Window Seat 14 Feb 18

Window Seat 14 Feb 18

QATAR Airways’ outspoken ceo Akbar Al Baker was in fine form at last night’s gala (see page 8)to mark the Doha-based airline’s entry into Canberra this week.

Not one to shy away from controversial statements, Al Baker highlighted the size and age of his airline’s fleet of 200+ planes and an average age under five years, and remarked, “I’m sure your national carrier must be very jealous”.

The event also saw a number of lucky attendees win a set of Economy and Business class return tickets to anywhere on Qatar Airways’ global network.

When Queanbeyan City Travel & Cruise’s Jim Cooper was drawn as the Business class winner, Al Baker stormed the stage, saying “You’ll have to sell more seats Jim. Those seats won’t be free”.

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