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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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Smartphone taken from baggage while on layover

We gave a new smartphone to some friends to take to my in-laws in Iran. We turned off the phone before we gave it to them. They were flying with Qatar Airways. They had one stop in Doha. When they ...
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Can I travel with cremated remains (father's ashes) from USA to India?

Recently our beloved father passed away in the USA. We have already performed his cremation, and now we are planning to take the cremated remains to India. We don't know anything regarding the ...
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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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What will happen to Qatar flights from Doha if there is an airspace closure?

A diplomatic argument between Qatar and its neighbors is currently threatening Qatar Airways operations: Several countries have cut ties with Qatar, accusing it of supporting terrorism in the Gulf ...
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Can an airline prevent me from travelling on the first leg of a flight if the second leg is cancelled?

Travelling from Doha to Philadelphia to Atlanta, and the Philadelphia to Atlanta flight was cancelled due to weather. The airline (Qatar) wouldn't let me travel from Doha to Philadelphia since my ...
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Can I pre-purchase more luggage allowance on Qatar Airways flights?

Can I pre-purchase more luggage allowance on Qatar Airways flights? I am traveling with Qatar Airways from Stockholm, Sweden (ARN) to Bangkok, Thailand (BKK) and I will be carrying one additional bag ...
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One-way ticket travelling to EU with non-EU wife and children

I am a Greek citizen, my wife is Colombian (does not require a visa to enter the union for 90 days), our children are Australian citizens (they don't require a visa to enter the union for 90 days) (...
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Can I check in more than one bag with Qatar Airways?

I'm flying to Europe with Qatar Airways. Baggage allowance shows as 30 kg but I was wondering if I can take two small bags that weigh all together 30 kg instead of a single bag. It might look like a ...
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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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Is it possible to change to an earlier connection by asking at check-in counter?

I would be traveling from Mumbai - Doha - Cape Town South Africa. (Qatar Airways all the way) This would be in late June. While the Mumbai - Doha is an easy and sweet ride. The next connection from ...
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What company's staff checks boarding passes at the gates at Tbilisi airport?

I'm soon flying from Tbilisi (TBS) to London (LHR) via Doha (DOH) on Qatar Airways (because of a fare glitch - it's a single booking). As my passport is getting replaced, I will only have access to my ...
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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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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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Do I need to collect my luggage on a layover in Singapore? [closed]

I am flying from Bali to Mashhad. I bought the ticket from Qatar airways. My flight is: Bali → Singapore (operated by Indonesia Airways) Singapore → Doha (Qatar Airways) Doha → Mashhad (Qatar Airways)...
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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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Qatar Airways Eco Power Outlet A350

I recently booked an itinerary, containing a leg on Qatar's A350. I found an image on seatguru showing power outlets. Did somebody fly the A350 in eco and can tell me if I can use a standard German ...
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Scenarios for Indian citizen for missing connecting flight in Doha

I am an Indian student in Germany. I will be travelling to India via Doha in Qatar Airways. My connection time is 50 minutes. I have read a lot of posts where, in case of any delay or connection ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Qatar airways Baggage

The website had stated that checked baggage should not exceed 300cm in maximum dimension. http://www.qatarairways.com/uk/en/baggage.page Maximum dimension = length + width + height. My luggage: ...
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How do I pay UK Air Passenger Duty (APD) on my flight to the UK?

I am Indian citizen travelling to UK for two weeks (Business Trip) with my wife (General Visitor). Our itinerary is India -> Doha -> London -> Doha -> India. I just read about UK Air Passenger Duty....
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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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can check in baggage be two pieces [duplicate]

I am flying from Germany to India with Qatar Airways, in economy class. My total baggage should not exceed more than 30 kgs. My question is, can I break down this 30 kgs allowance into two bags, as ...
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For the Qatar Airways Doha-Dubai shuttle service, when does Dubai checkin close?

If you go to the Dubai Airport (DXB) website at the moment, and ask it about checkin times, it has a popup that warns that at this time of year, you should allow 3 hours for checkin and departure from ...
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Baggage allowance inquiry with two different airlines in one ticket

I am flying with two different airlines in one ticket. Finnair from Helsinki to Vienna and Qatar airways from Vienna to manila. Which airline baggage policy should I follow? There is no indicated ...
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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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Two PNR, one itinerary - baggage allowance for Qatar Airways and American Airlines

I have three flights (two connections) in my itinerary. The first two of them are Qatar Airways business class tickets, and they cover 95% of the entire journey. The last one is an American Airline (...
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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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Qatar - “stranded” for 8 hours

I will be "stuck" in Doha (Qatar Airlines) for about 8 hours during the night. Is it possible to leave the airport and visit Qatar for a few hours with a standard (Belgium) international passport?
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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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Buying a reward flight using Avios from Q points

God- I am so confused! So, hubby is member of Qatar and earns Q miles whenever he flies. He has about 60,000 in the bank and wants to use these to take a OneWorld alliance flight (probably with BA) ...
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which of the charges go to the airport and which charges go the govt.? [closed]

I recently went for an international flight from Mumbai to Cape Town with a 24 hour layover in Qatar, South Africa and back via Qatar Airways by the same route. While I was booking I was told/given ...
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Haikou, China > Hong Kong > Doha, do I need to recheck luggage?

Im flying from Haikou to Denmark tomorrow. I would like to know if I have to pick up my luggage and check in all over in Hong Kong, as I will have very little time in HK. Haikou > HK is with ...
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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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Can I check in a golfing size umbrella as my 3rd check in luggage?

I am flying from the US in May and I have a golfing size umbrella as a souvenir which I want to bring back but I already have 2 luggages and can't bring the umbrella as a carry on for safety reasons. ...
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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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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 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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Can't make it for outbound flight to UK, but I can make it for return flight from Europe. Will return flight be voided?

So I've recently heard that if I didn't show up for the outbound leg of my journey, the return leg will be voided, and thus I can't use it to get back home. Is this true? I'm taking Qatar Airways by ...
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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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Where/how can I find a listing of prices for in-flight WiFi usage on Qatar Airways?

I have a bunch of upcoming 6+ hours long flights on Qatar Airways' new aircraft which have on-board WiFi from Oryx Communications. Is there any way I can find out in advance what the costs are for ...
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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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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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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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Is it possible to know which aircraft will fly just from booking flights? [duplicate]

I booked a flight from BOM (India) to CPT (Cape Town) with a lay-over at DOH (Qatar) using Qatar Airways. The flight numbers are QR 557 and QR 1369. While making the booking, there is an option of ...
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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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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 ...