Qatar Airways marks a decade of excellence as oneworld alliance member
(IN SHORT) Qatar Airways marks a decade as a member of the oneworld alliance, becoming the alliance’s second-largest member during this period. Over the years, the airline has significantly expanded its online network, increasing the number of destinations from 125 to 163 and doubling its aircraft fleet from 125 to 259. This expansion has bolstered oneworld’s global network, offering passengers enhanced routing options across numerous city pairs. Additionally, Hamad International Airport, Qatar Airways’ hub and a two-time winner of the Skytrax Award for the World’s Best Airport, has grown into a prominent hub for oneworld, with ten alliance members set to operate there by 2024. Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, emphasizes the airline’s dedication to delivering a world-class travel experience, fostering connectivity, and contributing to the alliance’s future in aviation excellence and sustainability.
(PRESS RELEASE) DOHA, QATAR, 2023-Nov-3 — /Travel PR News/ —Qatar Airways proudly commemorates its 10-year anniversary as a member of the award-winning oneworld alliance, alongside 12 of the world’s leading airlines that collectively provide an exceptional customer experience. During this journey, Qatar Airways has grown to become the alliance’s second largest member, by expanding its online network from 125 to 163 destinations and doubling its fleet from 125 to 259 aircraft.
Through its competitive connectivity, Qatar Airways substantially strengthens oneworld’s global network and provides alliance passengers with superior routing alternatives across hundreds of city pairs. Hamad International Airport, the airline’s hub and winner of the Skytrax Award for the World’s Best Airport in 2021 and 2022, has evolved into a leading hub for oneworld with ten alliance members operating there by 2024.
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, said: “Qatar Airways is a key driver of the oneworld alliance as a testament to the excellence and determination we believe in. We strive to provide oneworld passengers with a world-class travel experience within our extensive global network, with key connectivity to Europe, Australasia, Asia, Africa, the Americas and the Indian subcontinent. Our alliance’s achievements and efforts are nothing short of industry-leading and I firmly believe in our ability to develop a dynamic future led by a new generation of aviation professionals and pioneers in sustainability. This valuable milestone reinforces our dedication to connecting people, destinations and cultures. Qatar Airways looks forward to future joint milestones and remains committed to delivering the highest standards and quality of service to travellers worldwide.”
Throughout oneworld’s history and as the alliance approaches its 25th anniversary, it has continually succeeded in pioneering approaches to innovation, customer service delivery and traveller satisfaction.
As Qatar Airways commemorates its first decade with the oneworld alliance, the airline stays committed to delivering on its promise to customers by making travel more accessible, enjoyable and sustainable for all passengers.
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).
Qatar Airways currently flies to more than 160 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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