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Hamad International Airport named Sixth Best Airport in the World at Skytrax Awards

Posted 20 March 2017 · Add Comment

Qatar Airways has congratulated its home and hub, Hamad International Airport (HIA), on being ranked Sixth Best Airport in the World by the 2017 Skytrax World Airport Awards, moving up four places from last year.

At a ceremony that took place during the Passenger Terminal Expo in Amsterdam, HIA was also named “Best Airport in the Middle East” for the third consecutive year and was awarded “Best Staff Service in the Middle East” for the second consecutive year.

Qatar Airways Group chief executive, Akbar Al Baker said: “We are delighted to congratulate our home and hub, HIA, on being ranked the Sixth Best Airport in the World by Skytrax. HIA opened within the last four years and climbed to the sixth position in the world airports ranking, a move which clearly demonstrates our continued commitment to delivering the highest standard of service to our passengers, who have graciously given us their vote of confidence. It is even more notable to receive these prestigious awards as we significantly grow the number of passengers served at HIA year on year, to 37 million in 2016.”

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