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Article from BTNews 20 JUNE 2022

Qatar Airways results

Clearly timed to coincide with IATA, Qatar Airways Group celebrates its milestone 25th anniversary year of operation with its strongest financial performance ever.

The Doha-based operation reported a record net profit of QAR 5.6bn (US$1.54bn) during the fiscal year 2021/22.

Minister of State for Energy and Qatar Airways Group Chairman, His Excellency Mr Saad Bin Sharida Al-Kaabi, said: “Qatar Airways Group has demonstrated a robust role in the aviation industry, and these financial results are a clear indication of the Group’s strong performance. Against challenges during the previous period, I am delighted by the achievements that have been accomplished this year and by the way the Group has swiftly responded to these challenges”.

Qatar Airways carried 18.5m passengers, an increase of 218% over the previous year.

In a statement the airline pointed out that despite the challenges of the pandemic the carrier grew to more than 140 destinations in 2021/22, opening new routes including Abidjan (Ivory Coast), Almaty (Kazakhstan), Harare (Zimbabwe), Kano (Nigeria). Lusaka (Zambia) and Port Harcourt (Nigeria) in addition to resuming flights to key markets across, Africa, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.

The company has operated continuously the largest network among all Middle Eastern airlines, as measured by number or destinations as well as weekly flights.


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