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Qatar Airways Named “Best Middle East Airline Serving China” For Fourth Straight Year At 2015 Business Traveller China Awards

November 28, 2015 Accolades No Comments Print Print Email Email

Qatar Airways has once again been named Best Middle East Airline Serving China at the 2015 Business Traveller China Awards, picking up the award for the fourth consecutive year.


Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, said: “To be recognised and counted among the best airlines serving the Chinese market is a great honour for Qatar Airways. We are delighted to have won this accolade for the fourth straight year and would like to thank all our valued passengers who have travelled with us and who voted for us. This win underscores our commitment to providing unforgettable flight experiences through our five-star service.”

Mr. Paul Johannes, Vice President of Qatar Airways North Asia, accepted the award at the ceremony held in Beijing on Friday night, which gathered leading players from the aviation, travel and trade industries, recognising their efforts and dedication to the industry.

“Our success stems from our philosophy to place passenger experience at the centre of our business and to offer an unrivalled five-star service for all travellers,” added Mr. Johannes. “We have been in China for more than a decade, and the Chinese market is one of great importance to us. We remain deeply committed to this region and to serving the travel needs of our Chinese travellers with our award-winning service.”

Qatar Airways VP North Asia, Paul Johannes (right), accepts the award for Best Middle East Airline Serving China at the 2015 Business Traveller China Awards.

Qatar Airways started operations in China in 2003, with Shanghai being the first port of call. Since then, Qatar Airways has expanded to seven cities in Greater China, including Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Chongqing, Chengdu and Hangzhou, with 45 weekly non-stop flights to Doha, connecting passengers seamlessly to more than 150 destinations globally.

The Business Traveller China Awards are based on readers’ votes with the results authenticated by an independent auditing company. Readers consist of frequent travellers in China who cast their vote for the top airline and hospitality organisations in the industry. Voters base their selection on the strength of the airline’s customer service, its route network and services. Conducted for over 10 years, the awards have created an industry-wide benchmark for excellence in China.

Besides continued success at the Business Traveller China Awards, Qatar Airways was also recently recognised as Best Full Service Airline in Western Asia at the Future Travel Experience Asia Expo, 2015, and Best Airline, Best Business Class Airline and Best Middle Eastern Airline at the Business Traveller Awards held in London last month. The airline also received the Airline of the Year, Best Business Class Airline Seat and Best Airline in the Middle East at the 2015 Skytrax Awards. This is the third time the airline has won the accolade of Airline of the Year.

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