Questions tagged [qatar-airways]

Questions regarding traveling with Qatar Airways (القطرية‎‎; IATA: QR), the flag carrier of the State of Qatar, based at Hamad International Airport (DOH) in Doha.

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How to upgrade my baggage on Qatar Airways

I'm travelling from Singapore to Europe on Qatar airways and would like to upgrade my luggage. How can this be done?
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Can I take a soft suitcase on Qatar Airways?

Are you allowed to take a soft suitcase on Qatar airways I have heard that some airports are starting to ban soft suitcases but I am not sure if this is true or not
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Travelling with controlled substances through Doha, Qatar on a connecting flight?

I just need to fly from Thailand to America and am considering using Qatar Airways. I know the word controlled substance sounds like a bad word so let me just explain in more detail. I have some sleep ...
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Can I carry a mercury-vapor quartz lamp on a flight from Moscow to Sydney?

I would like to bring to Australia a quartz lamp for medical reasons (personal use). Flight Moscow-Sydney via Doha with Qatar airlines. Is there anything stopping me doing so and is it best in check ...
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Anyone tried to bond merchandise in Qatar airport?

Has anyone tried bonding hand carried merchandise into Qatar for one day stop over? I’ve looked in Hamad airport website if they have that service but couldn’t find any information . I will be ...
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Arriving in Vienna the night before visa validity begin [duplicate]

I am planning to travel to Vienna on 13th August from Vietnam with Qatar Airways and expect to arrive in Vienna at 20:25. However, my visa is only valid from 14th August. So will this prevent me from ...
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Qatar-SAS Baggage Checkin

I have a flight from Doha to London with Qatar Airways and then with SAS to Oslo. I just talked with Qatar helpdesk, they said that the baggage will only be checked-in till London. Both flights are on ...
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Is Qatar's carry-on allowance 20" maximum height (and no combined length)? Is it strictly enforced?

Qatar's carry-on baggage allowance is: Maximum dimensions for each piece of hand baggage are 50x37x25cm (20x15x10in); Almost all other airlines (updated May 15, 2019) have at least 21.5" height ...
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Purchase extra baggage now or wait till checkin time?

I am flying from Prague CZ to Sydney Australia using Qatar airways. I believe I will have extra baggage over the 30kg limit. I am unsure how much over I will be but probably 5-7kg and dont really have ...
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Booking Reference Number

I have received my itinerary with my booking ref number. I checked with the airline website and it matches what is in our booking ref number. Is this considered a confirmed ticket? Me and my son is ...
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Airline Code-Share Baggage Policy: Which Airline baggage policy apply on my first flight?

I have booked a one-way ticket from the Qatar Airways website. Do I have the same baggage policy in all my flights or different policies will apply to the Alaska Airline & Qatar Airways? First ...
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Booking honeymoon before name change [duplicate]

For sake of question, we are UK based. Myself and fiancée are looking to book our honeymoon for September this year to Singapore. She will be taking my surname after the wedding. The issue is that ...
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What is the cancellation fee for Qatar Economy Flexi ticket?

I am looking to book a ticket with refund for cancellation and trying to identify the most the one which gives most of the amount as refund if not all. I noticed that Qatar airways Economy Flexi is ...
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Qatar economy booking classes

Qatar Airways advertises "fare families" to make it easy to see what is allowed, allowed for a charge, or not allowed with a particular fare: Promo Fare Saver Fare Value Fare Flexi Fare But which ...
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Qatar Airways - 1 litre empty stainless steel water bottle through the security checkpoint

Is a 1 liter empty stainless steel water bottle allowed to be carried through the security checkpoint? I've just read this question (and gave a look at the answers) which is only about plastic. The ...
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What are the excess baggage fees on Qatar Airways flights from the US to Africa?

I am traveling from the US to Entebbe this week with Qatar Airways and I expect my baggage to be overweight. Now I am confused at the applicable rate for excess baggage. Is it $40 per kg in the table ...
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Visa validity for airline boarding [duplicate]

My German visa validity is from 19-Feb-2019. I have booked qatar airways flight from India which has departure at 19-Feb 3.45 AM IST. The time in Germany would be 18-Feb-2019 11:15 PM CET. Would I ...
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Baggage Allowance with Qatar Economy (N) class?

