Subscribe Free
in Business & Finance

Qatar Airways to seek state support as cash runs out

Posted 31 March 2020 · Add Comment

Qatar Airways chief executive Akbar al-Baker told Reuters on Sunday that the airline could soon run out of cash it needs to continue flying.

 

Qatar Airways is one of few airlines continuing to maintain scheduled commercial passenger services and over the next two weeks expects to operate 1,800 flights.

 

"We have received many requests from governments all over the world, embassies in certain countries, requesting Qatar Airways not to stop flying," Baker told Reuters.

* required field

Post a comment

Other Stories
Advertisement
Latest News

DFS completes cargo conversion of Falcon 900B to help deliver masks to North Africa

Dassault Falcon Service (DFS) has completed the conversion of a Falcon 900B from passenger configuration to full cargo in record time.

Middle Eastern carriers see air cargo capacity decline in April

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets in April showing that demand dropped 27.7% compared to the same period in 2019 - the sharpest fall ever recorded.

AFRAA: North African airlines see impact of COVID-19

AFRAA has released an impact assessment analysis showing a 90.3% year on year passenger traffic reduction for the month of May; recovery is expected to start from Q3 2020 with domestic flights, followed by regional and intercontinental

High-speed Wi-Fi to business jet passengers in Turkey

Honeywell and MNG Jet have installed Honeywell’s JetWave satellite communications hardware on an MNG Jet Bombardier Challenger 605 to Turkey.

Muhiddin's taste for the big AMAC

Swiss-based AMAC Aerospace is bolstering its presence in the MENA region. Vincent Chappard talked to group executive chairman and CEO, Kadri Muhiddin, to find out more.

No stop to missile activity across Saudi borders

While Covid 19 might have stopped flights it did not put any halt on the conflict between Saudi Arabia-led coalition forces and the Yemeni Houthi.

AVMENA20 SK14191020
See us at
AVMENA20 BT1309100620MAPS2020 BT1102171120SaudiAirshow21BT2011180221