MILAN, Italy – Qatar Airways concluded its highly successful presence at Expo Milano 2015 in Italy this week, where it showcased its award-winning five-star service and hospitality.
The national carrier of the State of Qatar took the opportunity to display the best of its product offering, with the Boeing 787 Dreamliner Business Class Seat on full display for visitors to experience. The airline also organised blue screen activities, where visitors took pictures next to their favourite destinations on the airline’s network as a souvenir.
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker said: “We are delighted to this week feature as part of the impressive Qatar Pavilion at the Expo Milano 2015, which provides a unique opportunity and insight for visitors from around the world to experience the delights and hospitality of our very own home and hub.”
The Qatar Pavilion proudly secured a position with the 10 most visited pavilions of Expo Milano, with more than 3.5 million visitors exploring the Pavilion to date. Innovative technologies featured throughout the display areas attracting a wide array of visitors, which was set within a traditional theme of ‘Jafeer’, the traditional basket made of palm. A restaurant also offered the tastes of traditional Qatar food for the visitors.
Qatar Airways was also honoured to take part in the opening ceremony for the Qatar National Day celebrations in Expo Milano 2015, an event led by H.E. the Minister of Economy and Commerce, Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohamed Al-Thani, H.E. the Italian Minister of Economic Development, Federica Guidi, and Qatar's Ambassador to Italy H.E. Abdulaziz bin Ahmed Al Malki Al Jehani.
The VIP delegations talked about the common interests between the two countries and bilateral relations, followed by a tour in the Qatari and Italian Pavilions to explore both cultures.
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Notes to Editors:
Qatar Airways, the national carrier of the State of Qatar, is one of the fastest growing airlines operating one of the youngest fleets in the world. Now in its 18th year of operations, Qatar Airways has a modern fleet of 166 aircraft flying to 152 key business and leisure destinations across six continents. Qatar Airways won Airline of the Year, Best Business Class Airline Seat and Best Airline in the Middle East at the 2015 Skytrax Awards. This is the third time the airline has won the accolade of Airline of the Year.
Qatar Airways is a member of the oneworld global alliance. The award-winning alliance was named the World’s Best Airline Alliance 2015 by Skytrax for the third year running. Qatar Airways was the first Gulf carrier to join global airline alliance, oneworld, enabling its passengers to benefit from more than 1,000 airports in more than 150 countries, with 14,250 daily departures.
Qatar Airways recently launched Oryx One, an enhanced interface for its inflight entertainment system, increasing the number of movies and TV shows on board from 950 to up to 2,000. Passengers flying on Qatar Airways flights served by its B787, A350, A380, A319 and select A330 aircraft can also stay in touch with their friends and family around the world by using the five-star airline’s on-board Wifi and GSM service.
Qatar Airways Cargo, the world’s fifth largest cargo carrier, serves more than 40 exclusive freighter destinations worldwide via its Doha hub and also delivers freight to more than 150 key business and leisure destinations globally on 166 aircraft. The Qatar Airways Cargo fleet now includes six Airbus 330, eight Boeing 777 freighters and one Boeing 747 freighter.
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