Akbar Al Baker

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Akbar Al Baker said : “It gives me great pride for Qatar Airways to stand alongside our oneworld Alliance partners in leading global efforts to tackle climate change. Reducing emissions is modern aviation’s greatest challenge, and the alliance’s commitment to 'net zero' during this uncertain time demonstrates the importance we all place on this duty” External link

slmuslims Monday, September 14, 2020 11:57:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “It gives me great pride for Qatar Airways to stand alongside our oneworld Alliance partners in leading global efforts to tackle climate change. Reducing emissions is modern aviation’s greatest challenge, and the alliance’s commitment to 'net zero' during this uncertain time demonstrates the importance we all place on this duty” External link

slmuslims Monday, September 14, 2020 11:57:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “It gives me great pride for Qatar Airways to stand alongside our oneworld Alliance partners in leading global efforts to tackle climate change. Reducing emissions is modern aviation’s greatest challenge, and the alliance’s commitment to 'net zero' during this uncertain time demonstrates the importance we all place on this duty” External link

colombopage Monday, September 14, 2020 11:07:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “It gives me great pride for Qatar Airways to stand alongside our oneworld Alliance partners in leading global efforts to tackle climate change. Reducing emissions is modern aviation’s greatest challenge, and the alliance’s commitment to 'net zero' during this uncertain time demonstrates the importance we all place on this duty” External link

colombopage Monday, September 14, 2020 11:07:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “We are proud to be the leading global airline connecting passengers with the world, operating one of the youngest, most fuel-efficient and sustainable fleets to take people safely to where they need to be,” External link

businessdailyafrica Friday, September 4, 2020 7:51:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker وأضاف : "هناك أعداد كبيرة من الأستراليين يرغبون بالعودة إلى بلادهم ولكن بسبب النسبة القررة لأعداد القادمين إلى استراليا فإننا نواجه حاليا صعوبات للمحافظة على هذه الرحلات مع ذلك فإننا سنستمر بتشغيل هذه الرحلات بالرغم من التكلفة الكبيرة التي تترتب علينا بسببها حيث إنها رحلات طويلة، وقال " External link

al-sharq Friday, September 4, 2020 9:39:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker وقال : "العديد من هيئات الطيران حول العالم تصدر قرارات بتمديد إغلاق المطارات قبل موعد افتتاحها بيوم أو يومين حيث يؤدي هذا الأمر بشركة الطيران إلى إبلاغ المسافرين بأن رحلتهم التي كانت ستغادر غدا أو بعد غد قد تم إلغاؤها، وتواصل الخطوط الجوية القطرية عملياتها، ونقلها ما يقارب 40% من المسافرين الدوليين على مستوى العالم في الفترة من شهر أبريل إلى يونيو 2020، مما ساهم في العودة بأكثر من 180 ألف مسافر أسترالي ودولي إلى بلادهم منذ بداية الأزمة. كما ساهمت هذه الرحلات في المحافظة على سلاسل التوريد للمواد الأساسية والحيوية للشركات الأسترالية، مع نقلها لأكثر من 15 ألف طن من البضائع الأسترالية منذ 1 مارس 2020" External link

al-sharq Friday, September 4, 2020 9:39:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : "We are delighted to resume flights to the capital of Somalia. Mogadishu is considered to be the most populous city in Somalia and with our flights, passengers will be able to enjoy Qatar Airways wide network via our home and hub, Hamad International Airport, which was recently voted the Best Airport in the Middle East. Passengers flying Qatar Airways will benefit from our extensive international network in Asia, Australia, Europe and the US as we lead the way in keeping Africa connected to the world. " External link

thepeninsulaqatar Sunday, August 30, 2020 6:09:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : "We are delighted to resume flights to the capital of Somalia. Mogadishu is considered to be the most populous city in Somalia and with our flights, passengers will be able to enjoy Qatar Airways wide network via our home and hub, Hamad International Airport, which was recently voted the Best Airport in the Middle East. Passengers flying Qatar Airways will benefit from our extensive international network in Asia, Australia, Europe and the US as we lead the way in keeping Africa connected to the world. " External link

thepeninsulaqatar Sunday, August 30, 2020 6:09:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “Then, of course, everybody got bushwhacked by COVID-19, so everything was on hold for a few months,” External link

chathamdailynews Wednesday, August 26, 2020 10:37:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “We’re hoping to help those that have the concurrent disorders of mental illness and addiction, which is a big chunk of the homeless population,” External link

chathamdailynews Wednesday, August 26, 2020 10:37:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker added : “Our airline has led the industry in offering passengers more choices and greater flexibility so they can plan and book travel with confidence. We have also implemented the most advanced safety and hygiene measures onboard including becoming the first airline to require passengers to wear face shields in addition to face coverings,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, August 25, 2020 9:30:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker acknowledged : “With the impact of COVID-19 on global travel, passengers have had to change their plans at short notice and it has been difficult for them to plan ahead with any certainty,” External link

ibtimes Tuesday, August 18, 2020 8:36:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “Our thoughts and prayers are with the people of Lebanon during this tragedy. In such difficult times, it has been touching to see so many of our employees at Qatar Airways offering their support to the people of Lebanon through donations” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Monday, August 10, 2020 9:25:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “Our thoughts and prayers are with the people of Lebanon during this tragedy. In such difficult times, it has been touching to see so many of our employees at Qatar Airways offering their support to the people of Lebanon through donations” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Monday, August 10, 2020 9:25:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “We are delighted to extend our aid programme to members of the public in Qatar. Today’s freighter is one of three that we will fly to Beirut” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Monday, August 10, 2020 9:25:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “We are delighted to extend our aid programme to members of the public in Qatar. Today’s freighter is one of three that we will fly to Beirut” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Monday, August 10, 2020 9:25:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker وأضاف : «اننا نشعر بالفخر إزاء جهودنا المبذولة حتى الآن لإعادة المواطنين خارج بلادهم إلى الوطن، ونتطلع إلى إتاحة الفرصة أمام المسافرين للسفر والعودة إلى بلادهم مع المزيد من الرحلات الجوية إلى الولايات المتحدة، مع استئناف الرحلات الجوية إلى هيوستن وفيلادلفيا» External link

aljarida Sunday, August 9, 2020 10:00:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “Qatar Airways continues to maintain an expanding schedule with now more than 500 weekly flights to over 75 destinations,” External link

routes-news Friday, August 7, 2020 6:56:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker وقال ( about Akbar Al Baker ) : "سوف تكون هناك استثمارات ضخمة متاحة في مجال البنية التحتية للسياحة وهذه دعوة إلى أي مستثمر يود القدوم إلى قطر بهدف الاستثمار حيث إننا نضمن له الإعفاءات الضريبية وإمكانية تحويل الأرباح وضمان استثماره بحد ذاته. وقال الباكر " External link

al-sharq Wednesday, July 29, 2020 11:43:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker remarked : "We are pleased to launch the Qatar Clean program and delighted by the support we have received from the Ministry of Public Health. We are confident that this will engender trust in safe tourism in Qatar. The Qatar Clean program is one of many initiatives by QNTC, in collaboration with our partners, to help the sector welcome back visitors; first from Qatar, and when conditions allow, from the rest of the world" External link

thepeninsulaqatar Tuesday, July 28, 2020 10:23:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker remarked : "We are pleased to launch the Qatar Clean program and delighted by the support we have received from the Ministry of Public Health. We are confident that this will engender trust in safe tourism in Qatar. The Qatar Clean program is one of many initiatives by QNTC, in collaboration with our partners, to help the sector welcome back visitors; first from Qatar, and when conditions allow, from the rest of the world" External link

thepeninsulaqatar Tuesday, July 28, 2020 10:23:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : "We are glad to see Helsinki return to our network, a significant indicator of the recovery of the Nordic travel market. With a total of 22 weekly flights to the region we are delighted to be the first Gulf carrier to offer flights to the four Nordic capitals of Copenhagen, Helsinki, Oslo and Stockholm. While the drop in air travel demand due to COVID-19 forced us to temporarily suspend services to Helsinki, we are proud to have never stopped flying to Copenhagen, Oslo and Stockholm. As we pass the worst of the crisis, we look forward to increasing our services to the Nordic region to support the recovery of tourism and trade in the region" External link

thepeninsulaqatar Tuesday, July 28, 2020 8:26:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : "We are glad to see Helsinki return to our network, a significant indicator of the recovery of the Nordic travel market. With a total of 22 weekly flights to the region we are delighted to be the first Gulf carrier to offer flights to the four Nordic capitals of Copenhagen, Helsinki, Oslo and Stockholm. While the drop in air travel demand due to COVID-19 forced us to temporarily suspend services to Helsinki, we are proud to have never stopped flying to Copenhagen, Oslo and Stockholm. As we pass the worst of the crisis, we look forward to increasing our services to the Nordic region to support the recovery of tourism and trade in the region" External link

thepeninsulaqatar Tuesday, July 28, 2020 8:26:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “HIA is a destination. And when you pass through HIA, you want to visit it again and again. The facilities we have in the airport are second to none. And especially, when we complete our expansion, it will bring a wow factor,” External link

gulf-times Wednesday, July 22, 2020 11:40:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : "Not for the next 3-5 years. It will just be a miracle if the figures go to the 2019 levels in this period of time" External link

gulf-times Wednesday, July 22, 2020 11:40:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “I don’t think LCCs have a future. I don’t want to get too much into politics, but people here want quality,” “Low-cost carriers are good for certain big catchment areas and we don’t have that. We rely on Fifth and Sixth Freedom traffic. Low-cost is conducive to having a large domestic network; we don’t have that” External link

routes-news Wednesday, July 22, 2020 7:31:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said ( about Wizz Air ) : “We’re seeing that there is talk of consolidation between Emirates and flydubai, but there should have never been a flydubai,” “And the same is now happening with our other neighbor, Abu Dhabi. Etihad has completely shrunk, and now they are looking at giving JVs to foreign carriers like Wizz Air and Air Arabia” External link

routes-news Wednesday, July 22, 2020 7:31:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : "After more than three years of efforts to resolve the crisis amicably through dialogue yielded no results, we have taken the decision to issue Notices of Arbitration and pursue all legal remedies to protect our rights and secure full compensation for the violations," External link

aa-en Wednesday, July 22, 2020 4:48:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “Qatar Airways Group has a strong record of industry leadership on sustainable operations. We take our responsibilities to care for the environment seriously and sustainability is at the forefront of our business planning across the group, this is why we have an average fleet age of less than five years, one of the youngest in the world. Thanks to our strategic and diversified investment in our fleet, the viability of our operations has not been dependent on any specific aircraft type. This has enabled us to be one of the few global airlines to never stop operating during this crisis, carrying over two million passengers and in the process becoming the largest international airline in the world. Our fleet mix has enabled us to continue operating routes throughout this crisis ensuring we do not leave passengers stranded. "As we rebuild our network, passengers can rely on us to operate an honest schedule of flights to take them where they want to go, using the right size aircraft to offer sensible capacity on each route. As a result, we will not resume flying our fleet of A380 until demand returns to appropriate levels. Having closely studied the environmental impact numbers, flying such a large aircraft with a low load factor does not meet our environmental responsibilities or make commercial sense. Our young fleet of Airbus A350 and Boeing 787 aircraft is a much better fit for current global demand” External link

news-yahoo-in Monday, July 20, 2020 11:09:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “Qatar Airways Group has a strong record of industry leadership on sustainable operations. We take our responsibilities to care for the environment seriously and sustainability is at the forefront of our business planning across the group, this is why we have an average fleet age of less than five years, one of the youngest in the world. Thanks to our strategic and diversified investment in our fleet, the viability of our operations has not been dependent on any specific aircraft type. This has enabled us to be one of the few global airlines to never stop operating during this crisis, carrying over two million passengers and in the process becoming the largest international airline in the world. Our fleet mix has enabled us to continue operating routes throughout this crisis ensuring we do not leave passengers stranded. "As we rebuild our network, passengers can rely on us to operate an honest schedule of flights to take them where they want to go, using the right size aircraft to offer sensible capacity on each route. As a result, we will not resume flying our fleet of A380 until demand returns to appropriate levels. Having closely studied the environmental impact numbers, flying such a large aircraft with a low load factor does not meet our environmental responsibilities or make commercial sense. Our young fleet of Airbus A350 and Boeing 787 aircraft is a much better fit for current global demand” External link

