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Qatar Airways Brings Home “World’s Leading Airline” and Two More Prestigious Accolades at the World Travel Awards

The national airline of the State of Qatar receives a total of three awards: ‘World's Leading Airline”, “World's Leading Airline - Business Class” and “World's Leading Airline Lounge - Business Class: Al Mourjan Business Lounge” at Hamad International Airport

DOHA, Qatar – Qatar Airways announces its recent triumph at the esteemed World Travel Awards, where the airline was recognised with multiple accolades for its unwavering commitment to excellence and travel experience. Qatar Airways received the awards for ‘World's Leading Airline”, “World's Leading Airline - Business Class” and “World's Leading Airline Lounge - Business Class: Al Mourjan Business Lounge”.


The “‘World's Leading Airline" award acknowledges Qatar Airways' dedication to passenger satisfaction. The airline consistently provides quality, comfort and service to its passengers, and ensures a seamless and enjoyable travel experience for all.


The “World's Leading Airline - Business Class” award reinforces it as the best way to travel, owing to its unparalleled quality service and luxury. The acclaimed Qsuite has won yet another title emphasising its stature as the most unforgettable way to fly.


The award for the “World's Leading Airline Lounge - Business Class: Al Mourjan Business Lounge” is a crowning achievement for Qatar Airways and Hamad International Airport. This sustainable lounge creates an immersive experience in a serene atmosphere; ideal for business, leisure and family travellers.


Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive Officer, Engr. Badr Mohammed Al-Meer, said: “Qatar Airways is committed to pushing the boundaries of excellence and is proud of the recognition we have received at the World Travel Awards. These accolades reinforce our dedication to delivering nothing short of exceptional services to our passengers at each touchpoint.”

World Travel Awards Founder, Graham E. Cooke, Founder, said: “Qatar Airways continues to soar to new heights, and I am delighted that both the industry and the general public have acknowledged this unrivalled excellence by voting it ‘World’s Leading Airline 2023’, ‘World’s Leading Airline - Business Class 2023’ and ‘World’s Leading Airline Lounge - Business Class 2023’. The commitment of the entire Qatar Airways team serves as an inspiration to us all.”

The World Travel Awards brings together industry leaders, experts, and stakeholders to celebrate notable achievements in aviation and travel. The airline remains committed to providing unmatched service, furthering innovation and sustainability, all while maintaining its position as a global leader in the industry.

About Qatar Airways

A multiple award-winning airline, Qatar Airways won the ‘World’s Best Business Class’ for the tenth time at the 2023 World Airline Awards, managed by the international air transport rating organisation, Skytrax. The airline continues to be synonymous with excellence, also taking home, Best Airline in the Middle East, World's Best Business Class Lounge and World's Best Business Class Lounge Dining at the prestigious awards held during the 2023 Paris Air Show. Qatar Airways is an unprecedented seven-time winner of the “World’s Best Airline” voted by Skytrax (2011, 2012, 2015, 2017, 2019, 2021 and 2022). As leaders in industry innovation and digital adoption, Qatar Airways was recently voted the world’s best airline website by World Travel Tech Awards.

Qatar Airways currently flies to more than 170 destinations worldwide, connecting through its Doha hub, Hamad International Airport, voted by Skytrax as the ‘World’s Best Airport’ in 2021 and 2022 consecutively. This year, Hamad International Airport has been ranked by Skytrax as the second-best airport in the world, and received the ‘Best Airport in the Middle East’ accolade for the ninth time in a row, as well as ‘World’s Best Airport Shopping’.

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