Deutsche Lufthansa AG will allow passengers to use their own mobile devices to view films and add a new premium economy class before the end of the year as it seeks to counter rivals that offer more luxurious services.
Qatar Airways Ltd. Chief Executive Officer Akbar Al Baker said he’s open to a closer cooperation with British Airways that could extend to revenue sharing once initial partnerships within the Oneworld alliance are in place.
Qatar Airways Ltd. Chief Executive Officer Akbar Al Baker said he plans to announce aircraft purchases at the Dubai Air Show next month while awaiting more information on the Boeing Co. 777X before committing to the jet.
Qatar Airways plans to build a fleet of 50 Airbus aircraft for a new Al airline in Saudi Arabia that is slated to start operations no later than the third quarter with a focus on domestic and regional flights.
Qatar Airways Ltd. Chief Executive Officer Akbar Al Baker said he’d have contemplated joining Deutsche Lufthansa AG’s Star Alliance had the German company not proved so hostile to the growth of Persian Gulf carriers.