Qatar Airways has successfully started full operation in the new Hamad International Airport (HIA). A total of 2.400 aircraft ground support equipment (GSE) the program's facilities were moved to Operational Readiness and Airport Transition (ORAT) and society Qatar Aviation Services. Have been used a total of 56 cranes with a lifting capacity from 50 to 200 tons, 40 elevators and 80 trailer carts. To carry the heavy and large equipment GSE including a tractor for pushback 70 tons.
“The success of the Qatar Airways operations start at the HIA is the result of years of meticulous planning and preparation” said Akbar Al Baker, CEO of Qatar Airways. “This is a proud moment in the history of Qatar Airways. We will overcome the expectations of our passengers, both in the air and on the ground.”
Source: The Flight