I am confused on Qatar Baggage Allowance, my onward journey from India to Germany was 30K with class Economy / O and my return from Germany to India Economy / N Class and baggage allowance mentioned ...
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Can I take golf bag instead of other luggage?

I am travelling from Gothenburg to Bangkok with Qatar Airways on an economy class ticket. I am taking with me a golf bag (20 KG) and one suitcase (about 30 KG). Is this okay? How much baggage am I ...
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Canberra to Doha via Sydney - can we board in Sydney? [duplicate]

This January my family and I are returning to the UK from a holiday in Australia. The ticket is booked from Canberra to LHR via Sydney and Doha with Qatar, flight 907 I believe. Because we're ...
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Do I have to recheck my luggage, pass security and get a visa for a connection flight in London?

I'm traveling from Toronto, Canada to India via Connections in London Heathrow & Kuwait in an Indian Passport. Canada to London (Terminal 2) 6.55 hr layover - Air Canada London(Terminal 4) to ...
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Can an Indian travel to India with 50 days before passport expires?

My wife is travelling from Philadelphia to India in January 2019 and, on her outbound trip, she will only have 50 days validity left on her passport. However, while in india, she will be renewing her ...
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What to do if I am unable to present at airport if I booked ticket online with my credit card for a friend at Qatar airways? [duplicate]

I have booked a ticket for my foreigner friend for Qatar airways flight. Flight is now day after tomorrow. But now that I saw Qatar airways say that I need to be present at airport at the time of ...
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Pre clearance US immigration status

My family and I are travelling on Qatar to LAX from Africa, we have a 8hr layover in Doha - is there a possibility of obtaining pre-clearance US immigration status while in Doha to allow easier ...
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Traveling to Australia from Sweden, problem with given names

So I booked a flight to Melbourne a while ago, and when I booked the tickets for me and my wife I wrote in our names as they are written in the passport. The traveling agency wanted me to specify my "...
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Excess baggage to Kenya from Geneva

Apart from the 30 kgs offered by Qatar Airways, I have 10 kgs that I will take with me. Is it possible to take these extra kilos in a second bag?
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Additional baggage (computer equipment) on Qatar Airways -travelling from Yerevan (EVN) to Chennai(MAA)

I am travelling with my PC, so the actual computer + case and monitor have their own cases ... That makes 2 pieces but they weigh only around 15 kg together. In my booking i have 2 pieces - total 40 ...
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Can a 15-year-old travel with relatives from Pakistan to the USA?

I am travelling from Pakistan to the USA on a tourist visa with my uncle, aunt and their son (my cousin). Is it allowed to travel without my parents from Pakistan to the USA, given that I have a ...
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Flying Qatar Airways - Oversized but not overweight

I am planning to fly QA. I am planning to bring a guitar with me, which has a hardshell case which makes the whole thing oversized but not overweight. So I figured that I have to pay excess baggage ...
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Transferring through Hamad International Airport (Doha)

I am gonna fly to Sydney next month by Qatar Airways. After the first flight, I will arrive at Hamad International Airport (First, I am flying from my country to Doha by Qatar Airways and then after ...
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Pre Travel Special Arrangements for Someone with Mild to Moderate Physical Disability

My partner had a hemorrhagic stroke 18 months ago and occasionally requires a wheelchair (for long distances) but is otherwise fine. Now he's going on a vacation to Southeast Asia via Qatar Airways ...
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Do EU passenger rights of up to 600€ apply for non-EU carriers flying into the EU?

Do I have legal claim for a compensation if a flight into the EU was delayed or missed due to a connecting flight if the carrier is not EU based? I have the following case: We flew Qatar-Airways from ...
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From a J1 visa to B2 USA visa [closed]

Right now I have the J1 internship visa and I would like to apply for a B2 internship visa. How long would it take to process all those things and how long would it take before it will be approved? I ...
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Refund on ticket due to unforeseen hospitalisation?

