
  • Qatar Airways chief sets out concerns with 787 reliability

    News | 18 Sep 2014 17:31 | Murdo Morrison

    Qatar Airways chief executive Akbar Al Baker says the airline’s issues with its Boeing 787s are over “software, electrical panels and slats”.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Qatar-Airways-chief-sets-out-concerns-with-787-reliability-403877/
  • Al Baker complains of "serious issues" with 787

    News | 17 Sep 2014 04:11 | Murdo Morrison

    Qatar Airways has "serious issues" with its fleet of 787-8s, chief executive Akbar Al Baker says.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Al-Baker-complains-of-serious-issues-with-787-403758/
  • Al Baker says Lufthansa's problems are "self-inflicted"

    News | 17 Sep 2014 04:08 | Murdo Morrison

    Qatar Airways chief executive Akbar Al Baker says Lufthansa’s campaign to stop the Gulf carrier increasing its presence in Germany will not help the flag-carrier improve its financial fortunes.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Al-Baker-says-Lufthansas-problems-are-self-inflicted-403773/
  • VIDEO: Qatar receives first A380, hints at further orders

    News | 17 Sep 2014 04:04 | Murdo Morrison

    Qatar Airways chief executive Akbar Al Baker has hinted at further A380 orders after taking delivery of his first superjumbo at Airbus's Hamburg plant on 16 September.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/VIDEO-Qatar-receives-first-A380-hints-at-further-orders-403756/
  • Al Baker expects A350s to be on schedule

    News | 17 Sep 2014 03:59 | Murdo Morrison

    Qatar Airways chief executive Akbar Al Baker has suggested that the carrier may increase its order for 80 Airbus A350s, after taking delivery of its first of the type before the end of the year.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Al-Baker-expects-A350s-to-be-on-schedule-403757/