From the moment the boycott on Qatar had been imposed, the Qatar Airways crisis has had a snowball effect. Just eleven months since the outbreak of the crisis, Akbar Al Baker who has been managing the airline since 1997 admitted that they could not continue further down without the government support.
Qatar Airways Chief Executive Officer Akbar al-Baker poses in front of an Airbus A350-1000 at the Eurasia Airshow in the Mediterranean resort city of Antalya, Turkey, on April 25, 2018. (Reuters)
In this Friday, June 16, 2017 photo, Qatar Airways planes are seen parked at the Hamad International Airport in Doha, Qatar. (AP)