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: Norwegian’s CEO resigns, IHG status match extended, £1285 ex-EU Qatar Airways to Chiang Mai

News in brief: Norwegian’s founder and CEO resigns Bjorn Kjos, the founder and major shareholder in Norwegian, stood down as CEO yesterday after 17 years.  He is being replaced on an interim basis by the CFO, Geir Karlson. There is an interesting barb directed at […]

Bits: £1328 Sweden to HK on Qatar (560 TP), new Hilton T2/T3 open, Clubcard transfers to Uber ending

News in brief: £1328 Qatar Airways deal to Hong Kong Qatar Airways has brought back its attractive deal from Stockholm to Hong Kong.   It prices up at 15,655 SEK (£1,328). The best availability at this price is from February 2020 although it can be found […]

What is the future of business class and premium economy (including my BBC TV interview)?

As I mentioned the other day, I appeared on ‘Talking Business with Aaron Heselhurst’ for BBC World News earlier this week. We were talking about the future of business class in the light of the new British Airways and Virgin Atlantic seat launches.  You can […]

Good Qatar Airways deals departing from Germany

Qatar Airways has launched a special Business Class promotion out of Germany, Austria and Switzerland. You need to book by TOMORROW (Sunday 19th) for travel until 31st May 2020, although black-out dates will apply. For once Qatar Airways has sent us some pricing examples which […]

New Qatar Airways promotion launching today

A major new Qatar Airways promotion is launching today.  It will run until 6th May. I don’t have any pricing yet but it promises “up to 20% [off] on Premium fares and 25% on companion Premium fares”. If there are any good deals we will cover […]

Good Qatar Airways Asia deals still running – earn 560 BA tier points

I wanted to remind you that the attractive Qatar Airways business class deals to Asia that we’ve seen in recent weeks are still running until the end of April. You will need to go to Scandinavia to start your trip which is admittedly a pain.  On the […]

Qatar Airways launching new BRICS amenity kits

If you have a Qatar Airways flight coming up, you may be interested to know that a new range of amenity kits has just been launched in both Business Class and First Class.   The bags continue to be designed by upmarket luggage brand BRIC’s. To […]

Good Qatar Airways Hong Kong deal – earns 560 BA tier points

A couple of days ago we covered a very attractive Qatar Airways business class deal from Stockholm to Bangkok.  It is £1300 return, earns you 560 British Airways tier points and is available virtually every Monday to Thursdsay in 2019 apart from Christmas week. It […]

Good Qatar Airways Bangkok deal – earns 560 BA tier points

Qatar Airways has launched a decent deal from Stockholm to Bangkok, with a return Business Class seat coming in at SEK 15,700 (£1,300). This isn’t the greatest fare we’ve ever seen.  However: it is available for all of 2019 and early 2020, except for Christmas […]

Where can I fly with Avios from the UK regions? – Avios Redemption University – Lesson 10

The “Avios Redemption University” series is a good starting point for beginners, although I hope everyone will learn something from it.  Click here to see the other “Avios Redemption University” articles. What flights can you book with Avios if you live in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham […]

Get 10% off Qatar Airways flights – TODAY ONLY

Qatar Airways is offering a 10% discount deal on flights from the UK which are book TODAY (Thursday). You need to use this page of the Qatar Airways website.  Only the base fare is discounted, so the saving will be a little lower than 10% […]

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 quick look. Let’s be clear.  There isn’t much you can do with a standard […]

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 […]

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