Qatar Airways Company is the state owned flag carrier of Qatar. It has been founded on November 22 1993 and it commenced its operation on January 20, 1994. It is owned by the government of Qatar, currently headed by Mr. Akbar Al Baker. Even though it is one of the youngest global airlines to serve all six continents, it is one of the fastest-growing airline companies in the world.
Reasons to fly with Qatar airways
The airline is operated from a hub at Hamad International Airport, Doha, Qatar and flies to about 150 destinations on all continents, except for Antartica. The airlines’ fleet is composed of more than 160 aircrafts including both Airbus and Boeing planes. The airline employs more than 40,000 people. Since 2013, the carrier has been a member of Oneworld alliance.
Since their launch, Qatar Airways has garnered many awards and accolades. It earned a 5-star rating by Skytrax and by that, it became one of an elite group of airlines worldwide to own one. It was also voted Airline of the Year by Skytrax in 2011, 2012 and just recently in 2015.
Benefits in being a member of Qatar airways
Qatar Airways offers flights that are desired by its customers, whether locally or internationally. Aside from that, it allows booking a flight or a hotel, renting a car, schedule tours in Qatar, checking flight deals and its destinations, and many more. If you are already a member, then you can earn more exciting points as well as enjoy certain exclusive privileges and benefits that would make your travel with Qatar Airways worthwhile. It is perfect if you are travelling alone, with friends or family or for business purposes.
What can you expect when you fly with Qatar airways?
It has different class of cabins to accommodate the passengers. The first class cabin has 6.5 legroom and seats can be folded into flat beds and are equipped with massage functions and an entertainment system. The Business class has fully flat horizontal beds and in other aircrafts they have seats that recline up to 172 degrees with massage functions. Wines and champagne are served in-flight. In 2012, Qatar Airways added business class cabins where the seats have 22 inch wide sears that can be easily converted into a flat-bed. Also, touch screen technology has been applied to each seat. The company’s economy class was named best in the world in 2009 and 2010 Skytrax Awards. The passengers are offered individual seat-back TV screens and on some aircrafts they offered touch screen TVs.