I recently purchased a return ticket with QR from Johannesburg to Sydney via Doha. I made use of a promo deal via Skyscanner although the actual ticket was bought from Qatar Airlines. I was due to ...
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Qatar Airways Free stopover/complimentary hotel

Qatar airways offer free stopover and complimentary with their +Qatar program. Does it require the ticket to be purchased from their official website or can it be purchased from any travel agency and ...
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Am I going to have trouble flying without my full name on the ticket? [duplicate]

In my passport, my name is Firstname middlename1 middlename2 lastname, and in the ticket is LASTNAME/FIRSTNAME MR. Will be a problem? I'll travel from Brazil to Bali, Indonesia and according to the ...
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Can my excess baggage be refused?

I will be flying from Australia to the Czech Republic (stopover in Doha) with Qatar Airways. I am allotted 30 kgs of check-in baggage, but I will go over that. I will have: One luggage that is 26 ...
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What's the maximum amount of luggage that can be carried on Qatar Airways?

I would be flying in Qatar Airways from Doha to Bangalore (India) and my check-in baggage allowance is 40 Kgs. Can I carry 3 bags within the limit of 40 kgs? Is there any limitation on the numbers of ...
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Is there a lounge for use at Nairobi airport by departing BA passengers?

Travelling as OneWorld Emerald (American Airlines Executive Platinum, if it matters), on British Airways, is there a lounge I will be able to use at Nairobi airport at the beginning of February 2015? ...
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Can I join a connecting flight from second airport?

I am traveling to Pakistan from New York. But first JetBlue will take me to Washington DC and from there Qatar Airways to Doha and then to Lahore. I actually live near Washington DC. I was wondering, ...
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First (non-EU) leg of flight to Brussels was cancelled. What cancellation compensations am I entitled to?

My girlfriend, an EU citizen, is travelling from Sydney back to Brussels with a connection in Doha. What she booked was one trip, but Qatar Airways split it in two: Sydney - Doha then Doha - Brussels. ...
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Is it safe for a commercial flight to have Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan on its flight route?

This September I will have a flight from Qatar (Doha) to Japan (Haneda) with Qatar Airways on the very new route code QR810. By checking its flight route I've noticed that it flies over south Iran, ...
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Is Qatar Airways' hand baggage size strictly enforced?

Qatar Airways states on their homepage: Maximum dimensions for each piece of hand baggage are 50x37x25cm (20x15x10in) The height of my hand baggage measures 55 cm; sort of 50 cm large body + ...
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Extra luggage charges for a flight with Qatar Airways and JetBlue between India and the US

I have flight from Ahmedabad, India to Raleigh, NC, USA. The flight detail is as follows: Ahmedabad to Doha - Qatar Airways | QR 535 Doha to New York - Qatar Airways | QR 701 New York to Raleigh - ...
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What airline/airline alliance for frequent travel between KTM and various airports in the US [closed]

I'll be flying frequently between KTM, GVA and the US (primarily IAD/DCA and BOS but possibly some SFO/OAK/SJC) and then also some domestic travel in the US. I'd like to stick with one airline/...
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Transit Qatar visa by Qatar airways [closed]

Me and my girlfriend, both we need a transit visa to enter Qatar and our passports are not eligible to do it on arrival. Qatar airways offers a service to make it for free. Cool. But the problem is ...
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How to earn Qatar airways air miles without actually flying

I would like to make a round trip on Qatar Airways economy between Montreal (YUL) and Kolkata (CCU). Now this would cost me 85000 miles. What is the cheapest way to acquire these miles without ...
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Is Qatar Airways part of any air miles alliance?

I had flown Qatar Airways long-haul sometime back when and got some points for that. In few months, I will be flying again. I do not know if there are any other airways/airlines where I could use ...
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Is it risky to book with Qatar Airways?

I am looking to fly mid-July on Qatar Airways round trip between Cape Town, South Africa and Paris, France. With the political situation at the moment, would there be any recourse for potential flight ...
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Short connecting flight in Doha. 55 minutes

I have a short connection between flights from LHR to BKK via Doha. Fifty-five minutes. What would happen if my first leg flight is delayed and I miss the connection? I'm worried that I would have to ...