Qatar relies on Thales’s intelligent systems

    08 Dec 2017


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Qatar relies on Thales’s intelligent systems

Urban transport and aerospace Thales is present on the Airbus A321 fleet of 50 aircraft bought by Qatar Airways. Thales equips all Airbus Aircraft cockpits including the A321. 

Thales welcomes the announcement of the operational and maintenance of the autonomous metro in Doha and of the Lusail tramway. This contract was awarded to RKH Qitarat, the joint-venture formed by the French consortium RATP Dev/Keolis and the Qatari company Hamad Group. Thales is also involved in both projects. The Group supplies advanced Communications Based Train Control (CBTC) signalling, telecommunications & security, an integrated Operational Control Centre and automatic fare collection systems for the Doha metro and a fully integrated solution for supervision, telecommunication, security and fare collection systems for the Lusail Light Rail Transit System. 

Key Points

  • 12 Rafale omnirole combat aircraft ordered by Qatar. 
  • Thales contributes to the urban transport development projects: Doha metro and Lusail tram. 
  • Thales has been present in the State of Qatar for over 35 years and today employs 310 people. 

“Qatar relies on Thales and its skills in connectivity technologies, Big Data, Artificial Intelligence and 
cybersecurity, all of which are central in the contracts that have been announced today.”

Patrice Caine, CEO of Thales