Qatar CEO ignites sexism row after suggesting women can't do his job

Qatar CEO ignites sexism row after suggesting women can't do his job

The CEO of Qatar Airways has ignited a sexism row after suggesting a woman would not be able to do his job because it is “very challenging”.

When asked at a press conference on Tuesday about female employment across Middle East airlines and then whether his job could be done by a woman, Akbar al-Baker made the following comment: “Of course, it has to be led by a man because it is a very challenging position.”

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