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Qatar Airways CEO claims only a man could handle his 'challenging' job

The CEO of Qatar Airways has sparked controversy by claiming that only a man would be able to do his job.
Akbar Al Baker made the contentious remark at a press conference in Sydney after being appointed chairman of the International Air Transport Association’s board of governors.
When asked about the under-representation of women in the Middle Eastern aviation industry, he claimed only a man could handle his “challenging" role at Qatar Airways.
He said: “Of course it has to be led by a man, because it is a very challenging position.”
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