Cargolux unions afraid that Qatar will take over

450 workers could lose their jobs is Qatar Airways finances the carrier


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The addition of capital by Qatar Airways to the Luxembourg-based cargo airline, Cargolux, could lead to a takeover of the cargo carrier and relocation of maintenance activities, threatening 450 jobs. This apprehension has been expressed by the unions at Cargolux that fear that their cargo airline could come within Qatari control in a proposed recapitalisation move.