Qatar Airways has canceled its first Airbus A320neo and remains at an impasse with the European manufacturer over delivery delays caused by engine problems, CEO Akbar Al Baker told journalists Friday at the IATA AGM in Dublin. “We are still at an impasse. We have walked away from our first A320neo because it is more than a certain number of days late, so we exercised a walkaway clause,” Al Baker told Reuters, adding the carrier would exercise walkaway clauses on the other four ...

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