news-yahoo-in Monday, July 20, 2020 11:09:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “Qatar Airways Group has a strong record of industry leadership on sustainable operations. We take our responsibilities to care for the environment seriously and sustainability is at the forefront of our business planning across the group, this is why we have an average fleet age of less than five years, one of the youngest in the world. Thanks to our strategic and diversified investment in our fleet, the viability of our operations has not been dependent on any specific aircraft type. This has enabled us to be one of the few global airlines to never stop operating during this crisis, carrying over two million passengers and in the process becoming the largest international airline in the world. Our fleet mix has enabled us to continue operating routes throughout this crisis ensuring we do not leave passengers stranded. "As we rebuild our network, passengers can rely on us to operate an honest schedule of flights to take them where they want to go, using the right size aircraft to offer sensible capacity on each route. As a result, we will not resume flying our fleet of A380 until demand returns to appropriate levels. Having closely studied the environmental impact numbers, flying such a large aircraft with a low load factor does not meet our environmental responsibilities or make commercial sense. Our young fleet of Airbus A350 and Boeing 787 aircraft is a much better fit for current global demand” External link

news18 Monday, July 20, 2020 7:14:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “Qatar Airways Group has a strong record of industry leadership on sustainable operations. We take our responsibilities to care for the environment seriously and sustainability is at the forefront of our business planning across the group, this is why we have an average fleet age of less than five years, one of the youngest in the world. Thanks to our strategic and diversified investment in our fleet, the viability of our operations has not been dependent on any specific aircraft type. This has enabled us to be one of the few global airlines to never stop operating during this crisis, carrying over two million passengers and in the process becoming the largest international airline in the world. Our fleet mix has enabled us to continue operating routes throughout this crisis ensuring we do not leave passengers stranded. "As we rebuild our network, passengers can rely on us to operate an honest schedule of flights to take them where they want to go, using the right size aircraft to offer sensible capacity on each route. As a result, we will not resume flying our fleet of A380 until demand returns to appropriate levels. Having closely studied the environmental impact numbers, flying such a large aircraft with a low load factor does not meet our environmental responsibilities or make commercial sense. Our young fleet of Airbus A350 and Boeing 787 aircraft is a much better fit for current global demand” External link

news18 Monday, July 20, 2020 7:14:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “Qatar Airways Group has a strong record of industry leadership on sustainable operations. We take our responsibilities to care for the environment seriously and sustainability is at the forefront of our business planning across the group, this is why we have an average fleet age of less than five years, one of the youngest in the world” “Thanks to our strategic and diversified investment in our fleet, the viability of our operations has not been dependent on any specific aircraft type. This has enabled us to be one of the few global airlines to never stop operating during this crisis, carrying over two million passengers and in the process becoming the largest international airline in the world. Our fleet mix has enabled us to continue operating routes throughout this crisis ensuring we do not leave passengers stranded,” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Friday, July 17, 2020 10:39:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “Qatar Airways Group has a strong record of industry leadership on sustainable operations. We take our responsibilities to care for the environment seriously and sustainability is at the forefront of our business planning across the group, this is why we have an average fleet age of less than five years, one of the youngest in the world” “Thanks to our strategic and diversified investment in our fleet, the viability of our operations has not been dependent on any specific aircraft type. This has enabled us to be one of the few global airlines to never stop operating during this crisis, carrying over two million passengers and in the process becoming the largest international airline in the world. Our fleet mix has enabled us to continue operating routes throughout this crisis ensuring we do not leave passengers stranded,” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Friday, July 17, 2020 10:39:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “We don’t want to be so desperate that we take risks, which could be a health hazard and could have a second peak in my country,” External link

gulf-times Thursday, July 16, 2020 10:43:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “All of the six destinations will be served with a minimum of five weekly flights from mid-July, with 10 weekly flights operating to JFK,” “Qatar Airways has continually led the industry during these unprecedented months, accumulating unrivalled experience in carrying passengers safely and reliably” External link

routes-news Friday, June 19, 2020 7:13:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “Quite a lot of (deliveries) will be deferred. We have already notified both Boeing and Airbus that we will not be taking any aeroplanes this year or next year,” External link

middleeastmonitor Thursday, June 18, 2020 12:05:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker added : “If it’s necessary, yes we will inject equity into IAG Group because this is a long-term investment” External link

gulf-times Wednesday, June 17, 2020 10:35:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker replied : "I wish I had a crystal ball. " External link

heart Wednesday, June 17, 2020 8:36:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : "Quite a lot of them will be deferred. " External link

heart Wednesday, June 17, 2020 8:36:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : "Quite a lot of (deliveries) will be deferred. We have already notified both Boeing and Airbus that we will not be taking any aeroplanes this year or next year," External link

ibtimes-sg Wednesday, June 17, 2020 6:22:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “Quite a lot of (deliveries) will be deferred. We have already notified both Boeing and Airbus that we will not be taking any airplanes this year or next year,” External link

arabnews Wednesday, June 17, 2020 5:25:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker added : “An unprecedented challenge needs an unprecedented response and Qatar Airways worked tirelessly to continue providing repatriation options to stranded passengers. Such was our commitment to this mission that our RPKs were greater than the next four airlines combined, a statistic without parallel in modern aviation,” “It is no surprise why more people are relying on us for international travel than any other airline. While many airlines suspended operations, we continued to maintain a robust schedule and network. Our network never fell below 30 destinations and we have recently begun to regrow our global network with over 170 weekly flights to more than 40 destinations” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Thursday, June 11, 2020 9:54:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker commented : “I am honoured to lead an airline that has paved such an accomplished path to excellence, and innovation, demonstrating the team’s unwavering pride in their work and the experience provided to each of our passengers,” External link

cyprustraveller Sunday, June 7, 2020 5:37:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker stated : “As one of the most important travel trade shows in the Middle East, ATM is the perfect platform for Qatar Airways to communicate its worldwide expansion plans and to connect with travel industry suppliers, partners and key officials,” “We have many exciting developments to showcase and discuss and I look forward to speaking about the next chapter in our successful story to our travel partners and customers” External link

cyprustraveller Sunday, June 7, 2020 1:05:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker Says : “This has enabled us to accumulate unrivalled experience of how to safely and reliably carry passengers during these uncertain times,” External link

theCitizen Friday, June 5, 2020 2:13:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker noted : "Qatar Airways is a carrier that has been recognized as the World’s Best Airline on five occasions by Skytrax, built significant goodwill with governments and embassies as we assisted stranded citizens and most importantly, been available non-stop for stranded passengers during the pandemic. We have been here 24/7 during the darkest days and will continue to be a friend in need as confidence returns and people restart their travel plans," External link

BBJ Thursday, June 4, 2020 1:20:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “Of course we will come to his aid. It is a long-term strategic investment” External link

mercopress Thursday, June 4, 2020 11:17:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “Of course we will come to his aid. It is a long-term strategic investment” External link

mercopress Thursday, June 4, 2020 11:17:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “What is important is for Boeing and Airbus to show their customers that they are not only there with them in good times, but also in bad times,” “If they don’t oblige, they will permanently lose us as a customer” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, June 2, 2020 7:24:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “What is important is for Boeing and Airbus to show their customers that they are not only there with them in good times, but also in bad times,” “If they don’t oblige, they will permanently lose us as a customer” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, June 2, 2020 5:48:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “What is important is for Boeing and Airbus to show their customers that they are not only there with them in good times, but also in bad times,” “If they don’t oblige, they will permanently lose us as a customer” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, June 2, 2020 3:07:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “We are incredibly proud to join efforts with UNHCR to provide relief aid to people and communities most in need. By having a robust international network, we are pleased to be able to give a helping hand to support this great cause” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Monday, June 1, 2020 9:02:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “We are incredibly proud to join efforts with UNHCR to provide relief aid to people and communities most in need. By having a robust international network, we are pleased to be able to give a helping hand to support this great cause” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Monday, June 1, 2020 9:02:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “As an airline, we maintain the highest possible hygiene standards to ensure that we can fly people home safely during this time and provide even greater reassurance that safety is our number one priority,” External link

arabnews Friday, May 22, 2020 10:23:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : "We are advocating a globally-harmonized strategy which is a must for recovery phase. We should avoid individualism in this regard. However, we also need to respect that there will be certain local peculiarities that we have to respect," External link

khaleejtimes Friday, May 22, 2020 12:49:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker déclaré : "Nous sommes en négociation avec eux, donc je ne veux pas en parler, mais oui, cela sera reporté de plusieurs années" External link

usinenouvelle Thursday, May 21, 2020 11:39:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker outlined : “Qatar Airways is committed to developing access to a number of destinations within our network which are popular with both our business and leisure travellers,” External link

cyprustraveller Tuesday, May 19, 2020 10:23:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “Seeing as we are still flying the world’s largest international network by operating flights to more than 30 destinations around the world, and aiming to grow our network again in the coming months, these onboard safety measures will assist us in achieving our goals,” External link

al-monitor Tuesday, May 19, 2020 8:36:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : "We have introduced these additional safety measures onboard our flights to ensure the continued health and wellbeing of our passengers and cabin crew, and to limit the spread of coronavirus," External link

JakartaPost Tuesday, May 19, 2020 10:05:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “We have introduced these additional safety measures onboard our flights to ensure the continued health and wellbeing of our passengers and cabin crew, and to limit the spread of coronavirus,” External link

middleeastmonitor Tuesday, May 19, 2020 2:57:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “We have introduced these additional safety measures onboard our flights to ensure the continued health and wellbeing of our passengers and cabin crew, and to limit the spread of coronavirus,” External link

alarabiya-en Monday, May 18, 2020 9:51:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker told : “Unfortunately, we will have to lay off about 20% of our workforce, equal to the number of aircraft that will not resume flights,” External link

ibtimes Monday, May 18, 2020 6:45:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “We have introduced these additional safety measures onboard our flights to ensure the continued health and wellbeing of our passengers and cabin crew, and to limit the spread of coronavirus,” External link

themalaymailonline Monday, May 18, 2020 6:07:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : "We have introduced these additional safety measures onboard our flights to ensure the continued health and wellbeing of our passengers and cabin crew, and to limit the spread of coronavirus," External link

news-yahoo Monday, May 18, 2020 6:04:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker told : "Unfortunately, we will have to cut nearly 20 per cent of our workforce," External link

thenational Thursday, May 14, 2020 3:19:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker وقال : "للأسف، سيتعين علينا خفض نحو 20% من قوة العمل" External link

albawaba-ar Thursday, May 14, 2020 1:18:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker وقال : "للأسف، سيتعين علينا خفض نحو 20% من قوة العمل" External link

cnbcarabia Thursday, May 14, 2020 12:08:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker told : “Well we are in negotiation with them, so I don’t want to talk about this, but yes it will be deferred for several years,” External link

egyptindependent Wednesday, May 13, 2020 4:37:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker déclaré : "Nous sommes en négociation avec eux, donc je ne veux pas en parler, mais oui, cela sera reporté de plusieurs années" External link

challenges Wednesday, May 13, 2020 4:18:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker told : “Well we are in negotiation with them, so I don’t want to talk about this, but yes it will be deferred for several years,” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, May 13, 2020 3:44:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker told : "Well we are in negotiation with them, so I don't want to talk about this, but yes it will be deferred for several years," External link

4-traders Wednesday, May 13, 2020 2:37:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker outlined : “Qatar Executive continues to expand its operations, and the incoming addition of these new aircraft will enable us to widen the range of services available to our clients seeking bespoke and tailored travel services,” External link

cyprustraveller Wednesday, May 13, 2020 8:54:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker wrote : "The truth is, we simply cannot sustain the current staff numbers and will need to make a substantial number of jobs redundant - inclusive of cabin crew," External link

bbc Wednesday, May 13, 2020 4:15:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “every single country in the world, including our neighboring countries, including the State of Israel, will be allocated numbers of tickets, depending on population and the size of the country…proportionately to the 100,000 tickets we are offering” External link

albawaba-en Tuesday, May 12, 2020 2:01:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker added : “There is no difference, no barrier in medical fields,” External link

albawaba-en Tuesday, May 12, 2020 2:01:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “We at Qatar Airways are incredibly grateful for the commitment and hard work of healthcare professionals around the world who looked after people in these times of uncertainty. Their heroic display of kindness, dedication, and professionalism has saved hundreds of thousands of lives around the world” External link

albawaba-en Tuesday, May 12, 2020 2:01:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker referiu : “A procura global por viagens levará anos para recuperar da pandemia do coronavírus e muitas viagens de negócios nunca mais voltarão a realizar-se” External link

diarioeconomico Tuesday, May 12, 2020 12:09:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker afirmou : “Ainda há muitas pessoas presas fora das suas casas pelo mundo inteiro e pessoas que querem visitar os seus entes queridos” External link

diarioeconomico Tuesday, May 12, 2020 12:09:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker told : "There are still a lot of people stranded around the world, [and] people who want to go and visit their loved ones," External link

aljazeera-en Monday, May 11, 2020 10:29:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker وقال : "الشركة تتوقع أن يشغل المسافرون ما يصل إلى 60% من المقاعد على بعض رحلاتها على مدى الشهرين القادمين" External link

hathalyoum Monday, May 11, 2020 8:34:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker told : "There are still a lot of people stranded around the world, [and] people who want to go and visit their loved ones," External link

aljazeera-en Monday, May 11, 2020 7:13:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker told : “There are still a lot of people stranded around the world, (and) people who want to go and visit their loved ones,” External link

dailytimesPK Monday, May 11, 2020 6:08:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker told : "There are still a lot of people stranded around the world, (and) people who want to go and visit their loved ones," External link

geo-tv Monday, May 11, 2020 5:56:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker told : “I am sure there will be demand,” External link

news-yahoo Monday, May 11, 2020 5:05:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker told : “There are still a lot of people stranded around the world, (and) people who want to go and visit their loved ones,” External link

alarabiya-en Monday, May 11, 2020 4:58:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker told : "There are still a lot of people stranded around the world, (and) people who want to go and visit their loved ones," External link

wsau Monday, May 11, 2020 4:25:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker stated : “As one of the world’s leading airlines, serving customers across six continents, Qatar Airways recognises its responsibility to society, our communities and the environment. An absolute ban on all hunting trophies further extends our commitment to supporting the protection of endangered species and the elimination of illegal trading of animal products,” External link

cyprustraveller Sunday, May 10, 2020 4:13:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker wrote : "The global outlook for our industry looks grim and many airlines are closing or significantly reducing operations," External link

