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Qatar Airways boss apologizes for remarks on women CEOs

4 months, 10 days ago
SYDNEY: The head of Qatar Airways apologized on Wednesday for saying that a woman could not do his job, while global airlines pledged to speed up efforts to break down gender imbalances in aviation.  Qatar Airways Chief Executive Akbar…

Angry woman gets flight diverted over ‘cheating’ husband

11 months, 9 days ago
DOHA: An enraged woman forced an airliner to make an emergency landing after she discovered mid-flight that her husband was apparently cheating on her. The woman, an Iranian national, was travelling from Doha to Bali with her husband and…

Qatar Airways says flights now exempt from US laptop ban

1 year, 3 months ago
DOHA: Qatar Airways announced on Thursday that it had won exemption from a US ban on passengers taking laptops and tablet computers on flights from its Doha hub. It is the latest carrier after Abu Dhabi's Etihad, Dubai's Emirates and…

Qatar Airways says service ‘unaffected’ by Gulf ban

1 year, 4 months ago
DOHA: Qatar Airways said on Wednesday that it was largely unaffected by the decision of several Arab countries to ban the Doha-based carrier from using their airspace. "Qatar Airways' global operations continue to run smoothly, with the…

Qatar Airways urges UN action against Gulf ‘blockade’

1 year, 4 months ago
DOHA: Qatar Airways on Monday called on the UN's aviation body to declare a Gulf boycott against the carrier "illegal" and a violation of a 1944 convention on international air transport. Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt this…

Qatar Airways chief accuses US carriers of ‘bullying’

1 year, 5 months ago
DUBAI: The chief of Qatar Airways on Monday accused American carriers complaining over alleged subsidies to Gulf airlines of “bullying,” as he announced new US routes in defiance of mounting airport restrictions. US carriers Delta,…