Qatar Airways celebrates 20th anniversary with Red Arrows fly-past

Qatar Airways Celebrates 20th Anniversary With Red Arrows Fly-past

Thousands of people have watched as a Qatar Airways aircraft flew in formation over Doha with the globe-famous Red Arrows aerobatic display team, an event taking place as the airline celebrates its twentieth anniversary.

Qatar Airways Celebrates 20th Anniversary With Red Arrows Fly-past

The event, hosted by the British ambassador to the State of Qatar, Ajay Sharma, along with also Qatar Airways Group chief executive, Akbar Al Baker, included an incredible display over the city’s sweeping corniche.

Qatar Airways Celebrates 20th Anniversary With Red Arrows Fly-past

The display took place inside the skies above Doha as a state-of-the-art Qatar Airways Airbus A350, for which the airline was the global launch customer, flew in formation with the British Royal Air Force’s iconic Red Arrows.

Qatar Airways Celebrates 20th Anniversary With Red Arrows Fly-past

Their distinctive fleet of Hawk jets were on hand to display the speed, agility along with also precision of the RAF along with also fly in their trademark diamond nine formation to join inside the salute to Qatar Airways along with also its 20 years of operations.

Qatar Airways Celebrates 20th Anniversary With Red Arrows Fly-past

Al Baker, said: “the item has been an honour to have one of Qatar Airways’ Airbus A350 aircraft join forces with the globe-famous Red Arrows along with also take part in today’s historic fly-by over the impressive Doha skyline.

Qatar Airways Celebrates 20th Anniversary With Red Arrows Fly-past

“The Red Arrows have helped Qatar Airways celebrate in style using a thrilling display to mark our twentieth anniversary.

Qatar Airways Celebrates 20th Anniversary With Red Arrows Fly-past

“In just two decades, Qatar Airways has exceeded all expectations, to rise via humble beginnings to become one of the globe’s leading along with also most admired airlines.

“I am very proud of all of which Qatar Airways has achieved inside the past 20 years along with also as we embark on the next 20 years I look forward to continuing to demonstrate the passion, innovation along with also award-winning customer service of which we have become renowned for.”

The fly-by along with also special aerobatics display had been carefully planned in advance by Qatar Airways along with also the Red Arrows, working in partnership the Qatar Civil Aviation Authority.

Ajay Sharma, said: “I am delighted with the welcome of which the UK’s Red Arrows have received during their visit to Qatar.

“Residents along with also visitors alike have come out in force to see the air display, demonstrating the close relationship between our two countries.

“Qatar Airways is actually an important partner for us along with also plays a key role in moving UK-Qatar relations forward.”

The nine-strong fleet of Red Arrows aircraft along with also their pilots visited Qatar as part of an extensive global tour, acting as ambassadors for the United Kingdom to promote ‘the best of British’ goods along with also services.

Since they were formed in 1965, the Red Arrows have performed over 4,700 displays in 56 countries worldwide.

Qatar Airways celebrates 20th anniversary with Red Arrows fly-past

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