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Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways, a 5-star airline by Skytrax rating has been voted Airline of the Year in 2011, 2012, 2015, 2017 and most recently in 2019. The airline is owned by the state of Qatar and its fleet reaches over 200 aircraft.

Qatar Airways airline’s hub is in Doha’s Hamad International Airport which it links to more than 150 destinations across Africa, Central Asia, Europe, Far East, South Asia, Middle East, North America, South America and Oceania.

The airline is popular providing first-class customer support for all its passengers across all flying classes.

Qatar Airways Baggage Allowance

Baggage allowances may vary according to route and cabin class; always check during your booking process.

Cabin Baggage

Max Weight:

7kg (15lb)

Max dimensions:

50 x 37 x 25 cm (20x15x10in)

In addition to your hand baggage allowance, you can also carry personal items such as one lady’s handbag or one small briefcase; one coat, cape or blanket; one umbrella; one pair of crutches or a walking stick; one small camera or binoculars; limited reading material; an infant’s carrying basket; and duty-free items purchased on the day of your flight.

Checked Baggage

Max Weight:

30kg (66lb)

Max dimensions:

300 cm (L+W+H)
  • Included in every flight fare
  • Choose how many pieces of baggage you wish to check-in during your reservation


Airport check-in

  • Open 1 – 3 hours before the scheduled flight

Online & Mobile check-in

  • Open 48 hours – 90 minutes before the scheduled flight (for USA flights 24 hours)

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Seat Selection

Free at any time from buying your flight ticket

On board service

Inflight meals

Free drinks and warm meal available in every class

Inflight entertainment

Screen with music, movies, news and games in every seat

Onboard WiFi

First 15 minutes and 10 MB is free
1 hour - $5
3 hours - $10
All flight (200MB) - $20

Power supply

USB charger, socket (in most of the aircraft)

Airline extras

Free hotel stay

Qatar Airways offers in certain flight ticket classes free hotel stay during your layover. Contact the airline for more instructions.


  • Layover must be longer than 8 hours and shorter than 24 hours
  • There is no earlier connection between your flights
  • Hotel booking is not allowed earlier than 72 hours before the scheduled flight

Qatar Stopover Visa + Hotel

You can now visit Qatar during your stopover. Choose flights with longer layover time and go exploring the city.

The airline usually offers a layover stay in one of their hotels (4*, 5*) for great prices (£23 for 1 night in 5* hotel) and free visa for 30 days.

Visa will be granted upon arrival.

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