Video of the week – In conversation with… Akbar Al Baker

Qatar Airways Group CEO HE Akbar Al Baker has never been afraid of speaking his mind and in recent years has replaced Ryanair boss Michael…..

Video of the week – Initialisation of new EU-Qatar traffic agreement opens the door to liberal regime

A new transport agreement between Europe and Qatar will “allow for the liberalisation of the fundamental mobility rights between Qatar and European Union (EU) markets”,…..

Qatar Airways reveals its new enhanced economy class cabin, but it is more evolution than revolution

Two years ago, Qatar Airways grabbed the attention when it unveiled its new QSuite ‘First in Business’ concept at ITB Berlin. This year it chose…..

Video of the week – The aeropolitical and regulatory landscape: regional challenges

It is now 75 years since the aviation regulatory framework was established, and with the evolution of the industry many believe it is time for…..

BLOG: Live from Doha – insights from the CAPA Qatar Aviation Aeropolitical and Regulatory Summit

Welcome to live coverage from The Blue Swan Daily of the CAPA – Centre for Aviation Qatar Aviation Aeropolitical and Regulatory Summit in Doha, Qatar. As the foremost…..

Smarter Regulation is more ‘common sense than it is rocket science’ says IATA chief

Aviation is a global industry and this year it will safely meet the transport needs of 4.6 billion travellers. It will power the global economy…..

Winds of change: are we starting to see progress of the Single African Air Transport Market?

For as long as air services have existed Africa has had enormous potential. That it has yet to be achieved is due in large part…..