The international magazine "Travel+Leisure" has conducted a survey on the best airline and the best airport in the world for 2021, and Qatar Airways ranked second best airline in 2021 and received a score of 91.35.
According to the magazine, respondents praised Qatar Airways saying, "Excellent crew, amazing food, it’s comfort on point". Another said, "It's really my favorite airline", adding that "the seats - even in economy and of course in business - are comfortable. The food and entertainment always exceed expectations. I really appreciate all their COVID-19 protocols. All in all, they are a class act".
Hamad International Airport (HIA) ranked fifth in the magazine's survey, among the top 10 airports in the world. It is worth noting that HIA was named the best airport in the world in 2021 and ranked first in the prestigious 2021 Skytrax International Awards.
HIA had received several awards, including "Best Airport in the Middle East", "Best Airport 25 to 35 Million Passengers", "Best Employee Service in the Middle East" and "COVID-19 Airport Excellence Awards".