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TATV NEWSROUND - April 15, 2021

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This week’s Newsround programme sees Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker explain how his airline had a world first when it comes to vaccines, and we hear how UAE’s space programme is claiming a first for the Arab World with its first female Arab astronaut.

It continues to be a tough time for airlines and for India’s national carrier Air India, it could be even tougher as the privatisation plan comes to its final stages.

Neelam Matthews talks to former executive director of the flag carrier, Jitender Bhargava about the cause of the current disarray and what lies in store for the successful bidder.

Meanwhile as India’s growing potential as the third largest airline market in the world comes closer, where is the money coming from?

Mark Pilling finds out why the country believes it could become a new aviation finance hubs as he talks to Mandar Mhatre the CEO of Apex India.

News too of a $3,000 Iftar meal above the UAE’s mountains, beaches and cities and new medevac capability in Africa.

 

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