Claiming that some airlines are "overreacting" to the current downturn with hasty reductions of their networks, Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker confirmed that the carrier's winter expansion will include its first services to Australia. Speaking at this week's ITB Berlin convention, Al Baker said QR "is a robust airline, with a clear strategy, prepared for any crisis that may happen." It is taking delivery of 12 777s this year and will launch flights from Doha to both Sydney and Melbourne in ...

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