Articles tagged “qatar airways”

Group Calls for Boycott of Qatar Airways Citing Human Rights Violations

Group Calls for Boycott of Qatar Airways Citing Human Rights Violations

Denise Lavoie, Associated Press

This boycott should come as no surprise, given the Qatar government's history of mistreating low-paid migrant workers. But we wouldn't be surprised to see U.S. airlines having some hand in this campaign.

1 month ago

Gulf Airlines Cut Back Expansion Plans as Europe Loses Its Shine

Gulf Airlines Cut Back Expansion Plans as Europe Loses Its Shine

Benjamin Katz, Bloomberg

If even the mighty Gulf carriers are struggling in Europe it doesn't bode well for everyone else. It looks like 2017 is going to be a very difficult one for the airline industry.

1 month ago

Qatar Airways Places Major Order with Boeing

Qatar Airways Places Major Order with Boeing

Brian Sumers , Skift

This is not the biggest aircraft order of all time, but you have to give Qatar Airways credit for the stagecraft. The Washington political class hasn't exactly been a great friend to the airline, but the carrier nonetheless made the announcement inside the Beltway. It even included a senior State Department official.

3 months ago

Winners and Losers of Summer Travel 2016

Winners and Losers of Summer Travel 2016

Colin Nagy, Skift

In other words: Summer is over. But it had some bright spots.

4 months ago

Qatar Airways Again Raises Its Stake in British Airways Owner IAG

Qatar Airways Again Raises Its Stake in British Airways Owner IAG

Deena Kamel Yousef , Bloomberg

IAG stock is relatively cheap now so, it makes sense that Qatar Airways took this chance to add to its shares in the company.

6 months ago

Qatar Airways Wants a Small Stake in Latam Airlines

Qatar Airways Wants a Small Stake in Latam Airlines

Deena Kamel Yousef and Chris Reiter, Bloomberg

Qatar Airways wants a piece of Latam as it struggles with decreased air travel demand in South America.

6 months ago

U.S. Airlines Set to Lose Major Battle Against Gulf Carriers in Open Skies Debate

U.S. Airlines Set to Lose Major Battle Against Gulf Carriers in Open Skies Debate

Brian Sumers, Skift

Delta, United, and American wanted the U.S. State Department to take unprecedented action against Emirates, Etihad Airways, and Qatar Airways. But the government didn't opt for a brash approach. This may well be the beginning of the end of the complaints.

7 months ago

The World’s Latest Longest Scheduled Flight Is Getting a Bigger Plane

The World’s Latest Longest Scheduled Flight Is Getting a Bigger Plane

Deena Kamel Yousef, Bloomberg

The Gulf region continues its growth as the world's most well-placed airport hub.

7 months ago

The EU Pushes Back Against Gulf Carrier Subsidies

The EU Pushes Back Against Gulf Carrier Subsidies

Jonathan Stearns, Bloomberg

Now it's Europe's turn to bang the drum against unfair competition by the Persian Gulf carriers.

7 months ago

Qatar Air CEO Is Happy With His Carrier’s Current Stake in British Airways’ Owner

Qatar Air CEO Is Happy With His Carrier’s Current Stake in British Airways’ Owner

Christopher Jasper, Bloomberg

If not for Europe's limits on foreign ownership, Qatar Airways and other gulf carriers would undoubtedly have an even larger presence across the continent.

8 months ago

Qatar Airways Is Using Jennifer Lopez to Annoy Delta Air Lines

Qatar Airways Is Using Jennifer Lopez to Annoy Delta Air Lines

Michael Sasso, Bloomberg

With CEO Richard Anderson leaving Delta soon, we expect that the fury directed at the Gulf carriers will decline significantly.

8 months ago

Qatar Airways Increases Stake Again in British Airways Parent Company

Qatar Airways Increases Stake Again in British Airways Parent Company

Benjamin Katz, Bloomberg

The IAG investment helps Qatar Airways diversify at a time when some recently popular routes in and out of oil-friendly destinations are beginning to dry up.

8 months ago