Qatar Airways Group CEO Akbar Al Baker told members of the media Oct. 18 in New York that its oneworld membership is in question and the Doha-based carrier could leave the alliance in 2019. Even though he stressed the importance of the airline’s position in oneworld—describing it as one of the most important tools for collective action in serving customer needs—he said oneworld partner American Airlines "was talking against" Qatar. “In June 2013, we joined ...

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