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Badr Mohammed Al Meer to succeed Akbar Al Baker as Group CEO of Qatar Airways

Al Baker will be succeeded by Badr Mohammed Al Meer, currently chief operating officer of Hamad International Airport.

TAS News Service

Tuesday, October 24, 2023

DOHA: Engr. Badr Mohammed Al-Meer will succeed Akbar Al Baker as the Group Chief Executive of Qatar Airways.

In an unexpected move on Monday, Al Baker who was one of the longest managerial in the world of aviation since 1997 resigned citing no reason.

“Under H.E. Mr. Akbar Al Baker’s leadership, Qatar Airways has grown to become one of the most recognisable and trusted brands globally, synonymous with customer service quality and the highest of standards. The national carrier of the State of Qatar has achieved an unprecedented seven-times win of the “World’s Best Airline” award, and its state-of-the-art Hamad International Airport, which is under its management and operation, has also been recognised as the “World’s Best Airport”,” Qatar Airways said in a statement.

Al Meer was the former CEO of Hamad International Airport.