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Qatar Airways is one of the fastest growing airlines in the world now flying to over 100 leisure and business destinations across Europe, North America, the Middle East, Africa, Indian Subcontinent and the Far East.

Currently operating 7 weekly flights, 4 from Cape Town and 7 from Johannesburg to our hub in Doha, Qatar Airways offers easy and convenient connections to over 100 destinations.

Whether you’re looking for relaxing trip to Maldives or an Arabic experience to United Arab Emirates, Qatar Airways offers seamless connections to all corners of the globe; while Doha itself offers year-round sunshine and a wealth of world-class hotels for those looking to break up their journey.


Ranked Five Star for service and excellence by Skytrax, the independent aviation industry monitoring agency also places Qatar Airways among the world’s top three carriers. In 2011, Qatar Airways was awarded Best Premium Service Terminal at World Airport Awards.

At the 2010 Skytrax World Airline Awards, Qatar Airways was awarded 3rd Best Airline in the World, World’s Best Business Class, Best Onboard Catering in Business Class, Best Airline in the Middle East, Staff Service Excellence for the Middle East. The awards are compiled from results of the annual Skytrax passenger survey in which almost 18 million travellers were polled over a 10-month period. In 2010, Qatar airways also won Best Middle East Airline at Business Traveller Asia Pacific Awards 2010 (Hong Kong) , Aviation Company of the Year at Aviation Business Qatar Awards , Leadership in the Field of the Environment at Airline Strategy Awards ,Best Economy Class in the Middle East at Business Traveller Middle East Awards, Leading Business Class Airline in the Middle East and Leading Airport Lounge in the Middle East at World Travel Awards, World’s Leading Airline in Business Class at 16th World Travel Awards (London), Best Middle Eastern Airline and Airline of the Year at TTG awards.

In October 2009, Qatar Airways completed the world’s first commercial passenger flight powered by gas-to-liquids (GTL) jet fuel. The flight from London Gatwick to Doha was taken in an Airbus A340-600.In January 2010, Qatar Airways and several Qatar-based and international industry partners established the Qatar Advanced Biofuel Platform. This initiative seeks to develop advanced technology, an engineering and implementation plan, an investment strategy, and an ongoing market and strategic analysis of biofuel development.


On ground, Qatar Airways' unique Premium Terminal in Doha provides dedicated facilities for First and Business Class passengers in an atmosphere similar to a luxury hotel than an airport. As a premium passenger you will enjoy separate dining areas, exclusive duty free shopping, a dedicated business centre plus a spa, jacuzzi, sauna and massage service in First Class.
 
 

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