For the second year running the Qatar Airways Premium Terminal at Doha International Airport has been named as the Best Premium Service Airport at the 2012 World
Airport Awards held at the Passenger Terminal EXPO in Vienna.
The Qatar Airways Premium Terminal continues to be very popular with passengers, this being a flagship service for passengers
travelling through the State of Qatar.
"We once again congratulate Doha International Airport and Qatar Airways on this fantastic achievement, winning the Best Premium
Service Airport award. The Qatar Airways Premium Terminal remains a unique passenger facility
worldwide, unmatched in terms of exclusivity and passenger amenities. With the New Doha International Airport due to open at the end of 2012, we will watch with interest to check that the quality
of product and service remains at this award winning level" said Edward Plaisted of SKYTRAX.
Qatar Airways CEO, Mr Akbar Al Baker was delighted on the news of two key airport accolades for the Qatar Airways Group.
"We're extremely proud of our Premium Terminal, the first of its kind in the world to provide check-in, duty free, fine dining and t
ransit services exclusively for our First and Business Class passengers," said Al Baker.
"Our passengers always comment on how much they enjoy the experience of the Premium Terminal. It really is a one of its kind. Our
focus on providing the best service to all our customers is what keeps us ahead of the rest and ensures we remain committed to
delivering the ultimate in Five Star service both in the air and on the ground," he said.
"After all, passengers' entire journey experience starts at an airport and it is vitally important that airlines and airports deliver what passengers expect," he added.
Frankfurt Airport achieved 2nd place at this years award for the exclusive Lufthansa First Class lounge, Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport was
in 3rd place for the Thai Airways First Class check-in and lounge facilities. Abu Dhabi International Airport was 4th for the Etihad Airways
premium check-in facility. The top-5 was completed by Singapore Changi Airport for the SATS premium handling service
in Terminal 2.
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