Qatar Airways hastens India push, plans 100 new jets amid Modi’s aviation drive


Qatar Airways Ltd may order 100 new jetliners before the end of this year to power its push into India and also plans to announce two new routes to the UK even as the country prepares to exit the European Union, chief executive officer Akbar Al Baker said.

The Persian Gulf carrier is confident that a new aviation policy mapped out by “futuristic” Prime Minister Narendra Modi will permit 100% foreign ownership of a domestic airline, Al Baker said Monday in London.

Qatar Airways is briefing lawyers in India and will seek formally to establish the new airline soon, with a tender for aircraft to follow. “It could be this year,” the CEO told journalists after addressing the Qatar-U.K. Business and Investment Forum. “It depends how fast we can arrange our application.” Read More…

 

Credit By : Livemint.com

You may also read!

Stop Killing Civilians, Centre Tells Pakistan After 21 Deaths in Over 2,000 Ceasefire Violations This Year

India has given Pakistan a detailed list of at least 15 individuals allegedly involved in pro-Khalistani activities in Pakistan,

Read More...

Army officer who died in Congo was to return to India this month

The body of Lieutenant Colonel Gaurav Solanki, who died in an accident in the Democratic Republic of Congo on

Read More...

600 sea specialists, 1000s of Jihadis will ensure blood everywhere in India warns JeM

A week after the Navy warned that the Jaish-e-Mohammad was planning a sea borne attack, the Intelligence Bureau has

Read More...

Leave a reply:

Mobile Sliding Menu