Qatar Airways Group Announces Appointment Of New Group Chief Executive
Qatar Airways Group has announced the appointment of Engr. Badr Mohammed Al-Meer as new Group Chief Executive.
After 27 years of remarkable service, Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive – His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, will be stepping down from his current position as Group Chief Executive effective November 5, 2023, and will be succeeded by Engr. Al-Meer.
Under H.E. Mr. Akbar Al Baker’s leadership, Qatar Airways has grown to become one of the most recognizable and trusted brands globally, synonymous with customer service quality and the highest of standards. The national carrier of the State of Qatar has achieved an unprecedented seven-times win of the “World’s Best Airline” award, and its state-of-the-art Hamad International Airport, which is under its management and operation, has also been recognized as the “World’s Best Airport”.
The Qatar Airways Group’s contribution to helping deliver the best ever FIFA World Cup showcased to the world its capability, commitment to excellence, and its passion for bringing the world together.
Qatar Airways currently flies to more than 160 destinations worldwide, connecting through its Doha hub, Hamad International Airport, voted by Skytrax as the ‘World’s Best Airport’ in 2021 and 2022 consecutively.