TOULOUSE—Qatar Airways is keeping a close eye on supersonic transport projects as a hoped-for next step in luxury air travel, CEO Akbar Al Baker said on the sidelines of the carrier’s first Airbus A350-1000 delivery here Feb. 20. “We are very interested in supersonic flights,” he said. Likely referring to Boom Supersonic, a Denver-based company currently designing a 55-seat supersonic commercial aircraft, Al Baker said his airline “would not hesitate to be the ...

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