9news Saturday, May 9, 2020 11:12:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker وأضاف : "فيما نراقب كافة المؤشرات لسوق السفر العالمي على نحو يومي، نستمر بالتركيز على مهمتنا الأساسية، وهي كيفية استعادة حركة السفر العالمية والبحث عن أفضل السبل لضمان تجربة سفر سلسة لكافة المسافرين إلى وجهاتهم النهائية. وقد بنينا خلال هذه الأزمة جسوراً متينة من الثقة مع المسافرين والحكومات والمطارات بأننا شريكاً موثوقاً أثبت حضوره وتواجده من أجلهم في أصعب الأوقات، ونطمح إلى الاستمرار بإنجاز هذه المهمة في وقت سنستمر فيه بإعادة بناء شبكة وجهاتنا بشكل تدريجي" External link

alarab-qa Saturday, May 9, 2020 10:01:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker wrote : “The truth is, we simply cannot sustain the current staff numbers and will need to make a substantial number of jobs redundant – inclusive of cabin crew,” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Friday, May 8, 2020 2:15:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “We have built a strong level of trust with passengers, governments, trade and airports as a reliable partner during this crisis and we intend to continue delivering on this mission as we gradually expand our network,” External link

middleeastmonitor Thursday, May 7, 2020 2:00:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker wrote : “The global outlook for our industry looks grim and many airlines are closing or significantly reducing operations,” External link

business-standard Wednesday, May 6, 2020 8:44:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker wrote : “The global outlook for our industry looks grim and many airlines are closing or significantly reducing operations,” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, May 6, 2020 7:13:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker wrote : "The global outlook for our industry looks grim and many airlines are closing or significantly reducing operations," External link

ibtimes Wednesday, May 6, 2020 6:28:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “We will surely go to our government eventually,” External link

ibtimes Wednesday, May 6, 2020 6:28:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : "We have built a strong level of trust with passengers, governments, trade and airports as a reliable partner during this crisis and we intend to continue delivering on this mission as we gradually expand our network," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, May 6, 2020 5:07:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker wrote : “The global outlook for our industry looks grim and many airlines are closing or significantly reducing operations,” External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, May 6, 2020 4:34:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “Throughout this crisis our passengers have been at the centre of our focus. Our airline has implemented industry-leading hygiene practices and commercial policies enabling our passengers to book and travel with confidence. We have maintained a flexible and agile network to help take over 1 million people home through our state of the art hub in Doha and to transport more than 100,000 tonnes of essential medical and aid supplies to where they are needed. As we follow the indicators of the global travel market on a daily basis, we continue to focus on our mission - how we can enable mobility for our customers and provide them with seamless connectivity to their final destination. We have built a strong level of trust with passengers, governments, trade and airports as a reliable partner during this crisis and we intend to continue delivering on this mission as we gradually expand our network” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Wednesday, May 6, 2020 4:22:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “Throughout this crisis our passengers have been at the centre of our focus. Our airline has implemented industry-leading hygiene practices and commercial policies enabling our passengers to book and travel with confidence. We have maintained a flexible and agile network to help take over 1 million people home through our state of the art hub in Doha and to transport more than 100,000 tonnes of essential medical and aid supplies to where they are needed. As we follow the indicators of the global travel market on a daily basis, we continue to focus on our mission - how we can enable mobility for our customers and provide them with seamless connectivity to their final destination. We have built a strong level of trust with passengers, governments, trade and airports as a reliable partner during this crisis and we intend to continue delivering on this mission as we gradually expand our network” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Wednesday, May 6, 2020 4:22:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker wrote : “The global outlook for our industry looks grim and many airlines are closing or significantly reducing operations,” External link

thecourier Wednesday, May 6, 2020 4:06:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker wrote : “The global outlook for our industry looks grim and many airlines are closing or significantly reducing operations,” External link

pressandjournal Wednesday, May 6, 2020 3:30:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker wrote : “The global outlook for our industry looks grim and many airlines are closing or significantly reducing operations,” External link

therepublic Wednesday, May 6, 2020 1:41:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “We have to face a new reality, where many borders are closed, rendering many of our destinations closed and aircraft grounded as a result, with no foreseeable outlook for immediate, positive change,” External link

middleeasteye Wednesday, May 6, 2020 12:35:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker wrote : ”The global outlook for our industry looks grim and many airlines are closing or significantly reducing operations,” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, May 6, 2020 12:22:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “We have to face a new reality, where many borders are closed, rendering many of our destinations closed and aircraft grounded as a result, with no foreseeable outlook for immediate, positive change,” External link

thenational Wednesday, May 6, 2020 12:17:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker wrote : “The global outlook for our industry looks grim and many airlines are closing or significantly reducing operations,” External link

beaumontenterprise Wednesday, May 6, 2020 12:01:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker wrote : “The global outlook for our industry looks grim and many airlines are closing or significantly reducing operations,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, May 6, 2020 11:36:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker wrote : “The global outlook for our industry looks grim and many airlines are closing or significantly reducing operations,” External link

dailyjournal Wednesday, May 6, 2020 11:17:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker wrote : “The global outlook for our industry looks grim and many airlines are closing or significantly reducing operations,” External link

680news Wednesday, May 6, 2020 10:52:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker wrote : “The global outlook for our industry looks grim and many airlines are closing or significantly reducing operations,” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, May 6, 2020 10:41:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker wrote : "The global outlook for our industry looks grim and many airlines are closing or significantly reducing operations," External link

startribune Wednesday, May 6, 2020 10:29:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker wrote : "The truth is, we simply cannot sustain the current staff numbers and will need to make a substantial number of jobs redundant - inclusive of cabin crew," External link

bbc Wednesday, May 6, 2020 9:57:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “We have to face a new reality, where many borders are closed, rendering many of our destinations closed and aircraft grounded as a result, with no foreseeable outlook for immediate, positive change,” External link

yenisafak-en Wednesday, May 6, 2020 9:13:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “We have to face a new reality, where many borders are closed, rendering many of our destinations closed and aircraft grounded as a result, with no foreseeable outlook for immediate, positive change,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, May 6, 2020 8:28:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “We have to face a new reality, where many borders are closed, rendering many of our destinations closed and aircraft grounded as a result, with no foreseeable outlook for immediate, positive change,” External link

arabnews Wednesday, May 6, 2020 4:32:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “We have to face a new reality, where many borders are closed, rendering many of our destinations closed and aircraft grounded as a result, with no foreseeable outlook for immediate, positive change,” External link

themalaymailonline Wednesday, May 6, 2020 3:26:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “We have to face a new reality, where many borders are closed, rendering many of our destinations closed and aircraft grounded as a result, with no foreseeable outlook for immediate, positive change,” External link

alarabiya-en Wednesday, May 6, 2020 1:51:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “The campaign focused on preventive and precautionary measures to curb the spread of coronavirus by enforcing a slew of health rules based on the recommendations of World Health Organization,” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Monday, May 4, 2020 8:47:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “The workers should wear proper uniforms, masks and gloves and undergo proper disinfection process before entering in the factories. The factories are being monitored on daily basis to check especially the risk points with the chances of infection,” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Monday, May 4, 2020 8:47:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “The Ministry is carrying out inspection of food outlets and food processing factories in coordination with the Ministry of Municipality and Environment and the Ministry of Industry and Commerce to ensure the compliance of health rules and safety measures,” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Monday, May 4, 2020 8:47:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “The hypermarkets and major food outlets should also keep sterilizing surfaces and floors which could carry the virus and educating the workers and food handlers about the preventive and protection measures to curb the spread of COVID-19,” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Monday, May 4, 2020 8:47:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “The trolleys for shopping should be disinfected with proper sanitising materials. The companies which provide food delivery services are also required to comply certain rules and regulations,” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Monday, May 4, 2020 8:47:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker commented : “The European Union forms a significant part of Qatar Airways’ network, operating flights to gateways in nearly every city in the continent; facilitating growth, trade and overall ease of travel with convenient connections and access to many markets in Africa, the Middle East and Australasia,” External link

cyprustraveller Saturday, April 25, 2020 3:04:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “We continue to offer a schedule where possible and allowed by governments,” External link

al-monitor Wednesday, April 22, 2020 7:33:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : ”I am grateful to Standard Chartered for their continued support to Qatar Airways. The bank has been a close partner of Qatar Airways for many years and have proven their support for the airline by closing this transaction during difficult times resulting from COVID-19. Read Also: Qatar Airways focus remains on finding solutions to get as many people back to their homes to be with their families and loved ones during these difficult times and this is made possible by the support we have from so many people including our close partners such as Standard Chartered” External link

thenationonlineng Thursday, April 16, 2020 9:34:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : ”I am grateful to Standard Chartered for their continued support to Qatar Airways. The bank has been a close partner of Qatar Airways for many years and have proven their support for the airline by closing this transaction during difficult times resulting from COVID-19. Read Also: Qatar Airways focus remains on finding solutions to get as many people back to their homes to be with their families and loved ones during these difficult times and this is made possible by the support we have from so many people including our close partners such as Standard Chartered” External link

thenationonlineng Thursday, April 16, 2020 9:34:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “We understand that this is truly a challenging time where everyone’s mission is to reach home safely to see their loved ones. Through our 130 daily flights to more than 65 cities worldwide, we believe in sparing no effort to go the extra mile when it comes to taking our passengers home. We are continuing to work closely with embassies and governments around the world, and wherever possible we will reinstate or add more flights as needed,” External link

gulf-times Thursday, April 2, 2020 12:21:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker وقال : "سنواصل الطيران ما دامت هناك ضرورة ولدينا طلبات لنقل أشخاص تقطعت بهم السبل إلى أوطانهم، شريطة أن يكون المجال الجوي والمطار مفتوحين" External link

marebpress Monday, March 30, 2020 6:59:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker وأضاف : "نواصل في الخطوط الجوية القطرية تشغيل حوالي 150 رحلة يوميا إلى أكثر من 70 مدينة حول العالم.. في بعض الأحيان، تفرض الحكومات العالمية قيودا تمنعنا من السفر إلى أراضيها، إلا أننا نعمل بشكل وثيق مع هذه الحكومات لإعادة تشغيل رحلاتنا الجوية أو إضافة المزيد منها أينما أمكننا ذلك" External link

al-sharq Monday, March 30, 2020 10:21:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker وقال : “سنواصل الطيران ما دامت هناك ضرورة ولدينا طلبات لنقل أشخاص تقطعت بهم السبل إلى أوطانهم، شريطة أن يكون المجال الجوي والمطار مفتوحين” External link

mustaqila Sunday, March 29, 2020 8:42:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : "We have received many requests from governments all over the world, embassies in certain countries, requesting Qatar Airways not to stop flying," External link

khaleejtimes Sunday, March 29, 2020 5:39:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : "We will fly as long as it is necessary and we have requests to get stranded people to their homes, provided the airspace is open and the airports are open," External link

khaleejtimes Sunday, March 29, 2020 5:39:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker added : "We will surely go to our government eventually," External link

khaleejtimes Sunday, March 29, 2020 5:39:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : "We are not taking advantage . this is a time to serve people who want to be with their loved ones in a very trying time," External link

khaleejtimes Sunday, March 29, 2020 5:39:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker وقال ( about من بين ) : "تلقينا طلبات كثيرة من حكومات في أنحاء العالم وسفارات في دول معينة تطلب من الخطوط القطرية ألا توقف الرحلات" External link

aljazeera Sunday, March 29, 2020 3:17:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker وقال : "سنواصل الطيران ما دامت هناك ضرورة، ولدينا طلبات لنقل أشخاص تقطعت بهم السبل إلى أوطانهم، شريطة أن يكون المجال الجوي والمطار مفتوحين" External link

