Qatar Airways will commence daily Boeing 777 flights to Canberra, of all places, from 12 February 2018. The new route looks like a big win for Canberra, but the real winner is Sydney. The Canberra-Doha flights will operate via Sydney in both directions, meaning that Sydney receives a second daily direct flight to Doha. Meanwhile, Canberra passengers still have to fly via … [Read more...]
Qatar Airways is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. In this category we provide tips, tricks and chat about Qatar Airways and Privilege Club, the airline's frequent flyer program.
As Qatar is a member of the oneworld alliance and you can therefore use Qantas frequent flyer points to travel on Qatar, you should read our guide on how to fly around the world using the Qantas Oneworld Award.
Visitors to Qatar and passengers flying with oneworld member Qatar Airways are likely to face disruption after several neighbouring countries cut diplomatic ties with the small Arabian Peninsula nation. Direct flights between Qatar and the affected countries are no longer allowed. Qatar Airways aircraft are also being forced to take longer, circuitous routings as they are … [Read more...]
Qatar Airways has been offering some excellent airfare deals on flights to Europe lately. But do these low fares come at the expense of quality? One member is considering using the Doha-based oneworld airline for the first time on an upcoming trip, and seeks the opinion of the AFF community on whether Qatar Airways is worth giving a try. There are some pretty good specials … [Read more...]
Qatar Airways will commence daily flights to Adelaide from next year. And as an added bonus, the flights will be operated by Qatar’s newest state-of-the-art aircraft, the Airbus A350-900. Qatar will be the second airline to offer direct flights between Adelaide and the Middle East, with Emirates already flying daily to Dubai. Both airlines will soon offer a one-stop option … [Read more...]
Qatar Airways will begin flights between its Doha hub and Sydney from 1 March, 2016. The airline will become the third of the major Middle Eastern carriers to fly to Sydney. With Qatar flying to most major cities in the Europe, the Middle East and northern Africa, the new route provides another convenient, one-stop oneworld option for Sydneysiders. Despite being oneworld … [Read more...]