Standing out from the crowd: three executives to watch in 2020

In a year marked by declines from the heights of growth that characterized 2018, a few industry executives caught the attention of air cargo editors and readers for their forward-thinking and strategic decisions. After polling our readers and considering the major milestones for air cargo logistics in 2019, Air Cargo World has created a shortlist […]

Qatar Airways spurns Airbus, flirts with Boeing, buys into LATAM

Qatar Airways is having a busy week, as the Gulf-based carrier continues to grab the aviation sector’s attention at the Farnborough Airshow in the U.K. In addition to releasing its financials for the first time in a bid to suppress allegations of opacity and unfair subsidies, the carrier also signed an agreement today to buy […]

Qatar reveals cargo ambitions for Doha hub

Already one of the “Big Three” Gulf carriers in terms of passenger traffic, Qatar Airways is intent on becoming a much larger player in the cargo business, At a press event this week, the Doha-based carrier unveiled plans to build a new airfreight terminal at Hamad International Airport (DOH) that will be able to handle […]

Al Baker says Qatar may exit oneworld alliance

Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker said he sees no point in remaining in the oneworld airline alliance if the airline that invited him in is going to block his business. Al Baker, speaking at the IATA annual meeting in Miami last week, said fellow member American Airlines Group is “impeding our growth.” The feud […]

Qatar joins e-AWB

Qatar Airways Cargo signed a multilateral e-AWB agreement with the International Air Transport Association, providing the legal framework for electronic cargo contracts.
  • September 11, 2013