REDUCED INTEREST PAYMENTS FROM GOVERNMENT LOAD GUARANTEES
LOANS AND SHAREHOLDER ADVANCES WITH NO REPAYMENT OBLIGATION
Like Emirates and Etihad, Qatar Airways is also a state-owned airline. It is the national airline of Qatar, and receives massive subsidies to support its operating costs and expansion efforts.
The principality of Qatar has held an Open Skies Agreement with the United States since 2001 and in that time, has given over $26 billion in subsidies to its airline Qatar Airways, in DIRECT VIOLATION of this agreement.