Qatar Airways Travel Festilval ending today!

As I wrote about a few days ago, Qatar Airways is offering several great deals during their travel festival, and the offers ends tonight midnight Qatar time (which would be 1 am UAE time.)

If you haven’t booked yet, I would go ahead and do so now. The offers are as follows:

Book more – Save more with Qatar Airways Travel Festival

This is the first time I have seen that Qatar Airways is offering this kind of promotion, a book more, save more. It is similar to their 2-for-1 companion offer, but this one is valid if you are 3 passengers traveling together.

Again, it offers some great discounts on certain destinations from certain cities, and you have to check fares from your country to see what is on offer, or even change countries if you do not mind doing a positioning flight to get the fares you are looking for.

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2 for 1 companion offer with Qatar Airways Travel Festival

Qatar Airways is again offering a 2-for-1 companion offer on selected routes and destination. Just like the discounted fares the promotion is different depending on the country and airport of origin, but again we see some good and a few really great fares. Continue reading “2 for 1 companion offer with Qatar Airways Travel Festival”

Fare Discounts with Qatar Airways during the Travel Festival

For the travel festival Qatar Airways have announced some really good deals, there are discounts on most destinations (and you get an additional 15% discount if you use the Visa Promotion), and the offers varies from country to country.

To see a full list of offers from your country, click here.

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Fly Dubai introduces a new rewards program

Fly Dubai
Fly Dubai

Dubai based low-cost operator Fly Dubai has introduced their new loyalty program ‘OPEN’.

As the first airline in the region, they seem to have launched a Fixed Value rewards programe, but I am not quite sure yet, as I don’t have any points with them, I am unable to verify this.

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Emirates launches the world shortest A380 route

Emirates Airbus A380
Emirates Airbus A380

Emirates has announced that from December 1, 2016, they will start operating the Airbus A380 once daily between Dubai and Doha, Qatar.

Emirates is already operating 9 daily flights between Dubai and Doha, and it is one of those who now gets upgraded to the A380.

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Qatar Airways 2-for-1 business class sale is back!

qatarfleetQatar Airways ‘famous’ 2-for-1 business class sale is back!

If you are traveling over the next few months, this is one of the better and cheaper way of flying. As long as you are traveling in an ‘even’ number, Qatar is offering 2 for 1 in business class to over 150 destinations worldwide.

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Dubai airport shuts down for 1 hour due to drone

dxbairportOn the 11th of June an unauthorized drone was observed close to Dubai airport (DXB) forcing the airport to close for arrivals and departures for 69 minutes until it was deemed safe to resume operations again.

 

There are strict rules in the UAE for the use of unmanned drones, and no-one are allowed to fly closer than 3 nautical miles (5 kilometers) from any airports.

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Flying and drinking (and eating) during Ramadan 2016

etihad ramadanNow that Ramadan has been announced, it is time to remember what you can expect when travelling in the Middle East.

 

First of all, the general rule for everyone is that eating, smoking and drinking during daylight hours is prohibited during Ramadan.

However, all transit areas of the airports are exempted, as all travelers traveling more than 80 kilometers in one day are exempted from the fasting. You can therefore expect all food outlets to be serving food and drinks during Ramadan, and in the UAE you should also be able to order alcoholic beverages, although they will probably not be on display.

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Sharjah – Tokyo return for 2155!

Tokyo-Skytree1Fly from Sharjah to Tokyo return for 2155 dirhams with Qatar Airways!

 

Qatar airways have just released their latest set of promotions from the UAE, and this is the cheapes flight I have seen to Japan!

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