Subscribe Free
in General Aviation

Qatar Airways supports medical relief around the world

Posted 16 March 2021 · Add Comment

Qatar Airways has become the Official Airline Sponsor of the Global Surgical and Medical Support Group (GSMSG) to support its efforts in providing medical relief to vulnerable communities around the world.

 

Qatar Airways has become the Official Airline Sponsor of the Global Surgical and Medical Support Group.  Image:  Qatar Airways

The GSMSG is a charitable non-profit organisation that represents over 1,200 medical professionals who dedicate time to offer top-tier services in austere settings overseas and serve populations in need.

 

As the official airline partner of GSMSG, Qatar Airways will fly medical volunteers on duty to several international destinations. Qatar Airways’ global network will support the organisation to expand its reach further to provide medical and surgical care, training of physicians and medical staff, as well as respond to the global COVID-19 pandemic.

 

Qatar Airways Group chief executive, Akbar Al Baker said: “Qatar Airways strongly believes in giving back to the global community and making a difference. As an airline that connects communities and people worldwide, we are delighted to support GSMSG’s highly commendable initiative and through our robust international network help the medical teams reach more people around the world.”

 

“We at Qatar Airways are incredibly grateful for the commitment and hard work of healthcare professionals. As a gesture of appreciation in November 2020, we gave away 100,000 free tickets to frontline healthcare professionals to say thank you for their heroic work looking after people and saving thousands of lives during the current COVID-19 pandemic.”

 

Global Surgical and Medical Support Group President, Dr. Aaron Epstein said: “GSMSG is honoured to partner with Qatar Airways in bringing some of the highest quality medical and surgical care to communities in need around the world.  With Qatar Airways’ international reach, we will improve the lives of hundreds of thousands. Additionally, GSMSG teams include expert trainers and instructors in everything ranging from front line care to nursing, to advanced surgery. By training medical professionals worldwide, we can leave a long-lasting impact on entire communities. Qatar Airways makes this possible by bringing our teams to where they are needed the most.”

Other Stories
Advertisement
Latest News

Gulf Air to transform Falconflyer programme

Gulf Air has selected IBS Software as a partner to enhance its Falconflyer loyalty programme (FFP) and provide Gulf Air with the flexibility to adapt its Falconflyer programme to meet the needs of travellers and enhance its members

NAS and World Economic Forum partner to share traveller vaccine records

National Aviation Services (NAS) has partnered with the World Economic Forum to enhance safe air travel by using its KuwaitMosafer platform to share Kuwait’s vaccine records with countries and airlines across the globe.

Etihad Airways celebrates the UAE’s Year of the 50th

Etihad Airways has unveiled a year-long programme in celebration of the 50 years since the nation was established. The programme will launch in three phases, focusing on the past, the present and looking forward to the future.

Bombardier completes 100th Global 7500 business jet wing

Bombardier is celebrating the completion of the 100th wing for its Global 7500 business jet, a significant milestone for the industry-leading aircraft and for the company’s facility in Red Oak, Texas, where the advanced wing is

Emirates and Sheraa sign MOU

Emirates has signed an MoU with Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center (Sheraa) to strengthen and expand the entrepreneurship ecosystem in the UAE.

Sanad closes US$ 55M financing deal with Commercial Bank of Dubai

Sanad Capital, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mubadala Investment Company and the global aerospace engineering and leasing solutions leader, has closed a US$ 55 million debt financing deal with the Commercial Bank of Dubai, one of the

DIT DSO SK2101210421
See us at
Aviation MENA 2021Aviation Africa 2021 BTNNWorld Defence Show 2022DAS21_BT