DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has had an award-winning start to April, taking home the top accolade for its new Economy amenity kits at both the OnBoard Hospitality awards and at Pax International last week.
Mr. Rossen Dimitrov, Qatar Airways Senior Vice President Customer Experience, said: “Winning two awards in one week for our recently launched Economy class amenity kits is a major achievement and takes us one step closer to our vision of becoming the world’s best airline. We are extremely proud to be recognised for the quality of our new amenity kits, which were developed with the customer’s comfort, convenience and relaxation in mind.”
Qatar Airways won the award for Best Onboard Amenity Kits, Economy at the industry leading OnBoard Hospitality Awards, while Pax International presented the airline with the award for best Economy Class amenity kit in the Middle East.
The unique design of the Economy Class amenity kit features an inspiring image of a popular destination on the Qatar Airways route network. The exterior design is refreshed every four months with a new image from any of the airline’s more than 150 destinations. Inside the amenity kits, passengers will discover comfort essentials such as a lip balm and a Miradent branded dental kit alongside their eye mask, socks and ear plugs, adding value to their overall travel experience.
This award winning kit was developed by Qatar Airways in conjunction with onboard product supplier Formia.
Last week, Qatar Airways also took home four accolades at the the TravelPlus Airline Amenity Bag Awards. The airline’s new range of on-board products won the awards for First Class Female Amenity Kit, Business Class Middle East Amenity Kit, Children’s Goody Bag (over six years old) and Sleeper Suit / Pyjamas at the prestigious industry event.
These awards come at a time when Qatar Airways is introducing many new innovations to its passenger on-board experience. Just last month, the airline revealed Qsuite, a fully transformable suite of seats that allows parties of two, three or four to create their own unique space within the Business Class cabin. This game-changing patented design is set to transform the face of aviation and Business Class travel by bringing a First Class product to the Business Class cabin. QSuite also features the first ever double bed in Business Class, another ground-breaking innovation brought to passengers by Qatar Airways.
About Qatar Airways
Qatar Airways, the national carrier of the State of Qatar is celebrating 20 years of Going Places Together with travellers across its more than 150 business and leisure destinations. The world’s fast growing airline will add a number of exciting new destinations to its growing network in 2017/18, including Dublin, Nice, Skopje, Sarajevo and many more, flying passengers on board its modern fleet of 195 aircraft.
A multiple award-winning airline, Qatar Airways was awarded World’s Best Business Class; Best Business Class Airline Lounge and Best Airline Staff Service in the Middle East at the prestigious 2016 World Airline Awards managed by international air transport rating organisation Skytrax.
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.
Oryx One, Qatar Airways’ in-flight entertainment system offers passengers up to 3,000 entertainment options from the latest blockbuster movies, TV box sets, music, games and much more. Passengers flying on Qatar Airways flights served by its B787, A350, A380, A319 and select A320 and A330 aircraft can also stay in touch with their friends and family around the world by using the award-winning airline’s on-board Wi-Fi and GSM service.
Qatar Airways proudly supports a range of exciting international and local initiatives dedicated to enriching the global community that it serves. Qatar Airways sponsors world-leading sports teams including FC Barcelona and Al-Ahli Saudi Arabia FC reflecting the values of sports as a means of bringing people together, something at the core of the airline’s own brand message – Going Places Together.
Qatar Airways Cargo, the world’s third largest cargo carrier, serves more than 50 exclusive freighter destinations worldwide via its Doha hub and also delivers freight to more than 150 key business and leisure destinations globally on 195 aircraft. The Qatar Airways Cargo fleet now includes eight Airbus 330Fs, 12 Boeing 777 freighters and one Boeing 747 freighter.
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