In this highly competitive environment, Qatar Airways has achieved much with our phenomenal route expansion averaging 30% growth year to year and flying one of the most modern fleet of almost 120 aircraft in the skies today. Our global network currently spans key business and leisure destinations across Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific, North America and South America, with scheduled flights operating to and from our hub in Doha, capital of the State of Qatar.
Since the airline’s relaunch in 1997, Qatar Airways has earned many awards and accolades, becoming one of an elite group of airlines worldwide to have been awarded a 5-Star rating by Skytrax.
I am delighted to say that Qatar Airways has achieved our main goal to be the best in the world and reach the pinnacle of the airline industry for outstanding in-flight service, superior onboard products, and operational excellence – a proud honour for me as CEO, for my workforce, and for my country.
Part of this excellence is offering you a 5-Star travel experience online at the newly-relaunched qatarairways.com where you can book flights and search for information on the airline.
The new site also features the highest levls of price transparency, a new flight deals section, and an easier navigation tool to find the information at your fingertips. Whether you’re just beginning to plan your trip online or collecting your baggage after your return journey, you can expect a great experience all the way with Qatar Airways.
We always aim to excel in everything we do and to be considered best in the world is a tremendous achievement in our young history.
We look forward to welcoming you onboard.
Akbar Al Baker
CEO Qatar Airways
Akbar Al Baker’s profile
Mr Al Baker is a member of the Executive Committee of the Arab Air Carriers Organisation (AACO), a member of the Board of Governors of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and is a non-executive Director of Heathrow Airport Holdings. AACO is the organisation responsible for the development of the airline industry in the Arab world, IATA is the world regulatory body of airlines, and HAH is the company responsible for the running and development of UK’s largest airport.
A highly motivated individual, Mr. Al Baker has been a successful businessman in Doha for more than 25 years, holds a private pilot licence, and is also CEO of several divisions of Qatar’s national airline – these being Qatar Airways Holidays, Qatar Aviation Services, Qatar Duty Free Company, Doha International Airport, Qatar Distribution Company, Qatar Executive, Oryx Rotana Hotel and Qatar Aircraft Catering Company.