The US campaign against the major Gulf carriers is a “transparent attempt to block competition and reduce customer choice,” the head of Qatar Airways said Wednesday at a media briefing in Washington DC. Group CEO Akbar al Baker came to DC to give his first full response to the campaign, headed by American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines and some US labor groups, that alleges state-owned Qatar, Emirates Airline and Etihad Airways have benefited from government ...

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