The Qatari flag carrier has for the 4th time been named as Airline of the Year by the prestigious 2017 Skytrax World Airline Awards, held on June 20,2017 at the Paris Air Show.
As indicated by a press statement issued by the airline;This award came in addition to being voted Best Airline by travellers from around the world,Qatar’s national carrier also won a raft of other major awards at the ceremony, including Best Airline in the Middle East, World’s Best Business Class and World’s Best First Class Airline Lounge.
For Qatar Airways to be named the World’s Best Airline particularly at this critical point in time, is a significant testimony of our passengers’ belief and trust in our unwavering commitment to deliver only the best.said Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, Mr. Akbar Al Baker.
One of the world’s fastest-growing airlines, Qatar Airways recently added Dublin, Republic of Ireland, to its global route network, soon to be followed by Nice, France; Skopje, Republic of Macedonia and Chang Mai, Thailand. The airline operates a modern fleet of 200 aircraft to a network of key business and leisure destinations across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific, North America and South America.
By Cyril NDEGEYA