Qatar Airways' Successful Week at the Dubai Airshow 2015
Qatar Airways proudly displayed three of its latest-generation aircraft, the Airbus A350, A380 and the airline’s 25th Boeing Dreamliner, the B787, at the Dubai Airshow. HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, toured the airline’s A380 during the first day’s Royal Tour, led by Qatar’s Minister of Transport HE Jassim Seif Ahmed Al Sulaiti and Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, Akbar Al Baker. Abdullah bin Nasser Turki Al-Subaey, Chairman of the Qatar Civil Aviation Authority was also among the official delegation. During the Dubai Airshow Al Baker also hosted meetings with notable dignitaries including Violeta Bulc, European Commissioner for Transport; Ghazi Zaiter, Lebanon’s Minister of Public Works and Transportation; and The Honorable Nathan Deal, Governor of the U.S. State of Georgia. In addition, the U.S. Ambassador to the State of Qatar, HE Dana Shell Smith, joined Al Baker and Boeing Commercial Airplanes President and CEO Ray Conner for a special ceremony on the second day of the airshow to celebrate the airline’s 25th Dreamliner delivery. Over the course of the week it is estimated that more than 1,000 airshow guests and media toured Qatar Airways’ aircraft.
HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum touring the Qatar Airways A380 with Akbar Al Baker
Qatar Airways celebrating the arrival of its 25th Boeing Dreamliner at the Dubai Airshow in a ceremony hosted by Akbar Al Baker and attended by Ray Conner and Ambassador Dana Shell Smith