Qatar Airways

 

qatar-airwaysQatar Airways (Qatar) began operating in January 1994, re-launching in 1997 after which it earned a variety of top-class awards including a Skytrax 5-star rating that not many airlines achieve. With a fleet of 158 aircraft, Qatar travels to more than 150 destinations across the globe from his hub at Hamad International Airport.

During November Qatar enjoyed a successful week at the Dubai Air Show where it showcased three of its newest generation aircraft, namely the Airbus 350, A380 and the B787 Boeing Dreamliner, the airlines 25th such aircraft. It also announced it would be increasing passenger capacity to Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Dammam operating A330s, B787s and B777s aircraft with extra wide-bodies.

 

Scanning more than 15 million Qatar Airways flights annually gives us the ability to offer you the cheapest Qatar flights online. Some of the most popular routes include; Qatar Airlines Flights From OR Tambo International Airport To Phuket International Airport and Qatar Airlines Flights From Dubai International Airport To OR Tambo International Airport. Prices for Qatar flights vary from R5260.00 upwards for a return flight.

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Seating

Qatar affords passengers classes of First, Business and Economy. Aboard the Airbus A380, First Class has eight open suites that recline to 180 degrees with a pitch/bed length of 83 and width of 23.

Business Class has 48 flat-bed seats that recline to 180 degrees with a pitch/bed length of 80 and a seat width of 22.

Economy Class comprises 461 standard seats with a pitch of 32 and width of 18.5.

Seating aboard the Boeing 787-8 in Business Class offers 22 flat-bed seats that recline to 180 degrees and have a pitch/bed length of 80 with a width of 22 while Economy Class has 232 standard seats with a seat pitch of 31 and a width of 17.2.


In-Flight Experience

First and Business Class passengers relish in 5-Star luxury treatment along with Giorgio Armani amenity kits, designer sleeping attire with an on-demand menu that comprises a superb selection of scrumptious Celebrity Chef dishes to indulge in. Passengers wishing to work while flying can convert their area into a beneficial work space with the provision of laptop power, a USB plug including an on-air mobile service. For entertainment there is an audio-video on-demand service with over 2000 entertainment options comprising movies, television shows, audio, music, games and plenty more. Supreme comfort in First and Business Class ensures passengers are well-rested and refreshed when disembarking.

Economy Class passengers have ample room to eat, sleep and stretch out in with fresh blankets, pillows, hot towels and toiletry pouches. Guests enjoy a sophisticated dining experience with exceptional flavours that is focused on freshness and quality using the finest available ingredients. Guests can remain connected via their laptops and a personal telephone or watch the latest movie, a choice of television programmes, play video games or just relax listening to their preferred music.


Flying with Children

Passengers aged 5 to 15 years but not yet having turn 16, may travel alone or make use of the unaccompanied minors service that will take the utmost care of your child from the departing airport, through all necessary formalities, in-flight and finally to handing your child over to designated parents/guardians at the arrival airport. A return fare will be incurred for the airline representative escorting your child. Requests for this service must be made within 72 hours of flight departure. Children under the age of 5 years are not permitted to travel alone.

Adults travelling with two infants must have a CRD or personal car seat for the second infant with one infant being over 12 months and capable of sitting in a separate seat. A CRD seat can be obtained from the airline at no additional cost.


Expectant Mothers

Pregnant passengers up to and including their 28th week who have no complications are not required, but recommended to have on hand, a medical certificate. Those at the start of their 29th week up to the end of their 32nd week must provide a medical certificate. Single pregnancies with no complications from the start of their 33rd week to the end of their 35th week are required to provide a medical certificate and a MEDIF form. Multiple or complicated pregnancies in their 33rd week and beyond are not acceptable for flight including expectant mothers in their 36th week and beyond.


Special Needs

Qatar Airways will do their utmost to accommodate passengers with impairments that require assistance including those travelling with escorts or service dogs. These requests should be made known to the airline when booking.

Passengers requiring a specific meal, whether for dietary or religious purposes have a wide selection of special meals to choose from. The airline should be notified when booking and within 24 hours of flight departure.


Luggage Checked-In

Excluding Brazil, Argentina, Canada and the US, passengers have allowances of:
First Class     : 50kg.
Business       : 40kg.
Economy       : 30kg.
The above cannot exceed dimensions of 300cm.


Luggage Cabin

First Class     : 2 pieces not exceeding a total weight of 15kg.
Business       : 2 pieces not exceeding a total weight of 15kg.
Economy       : 1 piece not exceeding a weight of 7kg.

Cabin baggage may not exceed 50x37x25cm in dimension for each item. Passengers may also take a handbag or small briefcase, a coat, blanket or cape, an umbrella, a walking stick or pair of crutches, a small camera or pair of binoculars, an infant’s carry cot and duty free items bought on the day of departure.

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