Al Safwa Lounge 4

Qatar Airways Raises First Class Lounge Access Cost

Since the beginning of this year, Qatar Airways has been selling business class passengers access to their first class lounge in Doha. Specifically, I'm talking about the Al Safwa First Class Lounge, which is spectacular, and which I rank as one of the…

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Qatar Airways Airline Of The Year

Qatar Airways Wins 2019 Airline Of The Year Award

The Skytrax World Airline Awards were held in Paris today. While I place very little value on Skytrax ratings, these awards are given based on voting by the public, which I think is why they're worth sharing. Today Skytrax published their annual ratings,…

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Qatar Qsuites Business Class – 52

Qatar Airways Business Class Fare Sale From The US

Qatar Airways Qsuites is my favorite business class product in the world. Historically the airline has also had exceptional business class fares, though for quite a while the number of sales were limited, especially for travel originating in the US.…

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Qatar Qsuites Business Class – 35

Great Qatar Airways Qsuites Fares From Montreal To Cape Town

While overall Qatar Airways doesn't offer as many great business class fares as they used to out of North America, we have been seeing a good number of deals so far this year. For example, a few weeks ago I wrote about how Qatar Airways has ~2,000USD…

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Qatar Airways A330 Business Class – 1

Qatar Airways Phasing Out A330s & A320s

Qatar Airways has provided some interesting updates regarding their future fleet plans, via an interview that the Gulf Times had with Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al-Baker. Qatar Airways plans to retire all of their Airbus A330s within the next three years,…

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Air Italy A330 Business Class – 1

Air Italy Backtracks On 787 Plans

Air Italy is the controversial Italian airline that Qatar Airways has a 49% stake in. The airline used to be known as Meridiana, but with funding from Qatar Airways the airline has launched new routes and updated their onboard product. The airline has…

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Qatar Qsuites Business Class – 35

Spectacular Qatar Airways Qsuites Fares From Montreal To Asia!

This just keeps getting better. A couple of months ago I wrote about some great Qatar Airways business class fares from Montreal to Bangkok, and now the fares are even lower! Qatar Airways Qsuites is my favorite business class product in the world. Historically…

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Qatar Airways Economy Catering 2

Wow: Qatar Airways Improving Meal Service In Economy

Well this comes as a bit of a surprise. Yesterday I wrote about how Etihad Airways is expanding their buy on board menu in economy, and is eliminating personal televisions on their fleet of A320s and A321s. Today there's another announcement from a Gulf…

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Emirates First Class A380 – 41

Cheers: The 6 Best Airplane Bars

While airlines are doing everything they can to squeeze more seats onto planes in economy, in many cases airlines are increasingly allocating more space to first and business class. For the most part this comes in the form of more comfortable and spacious…

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Qatar Airways A320 Business Class – 52

Qatar Airways Now Flying Through Syrian Airspace

A vast majority of airlines in the world avoid Syrian airspace. This is due to a combination of many governments prohibiting their airlines from flying through Syrian airspace, and also for safety reasons, given the risk of air strikes. For example,…

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Qatar Airways 777

Qatar Airways & Edelweiss Air Join TSA Pre-Check

TSA Pre-Check is one of the innovations that has made the air travel experience in the US a bit more pleasant. Those eligible for Pre-Check enjoy expedited security screening, where they don't have to take off their shoes, or take their liquids out of…

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Filed Under: Qatar, Security/TSA
Qatar A350

Qatar Airways Delays Qsuites Flights To Philadelphia

Qsuites, which is Qatar Airways' exceptional business class product (and I'd argue the best business class product in the world), debuted in June 2017. In addition to newly delivered planes featuring the new product, the airline has also been working…

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Qatar Qsuites Business Class – 52

Qatar Airways Introducing Qsuites On Longest Route

Qsuites, which is Qatar Airways’ exceptional business class product (and I’d argue the best business class product in the world), debuted in June 2017. Qatar Airways Qsuites In addition to newly delivered planes featuring the new product, the airline…

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Qsuites Business Class – 2

Qatar Airways “Premium Prix Fixe” Sale From The US Extended

Qatar Airways Qsuites is my favorite business class product in the world. Historically the airline has also had exceptional business class fares, though we’re seeing fewer sales than we’ve seen in the past, especially for travel originating in the US.…

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Qatar Airways First Class A380

Qatar Airways Reverses (Stupid) Call Center Decision

I love flying Qatar Airways, though their Privilege Club loyalty program is actively bad. It's strange, because when it comes to the onboard experience Qatar Airways is an industry leader and incredibly customer focused. I also think that the Gulf carriers…

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Qatar Airways Economy Seat

Qatar Airways Reveals New Economy Seat

We've known for a while that Qatar Airways plans to introduce a new economy class seat. Earlier this week it was even confirmed that the seat would be revealed today during ITB Berlin, which is the world's largest travel and tourism trade show. However,…

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