Airline to offer up to 25 per cent discount on airfares to Doha from more than 160 destinations worldwide
DOHA, Qatar, 2019-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to partner with Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC) to offer passengers up to 25 per cent discount on airfares for all flights to Doha as a final destination from more than 160 destinations worldwide on bookings up to 15 August, enabling customers to enjoy fun-filled ‘Summer in Qatar’ activities.
Those arriving, departing or transiting through Hamad International Airport (HIA) can also enjoy up to 25 per cent off on Al Maha Service, Qatar Airways’ personalised meet and assist service. To book your flight, visit www.qatarairways.com/SummerInQatar.
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive and Secretary-General of Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC), His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, said: “This year’s summer season aims to attract global and regional visitors from around the world to experience Qatar’s unique culture and hospitality. Beginning in June and continuing until mid-August, ‘Summer in Qatar’ enables visitors to participate in the many festivities taking place between both Eid Al-Fitr starting on 4 June and Eid Al-Adha on 12 August. Leveraging the collaboration between Qatar’s national carrier and the Qatar National Tourism Council, we are offering discounts on airfare, promotional travel packages, and unique airport experiences throughout summer. From cultural excursions to family entertainment, there is something for everyone this summer in Qatar.”
Qatar Airways Senior Vice President Middle East, Africa and Pakistan, Mr. Ehab Amin, said: “We are delighted to celebrate ‘Summer in Qatar’ by providing our residents and visitors with these great promotions and special discounts including airfare to Qatar so they may enjoy the many attractions on offer this summer season. From concerts to film and comedy festivals, to cultural exhibitions and family entertainment, there is truly something for everyone to enjoy. We look forward to receiving family and friends of Qatar’s residents from around the world, providing them the chance to experience an unforgettable ‘Summer in Qatar’.
This year’s ‘Summer in Qatar’ programme introduces a wide range of exciting indoor activities and outdoor experiences, fun for family and friends. Entertainment programs will feature regional and international artists, edutainment, sports camps and special promotions on inbound travel, hospitality and shopping. Nine world-class malls across Doha will be participating in the festivities, offering retail savings of up to 70 per cent, and a chance to win up to USD $2 million in prizes, including the grand prize of a McLaren 570S. To learn more about ‘Summer in Qatar’ events, please visit www.SummerInQatar.qa
Qatar Museums will offer authentic experiences, enabling visitors to immerse themselves in Qatar’s rich heritage and cultural scene. Souq Waqif and Katara Cultural Village will bring vibrancy to the summer with family fun and entertainment shows during both Eid Al-Fitr and Eid Al-Adha.
Music enthusiasts can mark their calendars as celebrated names are set to rock Summer in Qatar. These include international and Arab artists as well as a number of Bollywood singers performing at the Bollywood Musical Festival. Movie buffs will have a chance to attend the glittering South Indian International Movie Awards (SIIMA). Comedy fans can anticipate the return of the Doha Comedy Festival, while the little ones will enjoy numerous stage shows including ‘Hello Kitty’, ‘Aladdin’, ‘The Little Mermaid’ and ‘The Smurfs’.
In addition, passengers already booked on Qatar Airways flights can also take advantage of a unique stopover package designed to give travellers transiting through Qatar the opportunity to discover Doha with amazing luxury hotel stays and complimentary transit visas.
Qatar Airways currently operates a modern fleet of more than 250 aircraft via its hub, Hamad International Airport (HIA) to more than 160 destinations worldwide. HIA has recently been ranked as fourth best airport in the world at the Skytrax World Airport Awards 2019. Additionally, the airport has been ranked as a five-star Airport and was honoured with the title of ‘Best Airport in the Middle East’ for the fifth year in a row and ‘Best Staff Service in the Middle East’ for the fourth year in a row.
A multiple award-winning airline, Qatar Airways was named ‘World’s Best Business Class’ by the 2018 World Airline Awards, managed by international air transport rating organisation Skytrax. It was also named ‘Best Business Class Seat’, ‘Best Airline in the Middle East’, and ‘World’s Best First Class Airline Lounge’.
Qatar Airways will add a number of other new destinations to its extensive route network in 2019, including Izmir, Turkey; Rabat, Morocco; Malta; Davao, Philippines; Lisbon, Portugal; Mogadishu, Somalia and Langkawi, Malaysia.
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About Qatar Airways:
Qatar Airways, the national carrier of the State of Qatar, is celebrating more than 20 years of Going Places Together with travellers across its more than 160 business and leisure destinations on board a modern fleet of more than 250 aircraft. The world’s fastest-growing airline will add a number of exciting new destinations to its growing network this year, including Lisbon, Portugal; Malta; Rabat, Morocco; Langkawi, Malaysia; Davao, Philippines; Izmir, Turkey; and Mogadishu, Somalia.
A multiple award-winning airline, Qatar Airways was named ‘World’s Best Business Class’ by the 2018 World Airline Awards, managed by international air transport rating organisation Skytrax. It was also named ‘Best Airline in the Middle East’, ‘World’s Best First Class Airline Lounge’ and ‘Best Business Class Seat’, in recognition of its ground-breaking Business Class experience, Qsuite. Qatar Airways has been awarded the coveted “Skytrax Airline of the Year” title, which is recognised as the pinnacle of excellence in the airline industry, four times.
Qsuite, a patented Qatar Airways product, features the industry’s first-ever double bed in Business Class, as well as privacy panels that stow away, allowing passengers in adjoining seats to create their own private room, a first of its kind in the industry.
Qatar Airways was the first Gulf carrier to join global airline alliance oneworld, enabling its passengers to benefit from more than 1,000 airports in more than 160 countries, with 14,250 daily departures.
Oryx One, Qatar Airways’ in-flight entertainment system offers passengers up to 4,000 entertainment options from the latest blockbuster movies, TV box sets, music, games and much more. Passengers flying on Qatar Airways flights served by its B787, B777, A350, A380, A319 and select A320 and A330 aircraft can also stay in touch with their friends and family around the world by using the award-winning airline’s on-board Wi-Fi and GSM service.
Qatar Airways proudly supports a range of exciting international and local initiatives dedicated to enriching the global community that it serves. Qatar Airways, the official FIFA partner, is the official sponsor of many top-level sporting events, including the FIFA 2022 World Cup, reflecting the values of sports as a means of bringing people together, something at the core of the airline’s own brand message – Going Places Together.
Qatar Airways Cargo, one of the world’s leading international air cargo carriers, serves more than 60 freighter destinations worldwide via its world-class Doha hub and also delivers freight to more than 160 key business and leisure destinations globally on more than 250 aircraft. The Qatar Airways Cargo fleet includes two Boeing 747-8 freighters, 16 Boeing 777 freighters and five Airbus A330 freighters.
For further information, please contact:
Qatar Airways Group, Corporate Communications Department
Tel: +974 4022 2200
Source: Qatar Airways