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Qatar Airways Group chief executive meets with Prime Minister of Malaysia

Posted 29 August 2019 · Add Comment

Qatar Airways Group chief executive, Akbar Al Baker, met with the Prime Minister of Malaysia and other senior government officials following the opening of the UNWTO World Tourism Conference in Kuala Lumpur on Monday 26 August 2019.

Al Baker took the opportunity to discuss several issues of mutual interest, including developments in the global aviation industry and Qatar Airways’ upcoming launch of flights to Langkawi, during separate meetings with the Prime Minister, the Honourable Tun Dr. Mahathir bin Mohamad, and the Minister of Transport for Malaysia, the Honourable Mr. Anthony Loke Siew Fook.

Al Baker, said: “It was a pleasure and an honour to meet with the Prime Minister.

Malaysia is an important, and growing, market for Qatar Airways as shown by our new route to Langkawi, which will operate from 15 October.

“We were able to discuss a wide range of mutually beneficial issues and I look forward to a continuing dialogue with him and his government.”

The new service to Langkawi, starting 15 October 2019, is part of the airline’s strong expansion plans in Southeast Asia and marks Qatar Airways’ third destination in Malaysia after Kuala Lumpur and Penang.

 

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