Qatar Airways CEO: No interest in Bankia stake in IAG

NEW YORK Wed May 15, 2013 1:13pm EDT

NEW YORK May 15 (Reuters) - Qatar Airways has no interest in buying a 12 percent stake in British Airways parent International Airlines Group from Spanish bank Bankia, the chief executive of Qatar Air said on Wednesday.

In an interview, Akbar Al Baker said reports of interest by the Qatar government in the stake were "nonsense."