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Sheikh Abdulaziz Al Thani is the Founder and Owner of Skydive Qatar, a USPA and FAIapproved World Class Skydiving Facility based at the new airport Um Al Shkhot approximately40kms North of Doha, Capital City of the State of Qatar. It has been Sheikh Abdulaziz’s vision toestablish this leading Qatar tourist attraction since he started skydiving during his service withthe ISF many years ago. He currently holds a USPA D Licence in Skydiving as well as manyratings including Coach and Tandem and in General Aviation both Gyrocopter and PoweredParagliding Licences. Since the first event held during 2016 Skydive Qatar has grown in hugeleaps to become one of the World’s leading skydiving centers attracting both local jumpers andadventure tourists from all parts of the world wishing to experience the hospitality and friendlyenvironment of Qatar.Skydive Qatar under his Leadership has been instrumental in establishing the present airportand state of the art facilities to be found at the dropzone. The airport also caters for all forms ofsport aviation from gyrocopters, powered paragliding, hot air ballooning, recreational flying andthe core activity of skydiving for both civilian and military Clients. The Skydiving Center andairport operates under the authorization of the Qatar Civil Aviation Authority as well as licensingunder the FAI and USPA Foreign Group Membership program.Skydive Qatar under Sheikh Abdulaziz Al Thani has also employed a multi-national team ofUSPA qualified Instructors, training staff and other support personnel making the Company oneof the most diverse and successful aviation companies in its relatively short history in Qatar.Since the first event and during the past two seasons the Company has successfully trainedover 250 first jump students and introduced the sport of skydiving to many 1000s of tandempassengers with an unsurpassed safety record. The Skydive Qatar Team provides a high levelof skydiving training and sport skydiving with its core values of safety and enjoyment havingmaximum priority.It is Sheikh Abdulaziz Al Thani’s vision for Skydive Qatar to become one of Qatar’s leadingtourist attractions and activities leading up to, during and beyond the FIFA Football World Cup in2022. His experience in jumping in many countries and continents is ideally suited to leading theSkydive Qatar Team forward during this challenging and rewarding period for Qatar and the Region.
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