aljazeera Sunday, March 29, 2020 3:17:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker وأضاف : "نواصل في الخطوط الجوية القطرية تشغيل حوالي 150 رحلة يوميا إلى أكثر من 70 مدينة حول العالم.. في بعض الأحيان، تفرض الحكومات العالمية قيودا تمنعنا من السفر إلى أراضيها، إلا أننا نعمل بشكل وثيق مع هذه الحكومات لإعادة تشغيل رحلاتنا الجوية أو إضافة المزيد منها أينما أمكننا ذلك" External link

al-sharq Thursday, March 26, 2020 10:40:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “We at Qatar Airways are also going to carry, free of charge, from all over the world, from people and governments who want to donate… supplies and medical equipment to the people of the Islamic Republic of Iran” External link

alarabiya-en Sunday, March 22, 2020 4:32:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker قال : "لا يوجد دليل علمي على انتقال فيروس كورونا خلال فترة الحضانة" External link

elbalad Saturday, March 14, 2020 1:02:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “We are thrilled to have launched our latest international Premium Lounge at Singapore Changi Airport. The lounge design is inspired by modern-day Arabic architecture, reflecting Qatar Airways’ heritage. Qatar Airways has already set one industry benchmark with our award-winning Business Class seat, Qsuite, now we are redefining the new standard for business class lounges. We want to ensure that the onground experience offered to our passengers matches our iconic five-star airline experience. As the first Qatar Airways lounge following this design concept, it will serve as a new standard for all our Premium Lounges going forward” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Friday, February 28, 2020 10:30:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “We are thrilled to have launched our latest international Premium Lounge at Singapore Changi Airport. The lounge design is inspired by modern-day Arabic architecture, reflecting Qatar Airways’ heritage. Qatar Airways has already set one industry benchmark with our award-winning Business Class seat, Qsuite, now we are redefining the new standard for business class lounges. We want to ensure that the onground experience offered to our passengers matches our iconic five-star airline experience. As the first Qatar Airways lounge following this design concept, it will serve as a new standard for all our Premium Lounges going forward” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Friday, February 28, 2020 10:30:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “When we launched services to Malta in June 2019, I stated this was just the beginning of our long term commitment to boosting trade and tourism between our two countries. This agreement with Air Malta will provide significant benefits to both airlines and thousands of passengers, expanding both of our networks and setting the foundation to further enhance cooperation in other fields in the future” External link

timesofmalta Wednesday, February 26, 2020 7:08:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “When we launched services to Malta in June 2019, I stated this was just the beginning of our long term commitment to boosting trade and tourism between our two countries. This agreement with Air Malta will provide significant benefits to both airlines and thousands of passengers, expanding both of our networks and setting the foundation to further enhance cooperation in other fields in the future” External link

timesofmalta Wednesday, February 26, 2020 7:08:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “The deal will bring together two of the world’s largest airline networks, increasing choices for millions of passengers and providing seamless connectivity to a significant number of new destinations, in line with Qatar Airways’ successful growth strategy” External link

routes-news Wednesday, February 26, 2020 2:42:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “The deal will bring together two of the world’s largest airline networks, increasing choices for millions of passengers and providing seamless connectivity to a significant number of new destinations, in line with Qatar Airways’ successful growth strategy” External link

routes-news Wednesday, February 26, 2020 2:42:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker وقال : «جرى التعامل مع المشكلات التي أدت إلى وقف شراكتنا قبل عامين، ونعتقد أن استئناف اتفاقيتنا للمشاركة في الرمز سيتيح لنا تقديم الخدمة لأسواق يثمنها عملاؤنا وأعضاء فريقنا ومساهمينا.» External link

alquds-uk Tuesday, February 25, 2020 11:06:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker added : “It is no surprise therefore, that DJWE is growing year after year, and the 17th edition is the largest to date in terms of exhibitors and exhibition space". We are thrilled to welcome partners and guests from all over the world who have come to attend the event and we hope they enjoy the experience of luxury and beauty both at the exhibition, and in Qatar generally” “Qatar’s tourism sector is witnessing rapid growth with the development of new tourism products and experiences. These achievements are the result of fruitful cooperation between various industry partners, headed by QNTC, and guided by the sustainable development goals charted in our Qatar National Vision 2030,” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Tuesday, February 25, 2020 10:01:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : "Qatar Airways continues to consider opportunities to invest in airlines and support management teams that share our vision to enhance travel opportunities for airline passengers across the globe," External link

independent-ie Thursday, February 20, 2020 6:02:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “Our investment to date has been highly successful and the announced increase in our shareholding is evidence of our continued support of IAG and its strategy,” External link

irishexaminer Thursday, February 20, 2020 1:28:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “Our investment to date has been highly successful and the announced increase in our shareholding is evidence of our continued support of IAG and its strategy,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, February 19, 2020 5:05:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : "Our investment to date has been highly successful and the announced increase in our shareholding is evidence of our continued support of IAG and its strategy" External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, February 19, 2020 3:35:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : "Our investment to date has been highly successful and the announced increase in our shareholding is evidence of our continued support of IAG and its strategy" External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, February 19, 2020 3:35:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : "Our investment to date has been highly successful and the announced increase in our shareholding is evidence of our continued support of IAG and its strategy" External link

4-traders Wednesday, February 19, 2020 2:30:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : "Our investment to date has been highly successful and the announced increase in our shareholding is evidence of our continued support of IAG and its strategy" External link

4-traders Wednesday, February 19, 2020 2:30:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “Our investment to date has been highly successful and the announced increase in our shareholding is evidence of our continued support of IAG and its strategy,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, February 19, 2020 2:25:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : "Our investment to date has been highly successful and the announced increase in our shareholding is evidence of our continued support of IAG and its strategy" External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, February 19, 2020 11:19:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : "Our investment to date has been highly successful and the announced increase in our shareholding is evidence of our continued support of IAG and its strategy" External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, February 19, 2020 11:19:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said ( about Secret Garden ) : “We are delighted to support the Al Wasmi Garden Festival. It is a fantastic new initiative for Qatar that will delight residents and visitors alike, and is a great addition to our country’s excellent calendar of events. I hope that visitors to the festival will especially enjoy the French Garden by Qatar Airways, inspired by the palace gardens of France,” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Wednesday, February 19, 2020 8:31:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : "This agreement with Bulgaria Air follows other recent partnership announcements we have made with airlines across the world, demonstrating our commitment to working with our peers to provide passengers seamless connectivity and unrivalled service" External link

thepeninsulaqatar Tuesday, February 18, 2020 4:15:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : "This agreement with Bulgaria Air follows other recent partnership announcements we have made with airlines across the world, demonstrating our commitment to working with our peers to provide passengers seamless connectivity and unrivalled service" External link

thepeninsulaqatar Tuesday, February 18, 2020 4:15:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “We are to send eight aircraft on the 21st of this month to China; two of them will go to Beijing, three will go to Shanghai and three aircraft will go to Guangzhou. These eight aircraft will carry medical supplies donated by. Chinese people, Chinese embassies, countries, government of Qatar and Qatar Airways to the Chinese people,” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Tuesday, February 18, 2020 10:56:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “The Doha Jewellery and Watches Exhibition has become a major destination for seekers of luxury and elegance from around the world because it enables direct interaction between brands and customers. Here, the most prestigious new brands are launched and the latest products and releases of some of the world’s best-known international names are unveiled. The exhibition has contributed to reinforcing Qatar's position as a host of international exhibitions, and plays a critical role in supporting Qatari talent by providing a platform for them to market their products, launch their brands, and gain crucial experience through contact with the most prestigious players in the field,” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Monday, February 17, 2020 6:43:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “The more we raise, the more effective we can be as a ministry,” External link

chathamdailynews Saturday, February 8, 2020 11:07:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “We are very tough negotiators, we will take our time to negotiate,” External link

namibian Friday, February 7, 2020 1:06:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “Going back to our business, I think the community should really put lot of pressure on environment improvement. And this can be done only by putting the two industries in our field on the spot- those who produce fuel and people who produce aircraft engines,” External link

gulf-times Thursday, February 6, 2020 9:53:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “At the IATA Board of Governors level, I have insisted that we should take a lead and have a big conference at the international level to let people realise that spotlight is on the two manufacturers to come and do things to improve our environment. The onus is on them,” External link

gulf-times Thursday, February 6, 2020 9:53:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “I am not disappointed with the numbers we have. But I would like to see more ladies in our senior management positions,” External link

gulf-times Thursday, February 6, 2020 9:53:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “I know there is a lot of interest for people to become pilots. But there is not much interest in more interesting things in our industry. Undoubtedly, pilots are well paid. But there are other interesting things too in our industry,” External link

gulf-times Thursday, February 6, 2020 9:53:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “In Africa, there is a big demand for air travel and today Africa is very poorly connected, so we always look at opportunities in our field to do investments similar to what we have done in the past,” External link

albawaba-en Thursday, February 6, 2020 5:19:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker told : “We are very tough negotiators … we will take our time to negotiate,” External link

tribune Thursday, February 6, 2020 6:38:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : "It will be a very efficient hub in a very stable country in the heart of Africa," "And we're going to take a stake in their national carrier because we see that Africa is another region that has huge growth potential" External link

irishsun Wednesday, February 5, 2020 9:53:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “The attraction of Kigali is its location, the stability of the country and the very favourable business environment that exists in that country,” External link

themalaymailonline Wednesday, February 5, 2020 5:32:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “In Africa, there is big demand for air travel and today Africa is very poorly connected so we always look at opportunities in our field for investment,” External link

themalaymailonline Wednesday, February 5, 2020 5:32:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker déclaré : "Le projet d'agrandissement comprend 11 720 mètres carrés d'espaces de vente au détail et de restauration, un jardin tropical intérieur de 10 000 mètres carrés et une pièce d'eau de 268 mètres carrés" External link

french.china.org.cn Wednesday, October 23, 2019 12:51:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker déclaré : "La phase où l'aéroport pourra accueillir plus de 60 millions de passagers commencera quelque temps après le début de 2022 et comprendra l'agrandissement des halls D et E" External link

french.china.org.cn Wednesday, October 23, 2019 12:51:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker وقال ( about Akbar Al Baker ) : «بصراحة آمل لو استطعت شراء المزيد. لكن مجموعة سواير واير تشاينا تحوزان معظم الشركة ونحن ثالث أكبر مساهم وهو ليس بالأمر السيئ» External link

annaharkw Tuesday, November 7, 2017 11:51:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker أجاب ( about Akbar Al Baker ) : "أستطيع التأكيد على أن خسائر شركات النقل الجوي ورجال الأعمال في دول الحصار أكبر بكثير من خسائرنا، فنحن لدينا بدائل أخرى، مشكلتهم أنهم لا يستطيعون الصراخ، لأن القوانين قد كممت أفواههم وإلا لرأيتم شكوى شركات طيرانهم من الخسائر التي لحقت بها" External link

aljazeera Wednesday, August 9, 2017 7:33:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker disse : "A Latam representa para a Qatar Airways uma grande oportunidade para investir, apoiar e desenvolver uma relação de longo prazo. Isso poderá representar futuras oportunidades para nossa rede global" External link

zh-clicrbs Tuesday, July 12, 2016 11:45:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker disse : "reconhecer desafios localizados de curto prazo" External link

jcrs Tuesday, July 12, 2016 3:13:00 PM EAT



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Akbar Al Baker said : “It gives me great pride for Qatar Airways to stand alongside our oneworld Alliance partners in leading global efforts to tackle climate change. Reducing emissions is modern aviation’s greatest challenge, and the alliance’s commitment to 'net zero' during this uncertain time demonstrates the importance we all place on this duty” External link

slmuslims Monday, September 14, 2020 11:57:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “It gives me great pride for Qatar Airways to stand alongside our oneworld Alliance partners in leading global efforts to tackle climate change. Reducing emissions is modern aviation’s greatest challenge, and the alliance’s commitment to 'net zero' during this uncertain time demonstrates the importance we all place on this duty” External link

slmuslims Monday, September 14, 2020 11:57:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “It gives me great pride for Qatar Airways to stand alongside our oneworld Alliance partners in leading global efforts to tackle climate change. Reducing emissions is modern aviation’s greatest challenge, and the alliance’s commitment to 'net zero' during this uncertain time demonstrates the importance we all place on this duty” External link

colombopage Monday, September 14, 2020 11:07:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “It gives me great pride for Qatar Airways to stand alongside our oneworld Alliance partners in leading global efforts to tackle climate change. Reducing emissions is modern aviation’s greatest challenge, and the alliance’s commitment to 'net zero' during this uncertain time demonstrates the importance we all place on this duty” External link

colombopage Monday, September 14, 2020 11:07:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “We are proud to be the leading global airline connecting passengers with the world, operating one of the youngest, most fuel-efficient and sustainable fleets to take people safely to where they need to be,” External link

