Qatar Airways is the national airline of Qatar, based in Doha. The airline was founded in the year 1993. It is amongst the only six airlines of the world with a 5-star rating given out by Skytrax. Other airlines that are also in the list are Kingfisher Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Asiana Airlines, Malaysia Airlines and Singapore Airlines. Qatar Airways handles many subsidiaries such as Qatar Aircraft Catering Company, Doha International Airport, Qatar Airways Holidays, United Media Int, Qatar Duty Free, Qatar Aviation Services, Qatar Distribution Company and Qatar Executive. Qatar Airways provides air travel service to 89 destinations. Out of which 19 destinations are served by Qatar Airways Cargo. All together the airline serves 53 countries across Africa, Asia, Europe, North America and Australia from its hub at Doha International Airport. The airline is expanding and growing rapidly with a young fleet of 85 aircrafts.
Flights Amenties in Qatar Airways
The Qatar Airways is known for its onboard amenities around the world. The First ad Business class
travelers enjoy services such as a full-featured Cineplex in the sky, an office, Wi-Fi access, onboard telephony and flat bed chairs designed specially by feather duvet. The elite travelers relish a 5-star dining experience with an exquisite ten-course meal that has items such as caviar, lobster, Arabic mezzos and fine chocolates. The travelers are also offered complementary drinks served from selection of fine wines & champagnes from airlines` cellars. In the Economy section the travelers are entertained by state-of-the-art Oryx in-flight entertainment system. There is wide variety of international movies, music and games travelers can enjoy on their personal TV screens. The in-flight meals consist of cuisines imported from Europe, India, Middle East and the Far-East with complimentary beverages.
Qatar Airways Web Check In
Traveler can save their precious time spent during queuing up for check-in at the airport by using Qatar Airways web check-in facility. The web check-in can be done over the internet. The travelers need to fill in the itinerary along with their booking reference number. The online check-in must be done 36 hours to 90 minutes prior to departure of the flight.
Qatar Airways Baggage Policy
The Qatar Airways Baggage Policy allows travelers to carry checked baggage weighing 88 lbs for First Class, 66 lbs for Business class and 44 lbs for Economy class. The First and Business class travelers can move in with 2 pieces of checked baggage each while Economy class travelers are allowed with one piece of checked baggage. For carry-on baggage the allowance is of 2 pieces each in First and Business class, and 1 piece for the Economy class. The weight limit of carry-on baggage for First and Business class is 33 lbs and in Economy class it is 15.4 lbs. The overall dimension of checked baggage must not exceed 62 inches and in the case of carry-on baggage it is 45 inches.