Hamad International Airport (HIA) is the five-star gateway to Qatar and the hub of Qatar’s national carrier, Qatar Airways. HIA’s award winning passenger terminal currently has the capacity to handle more than 35 million passengers a year and is undergoing further expansion to accommodate more than 53million passengers. HIA’s goal is to be one of the most operationally efficient airports in the world putting the passenger at the heart of the airport’s strategy. At the heart of HIA is Qatar Duty Free (QDF), the airport’s award-winning shopping emporium with more than 40,000 square metres of combined retail and dining with more than 70 boutiques and 30 cafés and restaurants. HIA also boasts of an airside hotel, an airside squash courts, a gym, a 25-metre swimming pool and spa, all within moments of the departure gates.