BERLIN—Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker has refuted claims made by U.S. airlines that Gulf carriers are heavily subsidized.  “There has been equity (investment by the government) and there will be further equity in the future if needed,” Al Baker said at ITB, Berlin’s tourism and travel fair. Baker contends Qatar’s government acts as a shareholder, and the situation is similar to instances in the past of European governments injecting new equity into ...


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