Qatar Airways - Flight Routes and Traveller Information
Qatar Airways is Qatar's flag carrier airline that has over the years, since its inception on 22 November 1993, has developed a distinct repute globally. The airline prides itself in providing exceptional services that lets you experience quality travel around the globe. The airline operates services across Africa, Central Asia, Europe, Far East, South Asia, Middle East, North America, South America and Oceania. On account of Qatar Airways top-notch services, special fares on your favorite destinations and offering a satisfactory experience to all its valued passengers, the airline was awarded the title of Airline of the Year 2012 at the Skytrax World Airline Awards for a second consecutive year.
Qatar Airways is headquartered in Doha, Qatar, from where it flies to over 100 destinations around the globe.
Qatar Airways recommends that you check-in at least 3 hours before your departure time as the check-in counter desks will close one hour before the designated departure time. For flights leading to or from the United States, check-in opens 24 hours prior to departure. You will need the following documents to check-in at the airport:
your tickets and Â valid passport/visa documents
Qatar Airways recommends you to check-in online in order to save time and avoid the hassle of long queues at the airport by simply logging on to www.qatarairways.com. Online check-in is available between 36 and 2 hours prior to the departure time of your flight and for flights leading to and from the United States, this service is open between 24 hours and 90 minutes prior to departure.
Online check-in will require the following documents:
Valid passports and visas for all travelers
Privilege Club membership number if required
Accommodation details if required.
This service enables you to confirm your booking online, confirm your preferred seating arrangement and can even print your boarding pass before you arrive at the airport. Certain airports also offer the service of sending your boarding pass to your internet-enabled mobile device. If availing this service, be sure to bring your mobile device to the airport.
Qatar airways enable you to choose your preferred seat or seating arrangement at the time of your booking free of charge. Your preferred seats can be booked up to 24 hours before your departure time.
The seat pitch for an Economy Class is about 86cm (34in), 50 inches for Business class and 80 inches for First Class.
For all flights to and from Brazil, 2 pieces, each of maximum dimensions of 158 cm are allowed and should not exceed 32 kgs for each.
For flights between Brazil and Argentina, two pieces of maximum dimension of 158 cm is allowed and should not exceed a maximum weight of 23 kgs for each.
For all other flights to and from Argentina, Canada, and the U.S, two pieces measuring maximum dimensions of 158 cm each, and not exceeding a maximum weight of 32 kgs for each is allowed.
For all other destinations, maximum free allowable weight is 40 kgs for First Class, 30 kgs for Business Class and 23 kgs for Economy Class.
If you exceed the allowable weight or the number of pieces, the airline will charge accordingly.
Hand Baggage: For First and the Business Class on Qatar Airways, 2 handbags are allowed, not exceeding a weight of 15 kgs and measuring 50 x 37 x 25 cm. For Economy Class, one handbag is allowed, not exceeding a weight of 7 kgs and measuring 50 x 37 x 25 cm.
Qatar Airways prides itself in serving tantalizing meals prepared by some of the top master chefs from around the globe. Each meal is prepared with the utmost expertise to satisfy your taste buds during your flight. The airline also serves a fine collection of some of the finest wines, champagnes, beers, spirits and soft drinks. Qatar Airways also understands your special dietary requirements and will cater to you accordingly if informed at the time of your booking.
Qatar Airways also offers world-class audio and video entertainment options with a wide selection of some of the top movies, TV shows, video games, music shows and also radio options. You can now choose your favorite option that will surely keep you entertained throughout your journey.
Other inflight services include inflight mobile services and inflight internet service available on selected aircrafts.