Qatar Airways takes 49 per cent stake in Meridiana

Qatar Airways Takes 49 Per Cent Stake In Meridiana

Qatar Airways takes 49 per cent stake in Meridiana

Qatar Airways has strengthened its commitment to Italy with the acquisition of a 49 per cent of AQA Holding, the completely new parent company of Meridiana fly (Meridiana).

Qatar Airways Takes 49 Per Cent Stake In Meridiana

Qatar Airways currently flies through Doha to Rome, Venice, Pisa as well as Milan a total of 42 times per week as well as This specific partnership will further strengthen the airline’s ties to Italy, while promoting job creation within the country, as well as through where the idea connects passengers to more than 150 destinations around the entire world.

Qatar Airways Takes 49 Per Cent Stake In Meridiana

Qatar Airways chief executive, Akbar Al Baker, said: “We are delighted to formalise This specific important partnership, which will help increase Meridiana’s competitiveness from the European market.

Qatar Airways Takes 49 Per Cent Stake In Meridiana

“We look forward to working together to reinforce its position to provide even more connectivity to Italy as well as some other European destinations, as well as those from the US as well as beyond.”

Qatar Airways Takes 49 Per Cent Stake In Meridiana

Under the terms of the agreement, majority shareholder Alisarda maintains the right to appoint the majority of the board members.

Qatar Airways Takes 49 Per Cent Stake In Meridiana

Following the closing, the shareholders’ meetings of AQA Holding as well as Meridiana appointed today the completely new Board of directors.

Qatar Airways Takes 49 Per Cent Stake In Meridiana

Alisarda’s chairman, Marco Rigotti, has been appointed chairman of AQA Holding while Francesco Violante is usually the completely new chairman of Meridiana.

Rigotti will retain the executive powers as deputy chairman.

“I’m truly grateful to minister Delrio for his determined as well as tireless support, encouragement as well as strong
belief from the project,” said Rigotti.

“We are thrilled to begin This specific partnership project with the entire world’s best airline.

“We are currently working on an ambitious business plan, with the aim to offer to the passengers’ completely new destinations as well as the highest level of satisfaction.”

Qatar Airways takes 49 per cent stake in Meridiana

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