19-Jul-2010 12:14 PM

Qatar Airways to maintain expansion plans

Qatar Airways CEO, Akbar Al Baker, stated the carrier plans to maintain its expansion plans, stating: "At a time of gloom, global recession and financial crisis, we are adding 15 destinations, we take gambles" (Bloomberg, 17-Jul-2010). Mr Al Baker confirmed the launch of services from Doha to Brussels, Budapest, Nice, Phuket and Hanoi over the coming 12 months.