Rick Larsen (D-Washington), the new chairman of the of the US House Transportation Committee’s subcommittee on Aviation, said he is “highly skeptical” of Qatar Airways’ financial support of Air Italy, a Milan-based carrier that is preparing to launch new routes to the US. In comments to ATW, Larsen said the Qatar government was not “living up to a commitment” it made with the US when it said Qatar Airways did not intend to begin fifth freedom flights to ...

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