2 December 2022

Qatar Airways ready for influx of World Cup fans

Qatar’s aviation sector is in its final stages of preparations ahead of the upcoming FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 in Doha. Qatar Airways CEO Akbar al-Baker said the priority now was to accommodate the hundreds of flights that will be landing in the country for the tournament. Between the month of November and December Qatar airways says it will operate 13,000 flights. And the airline says its changing its operating model from one focused on transit passengers to people who are going to be arriving to stay for the tournament. A total of 32 countries are taking part in the tournament, and Qatar is expecting over 200,000 passengers a day to fly into the country, either through Hamad International Airport, or the city’s secondary airport which has recently reopened for the World Cup, Doha International Airport. Al Jazeera’s Osama Bin Javaid reports from Hamad Internation Airport in the Qatari capital, Doha. Subscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/AJEnglish Find us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/ Check out our Instagram page: https://www.instagram.com/aljazeeraenglish/ #Qatar #QatarAirways #HamadInternationalAirport #DohaAirport #2022FIFAWorldCup #Qatar2022 #QatarWorldCup #QatarWorldCup2022 #Aviation #WorldCupFans
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