Qatar Airways is a state owned flag carrier of Qatar founded in 1993 and re-launched in 1997. Owned by the Qatari government, Qatar Airways is one of the Middle East’s "big three" network airlines, with aggressive fleet and route network expansion plans. Qatar Airways is one of the leading airlines in the world today. In the year 2011 and 2012 it was awarded as ‘Airline of the Year’ by Skytrax. This prestigious award shows the quality of services offered by this airline to its passengers. In such a short time Qatar Airways has grown overtime offering unmatched levels of services that has helped the award winning carrier to become best in the world. It provides excellent connectivity to various locations across the world.
The IATA code for Qatar Airways airline is QR.
Where does Qatar Airways fly to?
It serves to more than 140 destinations worldwide and one of the world’s most modern fleets with around130 aircrafts. Qatar Airways airline flies to all six inhabited continents from its main hub in Doha and from Doha it offers flights at low fare to regions like Middle-East, Asia and Africa on a regular basis along with Iraq and Myanmar. Qatar Airways offers services for Mombasa, Nairobi, Dar es Salaam and Kigali. Australian continents and various European destinations like London, Tbilisi, Zagreb and Milan are also covered by it.
Frequent flyers programme
Qatar Airways has grown to become one of the aviation industry's most innovative, attractive and highly rewarding programmes. Besides all oneworld partner Qatar Airways airlines, it has reciprocal agreements with a variety of other international carriers and links with leading hotels, car rental companies, credit cards and other partners worldwide. Privilege Club Platinum and Gold members have oneworld Emerald and Sapphire status respectively, by giving cardholders access to more than 600 airport lounges worldwide. When you fly with one of the alliance's carriers you get to experience the best of facilities. Also Qatar Airways First and Business Class passengers can use oneworld partner Qatar Airways airline lounges.
Code-share partner airlines
Qatar Airways code-shares with oneworld partners American Airlines, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Japan Airlines and Malaysian Airlines along with All Nippon Airways, Azerbaijan Airlines, Bangkok Airways, GOL, JetBlue, Middle East Airlines, Oman Air and Philippine Airlines.
Qatar Airways Baggage Information
Qatar Airways baggage allowance rules permit passengers to carry 2 pieces of baggage. The weight of the checked in luggage ranges from 23 to 40 kgs based on your destination and class. Excess baggage charges may apply if you exceed the weight and/or piece allowances.
To know more visit their website for further details.
What to do before leaving for the airport?
You can use the PNR number on your air ticket to check the flight status and to Qatar Airways check-in before you leave for the airport. Check-in from 24 hours before your flight departs. Print your boarding pass to avoid hassle. If you are enable to print your boarding pass then visit Qatar Airways check-in counters at the airport.