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Qatar Waives Visa Entry Requirements Effective Immediately for Citizens of 80 Countries

Visa requirements for entry into the country of Qatar have been waived for the citizens of 80 different countries effective immediately — meaning that if you are a citizen of one of those countries, you will no longer be required to apply for a visa nor pay for it in order to visit Qatar.

Instead of applying for a visa and paying for it, a multi-entry waiver will be issued free of charge at the port of entry upon presentation of a…

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Golden Ticket: $548 and Up Business Class Round Trip From Vietnam

If you have always wanted to try out business class on airplanes operated by Qatar Airways, here is your chance to do it — if you are willing to start in Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam and travel round trip to many destinations around the world.

Thanks to FlyerTalk member FlytheTail — who found this airfare — you can travel in style by booking your airfare at the official Internet web site of Qatar Airways.

Ensure that you find the Golden Ticket, as shown in…

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If You Can’t Beat ’Em, Disjoin From Them: American Airlines Ends Codeshare Relationships With Qatar Airways and Etihad Airways

American Airlines is ending its codeshare relationships with Etihad Airways and Qatar Airways effective as of Thursday, March 1, 2018, according to multiple media sources; and the main reason is because of the ongoing Open Skies debate in which representatives of airlines based in the United States accuse the three airlines of the Persian Gulf — Qatar Airways, Emirates Airline and Etihad Airways — of…

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Electronics Ban No Longer Applies to These Five Airlines — But…

The “aviation security enhancements” — which is known more popularly and appropriately as an electronics ban — became effective on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 with which all personal electronic devices larger than a mobile telephone were required to be placed and secured in checked baggage at ten airports from which flights depart for the United States, as they were no longer permitted in carry-on luggage or other accessible property in any passenger cabin aboard airplanes on the affected flights.

As first mentioned in this article pertaining to Royal Jordanian Airlines — from which the news of the electronics ban was first leaked…

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Free Hotel Stay and Transit Visa on Stopover With Qatar Airways

As a passenger of Qatar Airways whose final destination is other than Doha — which is the capital city of Qatar, as well as where the airline is based — you have the opportunity to apply for a free transit visa and enjoy a complimentary stay at one of the many international hotel properties in Doha through Saturday, September 30, 2017.

A range of options are available for your stopover in Doha through +Qatar offers — courtesy of Qatar Airways and the Qatar Tourism Authority — where you can explore the culture and attractions of Doha and other parts of Qatar when you are a transit passenger.

You can choose from the following +Qatar offers…

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Was Delta Air Lines Really Petty Over Ending Its Sponsorship of the Fox Theater in Atlanta?

“A few weeks ago when we became aware of the Qatar event at the Fox we reached out to share our concerns. When the Fox shared its decision to continue doing business with Qatar, an airline proven to engage in business practices that harm U.S. aviation jobs and violate basic human rights, we let them know we wouldn’t be renewing our sponsorship.”

That is the official statement sent to me by a source I contacted at…

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Earn 250 Free Miles — Plus Earn Up to 100,000 Bonus Miles With Qatar Privilege Club

You can earn 250 free miles — plus earn up to 100,000 bonus miles — with the Privilege Club frequent flier loyalty program of Qatar Airways by participating in the Globetrotter campaign, which is now in effect through March of 2017 and consists of four broad themes. Simply travel to a destination within each theme during the specific offer period of each theme, and you will earn bonus Qmiles. The more destinations to which you fly as a passenger in each theme, the more bonus Qmiles you will earn.

This campaign is open to…

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JetBlue Awarded Government Contract for Service to Dubai in 2016 — But There is One Minor Detail…

“In August, the General Services Administration (GSA) announced that it awarded the U.S. government contract for 2016 on the Washington-Dubai route to JetBlue” is the statement which appears in this article at the official news site of United Airlines known as United Hub — but there is one minor detail: “JetBlue has no service to the Middle East and no presence in the region.”

Um…what?!?

You read that correctly: an airline based in the United States was awarded a contract with the United States government for a flight to a city in the Middle East even though most of its airplanes never leave the North American continent — save for several destinations in northern South America…

…so which airline was actually “awarded” the route?

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Double Qmiles, Significant Discounts and Free Sunglasses When You Purchase Two or More Business Class Tickets on Qatar Airways

Enjoy significantly discounted fares when you purchase two or more tickets from now through November 26, 2014 for seats in the business class cabin on aircraft operated by Qatar Airways for travel between December 1, 2014 through March 26, 2015 which commences from the United States; and you will also receive double Qmiles as well as one pair of complimentary Ray-Ban Aviator polarized sunglasses — available while supplies last — for each booking for seats in the business class cabin through the official Internet web site of Qatar Airways.

There are numerous terms and conditions associated with this promotion, which are listed below…

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