Qatar Airways 'on track' with strategy
Qatar Airways CEO, Akbar Al Baker, stated the carrier is “on track” with its strategy, including the introduction of new aircraft and investments in Doha International Airport (TradeArabia News Service, 13-May-2010). Since Feb-2010 the carrier has launched operations to Bangalore, Copenhagen, Ankara and Tokyo and plans to launch Barcelona, Sao Paulo and Buenos Aires in Jun-2010.
Qatar Airways: “I am delighted to say that we are well on track with our strategy, opening up routes in all corners of the world, introducing brand new aircraft into the fleet at a phenomenal rate and investing in our existing airport in Doha while the New Doha International Airport is under construction. Since February, we have opened up some great new routes in India, Turkey, Denmark and Japan. And June will be a busy month for us as we prepare to launch flights to a second Spanish destination, and enter South America for the first time with flights to Brazil and Argentina,” Akbar Al Baker, CEO. Source: Daily Mirror, 13-May-2010.