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Qatar Airways launches flights to Stuttgart

Qatar Airways launches flights to Stuttgart

14 March 2011 Press Release Airline News Tourism News

Qatar Airways celebrated the launch of scheduled flights to Stuttgart following the arrival of its inaugural service from Doha to the Capital of Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany’s sixth largest city and one of the country’s economic powerhouses.

Qatar stops Gatwick flights

Qatar stops Gatwick flights

1 March 2011 Press Release Airline News Tourism News

Doha-based Qatar Airways will cease flights to Gatwick Airport from June 1st due following seven years. The decision to withdraw its daily flight from Gatwick was attributed to commercial reasons.

Qatar Airways plans IPO in 2012

Qatar Airways plans IPO in 2012

21 December 2010 Airline News

Speculation is growing over the timing of an initial public offering from Qatar Airways, with the airline’s chief executive suggesting it could be as soon as 2012. In an interview with Qatari daily Gulf Times Akbar al-Baker said he was “pretty confident” of launching an IPO over the next two years.

Emirates rejects state subsidy claims

12 October 2010 Airline News

Emirates chairman Tim Clarke has angrily rejected claims made by Air France chief executive Henri Gourgeon suggesting the airline accepts government subsidies. Mr Gourgeon warned earlier this week Europe’s status as an air travel hub was “under threat” from emerging Middle Eastern carriers.