As rapidly expanding Qatar Airways announced its 100th destination, the airline’s outspoken CEO, Akbar Al Baker, criticized governments for implementing charges like Europe’s Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS). He says airlines serve as “cash cows” to compensate for governmental inefficiency. Speaking at the recent Doha Aviation Summit in Qatar, Al Baker called for industry collaboration to stop “unnecessary charges” and urged the International Air Transport Association and The International ...


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