businessdailyafrica Friday, September 4, 2020 7:51:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker وأضاف : "هناك أعداد كبيرة من الأستراليين يرغبون بالعودة إلى بلادهم ولكن بسبب النسبة القررة لأعداد القادمين إلى استراليا فإننا نواجه حاليا صعوبات للمحافظة على هذه الرحلات مع ذلك فإننا سنستمر بتشغيل هذه الرحلات بالرغم من التكلفة الكبيرة التي تترتب علينا بسببها حيث إنها رحلات طويلة، وقال " External link

al-sharq Friday, September 4, 2020 9:39:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker وقال : "العديد من هيئات الطيران حول العالم تصدر قرارات بتمديد إغلاق المطارات قبل موعد افتتاحها بيوم أو يومين حيث يؤدي هذا الأمر بشركة الطيران إلى إبلاغ المسافرين بأن رحلتهم التي كانت ستغادر غدا أو بعد غد قد تم إلغاؤها، وتواصل الخطوط الجوية القطرية عملياتها، ونقلها ما يقارب 40% من المسافرين الدوليين على مستوى العالم في الفترة من شهر أبريل إلى يونيو 2020، مما ساهم في العودة بأكثر من 180 ألف مسافر أسترالي ودولي إلى بلادهم منذ بداية الأزمة. كما ساهمت هذه الرحلات في المحافظة على سلاسل التوريد للمواد الأساسية والحيوية للشركات الأسترالية، مع نقلها لأكثر من 15 ألف طن من البضائع الأسترالية منذ 1 مارس 2020" External link

al-sharq Friday, September 4, 2020 9:39:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : "We are delighted to resume flights to the capital of Somalia. Mogadishu is considered to be the most populous city in Somalia and with our flights, passengers will be able to enjoy Qatar Airways wide network via our home and hub, Hamad International Airport, which was recently voted the Best Airport in the Middle East. Passengers flying Qatar Airways will benefit from our extensive international network in Asia, Australia, Europe and the US as we lead the way in keeping Africa connected to the world. " External link

thepeninsulaqatar Sunday, August 30, 2020 6:09:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : "We are delighted to resume flights to the capital of Somalia. Mogadishu is considered to be the most populous city in Somalia and with our flights, passengers will be able to enjoy Qatar Airways wide network via our home and hub, Hamad International Airport, which was recently voted the Best Airport in the Middle East. Passengers flying Qatar Airways will benefit from our extensive international network in Asia, Australia, Europe and the US as we lead the way in keeping Africa connected to the world. " External link

thepeninsulaqatar Sunday, August 30, 2020 6:09:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “Then, of course, everybody got bushwhacked by COVID-19, so everything was on hold for a few months,” External link

chathamdailynews Wednesday, August 26, 2020 10:37:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “We’re hoping to help those that have the concurrent disorders of mental illness and addiction, which is a big chunk of the homeless population,” External link

chathamdailynews Wednesday, August 26, 2020 10:37:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker added : “Our airline has led the industry in offering passengers more choices and greater flexibility so they can plan and book travel with confidence. We have also implemented the most advanced safety and hygiene measures onboard including becoming the first airline to require passengers to wear face shields in addition to face coverings,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, August 25, 2020 9:30:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker acknowledged : “With the impact of COVID-19 on global travel, passengers have had to change their plans at short notice and it has been difficult for them to plan ahead with any certainty,” External link

ibtimes Tuesday, August 18, 2020 8:36:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “Our thoughts and prayers are with the people of Lebanon during this tragedy. In such difficult times, it has been touching to see so many of our employees at Qatar Airways offering their support to the people of Lebanon through donations” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Monday, August 10, 2020 9:25:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “Our thoughts and prayers are with the people of Lebanon during this tragedy. In such difficult times, it has been touching to see so many of our employees at Qatar Airways offering their support to the people of Lebanon through donations” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Monday, August 10, 2020 9:25:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “We are delighted to extend our aid programme to members of the public in Qatar. Today’s freighter is one of three that we will fly to Beirut” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Monday, August 10, 2020 9:25:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “We are delighted to extend our aid programme to members of the public in Qatar. Today’s freighter is one of three that we will fly to Beirut” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Monday, August 10, 2020 9:25:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker وأضاف : «اننا نشعر بالفخر إزاء جهودنا المبذولة حتى الآن لإعادة المواطنين خارج بلادهم إلى الوطن، ونتطلع إلى إتاحة الفرصة أمام المسافرين للسفر والعودة إلى بلادهم مع المزيد من الرحلات الجوية إلى الولايات المتحدة، مع استئناف الرحلات الجوية إلى هيوستن وفيلادلفيا» External link

aljarida Sunday, August 9, 2020 10:00:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “Qatar Airways continues to maintain an expanding schedule with now more than 500 weekly flights to over 75 destinations,” External link

routes-news Friday, August 7, 2020 6:56:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker وقال ( about Akbar Al Baker ) : "سوف تكون هناك استثمارات ضخمة متاحة في مجال البنية التحتية للسياحة وهذه دعوة إلى أي مستثمر يود القدوم إلى قطر بهدف الاستثمار حيث إننا نضمن له الإعفاءات الضريبية وإمكانية تحويل الأرباح وضمان استثماره بحد ذاته. وقال الباكر " External link

al-sharq Wednesday, July 29, 2020 11:43:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker remarked : "We are pleased to launch the Qatar Clean program and delighted by the support we have received from the Ministry of Public Health. We are confident that this will engender trust in safe tourism in Qatar. The Qatar Clean program is one of many initiatives by QNTC, in collaboration with our partners, to help the sector welcome back visitors; first from Qatar, and when conditions allow, from the rest of the world" External link

thepeninsulaqatar Tuesday, July 28, 2020 10:23:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker remarked : "We are pleased to launch the Qatar Clean program and delighted by the support we have received from the Ministry of Public Health. We are confident that this will engender trust in safe tourism in Qatar. The Qatar Clean program is one of many initiatives by QNTC, in collaboration with our partners, to help the sector welcome back visitors; first from Qatar, and when conditions allow, from the rest of the world" External link

thepeninsulaqatar Tuesday, July 28, 2020 10:23:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : "We are glad to see Helsinki return to our network, a significant indicator of the recovery of the Nordic travel market. With a total of 22 weekly flights to the region we are delighted to be the first Gulf carrier to offer flights to the four Nordic capitals of Copenhagen, Helsinki, Oslo and Stockholm. While the drop in air travel demand due to COVID-19 forced us to temporarily suspend services to Helsinki, we are proud to have never stopped flying to Copenhagen, Oslo and Stockholm. As we pass the worst of the crisis, we look forward to increasing our services to the Nordic region to support the recovery of tourism and trade in the region" External link

thepeninsulaqatar Tuesday, July 28, 2020 8:26:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : "We are glad to see Helsinki return to our network, a significant indicator of the recovery of the Nordic travel market. With a total of 22 weekly flights to the region we are delighted to be the first Gulf carrier to offer flights to the four Nordic capitals of Copenhagen, Helsinki, Oslo and Stockholm. While the drop in air travel demand due to COVID-19 forced us to temporarily suspend services to Helsinki, we are proud to have never stopped flying to Copenhagen, Oslo and Stockholm. As we pass the worst of the crisis, we look forward to increasing our services to the Nordic region to support the recovery of tourism and trade in the region" External link

thepeninsulaqatar Tuesday, July 28, 2020 8:26:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “HIA is a destination. And when you pass through HIA, you want to visit it again and again. The facilities we have in the airport are second to none. And especially, when we complete our expansion, it will bring a wow factor,” External link

gulf-times Wednesday, July 22, 2020 11:40:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : "Not for the next 3-5 years. It will just be a miracle if the figures go to the 2019 levels in this period of time" External link

gulf-times Wednesday, July 22, 2020 11:40:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “I don’t think LCCs have a future. I don’t want to get too much into politics, but people here want quality,” “Low-cost carriers are good for certain big catchment areas and we don’t have that. We rely on Fifth and Sixth Freedom traffic. Low-cost is conducive to having a large domestic network; we don’t have that” External link

routes-news Wednesday, July 22, 2020 7:31:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said ( about Wizz Air ) : “We’re seeing that there is talk of consolidation between Emirates and flydubai, but there should have never been a flydubai,” “And the same is now happening with our other neighbor, Abu Dhabi. Etihad has completely shrunk, and now they are looking at giving JVs to foreign carriers like Wizz Air and Air Arabia” External link

routes-news Wednesday, July 22, 2020 7:31:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : "After more than three years of efforts to resolve the crisis amicably through dialogue yielded no results, we have taken the decision to issue Notices of Arbitration and pursue all legal remedies to protect our rights and secure full compensation for the violations," External link

aa-en Wednesday, July 22, 2020 4:48:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “Qatar Airways Group has a strong record of industry leadership on sustainable operations. We take our responsibilities to care for the environment seriously and sustainability is at the forefront of our business planning across the group, this is why we have an average fleet age of less than five years, one of the youngest in the world. Thanks to our strategic and diversified investment in our fleet, the viability of our operations has not been dependent on any specific aircraft type. This has enabled us to be one of the few global airlines to never stop operating during this crisis, carrying over two million passengers and in the process becoming the largest international airline in the world. Our fleet mix has enabled us to continue operating routes throughout this crisis ensuring we do not leave passengers stranded. "As we rebuild our network, passengers can rely on us to operate an honest schedule of flights to take them where they want to go, using the right size aircraft to offer sensible capacity on each route. As a result, we will not resume flying our fleet of A380 until demand returns to appropriate levels. Having closely studied the environmental impact numbers, flying such a large aircraft with a low load factor does not meet our environmental responsibilities or make commercial sense. Our young fleet of Airbus A350 and Boeing 787 aircraft is a much better fit for current global demand” External link

news-yahoo-in Monday, July 20, 2020 11:09:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “Qatar Airways Group has a strong record of industry leadership on sustainable operations. We take our responsibilities to care for the environment seriously and sustainability is at the forefront of our business planning across the group, this is why we have an average fleet age of less than five years, one of the youngest in the world. Thanks to our strategic and diversified investment in our fleet, the viability of our operations has not been dependent on any specific aircraft type. This has enabled us to be one of the few global airlines to never stop operating during this crisis, carrying over two million passengers and in the process becoming the largest international airline in the world. Our fleet mix has enabled us to continue operating routes throughout this crisis ensuring we do not leave passengers stranded. "As we rebuild our network, passengers can rely on us to operate an honest schedule of flights to take them where they want to go, using the right size aircraft to offer sensible capacity on each route. As a result, we will not resume flying our fleet of A380 until demand returns to appropriate levels. Having closely studied the environmental impact numbers, flying such a large aircraft with a low load factor does not meet our environmental responsibilities or make commercial sense. Our young fleet of Airbus A350 and Boeing 787 aircraft is a much better fit for current global demand” External link

news-yahoo-in Monday, July 20, 2020 11:09:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “Qatar Airways Group has a strong record of industry leadership on sustainable operations. We take our responsibilities to care for the environment seriously and sustainability is at the forefront of our business planning across the group, this is why we have an average fleet age of less than five years, one of the youngest in the world. Thanks to our strategic and diversified investment in our fleet, the viability of our operations has not been dependent on any specific aircraft type. This has enabled us to be one of the few global airlines to never stop operating during this crisis, carrying over two million passengers and in the process becoming the largest international airline in the world. Our fleet mix has enabled us to continue operating routes throughout this crisis ensuring we do not leave passengers stranded. "As we rebuild our network, passengers can rely on us to operate an honest schedule of flights to take them where they want to go, using the right size aircraft to offer sensible capacity on each route. As a result, we will not resume flying our fleet of A380 until demand returns to appropriate levels. Having closely studied the environmental impact numbers, flying such a large aircraft with a low load factor does not meet our environmental responsibilities or make commercial sense. Our young fleet of Airbus A350 and Boeing 787 aircraft is a much better fit for current global demand” External link

news18 Monday, July 20, 2020 7:14:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “Qatar Airways Group has a strong record of industry leadership on sustainable operations. We take our responsibilities to care for the environment seriously and sustainability is at the forefront of our business planning across the group, this is why we have an average fleet age of less than five years, one of the youngest in the world. Thanks to our strategic and diversified investment in our fleet, the viability of our operations has not been dependent on any specific aircraft type. This has enabled us to be one of the few global airlines to never stop operating during this crisis, carrying over two million passengers and in the process becoming the largest international airline in the world. Our fleet mix has enabled us to continue operating routes throughout this crisis ensuring we do not leave passengers stranded. "As we rebuild our network, passengers can rely on us to operate an honest schedule of flights to take them where they want to go, using the right size aircraft to offer sensible capacity on each route. As a result, we will not resume flying our fleet of A380 until demand returns to appropriate levels. Having closely studied the environmental impact numbers, flying such a large aircraft with a low load factor does not meet our environmental responsibilities or make commercial sense. Our young fleet of Airbus A350 and Boeing 787 aircraft is a much better fit for current global demand” External link

