Qatar Airways is one of the leading airlines in the world. Founded in 1993, every year sees Qatar Airways expanding its route network to fulfil the need of passengers. Voted Airline of the Year by Skytrax in 2011, 2012, 2015 and most recently in 2017, Qatar Airways has won the confidence of the travelling public. The prestigious awards conferred on the airline continuously attest the quality services offered by this airline to passengers. As of today, while 50% stake of Qatar Airways is held by the Government of Qatar, the rest is held by private investors.
Web check-in and verification
Passengers can enhance their experience and save time at the airport by checking-in online. Passengers can choose a preferred seat, print their boarding pass, and use the fast-bag-drop counters at the airport to check-in their luggage with ease.
Qatar Airways offers online check-in for flights from the US 24 hours prior to departure and check-in for flights to the US 24 hours prior to departure from Doha. For all other flights, online check-in is available 48 hours to 90 minutes before flight departure.
Passengers can also download the Qatar Airways mobile application to their smart phone for greater convenience.
A single piece of checked baggage should weigh no more than 32 kg. In addition to the regular checked-in baggage allowance, passengers may also bring along a hand baggage on board the cabin. First Class and Business Class customers are allowed to carry two pieces of baggage on board, not to exceed a total weight of 15 kg. Economy Class customers are allowed to carry one piece of baggage, not to exceed 7 kg and for tickets issued in Brazil, Economy Class customers on flights to or from Brazil are allowed to carry one piece of baggage, not to exceed 10 kg.
Qatar Airways also complies with International Travel Standards that do not allow passengers to carry firearms, weapons, explosive devices, flammable substances, toxic as well as chemical substances. Passengers who carry sharp objects are required to pack the items along with the checked-in baggage.
Passengers boarding Qatar Airways flights can visit their comprehensive website https://www.qatarairways.com/ for all kinds of information.
The flight schedule for Qatar Airways flights can be checked at http://fs.qatarairways.com/fltstatus/pages/flight_status.jsf, where passengers simply have to fill in the particulars for the places of departure and arrival.
Passport and verification
Passports and ID proof documents for entry must be valid for a minimum of 6 months from the arrival date. The visa requirements can change with little or no notice. Passengers are requested to make sure they have the correct visa and meet the local medical requirements.
When passengers fly with Qatar Airways, they enjoy an unparalleled travel experience. Their legendary hospitality and world-class service have been exclusively tailored to meet the onboard needs. Passengers can enjoy extraordinary cuisine, choose from up to 4,000 entertainment options, or just sit back and enjoy the spacious sanctuary in the sky.
Passengers can excite their senses with a variety of delectable dishes. The meals are prepared with a focus on the quality and freshness of ingredients. Enjoy a tantalising combination of a fruity fizz or spicy zest, mocktails and fruit juices or relax and unwind with a freshly brewed cup of coffee or tea served after each meal.
Onboard Wi-Fi makes it easy to stay on top of work or to keep your family entertained, while the state-of-the-art OnAir mobile service allows passengers to stay connected during the flight. Passengers can also indulge in some shopping while flying to their destination.
Qatar Airways operates one of the youngest and most technologically advanced fleet of aircrafts. The current fleet of Qatar Airways consists of 85 aircrafts including Boeing 777 - 300ER, Airbus A340 - 600, Airbus A320 - 200, Airbus A330 - 200, Airbus A330 - 300, Airbus A321 - 200, Airbus A300 - 600, Airbus A319CJ, Airbus A300 - 600 Cargo Freighters and Airbus Long Range A319 LR. Six new wide-body aircrafts are expected to be added to the fleet. These include Airbus's like the A350-1000, A350-900, A350-800, A380-800 and Boeing 787-8.
Qatar Airways offers services all over the world and covers 120 destinations worldwide. The major destinations covered are South America, Europe, Africa, Asia-Pacific, North America and Middle East.