Headquartered in the Qatar Airways Tower in Doha, this airline operates a hub-and-spoke network, linking over 140 destinations worldwide, across Africa, Central Asia, North America Europe, South Asia, the Far East, Middle East, South America and Oceania. With its base at Hamad International Airport, the company uses a fleet of more than 100 aircraft. It was founded on November 22, 1993 and commenced operations in January 20, 1994. It offers unmatched services and lives by its motto of being the World's 5-star airline. It has separate provisions for First Class, Business Class and economy travel, to cater to all segments of its customer base.
Qatar Airways Fleet
With more than 230 aircraft on order, including Boeing's 777 & 787, Airbus' A380 & A350, its fleet currently comprises of Airbus A319LR, A320-200, A321-200 and A330-200, Boeing 777-200, 777-300, 787-8 and many more. Qatar Airways is committed to maintaining a low carbon footprint and operates the most fuel-efficient aircraft.
Qatar Airways Destinations
The most popular destinations covered by this airline include Ammam, Bangkok, Beirut, Cairo, Doha, Dubai, Hyderabad, Istanbul, Jeddah, Kathmandu, Kochi, Kuala Lampur, London, Manchester, Manila, New York, Paris, Perth, Singapore and Washington. It also flies to a number of other international destinations.
Qatar Airways On board Facilities
One can enjoy a blend of Middle Eastern hospitality and 5-star service on flights operated by Qatar Airways. One can relish extraordinary cuisine, designed by award-winning chefs, and can customize meals as per one’s preference. You can pre-book a meal and access over 1,000 entertainment options on board. Special facilities have been crafted for the convenience of expectant mothers and the disabled. There is also the option of retail therapy via duty-free shopping during the flight or just sit back in the spacious seats and enjoy the premium magazine, Oryx.
Qatar Airways Ground Facilities
Qatar Airways offers world class, luxurious lounge facilities like the Business Lounge, Al Mourjan or the London Heathrow lounge. It also has a premium world class duty free shopping emporium. One can also opt for the facility of transit accommodation.
Qatar Airways Online Booking
You can conveniently book your Qatar Airways tickets online and even pre-book meals and other special facility preferences.
Before You Leave Home
Before you board, make sure to weigh in your baggage. For first class passengers, the baggage allowance is a single piece of checked baggage that must not exceed 32kg (70lb). For business class, two pieces are allowed that must not exceed a total weight of 15 kg (33 lb), while for the economy class, one piece of luggage is allowed that must not exceed 7 kg (15lb). It is advisable to check the flight status or opt for web check-in to save time.