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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 do seat selection for interconnecting flights from Qatar and IndiGo?

I wasn't able to select seats for interconnecting flights with Qatar and IndiGo. I could for Qatar but the next flight with Indigo is not showing any results. Please suggest how to check in. Also ...
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Using Avios to upgrade (O,T,N,Q) vs. booking Award travel on Qatar Airways

I am looking to travel to India (BLR) from USA (JFK). I see that the upgrade from Economy to Business in classes (O,T,N,Q) is 200,000 Avios for the round trip. The fare for this trip is about $1,200 ...
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How much does Qatar Airways charge for extra baggage? [closed]

How much does Qatar Airways charge for extra baggage per kilo from Cairo Egypt to Entebbe Uganda?
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Terrible Experience on Qatar Airways Flight QR579 - Seeking Advice

Hello fellow travelers, I recently had an incredibly unpleasant experience on Qatar Airways Flight QR579, and I'm reaching out to this community for advice and insights from those who may have faced a ...
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How do Qatar-Indigo codeshare flights work?

I have a ticket booked with Qatar Airways flight codes from Delhi to Doha and then from Doha to Amsterdam. I have booked my tickets through a third-party vendor, and both tickets indicate that the ...
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Doha lounge access: flying on Qatar air but Oman Air Sindbad Gold status

I am flying through Doha on an Economy class ticket however I am Oman Air Sindbad gold status. I know that Oman Air and Qatar have some partnerships. I was wondering would I be able to access any of ...
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Going Thru Customs

I am looking to book a round trip flight from the San Francisco to Nairobi. I have a connecting fight for both the outbound and return trips. All segments of this trip are on the same airline. Do I ...
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Seat booking on flight QR4993 from Dohar to Kuala Lumpur (operated by Malaysia Airlines) on 3 May 2023

I am flying from Paris CDG to Kuala Lumpur leaving on the 2 May 2023 via Dohar. I have been able to reserve my seats on the flights operated by Qatar but not the flight operated by MAS. Could you ...
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Qatar-India Codeshare flight DEL-DOH-WAW

I have booked Qatar airways fligt from DEL-DOHA and then from DOHA-Warsaw with 3 hour layover in between. Even though both flights are of Qatar airways, the website says DEL-DOH is operated by Indigo. ...
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A seat in the end of the upper deck or in front of the lower deck?

What are the pros and cons of the following two options for picking a seat on a Qatar Airways Airbus A380: In front of the lower deck In the back of the upper deck Lower deck map Upper deck map
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Qatar Airlines: Modifying Seat Selection

I've booked a ticket on Qatar Airlines. I can see on their website that there should be options for modifying seat selection. However, in "manage booking" page, I don't see any option for ...
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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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Qatar Airways second seat selection after paying for the first one

I have booked a ticket on Qatar Airways for economy class and made a successful seat reservation for one of four flights and paid using paypal. Because of private issues I wanted to book the seating ...
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What does "no aircraft change" mean?

While buying a ticket, I checked the airlines and it is exactly like this photo. Does it mean we just stay inside the plane for 1 hour and half and then leave or ...? It writes 'no aircraft change'. ...
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Different airlines connecting flight

I have a question about my first solo flight. I booked my flight through Qatar and had 2 connections with different airlines. I will be flying Rwandair from entebbe to Kigali with 55 min connection ...
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BOS>DOH>MEL>ADL, baggage and customs questions

I'm an American citizen without much experience traveling internationally. I have a long international flight originating in Boston, USA, going through Doha, Qatar to Melbourne, Australia then to ...
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Can I protect my second ticket from the cancellation of a separately purchased first ticket on a connecting flight

Next week I intend to fly from Glasgow to Heathrow in order to catch a flight with Qatar Airways. Can I protect my second flight from the possible cancellation of the BA journey? Considering all the ...
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Qatar Airways cancelled the flight, but I cannot get a refund. What can I do?

My girlfriend booked a flight from MUC to CGK: MUC -> CGK: 22.05.2021 CGK -> MUC: 13.05.2021 Yesterday Qatar Airways wrote her that the flight MUC -> CGK is no longer available. They offer ...
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How can I find the past flight number of Qatar Airlines?

