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Qatar Airways takes Cambodian children on tour of its aircraft on International Children’s Day.

Bangalore Aviation congratulates Qatar Airways on its humanitarian act. The airline recently partnered with Cambodia Airports offering 15 youngsters the opportunity to tour one of its Airbus A330 aircraft on International Children’s Day and celebrating the carrier’s 100th flight to the capital Phnom Penh.

The smiles on the two ladies embracing says it all

Aged between 9 and 12 years, the children were from Pour un Sourire d’Enfant (For a Child’s Smile), a non-government organisation which focuses on educating orphaned children.

From visiting the cockpit to meeting the crew, the youngsters were thrilled to see the aircraft up close and personal,. The smiles continued as Qatar Airways’ cabin crew gave away special gifts onboard. Through this initiative, Qatar Airways hopes to open up the wonderful world of aviation to these children inspiring them to become the aviators of tomorrow.

The event also coincided with the celebration of Qatar Airways’ 100th flight to Cambodia’s capital city. Qatar Airways has been operating daily flights from Doha to Phnom Penh International Airport since February.

About Devesh Agarwal

A electronics and automotive product management, marketing and branding expert, he was awarded a silver medal at the Lockheed Martin innovation competition 2010. He is ranked 6th on Mashable's list of aviation pros on Twitter and in addition to Bangalore Aviation, he has contributed to leading publications like Aviation Week, Conde Nast Traveller India, The Economic Times, and The Mint (a Wall Street Journal content partner). He remains a frequent flier and shares the good, the bad, and the ugly about the Indian aviation industry without fear or favour.
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