Akbar Al Baker Receives CAPA Asia Pacific Aviation Executive Award
This is awarded to the airline executive who has had the greatest individual influence on the aviation industry, demonstrating outstanding strategic thinking and innovative direction for the growth of their business and the industry.
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive Akbar Al Baker has not let his airline lose its shine during one of its most testing years. Qatar Airways has recalibrated its network to function without neighbouring countries. At the same time, the carrier has continued with growth plans and created more expansion.
Mr Harbison said: “Akbar Al Baker has not let Qatar Airways lose its shine during one of its most testing years. Under his guidance, the airline has recalibrated its network to function without access to several neighbouring countries. At the same time, Qatar Airways has continued its expansion plans and created new avenues for growth. He has turned a setback into an opportunity. This is truly a remarkable achievement.”