I have book the flight tickets from San Francisco to Kathmandu International Airport through Qatar airlines but due to lock down in Nepal I canceled the tickets and they send me the money voucher for ...
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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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No space in given name - Qatar Airways [duplicate]

My given name on passport has a space (example: John Alex). When I booked my ticket on the Qatar airways website, the ticket has been issued as Johnalex surname. I am not allowed to modify this. Will ...
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alcohol into Doha airport to Canada? [duplicate]

I am going to be returning to Canada soon from Lebanon and I will have a layover in Hamad airport in Doha. I have several bottles of alcohol in my luggage and possibly another one from Beirut ...
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Will Indians transiting via Doha (Hamad International Airport) to USA be subjected to 10 day mandatory quarantine?

I was going through the list of requirements for travelers to Doha on their website. It said people from COVID countries like India, Pakistan etc were subjected to 10 days mandatory quarantine. The ...
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Does Qatar Airways have a no-show fee in case a passenger misses a flight (assuming the passenger only purchased a flight ticket and nothing else)?

https://www.qatarairways.com/tradepartner/en/bookingnticketing/Penalties-and-Charges.html states: No-Show Charge: The charge made by reason of the failure of a passenger to use reserved accommodation,...
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What does “PAX” mean on a Qatar Airways flight ticket? [closed]

Example (mirror, mirror 2): What does "PAX" mean on a Qatar Airways flight ticket? Typically, PAX=passenger, but in that case I don't understand why the ticket says "passenger" ...
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What does "C1-4 NON END" mean on a Qatar Airways flight ticket?

Example (mirror, mirror 2): What does "C1-4 NON END" mean on a Qatar Airways flight ticket?
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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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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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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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How can I know ahead of time in which aisle the check-in counter will be located at the airport?

For example, let's take the case of flight Qatar Airways QR 738, which departs from SFO airport. Searching the flight number on Google will indicate the departure terminal, not the check-in counter ...
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What is the process to raise a complaint to the manager at the check-in counter?

From my understanding, the hierarchy at the check-in counter is base employee < supervisor < manager. The supervisor is typically around the check-in counter, but I don't know about the manager....
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If a flight ticket indicates that the maximum luggage weight is "50 lb/23kg", is the limit 50lb or 23kg?

23kg = 50.7 lb. I know that typically the check-in counter agents would allow check-in luggage to be above 1 lb the maximum free authorized weight, but just in case some agent decides to strictly ...
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If I am going from Shenzhen to HK airport for an outbound flight, what are the covid specific rules and what airlines can I actually fly with

I am aware that sky pier and ferry service are open for SZ to HK at the moment, but not sure about the exact procedures and eligible airlines. The part of "upstream check in services" from ...
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Can one cancel the return flight with Qatar Airways and if so, what is the fee?

https://www.qatarairways.com/en/travel-with-confidence.html (mirror) states: [Applicable for tickets issued up to 30 April 2021.] You also have the option to refund the unutilised value of your ...
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What has happened for my hold on flight tickets beyond 1 year in Qatar Airways?

I had reserved two tickets on 2 Sep 2018 for the US from Qatar Airways. Since my visa had not been issued for Travel Ban, I requested them to hold the tickets. Currently, I want to change these two ...
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Is there a limit on the number of a single item I can take with me on a plane?

An acquaintance told me that buying masks in Berlin is relatively expensive ~ 5€ for one mask. To that end, I'm thinking of buying masks for myself for the next year from Indonesia (where I currently ...
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Flying to Africa by Qatar Airways - baggage question

I'm flying to Africa with Qatar Airways. Baggage allowance shows as 30 kg but I was wondering if I can take two bags that weigh 23kg each instead of a single bag
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Qatar's "travel with confidence" and travel in January

I'm planning on buying a return ticket departing in November and returning in January. I am uncertain if I will be able to return at the expected date due to possible travel restrictions etc. Qatar's ...
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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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What is going to happen to me in Doha or Vienna Airport given the Coronavirus situation?

I live in Iran and I have bought this Qatar Airways flight from Tehran (Iran) to Vienna for February 29. As far as I know, to this moment the flight is not cancelled for health concerns regarding ...
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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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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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Connecting flight in Qatar with Israeli passport

I hold an Israeli passport, and would like to book a flight with Qatar air, that has a few hours layover in Qatar. It's that recommend? What would happen if the second flight get delayed, and the ...
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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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Can one upgrade to a next class using American award miles on other One world airlines?

I have 67,607 award miles on AA and I am planning to purchase an economy ticket on Qatar Airways for my upcoming travel. Can I use my award miles to buy an upgrade to the Q Suite (Business class) on ...
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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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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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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 ...