Qatar Aviation Services (QAS) participated as a silver sponsor at the 32nd IATA Ground Handling Conference held in Madrid, Spain recently. 

For the second consecutive year, QAS participated in what is widely recognised as the most prestigious event on the ground handling industry calendar, the IATA Ground Handling Conference (IGHC).

QAS IGHC MadridQAS welcomed hundreds of delegates to its exhibition stand where the company showcased its premium ground handling services, particularly the Centralized Load Control (CLC). QAS recently announced the opening of their first international CLC office in New Delhi, India. This was the first step towards their international expansion plans, which were announced at the same conference last year.

QAS Senior Vice President Mehmet Murat Nursel, said they are very proud of their participation to this year’s conference.

The IGHC plays an important role as a platform for all industry leaders to come together and discuss issues related to ground handling and aviation.’

In addition to participating in the conference, Qatar Airways and QAS were proud to be the main sponsors of the evening gala dinner, where delegates had the chance to network and enjoy the entertainment put together by the conference’s Spanish hosts.

IGHC was held in Doha last year, hosted by Qatar Airways and QAS. It was the first conference of its kind to be hosted in the MENA region. The event drew more than 700 international delegates and guests from over a dozen countries.

Visit iata.org for more information about IGHC.