Qatar Airways Corporate Jet Division Wins Key Accolade At Gulf Aviation Networking Event In Dubai
ATP- Arab tourism portal- Qatar Executive, Qatar Airways corporate jet division, has been recognised with an award for its – Outstanding Growth- since its foundation at the annual Gulf Aviation Networking Event (GANE 2015) held at the Burj Al Arab Hotel in Dubai.
The annual ‘Aviation Achievement Award’ recognises players from commercial and business aviation as well as airports and aviation solution partners for their exceptional contributions to the region’s aviation industry.
The award was presented to Qatar Executive against the backdrop of the division’s major expansion across its entire service portfolio and operations, including the ground-breaking order for 30 Gulfstream aircraft in May 2015.
The first Gulfstream G650ER will join Qatar Executive’s fleet in the last quarter of this year and strengthen the company’s position as one of the premier private jet operators in the region and worldwide.
The order will triple Qatar Executive’s fleet and establish Qatar Airways’ business jet division as the largest Gulfstream operator in the Middle East.
Executive Vice President of Qatar Executive David Edwards, who also participated at a panel discussion on business aviation at the event, received the award on behalf of Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive His Excellency Mr Akbar Al Baker during a ceremony attended by leading figures from across the regional travel and aviation industry.
Al Baker said: “Being recognised for Qatar Executive’s ‘Outstanding Growth’ is a significant achievement and proud moment for the national airline’s corporate jet division.”
He added: “Winning this award is a great honour and testament to the hard work which has been put into our corporate jet division, and we are looking forward to introducing our new Gulfstream G650ER into service as well as continuous service level enhancements for our most discerning customers.”