New Hamad Airport operator will fly solo
The airline's executive board of directors established the company, which will be its own entity under the Qatar Airways Group umbrella. It will provide operations for a variety of services and facilities at HIA, including Qatar Duty Free, a premium shopping area that houses 70 boutiques and 30 cafes and restaurants, as well as a hotel squash courts, a gym, a swimming pool and a spa.
HIA is world renowned, having won many world-class awards and recognitions. These include Skytrax’s Middle East’s Best Airport in 2015 and 2016; Skytrax Best Staff Service in the Middle East 2016; and previously Best Airport Award at the Future Travel Experience (FTE) Asia Awards in 2015.