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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.

Qatar Airways continues expansion

Qatar Airways continues expansion

22 June 2010 Press Release Airline News

Qatar Airways has announced plans to continue its aggressive global growth plan, with the airline hoping to increase the number of destinations on offer from 89 to 120 in three years.