Award-Winning Carrier Offers Incredible Fares To Over 100 Global Destinations
Up To 25 Per Cent Off Economy Class Return Fares
Up To 20 Per Cent Savings On Business Class Return Fares
15 November 2011
Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA – Qatar Airways is to launch a three-day global sale today (November 15) offering incredible savings on return fares to and from over 100 destinations worldwide.
Passengers anywhere in the world, where Qatar Airways operates to, can avail the special fares. Economy Class prices are up to 25 per cent off the normal tariffs, while Business Class passengers are able to take advantage of up to 20 per cent off their ticket prices*.
With a generous six-month travel window between 21 November 2011 and 31 May 2012 next year, customers can plan and book their next holiday or business trip well in advance.
The three-day sale booking window opens at midnight 00:01 hrs (local time in each market) on November 15 and ends on November 17 at 23:59 hrs (local time in each market).
The savings are based on return fares, including taxes with certain conditions attached. Tickets are bookable online at www.qatarairways.com, through Qatar Airways’ reservation offices and via travel agents.
Passengers can choose from a diverse range of more than 100 business and leisure destinations, including Hong Kong, Seychelles, Kathmandu, Madrid, New York, Sao Paulo, Beirut, Athens, Beijing, Muscat, Delhi, Goa, Melbourne and recently-launched routes to Budapest, Brussels, Montreal and Venice via the airline’s Doha hub.
Qatar Airways Chief Executive Officer Akbar Al Baker said: “Through this incredible worldwide offer, we are saying a big ‘thank you’ to our customers reflecting their loyalty towards flying with Qatar Airways.
“And for those customers who have never flown with us before, we say welcome onboard and we look forward to them experience our-award winning service.
“It’s been a big year for Qatar Airways and we have much to celebrate – welcoming our 100th aircraft, being named Airline of the Year 2011 and spreading our wings to more than 100 destinations worldwide.”
Added Al Baker: “We continue to strive for excellence in all we do, to ensure our customers receive the best service both in the air and on the ground and we look forward to seeing them take advantage of this incredible sale over the next few days.”
Qatar Airways operates a modern fleet of over 100 aircraft to more than 100 diverse business and leisure destinations across Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific, North America and South America.
The airline’s aggressive 2011 expansion programme has so far seen the launch of flights to 14 destinations – Bucharest (Romania), Budapest (Hungary), Brussels (Belgium), Stuttgart (Germany), Aleppo (Syria), Shiraz (Iran), Venice (Italy), Montreal (Canada), Medina (Saudi Arabia), Kolkata (India), Sofia (Bulgaria), Oslo (Norway), Benghazi (Libya) and Entebbe in Uganda.
The Chinese city of Chongqing becomes Qatar Airways’ last new route of the year, launching on November 28.
*The three-day promotion is valid for bookings made at www.qatarairways.com. The offer applies to return airfares only. Prices include all taxes and fees; fares may not be available on all flights and days; other terms & conditions apply.
Notes to Editors:
Qatar Airways operates one of the youngest fleet of aircraft in the skies today. It has orders worth over US$40 billion for more than 200 aircraft, including Boeing 787s, 777s, Airbus A350s, A380s, A320 family of aircraft and Bombardier corporate jets. The rapid expansion of Qatar Airways prompted the State of Qatar to embark on one of its biggest projects – the construction of a brand new international airport in Doha, which is scheduled to open in 2012. For more information on Qatar Airways, visit www.qatarairways.com
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