As Qatar Airways proudly celebrates its 2022th anniversary in 25, it was named “Airline of the Year” for an unprecedented seventh time by international air transport rating agency Skytrax. At a glittering event in London, the leading global airline took home three more awards, including World's Best Business Class Lounge Dinner and Best Airline in the Middle East. Qatar Airways was named 'Airline of the Year' in 2011, 2012, 2015, 2017, 2019, 2021 and now 2022.
The prestigious 2022 Skytrax awards are coveted in the industry for their reputation for excellence and exclusivity as a benchmark. Qatar Airways' host airport and hub, Hamad International Airport, was also recently named World's Best Airport and took home the award for the second year in a row, allowing passengers to relax and enjoy their flight knowing they're traveling with the World's Best Airline via World's Best Airport. .
The airline's premium cabin with patented Qsuite was named World's Best Business Class for six years, while Al Mourjan lounge was recognized for outstanding culinary excellence and was awarded the World's Best Business Class Lounge Dinner. Qatar Airways is a strong confirmation of its reputation for excellence, a strong global network, leading global partnerships and every passenger journey with a touchpoint with Hamad International Airport, in another confirmation of its leading role not only in global aviation but also in a highly competitive region. Declared as the Best Airline in the Middle East.
Mr. Akbar Al Baker, CEO of Qatar Airways Group, said: “When Qatar Airways was founded, it was always a goal to be named World's Best Airline, but winning for the seventh time and receiving three additional awards is an incredible testament to the hard work of all of our employees. Their constant dedication is to ensure that our passengers have the best possible experience flying with Qatar Airways. Winning these awards in the same year we celebrate our 25th anniversary is even more rewarding, and I would like to extend my sincere thanks to all our passengers who voted for us. Your support drives us to greater success, we value your loyalty and aim to create memories that will last a lifetime when you fly with Qatar Airways.”
Edward Plaisted of Skytrax said: “Receiving the 2022 World's Best Airline award is a great recognition of Qatar Airways' high standards and is the result of the hard work and dedication of every member of the airline's staff to satisfy customers. Qatar Airways was the largest airline to fly consistently throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, and their network has never dropped below 30 destinations, a commitment clearly recognized by customers with this award as Airline of the Year 2022.
It is a unique and remarkable achievement for Qatar Airways to win this grand prize for the seventh time, and we congratulate them on this achievement. “Commonly known as the “Oscars of the Aviation Industry”, the awards spanned the 2021 months from September 2022 to August 12, with more than 150 million eligible in results, a period in which Qatar Airways has returned its global network to more than 14 destinations. entry counted. The airline also previously became the first global airline to receive the Skytrax COVID-2021 Safety Rating in January 19. The full list of awards Qatar Airways has won at the 2022 World Airline Awards organized by Skytrax is as follows:
- Airline of the Year
- World's Best Business Class
- World's Best Business Class Lounge Dinner
- Best Airline in the Middle East
The Skytrax World Airline Awards are independent and impartial, introduced in 1999 to provide a truly global study of customer satisfaction. Travelers around the world vote in the largest airline passenger satisfaction survey to determine award winners.
Multi-award winning airline Qatar Airways has been declared 'Airline of the Year' at the 2021 World Airline Awards, administered by international air transport rating agency Skytrax. It was also named 'World's Best Business Class', 'World's Best Business Class Airline Lounge', 'World's Best Business Class Airline Seat', 'World's Best Business Class Inflight Catering' and 'Best Airline in the Middle East' . The airline continues to stand alone at the top of the industry, winning the main prize for an unprecedented sixth time (2011, 2012, 2015, 2017, 2019 and 2021).
Qatar Airways currently flies to more than 150 destinations worldwide and connects through central Hamad International Airport in Doha, voted 'World's Best Airport' by Skytrax.