DUBAI, UAE – Qatar Airways has been named the Airline with the Best Business Class at the Business Traveller Middle East Awards 2015 based on the votes of readers of the Middle East edition of the prominent industry magazine Business Traveller.
The coveted award was presented at a glittering awards ceremony at the Conrad Hotel in Dubai, UAE, putting the spotlight on the Doha-based airline’s five-star service ahead of the Arabian Travel Market, where Qatar Airways has a major presence.
Rohan Seneviratne, Qatar Airways Country Manager UAE, collected the award on behalf of the airline, adding to the international recognition the carrier has gained with a growing list of awards. Voting by readers of Business Traveller Middle East was based on the strength of the airline’s renowned five-star service.
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker said the award reflected the airline’s commitment to excellence and professionalism. “This is another proud moment for Qatar Airways. We are excited to be honoured with the Business Traveller Middle East Awards and consider it as recognition by our passengers of the excellent product and service that we offer.
“On behalf of Qatar Airways, I would like to thank the readers of Business Traveller Middle East magazine and all who travel with us for giving us their vote of confidence. The awards will inspire us to strive even harder for the delivery of exceptional services to our customers both on the ground and in the air.”
Awarded Best Business Class for two consecutive years by industry audit Skytrax, and Airline of the Year in 2011 and 2012, Qatar Airways is world-renowned for providing a premium travel experience for its passengers.
The airline has seen rapid growth in just 18 years of operation, to the point where today it is flying a modern fleet of 156 aircraft to 146 key business and leisure destinations across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific, North America and South America.
Notes to Editors:
Qatar Airways celebrated its one year anniversary, in October 2014, of joining the oneworld global alliance. Qatar Airways was the first Gulf carrier to join this global airline alliance, enabling its passengers to benefit from almost 1,000 airports in more than 150 countries, with 14,250 daily departures. The award-winning oneworld alliance was named the World’s Best Airline Alliance 2014 by Skytrax for the second year running.
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