AKBAR AL BAKER
Interested in buying a stake in IndiGo, but not in Air India: Qatar Airways CEO
Qatar Airways has no interest in buying a stake in Air India but is interested in IndiGo, said its CEO.
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Qatar Airways will soon apply for launch of an Indian airline: Akbar Al Baker
Noting that the process is on track, he said the proposed carrier in India would be a full-service one and the investment would be done from the sovereign fund of Qatar's official investment arm.
Interested in Air India if it comes without ‘baggage’: Qatar Air CEO
Qatar Airways has shown interest in AI after govt decided to hold the national carrier’s divestment plans.
Qatar Air keen to launch airline, waiting for favourable FDI rules: Qatar Airways CEO
During the interaction, Al Baker said Qatar Airways is not averse to an Indian partner but the partner needs to be “good”.
Qatar’s Indian airline on hold due to regulations
Aviation secretary R N Choubey said Qatar Airways would be able to launch the airline only if it gets an Indian partner.
Would like to add more flights to India in future: Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker
The Qatar Airways CEO, who had his education in India, said that he always cherish fond memories of the country.
Qatar Air to apply soon to start airline in India
Qatar will not have an Indian partner in this proposed airline and the company has also stated it is not bidding for Air India.
Qatar Airways joins Gulf Carriers off US laptop ban list
Qatar Airways said that with “immediate effect, all personal e-devices can be carried on board all departures from Hamad International Airport to destinations in the US”.
India has not been fair in bilateral air traffic rights: Akbar Al Baker, Qatar Airways
Qatar has in the past tried to engage in talks with IndiGo for a stake sale, something that Al Baker publicly stated.
India's decision to auction air-traffic rights disappointing: Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al-Baker
Unhappy with the government's decision, Akbar Al-Baker said that it was against the country's interest to "restrict" foreign carriers.
Qatar Airways mulling to start a domestic airline in India
India on June 21 last year allowed 100% foreign direct investment in airlines, up from 49% previously. A foreign carrier can, as before, hold up to 49% but other foreign investors can fully own the airline.
Soccer-Qatar Airways seeks to extend commercial links with Barcelona
SOCCER-SPAIN-FCB/SPONSOR:Soccer-Qatar Airways seeks to extend commercial links with Barcelona
Qatar Airways planes set to have automatic tracking system
Qatar Airways, the national carrier of the Gulf country, plans to roll out planes equipped with an automatic aircraft tracking system.
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