news18 Monday, July 20, 2020 7:14:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “Qatar Airways Group has a strong record of industry leadership on sustainable operations. We take our responsibilities to care for the environment seriously and sustainability is at the forefront of our business planning across the group, this is why we have an average fleet age of less than five years, one of the youngest in the world” “Thanks to our strategic and diversified investment in our fleet, the viability of our operations has not been dependent on any specific aircraft type. This has enabled us to be one of the few global airlines to never stop operating during this crisis, carrying over two million passengers and in the process becoming the largest international airline in the world. Our fleet mix has enabled us to continue operating routes throughout this crisis ensuring we do not leave passengers stranded,” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Friday, July 17, 2020 10:39:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “Qatar Airways Group has a strong record of industry leadership on sustainable operations. We take our responsibilities to care for the environment seriously and sustainability is at the forefront of our business planning across the group, this is why we have an average fleet age of less than five years, one of the youngest in the world” “Thanks to our strategic and diversified investment in our fleet, the viability of our operations has not been dependent on any specific aircraft type. This has enabled us to be one of the few global airlines to never stop operating during this crisis, carrying over two million passengers and in the process becoming the largest international airline in the world. Our fleet mix has enabled us to continue operating routes throughout this crisis ensuring we do not leave passengers stranded,” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Friday, July 17, 2020 10:39:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “We don’t want to be so desperate that we take risks, which could be a health hazard and could have a second peak in my country,” External link

gulf-times Thursday, July 16, 2020 10:43:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “All of the six destinations will be served with a minimum of five weekly flights from mid-July, with 10 weekly flights operating to JFK,” “Qatar Airways has continually led the industry during these unprecedented months, accumulating unrivalled experience in carrying passengers safely and reliably” External link

routes-news Friday, June 19, 2020 7:13:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “Quite a lot of (deliveries) will be deferred. We have already notified both Boeing and Airbus that we will not be taking any aeroplanes this year or next year,” External link

middleeastmonitor Thursday, June 18, 2020 12:05:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker added : “If it’s necessary, yes we will inject equity into IAG Group because this is a long-term investment” External link

gulf-times Wednesday, June 17, 2020 10:35:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker replied : "I wish I had a crystal ball. " External link

heart Wednesday, June 17, 2020 8:36:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : "Quite a lot of them will be deferred. " External link

heart Wednesday, June 17, 2020 8:36:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : "Quite a lot of (deliveries) will be deferred. We have already notified both Boeing and Airbus that we will not be taking any aeroplanes this year or next year," External link

ibtimes-sg Wednesday, June 17, 2020 6:22:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “Quite a lot of (deliveries) will be deferred. We have already notified both Boeing and Airbus that we will not be taking any airplanes this year or next year,” External link

arabnews Wednesday, June 17, 2020 5:25:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker added : “An unprecedented challenge needs an unprecedented response and Qatar Airways worked tirelessly to continue providing repatriation options to stranded passengers. Such was our commitment to this mission that our RPKs were greater than the next four airlines combined, a statistic without parallel in modern aviation,” “It is no surprise why more people are relying on us for international travel than any other airline. While many airlines suspended operations, we continued to maintain a robust schedule and network. Our network never fell below 30 destinations and we have recently begun to regrow our global network with over 170 weekly flights to more than 40 destinations” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Thursday, June 11, 2020 9:54:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker commented : “I am honoured to lead an airline that has paved such an accomplished path to excellence, and innovation, demonstrating the team’s unwavering pride in their work and the experience provided to each of our passengers,” External link

cyprustraveller Sunday, June 7, 2020 5:37:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker stated : “As one of the most important travel trade shows in the Middle East, ATM is the perfect platform for Qatar Airways to communicate its worldwide expansion plans and to connect with travel industry suppliers, partners and key officials,” “We have many exciting developments to showcase and discuss and I look forward to speaking about the next chapter in our successful story to our travel partners and customers” External link

cyprustraveller Sunday, June 7, 2020 1:05:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker Says : “This has enabled us to accumulate unrivalled experience of how to safely and reliably carry passengers during these uncertain times,” External link

theCitizen Friday, June 5, 2020 2:13:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker noted : "Qatar Airways is a carrier that has been recognized as the World’s Best Airline on five occasions by Skytrax, built significant goodwill with governments and embassies as we assisted stranded citizens and most importantly, been available non-stop for stranded passengers during the pandemic. We have been here 24/7 during the darkest days and will continue to be a friend in need as confidence returns and people restart their travel plans," External link

BBJ Thursday, June 4, 2020 1:20:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “Of course we will come to his aid. It is a long-term strategic investment” External link

mercopress Thursday, June 4, 2020 11:17:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “Of course we will come to his aid. It is a long-term strategic investment” External link

mercopress Thursday, June 4, 2020 11:17:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “What is important is for Boeing and Airbus to show their customers that they are not only there with them in good times, but also in bad times,” “If they don’t oblige, they will permanently lose us as a customer” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, June 2, 2020 7:24:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “What is important is for Boeing and Airbus to show their customers that they are not only there with them in good times, but also in bad times,” “If they don’t oblige, they will permanently lose us as a customer” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, June 2, 2020 5:48:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “What is important is for Boeing and Airbus to show their customers that they are not only there with them in good times, but also in bad times,” “If they don’t oblige, they will permanently lose us as a customer” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, June 2, 2020 3:07:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “We are incredibly proud to join efforts with UNHCR to provide relief aid to people and communities most in need. By having a robust international network, we are pleased to be able to give a helping hand to support this great cause” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Monday, June 1, 2020 9:02:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “We are incredibly proud to join efforts with UNHCR to provide relief aid to people and communities most in need. By having a robust international network, we are pleased to be able to give a helping hand to support this great cause” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Monday, June 1, 2020 9:02:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “As an airline, we maintain the highest possible hygiene standards to ensure that we can fly people home safely during this time and provide even greater reassurance that safety is our number one priority,” External link

arabnews Friday, May 22, 2020 10:23:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : "We are advocating a globally-harmonized strategy which is a must for recovery phase. We should avoid individualism in this regard. However, we also need to respect that there will be certain local peculiarities that we have to respect," External link

khaleejtimes Friday, May 22, 2020 12:49:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker déclaré : "Nous sommes en négociation avec eux, donc je ne veux pas en parler, mais oui, cela sera reporté de plusieurs années" External link

usinenouvelle Thursday, May 21, 2020 11:39:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker outlined : “Qatar Airways is committed to developing access to a number of destinations within our network which are popular with both our business and leisure travellers,” External link

cyprustraveller Tuesday, May 19, 2020 10:23:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “Seeing as we are still flying the world’s largest international network by operating flights to more than 30 destinations around the world, and aiming to grow our network again in the coming months, these onboard safety measures will assist us in achieving our goals,” External link

al-monitor Tuesday, May 19, 2020 8:36:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : "We have introduced these additional safety measures onboard our flights to ensure the continued health and wellbeing of our passengers and cabin crew, and to limit the spread of coronavirus," External link

JakartaPost Tuesday, May 19, 2020 10:05:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “We have introduced these additional safety measures onboard our flights to ensure the continued health and wellbeing of our passengers and cabin crew, and to limit the spread of coronavirus,” External link

middleeastmonitor Tuesday, May 19, 2020 2:57:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “We have introduced these additional safety measures onboard our flights to ensure the continued health and wellbeing of our passengers and cabin crew, and to limit the spread of coronavirus,” External link

alarabiya-en Monday, May 18, 2020 9:51:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker told : “Unfortunately, we will have to lay off about 20% of our workforce, equal to the number of aircraft that will not resume flights,” External link

ibtimes Monday, May 18, 2020 6:45:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “We have introduced these additional safety measures onboard our flights to ensure the continued health and wellbeing of our passengers and cabin crew, and to limit the spread of coronavirus,” External link

themalaymailonline Monday, May 18, 2020 6:07:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : "We have introduced these additional safety measures onboard our flights to ensure the continued health and wellbeing of our passengers and cabin crew, and to limit the spread of coronavirus," External link

news-yahoo Monday, May 18, 2020 6:04:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker told : "Unfortunately, we will have to cut nearly 20 per cent of our workforce," External link

thenational Thursday, May 14, 2020 3:19:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker وقال : "للأسف، سيتعين علينا خفض نحو 20% من قوة العمل" External link

albawaba-ar Thursday, May 14, 2020 1:18:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker وقال : "للأسف، سيتعين علينا خفض نحو 20% من قوة العمل" External link

cnbcarabia Thursday, May 14, 2020 12:08:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker told : “Well we are in negotiation with them, so I don’t want to talk about this, but yes it will be deferred for several years,” External link

egyptindependent Wednesday, May 13, 2020 4:37:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker déclaré : "Nous sommes en négociation avec eux, donc je ne veux pas en parler, mais oui, cela sera reporté de plusieurs années" External link

challenges Wednesday, May 13, 2020 4:18:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker told : “Well we are in negotiation with them, so I don’t want to talk about this, but yes it will be deferred for several years,” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, May 13, 2020 3:44:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker told : "Well we are in negotiation with them, so I don't want to talk about this, but yes it will be deferred for several years," External link

4-traders Wednesday, May 13, 2020 2:37:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker outlined : “Qatar Executive continues to expand its operations, and the incoming addition of these new aircraft will enable us to widen the range of services available to our clients seeking bespoke and tailored travel services,” External link

cyprustraveller Wednesday, May 13, 2020 8:54:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker wrote : "The truth is, we simply cannot sustain the current staff numbers and will need to make a substantial number of jobs redundant - inclusive of cabin crew," External link

bbc Wednesday, May 13, 2020 4:15:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “every single country in the world, including our neighboring countries, including the State of Israel, will be allocated numbers of tickets, depending on population and the size of the country…proportionately to the 100,000 tickets we are offering” External link

albawaba-en Tuesday, May 12, 2020 2:01:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker added : “There is no difference, no barrier in medical fields,” External link

albawaba-en Tuesday, May 12, 2020 2:01:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “We at Qatar Airways are incredibly grateful for the commitment and hard work of healthcare professionals around the world who looked after people in these times of uncertainty. Their heroic display of kindness, dedication, and professionalism has saved hundreds of thousands of lives around the world” External link

albawaba-en Tuesday, May 12, 2020 2:01:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker referiu : “A procura global por viagens levará anos para recuperar da pandemia do coronavírus e muitas viagens de negócios nunca mais voltarão a realizar-se” External link

diarioeconomico Tuesday, May 12, 2020 12:09:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker afirmou : “Ainda há muitas pessoas presas fora das suas casas pelo mundo inteiro e pessoas que querem visitar os seus entes queridos” External link

diarioeconomico Tuesday, May 12, 2020 12:09:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker told : "There are still a lot of people stranded around the world, [and] people who want to go and visit their loved ones," External link

aljazeera-en Monday, May 11, 2020 10:29:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker وقال : "الشركة تتوقع أن يشغل المسافرون ما يصل إلى 60% من المقاعد على بعض رحلاتها على مدى الشهرين القادمين" External link

hathalyoum Monday, May 11, 2020 8:34:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker told : "There are still a lot of people stranded around the world, [and] people who want to go and visit their loved ones," External link

aljazeera-en Monday, May 11, 2020 7:13:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker told : “There are still a lot of people stranded around the world, (and) people who want to go and visit their loved ones,” External link

dailytimesPK Monday, May 11, 2020 6:08:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker told : "There are still a lot of people stranded around the world, (and) people who want to go and visit their loved ones," External link

geo-tv Monday, May 11, 2020 5:56:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker told : “I am sure there will be demand,” External link

news-yahoo Monday, May 11, 2020 5:05:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker told : “There are still a lot of people stranded around the world, (and) people who want to go and visit their loved ones,” External link

alarabiya-en Monday, May 11, 2020 4:58:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker told : "There are still a lot of people stranded around the world, (and) people who want to go and visit their loved ones," External link

wsau Monday, May 11, 2020 4:25:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker stated : “As one of the world’s leading airlines, serving customers across six continents, Qatar Airways recognises its responsibility to society, our communities and the environment. An absolute ban on all hunting trophies further extends our commitment to supporting the protection of endangered species and the elimination of illegal trading of animal products,” External link

cyprustraveller Sunday, May 10, 2020 4:13:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker wrote : "The global outlook for our industry looks grim and many airlines are closing or significantly reducing operations," External link

