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QA wins award in Bangkok
TRIBUNE NEWS NETWORK
DOHA QATAR Airways was voted the Best Airline in the Middle East and Africa by readers of Asia’s travel trade magazine, TTG Asia. For the sixth year running, the Doha-based carrier retained the title at the TTG Asia Travel Awards ceremony held in Thailand’s capital city of Bangkok. Readers of the prestigious magazine based their voting on the strength of the airline’s customer service, its route network, services and its marketing and advertising programmes.
Qatar Airways Chief Executive Officer Akbar al Baker said the award was a reflection of the airline’s continued investment in delivering the best to its customers. “We are constantly working to expand our route network to offer our customers optimal connections to destinations all over the world, whether travelling for leisure or business,” he said. “Once again readers of the esteemed travel trade title TTG Asia have given Qatar Airways the vote of confidence – for the sixth year running.
This clearly demonstrates the hard work, dedication and effort that employees across Qatar Airways puts into their jobs to ensure customers have a memorable experience. “Qatar Airways is proud of its high levels of service and outstanding products and to be recognised by travellers and travel professionals is a great honour.” Al Baker said 2011 has been a year of milestones for Qatar Airways with the 100th aircraft joining its fleet, the 100th destination introduced into its global network and being named Airline of the Year.
“We operate in one of the most competitive and dynamic markets, so we always work to ensure our customers have the best experience flying with us and one that they will always remember,” al Baker said.
Qatar Airways Chief Commercial Officer Marwan Koleilat, who accepted the award on behalf of the airline, said: “The TTG Asia Awards are attended by some of the industry’s most renowned personalities, making it a very special event in the region’s travel industry calendar.”