- Qatar Airways Qualifies Interest in Africa Investment - March 5, 2019, 9:54 AM
- Qatar Airways’s interest in investing in African airlines extends only to those whose ownership projects a not altogether consistent trait on the continent: good governance, the Gulf airline’s CEO, Akbar Al Baker, proclaimed during the recent Aviation Africa Summit in Kigali, Rwanda.
- According to Al Baker, some African countries have offered investment opportunities for Qatar Airways but the airline declined all of them.
- In reference to efforts by several African countries to launch national carriers, Al Baker flatly rejected any interest in startups.
Qatar Airways Qualifies Interest in Africa Investment
5 March 2019 9:39 AM GMT
Qatar Airways CEO Al Baker says he'll do business only in countries that show good governance.