9news Saturday, May 9, 2020 11:12:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker وأضاف : "فيما نراقب كافة المؤشرات لسوق السفر العالمي على نحو يومي، نستمر بالتركيز على مهمتنا الأساسية، وهي كيفية استعادة حركة السفر العالمية والبحث عن أفضل السبل لضمان تجربة سفر سلسة لكافة المسافرين إلى وجهاتهم النهائية. وقد بنينا خلال هذه الأزمة جسوراً متينة من الثقة مع المسافرين والحكومات والمطارات بأننا شريكاً موثوقاً أثبت حضوره وتواجده من أجلهم في أصعب الأوقات، ونطمح إلى الاستمرار بإنجاز هذه المهمة في وقت سنستمر فيه بإعادة بناء شبكة وجهاتنا بشكل تدريجي" External link

alarab-qa Saturday, May 9, 2020 10:01:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker wrote : “The truth is, we simply cannot sustain the current staff numbers and will need to make a substantial number of jobs redundant – inclusive of cabin crew,” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Friday, May 8, 2020 2:15:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “We have built a strong level of trust with passengers, governments, trade and airports as a reliable partner during this crisis and we intend to continue delivering on this mission as we gradually expand our network,” External link

middleeastmonitor Thursday, May 7, 2020 2:00:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker wrote : “The global outlook for our industry looks grim and many airlines are closing or significantly reducing operations,” External link

business-standard Wednesday, May 6, 2020 8:44:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker wrote : “The global outlook for our industry looks grim and many airlines are closing or significantly reducing operations,” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, May 6, 2020 7:13:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker wrote : "The global outlook for our industry looks grim and many airlines are closing or significantly reducing operations," External link

ibtimes Wednesday, May 6, 2020 6:28:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “We will surely go to our government eventually,” External link

ibtimes Wednesday, May 6, 2020 6:28:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : "We have built a strong level of trust with passengers, governments, trade and airports as a reliable partner during this crisis and we intend to continue delivering on this mission as we gradually expand our network," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, May 6, 2020 5:07:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker wrote : “The global outlook for our industry looks grim and many airlines are closing or significantly reducing operations,” External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, May 6, 2020 4:34:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “Throughout this crisis our passengers have been at the centre of our focus. Our airline has implemented industry-leading hygiene practices and commercial policies enabling our passengers to book and travel with confidence. We have maintained a flexible and agile network to help take over 1 million people home through our state of the art hub in Doha and to transport more than 100,000 tonnes of essential medical and aid supplies to where they are needed. As we follow the indicators of the global travel market on a daily basis, we continue to focus on our mission - how we can enable mobility for our customers and provide them with seamless connectivity to their final destination. We have built a strong level of trust with passengers, governments, trade and airports as a reliable partner during this crisis and we intend to continue delivering on this mission as we gradually expand our network” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Wednesday, May 6, 2020 4:22:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “Throughout this crisis our passengers have been at the centre of our focus. Our airline has implemented industry-leading hygiene practices and commercial policies enabling our passengers to book and travel with confidence. We have maintained a flexible and agile network to help take over 1 million people home through our state of the art hub in Doha and to transport more than 100,000 tonnes of essential medical and aid supplies to where they are needed. As we follow the indicators of the global travel market on a daily basis, we continue to focus on our mission - how we can enable mobility for our customers and provide them with seamless connectivity to their final destination. We have built a strong level of trust with passengers, governments, trade and airports as a reliable partner during this crisis and we intend to continue delivering on this mission as we gradually expand our network” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Wednesday, May 6, 2020 4:22:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker wrote : “The global outlook for our industry looks grim and many airlines are closing or significantly reducing operations,” External link

thecourier Wednesday, May 6, 2020 4:06:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker wrote : “The global outlook for our industry looks grim and many airlines are closing or significantly reducing operations,” External link

pressandjournal Wednesday, May 6, 2020 3:30:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker wrote : “The global outlook for our industry looks grim and many airlines are closing or significantly reducing operations,” External link

therepublic Wednesday, May 6, 2020 1:41:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “We have to face a new reality, where many borders are closed, rendering many of our destinations closed and aircraft grounded as a result, with no foreseeable outlook for immediate, positive change,” External link

middleeasteye Wednesday, May 6, 2020 12:35:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker wrote : ”The global outlook for our industry looks grim and many airlines are closing or significantly reducing operations,” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, May 6, 2020 12:22:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “We have to face a new reality, where many borders are closed, rendering many of our destinations closed and aircraft grounded as a result, with no foreseeable outlook for immediate, positive change,” External link

thenational Wednesday, May 6, 2020 12:17:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker wrote : “The global outlook for our industry looks grim and many airlines are closing or significantly reducing operations,” External link

beaumontenterprise Wednesday, May 6, 2020 12:01:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker wrote : “The global outlook for our industry looks grim and many airlines are closing or significantly reducing operations,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, May 6, 2020 11:36:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker wrote : “The global outlook for our industry looks grim and many airlines are closing or significantly reducing operations,” External link

dailyjournal Wednesday, May 6, 2020 11:17:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker wrote : “The global outlook for our industry looks grim and many airlines are closing or significantly reducing operations,” External link

680news Wednesday, May 6, 2020 10:52:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker wrote : “The global outlook for our industry looks grim and many airlines are closing or significantly reducing operations,” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, May 6, 2020 10:41:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker wrote : "The global outlook for our industry looks grim and many airlines are closing or significantly reducing operations," External link

startribune Wednesday, May 6, 2020 10:29:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker wrote : "The truth is, we simply cannot sustain the current staff numbers and will need to make a substantial number of jobs redundant - inclusive of cabin crew," External link

bbc Wednesday, May 6, 2020 9:57:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “We have to face a new reality, where many borders are closed, rendering many of our destinations closed and aircraft grounded as a result, with no foreseeable outlook for immediate, positive change,” External link

yenisafak-en Wednesday, May 6, 2020 9:13:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “We have to face a new reality, where many borders are closed, rendering many of our destinations closed and aircraft grounded as a result, with no foreseeable outlook for immediate, positive change,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, May 6, 2020 8:28:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “We have to face a new reality, where many borders are closed, rendering many of our destinations closed and aircraft grounded as a result, with no foreseeable outlook for immediate, positive change,” External link

arabnews Wednesday, May 6, 2020 4:32:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “We have to face a new reality, where many borders are closed, rendering many of our destinations closed and aircraft grounded as a result, with no foreseeable outlook for immediate, positive change,” External link

themalaymailonline Wednesday, May 6, 2020 3:26:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “We have to face a new reality, where many borders are closed, rendering many of our destinations closed and aircraft grounded as a result, with no foreseeable outlook for immediate, positive change,” External link

alarabiya-en Wednesday, May 6, 2020 1:51:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “The campaign focused on preventive and precautionary measures to curb the spread of coronavirus by enforcing a slew of health rules based on the recommendations of World Health Organization,” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Monday, May 4, 2020 8:47:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “The workers should wear proper uniforms, masks and gloves and undergo proper disinfection process before entering in the factories. The factories are being monitored on daily basis to check especially the risk points with the chances of infection,” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Monday, May 4, 2020 8:47:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “The Ministry is carrying out inspection of food outlets and food processing factories in coordination with the Ministry of Municipality and Environment and the Ministry of Industry and Commerce to ensure the compliance of health rules and safety measures,” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Monday, May 4, 2020 8:47:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “The hypermarkets and major food outlets should also keep sterilizing surfaces and floors which could carry the virus and educating the workers and food handlers about the preventive and protection measures to curb the spread of COVID-19,” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Monday, May 4, 2020 8:47:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “The trolleys for shopping should be disinfected with proper sanitising materials. The companies which provide food delivery services are also required to comply certain rules and regulations,” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Monday, May 4, 2020 8:47:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker commented : “The European Union forms a significant part of Qatar Airways’ network, operating flights to gateways in nearly every city in the continent; facilitating growth, trade and overall ease of travel with convenient connections and access to many markets in Africa, the Middle East and Australasia,” External link

cyprustraveller Saturday, April 25, 2020 3:04:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “We continue to offer a schedule where possible and allowed by governments,” External link

al-monitor Wednesday, April 22, 2020 7:33:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : ”I am grateful to Standard Chartered for their continued support to Qatar Airways. The bank has been a close partner of Qatar Airways for many years and have proven their support for the airline by closing this transaction during difficult times resulting from COVID-19. Read Also: Qatar Airways focus remains on finding solutions to get as many people back to their homes to be with their families and loved ones during these difficult times and this is made possible by the support we have from so many people including our close partners such as Standard Chartered” External link

thenationonlineng Thursday, April 16, 2020 9:34:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : ”I am grateful to Standard Chartered for their continued support to Qatar Airways. The bank has been a close partner of Qatar Airways for many years and have proven their support for the airline by closing this transaction during difficult times resulting from COVID-19. Read Also: Qatar Airways focus remains on finding solutions to get as many people back to their homes to be with their families and loved ones during these difficult times and this is made possible by the support we have from so many people including our close partners such as Standard Chartered” External link

thenationonlineng Thursday, April 16, 2020 9:34:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “We understand that this is truly a challenging time where everyone’s mission is to reach home safely to see their loved ones. Through our 130 daily flights to more than 65 cities worldwide, we believe in sparing no effort to go the extra mile when it comes to taking our passengers home. We are continuing to work closely with embassies and governments around the world, and wherever possible we will reinstate or add more flights as needed,” External link

gulf-times Thursday, April 2, 2020 12:21:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker وقال : "سنواصل الطيران ما دامت هناك ضرورة ولدينا طلبات لنقل أشخاص تقطعت بهم السبل إلى أوطانهم، شريطة أن يكون المجال الجوي والمطار مفتوحين" External link

marebpress Monday, March 30, 2020 6:59:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker وأضاف : "نواصل في الخطوط الجوية القطرية تشغيل حوالي 150 رحلة يوميا إلى أكثر من 70 مدينة حول العالم.. في بعض الأحيان، تفرض الحكومات العالمية قيودا تمنعنا من السفر إلى أراضيها، إلا أننا نعمل بشكل وثيق مع هذه الحكومات لإعادة تشغيل رحلاتنا الجوية أو إضافة المزيد منها أينما أمكننا ذلك" External link

al-sharq Monday, March 30, 2020 10:21:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker وقال : “سنواصل الطيران ما دامت هناك ضرورة ولدينا طلبات لنقل أشخاص تقطعت بهم السبل إلى أوطانهم، شريطة أن يكون المجال الجوي والمطار مفتوحين” External link

mustaqila Sunday, March 29, 2020 8:42:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : "We have received many requests from governments all over the world, embassies in certain countries, requesting Qatar Airways not to stop flying," External link

khaleejtimes Sunday, March 29, 2020 5:39:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : "We will fly as long as it is necessary and we have requests to get stranded people to their homes, provided the airspace is open and the airports are open," External link

khaleejtimes Sunday, March 29, 2020 5:39:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker added : "We will surely go to our government eventually," External link

khaleejtimes Sunday, March 29, 2020 5:39:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : "We are not taking advantage . this is a time to serve people who want to be with their loved ones in a very trying time," External link

khaleejtimes Sunday, March 29, 2020 5:39:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker وقال ( about من بين ) : "تلقينا طلبات كثيرة من حكومات في أنحاء العالم وسفارات في دول معينة تطلب من الخطوط القطرية ألا توقف الرحلات" External link

aljazeera Sunday, March 29, 2020 3:17:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker وقال : "سنواصل الطيران ما دامت هناك ضرورة، ولدينا طلبات لنقل أشخاص تقطعت بهم السبل إلى أوطانهم، شريطة أن يكون المجال الجوي والمطار مفتوحين" External link

aljazeera Sunday, March 29, 2020 3:17:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker وأضاف : "نواصل في الخطوط الجوية القطرية تشغيل حوالي 150 رحلة يوميا إلى أكثر من 70 مدينة حول العالم.. في بعض الأحيان، تفرض الحكومات العالمية قيودا تمنعنا من السفر إلى أراضيها، إلا أننا نعمل بشكل وثيق مع هذه الحكومات لإعادة تشغيل رحلاتنا الجوية أو إضافة المزيد منها أينما أمكننا ذلك" External link

al-sharq Thursday, March 26, 2020 10:40:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “We at Qatar Airways are also going to carry, free of charge, from all over the world, from people and governments who want to donate… supplies and medical equipment to the people of the Islamic Republic of Iran” External link

alarabiya-en Sunday, March 22, 2020 4:32:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker قال : "لا يوجد دليل علمي على انتقال فيروس كورونا خلال فترة الحضانة" External link

