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Qatar Airways and Qatar Privilege Club

Qatar Privilege Club is the loyalty scheme for Qatar Airways. The articles below outline the best ways of earning and spending your points if you are based in the UK. I also review the First Class and business class service on Qatar's A380, Boeing 787 and Boeing 777 aircraft and the Qatar Premium Lounges in Heathrow Terminal 4 and the new Hamad International Airport in Doha. For further information on Qatar Airways and Qatar Privilege Club, visit their website here.

Bits: Qatar’s impressive new economy seat, get triple points from Accor, Turkish adds flat beds to Manchester

News in brief: Qatar Airways unveils a new economy seat – which looks good I was at the launch of the new Qatar Airways economy seat in Berlin yesterday.  Economy travel is not something we focus on much, but I thought it was worth a […]

What I learned at oneworld’s 20th birthday event – BA A380 interest, Aer Lingus and oneworld, new lounges, Qatar leaving?, China Southern joining?

oneworld held a major media event in London on Friday morning to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the airline alliance.  All 13 CEO’s were meant to attend and most of them did make it, including the heads of BA, American Airlines, Qatar Airways, Qantas (got […]

Join the new Qatar Airways SME scheme PLUS buy Qpoints PLUS last call for 5,000 bonus Qmiles and status fast track

Here are three Qatar Airways pieces in one (and, before anyone asks yet again, I have no idea when the Qatar Airways sale will be launching!): Qatar Airways launches new small business scheme Qatar Airways has just launched ‘Beyond Business’, a new loyalty scheme for […]

Bits: £20 Eurowings Amex cashback, Etihad sale, double Qatar miles, Avios / Charles Tyrwhitt offer

News in brief: £20 Eurowings cashback American Express has launched a cashback deal with Eurowings.  Eurowings is the Lufthansa-owned low cost carrier which now flies all of Lufthansa’s UK flights which do not go to its Frankfurt or Munich hubs – Berlin, Hamburg etc. If […]

Bits: £1295 Qatar to Singapore ex-Sweden (560 tier points), Emirates scrapping chauffeurs on rewards, Aloft Dublin

News in brief: £1295 Qatar Airways business class fare to Singapore Qatar Airways is currently offering a £1295 business class fare from Stockholm to Singapore.  It is widely available for much of 2019 at SEK 14,700.  On some dates I saw it as low as […]

Get up to 5,000 bonus Qatar Airways Qmiles and a status fast track when you join Privilege Club

If you have Qatar Airways flights coming up, the airline is currently running an interesting promotion to encourage you to sign up for its Privilege Club loyalty scheme.   Whilst most Head for Points readers will be British Airways Executive Club members – and as both airlines […]

How to redeem Avios for long-haul business class flights on Air Italy

Over the last few months, a new way of redeeming for Avios for long-haul business class flights has been taking shape – with Air Italy. In late 2017, Qatar Airways acquired a 49% stake in Italian airline Meridiana.  Meridiana was a slightly bizarre airline, to […]

(DEAL DEAD) 560 BA tier points (almost Silver!) with £1125 Qatar Airways Milan to Bangkok business class deal

EDIT:  This deal is now dead, sorry Qatar Airways has launched the best flight deal we’ve seen from them for a while.  Since we haven’t covered a decent Qatar Airways offer for a few months, I thought I’d run through this one in more detail […]

Bits: Business Traveller charity auction, big Qatar Airways UK schedule increases, Best Western £40-£60 sale

News in brief: Business Traveller charity auction now on As usual at this time of year, Business Traveller is running a charity auction. This year the proceeds go to The Royal Hospital for Neuro-Disability, an independent charity providing care for people living with neuro-disability. There are many […]

Bits: 2500 Avios off wine redemptions, Qatar’s Malta route confirmed – a good BA tier point run, Cathay lounge

News in brief: 2,500 Avios back when you redeem for wine Every year British Airways runs a Christmas promotion to encourage you to redeem Avios for cases of wine. The 2018 version has not been widely advertised and appears to end today.  It is also […]

Review of Qatar Airways business class (Boeing 787-8, herringbone seat) Doha to London Gatwick – Part 1

This review looks at the Qatar Airways business class on a Boeing 787-8, flying from Doha to London Gatwick. You can read the rest of Jamie’s series of articles from his trip to Indonesia, covering British Airways, Malaysia Airlines and Qatar Airways in business class, by clicking here. Over to Jamie […]

Review of Qatar Airways business class (Boeing 787-8, herringbone seat) Doha to London Gatwick – Part 2

This is Part 2 of Jamie’s review of Qatar Airways business class on a Boeing 787-8, flying from Doha to London Gatwick. Part 1, which mainly covers the seat, can be found here. After take off I was given food and beverage menus. The beverage […]

Review of the Qatar Airways Al Mourjan business class lounge in Doha

This review looks at the Qatar Airways Al Mourjan business class lounge in Doha. You can read the rest of Jamie’s series of articles from his trip to Indonesia, covering British Airways, Malaysia Airlines and Qatar Airways in business class, by clicking here. Over to […]

Review: Qatar Airways business class from Bali to Doha (Boeing 777-300ER, old seats) – Part 1

This is my review of Qatar Airways business class, flying from Bali to Doha on a Boeing 777-300ER. You can read the rest of Jamie’s series of articles from this trip, covering British Airways, Malaysia Airlines and Qatar Airways in business class, by clicking here. […]

Review: Qatar Airways business class from Bali to Doha (Boeing 777-300ER, old seats) – Part 2

This is Part 2 of my review of Qatar Airways business class, flying from Bali to Doha on a Boeing 777-300ER.  Part 1 is here. You can read the rest of Jamie’s series of articles from this trip, covering British Airways, Malaysia Airlines and Qatar Airways […]

Review of the Premier Lounge at Bali (Ngurah Rai International) Airport

This is our review of the Premier Lounge at Bali (Ngurah Rai International) Airport, used by Qatar Airways and other airlines. It is part of Jamie’s set of reviews on his recent trip to Indonesia, flying business class on various oneworld airlines including British Airways, […]

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