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Qatar Airways CEO, His Excellency Mr Akbar Al Baker, has been presented with Fellowship of a Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS).
Above: Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker, left, being presented with Fellowship from Royal Aeronautical Society President Jenny Body OBE FRAes.
RAeS Fellowship is bestowed on those who, in further to creation an superb grant to a contention of aeronautics, have also achieved a position of high shortcoming or prolonged knowledge of high peculiarity in a profession. Achieving Fellowship – and, with it, a nomination of FRAeS – is a top class receptive within a Royal Aeronautical Society.
Mr Akbar Al Baker, who was presented with his Fellowship certificate by a RAeS President, Jenny Body OBE FRAeS, said: “I am intensely celebrated and unapproachable to have been comparison to be a target of Fellowship of a Royal Aeronautical Society. To be recognized alongside those who are pioneers in a aviation and aerospace attention is a good privilege.
“Aviation and aerospace are where it is during now since of those who incited their visions and dreams into a reality. And we am beholden that my prophesy for Qatar Airways has turn a existence by a tough work and passion of myself and all Qatar Airways staff. we would like to recognize a Royal Aeronautical Society for their superb grant to attention and appreciate them for this smashing tribute.”
Both Ms Body and a RAeS Chief Executive, Mr Simon Luxmoore, nominated Mr Al Baker formed on his superb grant to aviation and his poignant impact on a enlargement of Qatar Airways.
Jenny Body added: “The Royal Aeronautical Society is really gratified to recognize people who have done a poignant grant to a universe of Aviation and it was a pleasure to be means to benefaction Mr Al Baker’s Fellowship Certificate in person, on house one of a Qatar Airways swift of 787 Dreamliners in Singapore.”
The RAeS, determined in 1866, is dedicated to compelling a top veteran standards in all aerospace disciplines; providing dilettante information; behaving as a executive forum for a sell of ideas; and personification a lead purpose in conversion opinion on aerospace matters. The RAeS is a usually veteran physique dedicated to a whole aerospace village worldwide.
Qatar Airways has seen fast enlargement in only 17 years of operation and now has orders value some-more than US $50 billion for some-more than 280 aircraft. The airline flies a complicated swift of 129 aircraft to 134 pivotal business and convenience destinations opposite Europe, a Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific, North America and South America.
As partial of the assertive enlargement programme, Qatar Airways will launch routes to 8 new destinations during 2014: Sharjah (UAE) from 1 March; Dubai World Central (UAE) from 1 March; Philadelphia (USA) from 2 April; Larnaca (Cyprus) from 29 April; Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport (Turkey) from May 22; Edinburgh (Scotland) from May 28; Miami (USA) from Jun 10 and Dallas/Fort Worth (USA) from 1 July.