elbalad Saturday, March 14, 2020 1:02:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “We are thrilled to have launched our latest international Premium Lounge at Singapore Changi Airport. The lounge design is inspired by modern-day Arabic architecture, reflecting Qatar Airways’ heritage. Qatar Airways has already set one industry benchmark with our award-winning Business Class seat, Qsuite, now we are redefining the new standard for business class lounges. We want to ensure that the onground experience offered to our passengers matches our iconic five-star airline experience. As the first Qatar Airways lounge following this design concept, it will serve as a new standard for all our Premium Lounges going forward” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Friday, February 28, 2020 10:30:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “We are thrilled to have launched our latest international Premium Lounge at Singapore Changi Airport. The lounge design is inspired by modern-day Arabic architecture, reflecting Qatar Airways’ heritage. Qatar Airways has already set one industry benchmark with our award-winning Business Class seat, Qsuite, now we are redefining the new standard for business class lounges. We want to ensure that the onground experience offered to our passengers matches our iconic five-star airline experience. As the first Qatar Airways lounge following this design concept, it will serve as a new standard for all our Premium Lounges going forward” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Friday, February 28, 2020 10:30:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “When we launched services to Malta in June 2019, I stated this was just the beginning of our long term commitment to boosting trade and tourism between our two countries. This agreement with Air Malta will provide significant benefits to both airlines and thousands of passengers, expanding both of our networks and setting the foundation to further enhance cooperation in other fields in the future” External link

timesofmalta Wednesday, February 26, 2020 7:08:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “When we launched services to Malta in June 2019, I stated this was just the beginning of our long term commitment to boosting trade and tourism between our two countries. This agreement with Air Malta will provide significant benefits to both airlines and thousands of passengers, expanding both of our networks and setting the foundation to further enhance cooperation in other fields in the future” External link

timesofmalta Wednesday, February 26, 2020 7:08:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “The deal will bring together two of the world’s largest airline networks, increasing choices for millions of passengers and providing seamless connectivity to a significant number of new destinations, in line with Qatar Airways’ successful growth strategy” External link

routes-news Wednesday, February 26, 2020 2:42:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “The deal will bring together two of the world’s largest airline networks, increasing choices for millions of passengers and providing seamless connectivity to a significant number of new destinations, in line with Qatar Airways’ successful growth strategy” External link

routes-news Wednesday, February 26, 2020 2:42:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker وقال : «جرى التعامل مع المشكلات التي أدت إلى وقف شراكتنا قبل عامين، ونعتقد أن استئناف اتفاقيتنا للمشاركة في الرمز سيتيح لنا تقديم الخدمة لأسواق يثمنها عملاؤنا وأعضاء فريقنا ومساهمينا.» External link

alquds-uk Tuesday, February 25, 2020 11:06:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker added : “It is no surprise therefore, that DJWE is growing year after year, and the 17th edition is the largest to date in terms of exhibitors and exhibition space". We are thrilled to welcome partners and guests from all over the world who have come to attend the event and we hope they enjoy the experience of luxury and beauty both at the exhibition, and in Qatar generally” “Qatar’s tourism sector is witnessing rapid growth with the development of new tourism products and experiences. These achievements are the result of fruitful cooperation between various industry partners, headed by QNTC, and guided by the sustainable development goals charted in our Qatar National Vision 2030,” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Tuesday, February 25, 2020 10:01:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : "Qatar Airways continues to consider opportunities to invest in airlines and support management teams that share our vision to enhance travel opportunities for airline passengers across the globe," External link

independent-ie Thursday, February 20, 2020 6:02:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “Our investment to date has been highly successful and the announced increase in our shareholding is evidence of our continued support of IAG and its strategy,” External link

irishexaminer Thursday, February 20, 2020 1:28:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “Our investment to date has been highly successful and the announced increase in our shareholding is evidence of our continued support of IAG and its strategy,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, February 19, 2020 5:05:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : "Our investment to date has been highly successful and the announced increase in our shareholding is evidence of our continued support of IAG and its strategy" External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, February 19, 2020 3:35:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : "Our investment to date has been highly successful and the announced increase in our shareholding is evidence of our continued support of IAG and its strategy" External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, February 19, 2020 3:35:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : "Our investment to date has been highly successful and the announced increase in our shareholding is evidence of our continued support of IAG and its strategy" External link

4-traders Wednesday, February 19, 2020 2:30:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : "Our investment to date has been highly successful and the announced increase in our shareholding is evidence of our continued support of IAG and its strategy" External link

4-traders Wednesday, February 19, 2020 2:30:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “Our investment to date has been highly successful and the announced increase in our shareholding is evidence of our continued support of IAG and its strategy,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, February 19, 2020 2:25:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : "Our investment to date has been highly successful and the announced increase in our shareholding is evidence of our continued support of IAG and its strategy" External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, February 19, 2020 11:19:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : "Our investment to date has been highly successful and the announced increase in our shareholding is evidence of our continued support of IAG and its strategy" External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, February 19, 2020 11:19:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said ( about Secret Garden ) : “We are delighted to support the Al Wasmi Garden Festival. It is a fantastic new initiative for Qatar that will delight residents and visitors alike, and is a great addition to our country’s excellent calendar of events. I hope that visitors to the festival will especially enjoy the French Garden by Qatar Airways, inspired by the palace gardens of France,” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Wednesday, February 19, 2020 8:31:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : "This agreement with Bulgaria Air follows other recent partnership announcements we have made with airlines across the world, demonstrating our commitment to working with our peers to provide passengers seamless connectivity and unrivalled service" External link

thepeninsulaqatar Tuesday, February 18, 2020 4:15:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : "This agreement with Bulgaria Air follows other recent partnership announcements we have made with airlines across the world, demonstrating our commitment to working with our peers to provide passengers seamless connectivity and unrivalled service" External link

thepeninsulaqatar Tuesday, February 18, 2020 4:15:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “We are to send eight aircraft on the 21st of this month to China; two of them will go to Beijing, three will go to Shanghai and three aircraft will go to Guangzhou. These eight aircraft will carry medical supplies donated by. Chinese people, Chinese embassies, countries, government of Qatar and Qatar Airways to the Chinese people,” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Tuesday, February 18, 2020 10:56:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “The Doha Jewellery and Watches Exhibition has become a major destination for seekers of luxury and elegance from around the world because it enables direct interaction between brands and customers. Here, the most prestigious new brands are launched and the latest products and releases of some of the world’s best-known international names are unveiled. The exhibition has contributed to reinforcing Qatar's position as a host of international exhibitions, and plays a critical role in supporting Qatari talent by providing a platform for them to market their products, launch their brands, and gain crucial experience through contact with the most prestigious players in the field,” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Monday, February 17, 2020 6:43:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “The more we raise, the more effective we can be as a ministry,” External link

chathamdailynews Saturday, February 8, 2020 11:07:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “We are very tough negotiators, we will take our time to negotiate,” External link

namibian Friday, February 7, 2020 1:06:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “Going back to our business, I think the community should really put lot of pressure on environment improvement. And this can be done only by putting the two industries in our field on the spot- those who produce fuel and people who produce aircraft engines,” External link

gulf-times Thursday, February 6, 2020 9:53:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “At the IATA Board of Governors level, I have insisted that we should take a lead and have a big conference at the international level to let people realise that spotlight is on the two manufacturers to come and do things to improve our environment. The onus is on them,” External link

gulf-times Thursday, February 6, 2020 9:53:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “I am not disappointed with the numbers we have. But I would like to see more ladies in our senior management positions,” External link

gulf-times Thursday, February 6, 2020 9:53:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “I know there is a lot of interest for people to become pilots. But there is not much interest in more interesting things in our industry. Undoubtedly, pilots are well paid. But there are other interesting things too in our industry,” External link

gulf-times Thursday, February 6, 2020 9:53:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “In Africa, there is a big demand for air travel and today Africa is very poorly connected, so we always look at opportunities in our field to do investments similar to what we have done in the past,” External link

albawaba-en Thursday, February 6, 2020 5:19:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker told : “We are very tough negotiators … we will take our time to negotiate,” External link

tribune Thursday, February 6, 2020 6:38:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : "It will be a very efficient hub in a very stable country in the heart of Africa," "And we're going to take a stake in their national carrier because we see that Africa is another region that has huge growth potential" External link

irishsun Wednesday, February 5, 2020 9:53:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “The attraction of Kigali is its location, the stability of the country and the very favourable business environment that exists in that country,” External link

themalaymailonline Wednesday, February 5, 2020 5:32:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker said : “In Africa, there is big demand for air travel and today Africa is very poorly connected so we always look at opportunities in our field for investment,” External link

themalaymailonline Wednesday, February 5, 2020 5:32:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker déclaré : "Le projet d'agrandissement comprend 11 720 mètres carrés d'espaces de vente au détail et de restauration, un jardin tropical intérieur de 10 000 mètres carrés et une pièce d'eau de 268 mètres carrés" External link

french.china.org.cn Wednesday, October 23, 2019 12:51:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker déclaré : "La phase où l'aéroport pourra accueillir plus de 60 millions de passagers commencera quelque temps après le début de 2022 et comprendra l'agrandissement des halls D et E" External link

french.china.org.cn Wednesday, October 23, 2019 12:51:00 AM EAT

Akbar Al Baker وقال ( about Akbar Al Baker ) : «بصراحة آمل لو استطعت شراء المزيد. لكن مجموعة سواير واير تشاينا تحوزان معظم الشركة ونحن ثالث أكبر مساهم وهو ليس بالأمر السيئ» External link

annaharkw Tuesday, November 7, 2017 11:51:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker أجاب ( about Akbar Al Baker ) : "أستطيع التأكيد على أن خسائر شركات النقل الجوي ورجال الأعمال في دول الحصار أكبر بكثير من خسائرنا، فنحن لدينا بدائل أخرى، مشكلتهم أنهم لا يستطيعون الصراخ، لأن القوانين قد كممت أفواههم وإلا لرأيتم شكوى شركات طيرانهم من الخسائر التي لحقت بها" External link

aljazeera Wednesday, August 9, 2017 7:33:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker disse : "A Latam representa para a Qatar Airways uma grande oportunidade para investir, apoiar e desenvolver uma relação de longo prazo. Isso poderá representar futuras oportunidades para nossa rede global" External link

zh-clicrbs Tuesday, July 12, 2016 11:45:00 PM EAT

Akbar Al Baker disse : "reconhecer desafios localizados de curto prazo" External link

jcrs Tuesday, July 12, 2016 3:13:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
chief executive12.47%EN10/16/201716/10/2017
executive7.90%EN10/16/201716/10/2017
ceo8.89%EN09/28/201728/09/2017
qatar airways group chief executive4.20%EN08/15/201715/08/2017
airways group chief executive3.33%EN08/15/201715/08/2017
qatar airways chief0.99%EN08/10/201710/08/2017
chief0.62%EN08/10/201710/08/2017
qatar airways group ceo0.25%EN08/10/201710/08/2017
airways group ceo0.25%EN08/10/201710/08/2017
qatar airways chief executive4.57%EN08/09/201709/08/2017
président de qatar airways0.12%FR08/09/201709/08/2017
executive director7.28%EN02/21/201721/02/2017
director3.70%EN02/21/201721/02/2017
director of food0.12%EN01/30/201730/01/2017
directeur général de qatar airways0.12%FR12/15/201615/12/2016
directeur général0.74%FR12/12/201612/12/2016
ceo of qatar airways2.10%EN12/10/201610/12/2016
chief executive of qatar airways1.23%EN12/02/201602/12/2016
executive of qatar airways0.12%EN12/02/201602/12/2016
group ceo0.12%EN11/12/201612/11/2016
patron de qatar0.74%FR10/09/201609/10/2016
pdg de qatar airways0.25%FR10/08/201608/10/2016
qa group chief executive0.25%EN09/28/201628/09/2016
qatar airways boss0.74%EN08/03/201603/08/2016
boss0.74%EN08/03/201603/08/2016
qatar airways ceo9.63%EN08/02/201602/08/2016
qatar airlines chief executive0.62%EN07/15/201615/07/2016
qatar airlines ceo0.25%EN07/14/201614/07/2016
chief executive officer5.56%EN07/12/201612/07/2016
officer0.37%EN07/12/201612/07/2016
Names Lang Count
أكبر الباكرAR23.06%
Al BakerEN22.23%
Akbar Al BakerEN20.73%
Akbar Al BakerFR5.02%
Akbar al-BakerEN4.20%
Al BakerFR3.75%
Akbar Al BakerEU3.60%
Al BakerPT3.34%
Akbar al BakerFR3.04%
Akbar al BakerEN3.00%
Akbar al-BakerFR2.59%
Akbar Al-BakerEN2.44%
Akbar Al BakerPT1.20%
Akbar Al-BakerFR1.12%
Akbar Al BakerES0.15%
Al BakerES0.15%
AL BAKEREN0.07%
Akbar al BakerPT0.07%
Akbar Al-BakerPT0.04%
Akbar al BakerES0.04%
Akbar Al BakarEN0.04%
Akbar Al BakerEL0.04%
Al BakerEL0.04%
Akbar al-BakerPT0.04%
Akbar al-BakrNL0.00%
Akbar el-BakerFR0.00%
Akbar Al-BakirEN0.00%
Akbar el BakerDE0.00%
Akbar al-BakarNL0.00%
Akbar Al BakrEN0.00%


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