Qatar Airways has enhanced its flexible booking policy, offering even greater choice and peace of mind to passengers. In addition to unlimited date changes, the airline will allow passengers to change their destinations as often as they need if it is within 5000 miles from the original one.
Qatar Airways will not be charging any fare differences for travel completed before 31st December 2020. However, fare rules will apply for bookings after 31st December 2020. Tickets booked for travel up to 31st December 2020 will be valid for two years from the date of issuance. Moreover, Qatar Airways is offering passengers with an alternative of swapping their ticket for Qmiles to use however they like, or exchange for a travel voucher valid for two years with 10% additional value.
We recognise that it can be difficult to plan travel with absolute certainly in the current climate. That is why we have extended our booking policies to offer even more choice to our passengers. We want to ensure 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 rely on us to make this easy for them.”Akbar Al Baker, CEO of Qatar Airways
Additional options for flexibility in bookings include refunding tickets to the original form of payment or a travel voucher if flights get cancelled. Qatar Airways has been implementing several measures to ease the troubles of their passengers. This enhanced policy is another demonstration of Qatar Airways’ position as an airline that passengers can trust and rely on.
The multiple award-winning airline has been operating several flights to ensure travellers get home during the ongoing global pandemic. Qatar Airways has maintained 24/7 operations in the recent months to provide support to passengers wishing to return home as well as supplying essentials to countries. Having operated over 100 charter flights, the airline’s mission to repatriate over a million people has received widespread praise as well as gratitude from the passengers.
The airline recently announced the commencement of a phased approach to expanding its network, aiming to rebuild to an initial 52 destinations by the end of May and 80 in June. This will allow passengers to change their plans with ease as more destinations are reinstated.