GEORGETOWN: The governments of Guyana and Qatar have signed an agreement that will see Qatar Airways beginning passenger and cargo flights to Guyana.
The agreement was recently signed in Qatar, between the Qatar Civil Aviation Authority and the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority.
According to a statement, the agreement will permit Qatar’s national carrier Qatar Airways to operate any number of passenger and cargo flights as well as cooperation between the carriers concerned.
It will also permit Qatar Airways to have an operation centre in Guyana to fly to any country in the region.
Qatar Airways was launched in 1997 and is part of an elite group of airlines worldwide to have earned a five-star rating by Skytrax – the UK based consultancy which runs an airline and airport review and ranking site.
It was also voted Airline of the Year by Skytrax in 2011, 2012, 2015, 2017 and most recently in 2019,