DOHA: Qatar Airways (QA) bagged the ‘Best Premium Service Facilities’ at the ‘Skytrax World Airport Awards 2014’, ceremony held this week in Barcelona.
Qatar Airways, one of the fastest growing airlines in the world, in a press statement said that this is the fourth consecutive year that the Qatar Airways Premium Terminal has bagged the prestigious award.
Passengers from over 100 different countries completed 12 million questionnaires, which covered more than 385 airports and 400 airport hotels worldwide, over a nine-month period. More than 50 World Airport Awards were presented to winners over the course of the evening.
Marwan Koleilat, Chief Commercial Officer of QA, who accepted the award on behalf of the airline, said: “We are very proud to have won this award for the fourth consecutive year. It is a great testament to the hard work and efforts of all Qatar Airways staff striving to go that extra mile to deliver top-notch customer service every day. The travel experience for any passenger starts at the airport, and so our Premium Terminal has proved to be a real winner focusing on satisfying the needs of our passengers by providing them with only the best of airport experiences.”
The awards ceremony, which was held at Fira Barcelona, brought together airport CEOs and management, as well as selected airport hotels.
QA was also recently named ‘Best Business Class ‘by ‘Business Traveller’ readers in the UK and ‘Best Middle East Airline’ by readers of ‘Business Traveller’, Asia-Pacific.
Qatar Airways has seen rapid growth in just 17 years of operations, to the point where it now flies a modern fleet of 129 aircraft to 136 key business and leisure destinations across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific and the Americas.