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Podcast: Can Qatar recover its reputation?

written by Robyn Tongol | November 3, 2020

Since the start of the pandemic, Qatar Airways has won plaudits for being one of the few carriers to soldier on during the crisis, helping stranded passengers return “home”.

But that goodwill has seemingly evaporated after it was revealed up to 18 female passengers from Australia, the UK and France were invasively searched, apparently to find the mother of an abandoned premature baby.

This week, host Adam Thorn and regular guest Christian “Boo” Boucousis discuss the fallout and whether Qatar can recover.

Plus, the team also chats about the smart ‘new’ A321 Passenger-to-Freighter Conversion, Cathay’s new pilot dispute and whether it’s time to stop searching for MH370.

Podcast: Can Qatar recover its reputation? Comment

  • Aries1470


    Yes, Qatar will recover, and fairly quickly, since the news didn’t last long and didn’t make headlines long enough, it will just be “brushed under the carpet” and forgotten quiet quickly, except for the people that went through it.
    So many examples of other incidents happening, but people just want to go from A to B, and the SJW will move on to what is trendy the following day.
    This is by no means to lessen what happened to those ladies, but the hard reality is, is if it is not in the limelight, things tend to get forgotten by the major populace and also depends where the news actually made it.

    It will affect Qatar Airways only slightly in the short term, and nearly nothing in the long term, and especially in the middle of a global Pandemic.

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