Qatar Airways CEO Apologizes That Media Sensationalized His Sexist Comment

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Yesterday I wrote about how Qatar Airways’ CEO, Akbar Al Baker, made a controversial comment at the IATA Annual General Meeting. Al Baker was asked by a reporter what he’d do to promote gender equality in the airline industry, and he started off his response by saying “of course [IATA] has to be led by a man because it is a very challenging position.” Oy.