[WorldKings - World Almanac Event 2022] 25th year anniversary of the establishment of Qatar Airways (November 22, 1993 – November 22, 2022)

22-11-2022

(WorldKings.org) Qatar Airways Company Q.C.S.C. operating as Qatar Airways, is the state-owned flag carrier of Qatar. It was established on November 22, 1993; operations started on January 20, 1994.

 

 

Headquartered in the Qatar Airways Tower in Doha, the airline operates a hub-and-spoke network, linking over 160 international destinations across Africa, Asia, Europe, the Americas, and Oceania from its base at Hamad International Airport, using a fleet of more than 250 aircraft.

Qatar Airways Group employs more than 43,000 people. The carrier has been a member of the Oneworld alliance since October 2013, the first Gulf carrier to sign with one of the three airline alliances.

 

 

A multiple award-winning airline, Qatar Airways was named ‘World’s Best Airline’ by the 2019 World Airline Awards, managed by international air transport rating organisation Skytrax. It was also named ‘Best Airline in the Middle East’, ‘World’s Best Business Class’ and ‘Best Business Class Seat’, in recognition of its ground-breaking Business Class experience, Qsuite.

Qatar Airways is the only airline to have been awarded the coveted “Skytrax Airline of the Year” title, which is recognised as the pinnacle of excellence in the airline industry, five times.

Other events:

- Celebrating the 145th birthday of Mr. Hans Max Gamper-Haessig, the founder of two football clubs FC Barcelona and FC Zürich. (November 22, 1877 - November 22, 2022)

- Celebrating the 93rd birthday of Mr. Arthur Allen Jones, founder of Nautilus Corporation, Inc. and MedX Corporation (November 22, 1929 - November 22, 2022)

According to Skytrax, en.wikipedia and qatarairways.com


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