Qatar Airways official airline for 20th WPC
Qatar's national carrier to support major oil & gas industry event
Qatar Airways has joined an esteemed list of international companies as one of the key partners of the 20th World Petroleum Congress, taking place in Doha, 4-8 December 2011, according to the event's organisers.
The 5-day congress, the largest of its kind in the world is set to attract over 4,000 delegates, 600 media and over 550 presenters, and is being hosted by Qatar Petroleum. Since its establishment in 1933, this is the first time that the World Petroleum Congress will be hosted in the Middle East.
As the State of Qatar’s national airline, Qatar Airways currently operates a modern fleet of 97 aircraft to 100 destinations across Europe, Asia, Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific, North and South America.
Qatar Airways chief executive officer Akbar Al Baker said: “We are proud to be the official airline for this prestigious congress and we welcome all the international guests and dignitaries to experience Qatar Airways’ Five Star service and the convenience of being able to fly to Doha from 100 destinations world-wide.”
This sentiment was echoed by the 20WPC Organizing Committee chairman Issa Al-Ghanim, who stated: “We are honoured to announce the partnership with Qatar Airways, and are delighted that the delegations and visitors to the congress arrive in one of the best airlines in the world. The partnership allows Qatar Airways to deliver its exceptional worldwide service and promotes the 20th World Petroleum Congress through its extensive global network.”