QIA Buys Half of Qatar Airways, Pushes Out Private Investors

Posted on 05/08/2014


Qatar Investment Authority acquired an approximately 50% stake in Qatar Airways last July, the airline’s CEO Akbar Al Baker told reporters on Monday. The Doha-based sovereign wealth fund bought out all of the company’s private investors, including former Prime Minister Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim al-Thani, bringing Qatar Airways under full government ownership. The motivation behind […]