The readers of the US travel magazine "Business Traveler" voted Qatar Airways the Best Airline for International Travel for the third consecutive year at its 23rd annual Best in Business Awards. The airline was also awarded Best Business Class to the Middle East.
The Business Traveller USA Awards are reader's choice awards meaning that every registered print, digital and newsletter subscriber of the magazine has had the opportunity to voice their choice for the companies they felt offered the best product in a wide range of travel settings – different regions of the world, different types of travel providers, different classes of service. This year’s awards recognized 35 different travel service companies in 54 different categories.
Qatar Airways is currently operating a modern fleet of 103 aircraft and is offering flights to 110 destinations across Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific, North America and South America. The airline plans to serve 120 destinations worldwide with a fleet of 120 aircraft by 2013.