May 22, 2007:
Qatar Airways has appointed Joe Beattie to the position of Airport Services Manager at London Heathrow Airport.
Beattie joins Qatar Airways from O.F.J. Connections, Heathrow's premier coach company, where he worked as Operations Director from July 2005. Previously, he spent almost eight years with Virgin Atlantic Airways, ensuring the smooth running of operations as Airport Manager at Both Heathrow and Gatwick airports.
With over 20 years experience, Beattie brings with him a vast knowledge of the industry, enhanced by his role as Chairman of the AOC (Airlines Operation Committee) during his time at Virgin Atlantic Airways in Gatwick.
Siva Ramachandran, Qatar Airways' Regional Manager Europe & UK, comments: "With three flights a day, London Heathrow is Qatar Airways' key UK departure point and we are delighted to welcome Joe with his vast experience to head services management team."
Press release issued by Qatar Airways.