Qatar Airways was established in 1993 in Doha. Qatar is the flag carrier airline of the country. Doha International airport is used as hub. Qatar Airways ranked 7th on the world’s best airlines list according to a survey conducted by Skytrax in 2008. Qatar Airways attaches great importance to the safety and comfort of passengers. It was therefore awarded 5 stars by Skytrax. When you consider the hospitality of the crew as well as the quality of food and drink, you can fully enjoy your money.
Due to the diplomatic crisis in 2017, flights to Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain and BAE countries were suspended.
Qatar airlines fly to 81 countries worldwide. The main destinations are; Australia, Bangladesh, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Lebanon, Morocco, Oman, Pakistan, Philippines, South Africa, Spain, France, Tanzania, Thailand, Turkey, UK, USA and Vietnam.
The airline has a codeshare agreement with the following airlines.
|American Airlines||Middle East Airlines|
|Azerbaijan Airlines||Royal Air Maroc|
|British Airways||Bangkok Airways|
|SNCF (Train)||Japan Airlines|
|S7 Airlines||Malaysia Airlines|
Qatar Airways offers its online check-in directly on the company’s website
Check-in start time
Starting from 48 hours before the flight and continues until 90 minutes prior the scheduled flight.
* Check-in is starting 24 hours on flights to the USA.
Click the button below to check in online.
To check in at the airport, check the closing times of the check-in counter on the Qatar Airways website. If you are not at the airport in time, you will not be able to board the plane and you will lose all your rights on the purchased flight ticket.
Qatar Airways has no restrictions on hand luggage except for items excluded by the aviation rules. Only one piece is allowed in the Economy Class while First Class and Business Class passengers can carry 2 hand luggage. The size of the baggage that can be carried in the cabin must not exceed 50 cm x 37 cm x 25 cm. The allowable weight in the economy class is 7 kg, 15 kg in First Class and Business Class.
Checked baggage varies depending on your destination and your flight class. You can find detailed information about the right of luggage from the table.
|Checked baggage allowance|
|Route||First Class||Business Class||Economy Class|
|Flights to and from Brazil||2 pieces, each not to exceed 32kg and a maximum dimension of 158cm|
|Flights between Brazil and Argentina||2 pieces, each not to exceed 32kg and a maximum dimension of 158cm||2 pieces, each not to exceed 23kg and a maximum dimension of 158cm|
|All other flights to and from Argentina, Canada, and the U.S.||2 pieces, each not to exceed 32kg and a maximum dimension of 158cm||2 pieces, each not to exceed 23kg and a maximum dimension of 158cm|
|Flights between Doha and Casablanca||60kg and a maximum dimension of 300cm||45kg and a maximum dimension of 300cm|
|Flights from Africa||65kg and a maximum dimension of 300cm||45kg and a maximum dimension of 300cm|
|Flights to and from all other destinations||50kg and a maximum dimension of 300 cm||40kg and a maximum dimension of 300 cm||30kg and a maximum dimension of 300 cm|
Large items or special baggage must be registered and packed properly before flight. Sport baggage can be carried within the boundaries of the cargo baggage allowance. If this is not possible, extra or additional baggage fees will be charged.
To make a comfortable trip with Qatar Airways, you must choose the right seat. In general, if you want to travel in a good seat, you should choose your seat in advance and disregard some extra fees if necessary.
Because of the airlines who want to reduce the cost of flying more passengers, knee distance is very important especially on long haul flights. The front seats and emergency exit seats are the seats with the highest knee distance. It is generally sold for a fee.
The Privilege Club is the airline’s Qatar Airways mileage program and offers its members numerous benefits in terms of the airline tariffs and other services the renowned carrier has to offer. Anyone who is a member of the Privilege Club can not only use flights offered by this airline to collect points that are subsequently redeemed. Qatar Airways has a number of co-operation partners, such as the airline companies of the Oneworld, but also credit institutions, hotel chains and car rental companies.
4 membership levels are offered
Anyone who wants to become a Privilege Club member can become a member of one of the four membership categories, depending on how many points are collected. Burgundy, Silver, Gold and Platinum. A Burgundy member is the entry level and everyone can become a member. 150 for Silver, 300 for Gold and 600 miles for Platinum. Depending on the route of the flights you are using, you can collect different QPoints. In addition, the amount of points depends on the booking class and the airline.
The mile earning information table is below .
|Cabin||Fare||Booking Class||Qmiles Accrual|
|Business Flexi||J, C||200%|
|Economy Flexi||Y, B, H||100%|
|Economy Value||K, M, L, V||75%|
|Economy Saver||S, N, Q||50%|
|Economy||Economy Promo||T, O, W||25%|
|Group or Tour||G||25%|
Detailed information about airline’s paid and free catering services will be updated on this page soon.
Especially in long distances, Qatar Airways offers in-flight entertainment, so you can enjoy your flight without getting bored.
The airline offers you movies, music, TV shows and more entertainment options that will allow you to travel without getting bored.
Who wants to leave your best friend at home? On this page you will find the rules of traveling with your pet during your flight with Qatar Airways.
Please be sure to check with the airline before you travel, as the rules for transporting pets vary according to the airline.
The lounges are indispensable especially for business class passengers. What facilities does it offer? Here you will find detailed information about Qatar Airways lounges for a comfortable start to your trip.