Excellent Qatar Airways prices on new route Prague (Cape Town £1237 etc)

Qatar Airways is launching direct flights from Prague to Doha on 21st August.  There are currently some excellent prices available on long-haul routes via routes in Business Class.

These fares may expire tonight with the end of the current sale. They might also last longer, but if you want to be certain I would act today.

Some of the best deals are:

Prague to Bangkok – CZK 38,286 (£1299)

Prague to Cape Town – CZK 36,435 (£1237)

Prague to Tokyo – CZK 39,590 (£1344)

Prague to Malé / Maldives – CZK 40,875 (£1387)

Prague to Hong Kong – CZK 37,972 (£1289)

Prague to Shanghai – CZK 41,271 (£1401)

Prague to Singapore – CZK 45,602 (£1548)

We found these prices are for flights at the end of August but there should be similar fares later on.  Availability is there but you may have to dig.  Other bargains are almost certainly available although I couldn’t find anything exceptional to Australasia.

For some odd reason, the cheapest fare is often a Business Saver (grey) one and not a Business Promo (red) one.

Any fares which are part of the current sale are for travel by 10th December.


Remember that these flights earn Avios and BA tier points.

As you’ll earn 140 tier points per leg, these trips will add 560 tier points to your account, which is 90% of your British Airways Silver card sorted.  Remember that you do need four British Airways flights as well as 600 tier points to reach Silver, however – it can’t be obtained purely on partner flights unless some are codeshares with a BA flight number.

The only downside is that the Prague to Doha flights are operated by an A320 which means the first 6 hours of the trip won’t be with flat beds.  You will get the seats below:

Qatar A320

It looks like Prague will be a destination to watch for future Qatar Airways sales.  After all, it is easily accessible from pretty much every airport in the UK and, if you decide to travel out a day earlier, there are few better places to spend a night.

There doesn’t seem to be a Czech Qatar Airways home page at the moment so you should book via the UK site here.  Remember to tick ‘Premium Only’ on the flight search page.

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  1. Just checking in for flight to Tokyo tomorrow. We were booked on QR38 which appears to be no longer and we have been moved to QR40 without any prior notice. This leaves us with a 7 hour wait at Doha before flight QR812 to Tokyo. I seem to recall some extra benefits being discussed on longer stopovers in Doha? Also any ideas on what to do in that time other than the business lounge?

    • Polly says:

      Bad luck there.,after you eat something, head straight for the bendy black beds in the quiet area. They are OK for a few hours sleep. They will provide you with a blanket etc. Very helpful staff hanging around. Hope you get a good plane on the Tokyo leg.

      • Many thanks. I thought I’d heard talk of hotel rooms being made available but maybe thats for longer stopovers. Tokyo is due to be on an A350.