Flag-carrier Qatar Airways, has triumphed in four categories at this year’s Business Traveller Awards at the Royal Garden Hotel in London. The airline was awarded Best Long-Haul Airline, Best Business Class, Best Middle Eastern Airline, and Best Inflight Food & Beverage. It’s hub airport, Hamad International (DOH) in Doha, has also been named Best Airport in the Middle East, and the Second-Best Airport in the World.
The prestigious Business Traveller Awards have honoured the best names in the travel and hospitality industries for more than 30 years, as voted for by Business Traveller readers. More than 200 industry leaders gathered in London this year to celebrate the nominees and winners.
Eric Odone, Vice President of Sales, Europe at Qatar Airways, and Gary Kershaw, Regional Manager, UK and Ireland at Qatar Airways, attended the award ceremony to accept the trophies on behalf of Qatar Airways and Hamad International Airport.
Qatar Group Chief Executive Mr. Akbar Al Baker, said: “We are particularly pleased that our flagship product, the Q-Suite, and our industry-leading Business Class service has been once again acknowledged as the best in the world. We continue to expand our network, engage in thrilling sports and cultural partnerships, and deliver to our passengers the highest quality of experience.”
Chief Operating Officer at Hamad International Airport, Engr. Badr Mohammed Al Meer, said: “We are honoured to receive the prestigious award for ‘Best Airport in the Middle East’ from Business Traveller. This recognition reaffirms our commitment to providing world-class services and underscores our unwavering dedication to offer our passengers an unforgettable travel experience. We take immense pride in our role as the ultimate gateway to Qatar and the Middle East – as we look forward to further enhancing our position as the favoured travel destination.”