Qatar CEO Threatens Dutch Government Over Landing Slots

Discussion in 'Blogstand' started by BoardingArea, May 27, 2015.  |  Print Topic

  1. BoardingArea

    BoardingArea News Feed

    Likes Received:
    Status Points:
    By now we're probably all familiar with the battle going on between the "big three" US carriers and "big three" Gulf carriers over Open Skies. While the battle so far has primarily been between the US and Middle East, this is something which the European carriers are involved with as well. For example, while British Airways initially sided with the US carriers they did flip sides, thanks in no small part to the fact that Qatar Airways is buying a 9.99% stake in British Airways' parent company, and that their CEOs are besties (and the Gulf carriers are geniuses when it comes to exerting soft political power). The Dutch have kind of gone in the opposite direction, and announced last week that they would temporarily not allow further expansion from the Gulf Carriers, pending further discussion/debate. Per Arabian Business: The post Qatar CEO Threatens Dutch Government Over Landing Slots appeared first on One Mile at a Time.

    Continue reading...

Share This Page