Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker says his airline will increase the number of flights and...

|By:, SA News Editor

Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker says his airline will increase the number of flights and gateways in the U.S. as he shrugs off any negative impact from the bankruptcy of frequent-flier alliance partner American Airlines (AAMRQ.PK). The bigger issue: If Congress acts to open up foreign ownership of U.S. airlines, will carriers such as Qatar Airways show an interest?