Qatar Airways scoops two top global accolades

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Doha: Qatar Airways has recently won two major awards for ‘Brilliance in Employee Engagement in HR’ and the Gold Award for ‘Best Social Media Campaign’ for its 2019 Breast Cancer Awareness campaign.

The airline has been rewarded for excellence in promoting breast cancer awareness while engaging thousands of employees and passengers in a 30-day program during the Breast Cancer Awareness Month in 2019, as well as for its influential social media campaign which shared inspirational and informative content with millions of Qatar Airways’ followers on social media platforms.

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, H E Akbar Al Baker, said: “We are very proud of our HR Internal communications and Social Media teams who have won these important awards in recognition of our quest to raise awareness for breast cancer. Our empoyees’ dedication and commitment reflects on every aspect of the business and is what makes Qatar Airways the ‘World’s Best Airline’. We will continue fostering a workplace culture where connection, communication and staff engagement is among our highest priorities.”

Qatar Airways Senior Vice- President, Marketing and Corporate Communications, Salam Al Shawa, said: “We are excited to have received this well-deserved recognition. Effective and inspiring communication plays an important role in building engagement among our employees, passengers, as well as the wider community. We are pleased that our efforts have been acknowledged at an international level through the BOC Brilliance Awards and we will continue to advocate for breast cancer awareness aiming to contribute the global efforts made to eradicate this devastating disease.”

The BOC Brilliance Awards were established to celebrate the most innovative and industry-leading practices and achievements of organisations and businesses worldwide. The Internal Communication Brilliance Awards support the vital role that the Internal Communications function plays in the success of any organisation. Qatar Airways currently operates more than 700 weekly flights to over 100 destinations across the globe. By the end of the IATA Winter Season, Qatar Airways plans to rebuild its network to 126 destinations including 20 in Africa, 11 in the Americas, 42 in Asia-Pacific, 38 in Europe and 15 in the Middle East. Many cities will be served with a strong schedule with daily or more frequencies.