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This guide provides an overview of flying, saving, and earning miles with Qatar Airways, including a summary of their frequent flyer program, Privilege Club. You’ll learn all about the airline, the deals they offer and how to get the most of each flight.
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About Qatar Airways
Qatar Airways is a fairly new, and highly acclaimed, airline launched in 1997, with a fleet of over 180 aircraft, providing access to 150 international destinations across Africa, Central Asia, Europe, Far East, South Asia, Middle East, North America, South America and Oceania from its base at Hamad International Airport.
Privilege Club Frequent Flyer Program
The Qatar Airways frequent flyer program is called Privilege Club and offers four membership tiers – Burgundy, Silver, Gold and Platinum. The name used for their loyalty currency (i.e frequent flyer miles) is Qmiles.
As with most frequent flyer programs today, there are a variety of ways to earn Qmiles ranging from flying Qatar Airways flights, flying on partner airlines, hotel and car rental bookings, financial services like banks and credit cards and other partners.
Where is Qatar Airways Hub?
The hub airport for Qatar Airways is Hamad International Airport. This is the primary airport of Doha, the capital city of Qatar.
From Hamad, they connect passengers to 150 international destinations across Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, South America and Oceania.
Qatar Airways is a member of the Oneworld Alliance
Qatar Airways Promo Code & Deals
The promotional fares and apply to major global markets including The United Kingdom, United States, Switzerland, Norway, UAE, Hong Kong, Australia and many other locations.
Qatar Airways promo codes will work on flights that Qatar serves directly, they do not work on Qatar codeshare flights or partner airlines. The discount will be calculated off the base component of the airfare (taxed and fees are not discounted)
How to Apply a Qatar Airways Promo Code:
Qatar Airways makes it very easy to take advantage of a promotion or discount code. Just click on the promo code link in the table above, which will take you to the proper booking page and enter the promo code in the identified field before you search for your flight. This will then automatically apply the discount to your airfare. It is that easy!
Economy Class Cabin
Qatar offers one of the best economy class seat experiences in the industry, including a generous amount of leg room, wider seats, an amenity kit, in flight entertainment, USB ports, power outlets and even a personal telephone.
Business Class Cabin
Qatar Airways Business Class was ranked The World’s Best Business Class in both 2016 and 2017 by the Skytrax World Airline Awards. Their Business Class Offering currently comes in two flavors – Traditional Business Class and the new QSuite Business Class.
Qatar’s new business class offering is called the “QSuite” and is a revolutionary design in that it can be configured differently for a variety of different scenarios.
The Qsuite can offer the privacy of an individual business class setting with a raised partition, or can be configured in a double suite / double bed configuration for couples. For those traveling in groups, the QSuite can even be arranged into a four person configuration for those traveling on business or a family of four (although there aren’t too many families of four that can travel like this!)
First Class Cabin
Qatar Airways offers a first class product, but is really focused on their business class, specifically the new Q Suite configuration, as demand for the “ultra-luxury” market segment declines. That said, the Qatar first class product definitely provides some additional privacy with its 8 seat location in the front of the A380 upper deck (The A380 is the only plane with first class in the Qatar Airways fleet).
In Flight Entertainment
The ORYX ONE in-flight entertainment system offers a choice of up to 3,000 inflight entertainment options, providing its passengers with one of the world’s largest and best inflight entertainment libraries.
Qatar Airways Contact Information:
Qatar Airways Main Office:
Qatar Airways Tower
Airport Road, Al Hilal
Doha, Ad Dawhah, Qatar
Phone Number: +974 4449-6666
Flight Inquiry: +974 4462-2999
Customer Service Contact Information:
PO Box 22550
Fax: +974 4022 53361 (877) 777-2827
Visa and Passport Requirements
Before you book your flight, make sure you have checked the latest information regarding visa and passport requirements. Qatar Airways has a form you can fill out and submit to make sure you have the latest information.
If you have to renew or obtain a new passport, make sure you follow the passport application rules, including how to obtain a proper passport photo. Sometimes it’s the little things that can cause a big headache if you don’t follow to rules.