Qatar Airways' reputation has taken an enormous hit, with many Australians vowing never to fly through Qatar again, following shocking reports that women were subjected to human rights violations while transiting at Doha's Hamad International Airport. Women on around 10 flights, including 13 Australians on QR908 to Sydney on 2 October 2020, were forcibly subjected to … [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 redeem Qantas points while flying with Qatar.
In May, Qatar Airways launched a rare status match promotion for frequent flyers of six airlines including Virgin Australia. Velocity members were invited to apply for the match, and most applicants have now received reciprocal Qatar Airways Privilege Club status. It was a great deal for Velocity members, especially at a time of uncertainty surrounding the future of Virgin … [Read more...]
An Australian Frequent Flyer forum moderator got the shock of her life recently when she discovered that her available credit card balance was suddenly over $28 million. The reason? She'd just received a refund for a Qatar Airways flight! JessicaTam had booked return Qatar Airways Business class flights from Jakarta to London. But like most flights at the moment, they … [Read more...]
Often overlooked by Australian frequent flyers, the Qatar Airways Privilege Club program has been brought back into the spotlight by the recent Qatar Airways status match for Virgin Australia Velocity members. With most of these status matches now processed, many former Virgin Australia flyers now have newly-minted Qatar Airways Privilege Club status. So, what benefits does … [Read more...]
Qatar Airways Privilege Club is offering a status match to top-tier members of the Virgin Australia Velocity program. The offer is also available to frequent flyers with Emirates, Etihad Airways, Singapore Airlines, Turkish Airlines and South African Airways. If you're eligible for the Qatar Airways Privilege Club status match, you'll receive 12 months of complimentary … [Read more...]