29 Jul '11, 5pm

VIP Flying: Life on the World’s Best Airline - The citizens of Qatar, like the New York Yankees, live by a simple cr...

VIP Flying: Life on the World’s Best Airline - The citizens of Qatar, like the New York Yankees, live by a simple cr...

The citizens of Qatar, like the New York Yankees, live by a simple creed: “Good things happen more often than not when you have tons of money.” The Persian Gulf nation — spin your globe to Saudi Arabia and scan the eastern border — is slightly smaller in area than Connecticut with less than half the population (just 1.5 million people, three quarters of whom are temporary guest workers). Unlike Connecticut, however, Qatar shrewdly decided to be located on massive oil and gas reserves. Its per capita GDP is $69,754, while America’s is a peasant-like $44,872. Rather than spending their days rolling around in huge piles of money, however, Qataris want the rest of the world to visit. They guaranteed themselves hundreds of thousands of guests by bribing, er, winning the bid for the 2022 World Cup. And they want you to travel on Qatar Airways, which was just named the world’s be...

Full article: http://www.justluxe.com/lifestyle/aircraft/feature-161933...

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