- Qatar Airways takes home World’s Top 10 Airline’, ‘World’s Best Business Class’, ‘Middle East Best Airline’, ‘Middle East Best Major’, ‘Middle East Best Business Class’, and ‘Middle East Best Economy Class’
- The Travellers’ Choice awards are the most respected awards given by TripAdvisor and are based on honest reviews by travellers
DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is thrilled to announce that it has been named ‘World’s Top 10 Airline’, ‘World’s Best Business Class’, ‘Middle East Best Airline’, ‘Middle East Best Major’, ‘Middle East Best Business Class’, and ‘Middle East Best Economy Class’ by TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Airline Awards 2019.
The TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Airline Awards are based on millions of honest reviews from travellers around the world, and reflect best service, quality and customer satisfaction.
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, said: “Thank you to all our passengers who awarded us with these six Travellers’ Choice Awards. We are delighted that our continued pursuit of excellence is recognised by TripAdvisor travellers around the world. This is a ringing endorsement for all the hard work that our team has put in to serve our customers.
“This year’s achievements by Qatar Airways in the Travellers’ Choice Airline Awards demonstrates our promise to set the highest standards and deliver the absolute best quality of service to our passengers. These awards are some of the most respected accolades in travel and to be awarded ‘World’s Best Business Class’, in addition to the Middle East awards for ‘Best Airline’, ‘Best Major’, ‘Best Business Class’ and ‘Best Economy Class’ as well as being named as one of the ‘World’s Top 10 Airlines’ is an incredible and proud achievement for Qatar Airways.”
TripAdvisor is the world’s largest travel site with more than 730 million traveller reviews of hotels, airlines, restaurants and attractions, making TripAdvisor one the most recognised names in the travel industry. Airline reviews are based on customer ratings of seat comfort, leg room, in-flight entertainment, customer service, value for money, check-in and boarding, and cleanliness, in addition to an overall rating of the airline.
In 2018, Qatar Airways was named ‘World’s Best Business Class’, ‘Best Business Class: Middle East’, ‘World’s Top 10 Airline’, ‘Best Airline: Middle East’ and ‘Best Economy Class: Middle East’ by the TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice awards.
The airline was named ‘World’s Best Business Class’ by the 2018 World Airline Awards, managed by international air transport rating organisation Skytrax. It was also named ‘Best Business Class Seat’, ‘Best Airline in the Middle East’, and ‘World’s Best First Class Airline Lounge’.
Qatar Airways operates a modern fleet of more than 250 aircraft via its hub, Hamad International Airport (HIA) to more than 160 destinations worldwide.
The airline has launched an array of exciting new destinations recently, including Gothenburg, Sweden; Mombasa, Kenya and Da Nang, Vietnam. Qatar Airways will add a number of new destinations to its extensive route network later this year, including Lisbon, Portugal; Malta; Rabat, Morocco; Izmir, Turkey; Langkawi, Malaysia; Davao, Philippines; and Mogadishu, Somalia.
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About Qatar Airways:
Qatar Airways, the national carrier of the State of Qatar, is celebrating more than 20 years of Going Places Together with travellers across its more than 160 business and leisure destinations on board a modern fleet of more than 250 aircraft. The world’s fastest-growing airline will add a number of exciting new destinations to its growing network this year, including Lisbon, Portugal; Malta; Rabat, Morocco; Langkawi, Malaysia; Davao, Philippines; Izmir, Turkey; and Mogadishu, Somalia.
A multiple award-winning airline, Qatar Airways was named ‘World’s Best Business Class’ by the 2018 World Airline Awards, managed by international air transport rating organisation Skytrax. It was also named ‘Best Airline in the Middle East’, ‘World’s Best First Class Airline Lounge’ and ‘Best Business Class Seat’, in recognition of its ground-breaking Business Class experience, Qsuite. Qatar Airways has been awarded the coveted “Skytrax Airline of the Year” title, which is recognised as the pinnacle of excellence in the airline industry, four times.
Qsuite, a patented Qatar Airways product, features the industry’s first-ever double bed in Business Class, as well as privacy panels that stow away, allowing passengers in adjoining seats to create their own private room, a first of its kind in the industry.
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 4,000 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, B777, 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, the official FIFA partner, is the official sponsor of many top-level sporting events, including the FIFA 2022 World Cup, 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, one of the world’s leading international air cargo carriers, serves more than 60 freighter destinations worldwide via its world-class Doha hub and also delivers freight to more than 160 key business and leisure destinations globally on more than 250 aircraft. The Qatar Airways Cargo fleet includes two Boeing 747-8 freighters, 16 Boeing 777 freighters and eight Airbus A330 freighters.
For further information, please contact:
Qatar Airways Group, Corporate Communications Department
Tel: +974 4022 2200
Source: Qatar Airways