Keith Hunter joined Qatar Airways in October 2008 as the Senior Vice President of its duty free business. He is also responsible for the inflight duty free retail business of Qatar Airways and, in addition, heads up the Internal Media Services department along with Qatar Duty Free’s food and beverage outlets, including concessions, at Hamad International Airport.
Qatar Duty Free is a subsidiary company of Qatar Airways and now operates from Doha’s new state-of-the-art Hamad International Airport, which opened in May 2014, and from the Doha Sea Port. The innovative, award-winning duty free operator has enjoyed consistent double-digit growth year-on-year and is now the second largest duty free operator in the Middle East. In April 2015, QDF won the Global Travel Retailer of the Year at the DFNI Global Awards for the third year in a row.
Prior to joining Qatar Airways in 2008, Keith was the retail consultant for Bourne Leisure Group. He started his airport retail career in 2002, when he joined Alpha Airports Group as Regional Manager.