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Till when can I book?

Until 28 Feb 2018

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When can I depart?

21 Feb - 22 Mar 2018, 9 Apr - 20 Jun 2018 1 July - 10 Dec 2018

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When can I return?

Maximum stay: 12 months

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Why fly with Qatar

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Founded in just 1993, Qatar Airways is the fastest growing airline in the history of commercial aviation.


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With Qatar Airways’ Oryx One, you’ll be up-to-date on all of your favourites, with more than 3000 entertainment options.



Qatar Airways was named “Airline of the Year’’ by Skytrax, reassuring their world-class airline status and unmatched service excellence.

Qatar Airways operates between over 170 destinations worldwide and offers unmatched levels of service excellence that elevated them into an award-winning airline.

There is an increased usage of air travel around the world, and due to this, the travel industry has become one of the most competitive industries to operate in. Qatar Airways set to differentiate themselves by maintaining and growing their position in the marketplace, by providing their customers with high-quality service and ever-increasing efficiency.

Their main goal is to be the best airline in the world and reach the pinnacle of the airline industry for outstanding in-flight service, superior on-board products, and operational excellence. Just in 2017 alone, Qatar won a number of awards at the prestigious Business Traveller Awards, held in London. These awards included 'Best Airline in the Middle East', 'Best Long Haul Airline' and 'Best Business Class'.

And as of 10th August 2017, Qatar is offering a 30-day free visa for all South African tourists!

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Baggage allowance may vary depending on the cabin class and route you are flying. Passengers can find baggage allowance regulations printed on their tickets.

Below is a table of the baggage allowance for the main routes travelled by this airline:

Economy class has a range of between 23 - 45kgs for checked luggage depending on the destination.

Business class has a range of between 32 - 65kgs for checked luggage depending on the destination.

First class has a range of between 32 - 65kgs for checked luggage depending on the destination.

Hand Baggage Allowance

First Class:

Two pieces, not to exceed a total weight of 15kg.

Business Class:

Two pieces, not to exceed a total weight of 15kg.


One piece, not to exceed 7kg.

Passengers are allowed to check in to flights 24 hours prior to departure of flights to the U.S.

Save time at the airport and enhance your experience by checking in online. For all other flights online, check-in is available between 48 hours to 90 minutes prior to flight departure.

Qatar Airways online check-in is not available for passengers departing from Baghdad, Basra, Mashhad, Salalah or Shiraz.

Mobile Check-in

Qatar Airways mobile application is available for smart phone users looking to simplify processes with each travelling journey.

Airport Check-in

Check-in opens 3 hours prior to departure and closes 1 hour before departure, but passengers are required to arrive at the airport 3 hours prior to departure.

First Class

In First Class, passengers are able to marvel at the elegant décor, spacious cabins and experience luxury as well as world class personal service in their own private space. Experience travel like no other with services like:

• An in-flight work station

• Convertible sleeper seats

• 5-star meals and drinks

• Extra spacious cabins and seating areas for your comfort

Business Class

Business class passengers have the best experience in the air, with their Business Class cabin combining comfort and superb service with technology.

The added services that are included in this flight are:

• Open and spacious cabins

• In-flight entertainment

• Sleep facilities

• OnAir mobile service

• USB ports near seat on the flight

• Signature dishes and beverages

• Fine sleepwear and linen

Economy Class

In economy class passengers are able to receive excellent services at affordable prices. The services that will be made available to these passengers include:

• Wide and spacious seats

• Movies, TV sitcoms, games and music.

• Laptop power outlet, USB port, and personal telephone

• Internet

• Meals and beverages

• Cartoon-character themed kid's kits

Their main hub is Hamad International Airport. The main destinations that they travel to consist of:

• London

• Doha

• Bangkok

• Dubai

• Paris

• Cairo

• Beirut

• Manchester

• Manila

• Kuala Lumpur

• Amman

• Istanbul

• New York

• Perth

• Singapore

• Kochi

• Jeddah

• Bahrain

• Jakarta

• Kuwait

Check in with ease by taking advantage of the online self-service tool offered by Qatar, ''My Q-Tag''. Available to passengers flying in/out of Doha, The Q-Tag is a baggage tag which you can print at home. Bring the printed tag and your baggage to the “Web Check-In Bag Drop” counter and the friendly customer service representatives will assist you.

Qatar Rating

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IATA code: QR
Hub Airport: Hamad International Airport
Alliance: Oneworld
Loyalty program: Privilege Club
Inflight magazine: ORYX

The information on this page is correct as of date of publishing. While every effort is made to keep information as fresh as possible, Travelstart takes no responsibility for any of the information being out of date or incorrectly noted.

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