Travel Talk: Akbar Al Baker, CEO, Qatar Airways

In this interview Phl Blizzard talks to Akbar Al Baker, CEO, Qatar Airways on a number of key issues, starting on the launch of their ‘Business Ony’ class flights from Doha to London and asks “how they expect to suceed where others have failed”. 2014 is an important year for this Gulf carrier with the arrival of the A380, the launch of a domestic airline in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabai and as the CEO states the recent opening of Hamid International Airport in Doha is significant as he describes the facilities. He goes on to say they will “be occupying the Farnborough Airshow” in July and he concludes by voicing his concerns regarding the air traffic network in the Gulf Region.