Qatar Airways has made several changes to its booking policies, which it says will give customers “even greater choice and peace of mind for passengers when planning their trip.”
Some of the improvements in light of Covid-19 include the ability to make unlimited date changes, as well as the ability to make multiple changes to the destination, as long as it is within 5,000 miles of the original one.
No fare difference will be charged for travel made before December 31, and all tickets booked to travel up to that date will be valid for two years from the date of issue.
It is also possible to exchange tickets for Qmiles or travel vouchers – which will also see an added value of 10%.
When a flight has been canceled, customers can choose between a cash refund or a travel voucher.
The carrier recently announced plans to expand operations to a total of 80 destinations by the end of June, “in accordance with the expected relaxation of restrictions on entry into the world”.
The airline said the focus would initially be on strengthening connections between Doha and the global hubs of partner airlines in London, Chicago, Dallas and Hong Kong, as well as reopening flights to “many international destinations. ‘business and leisure activities such as Madrid and Mumbai “. .
And this week Qatar Airways has announced plans to resume regular service to the Australian city of Brisbane.
Commenting on the news, Qatar Airways Group CEO Akbar Al Baker said:
âWe recognize that it can be difficult to plan trips with absolute certainty in today’s climate. This is why we have extended our reservation policies to offer even more choices to our passengers.
âWe want to make sure that when they need to fly, they can travel with an airline they can trust. But if they need to change their plans, they can count on us to make it easier for them.