Qatar Airways Launches the First-of its-Kind Travel Festival - its Biggest Promotion Ever

Choose from dream deals including flight offers starting from $685, companion fares, hotel & car rental discounts

This is no ordinary sale

Jan 11, 2016, 09:10 ET from Qatar Airways

DOHA, Qatar, Jan. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Qatar Airways has launched a first-of-its-kind Travel Festival offering travelers an exceptional choice of dream deals suited for a variety of travel needs.

The Qatar Airways Travel Festival has something for everyone, with exclusively designed packages including flights  starting from $685, companion fares, access to special discounts on car rental and hotel deals and much more.*

Passengers can book fares from the US to Southeast Asia (from $725), Indian subcontinent (from $700), Africa (from $735), and to the Middle East (from $685). Popular travel destinations include Bali (from $850), Phuket (from $750), Singapore (from $800), and Bangkok (from $725). With the addition of triple Qmiles for bookings made through the Qatar Airways website, everybody is a winner in the Qatar Airways Travel Festival.*

The Travel Festival will be available for sale from 11 - 17 January 2016 for travel between 19 January through to 15 December 2016. Offers applicable on Economy and Business class return airfares to more than 150 destinations including the Middle East, Indian Sub-continent, Asia Pacific and Africa.  Passengers may book online at, by visiting any Qatar Airways' sales office or through appointed travel partners.

Qatar Airways Vice President, The Americas, Gunter Saurwein, said: "The Qatar Airways Travel Festival is an amazing opportunity for travelers to choose the best deal for themselves among a variety of exclusively designed packages.  At Qatar Airways, we aim to inspire travelers to go beyond the ordinary. We offer our customers a chance to go anywhere they dream and to do it with the world's best airline."

The Travel Festival celebrates Qatar Airways' exciting year of expansion across the United States. Los Angeles became the airline's 8th US destination on January 1st. New service is planned for Boston (BOS) on March 16th and Atlanta (ATL) on June 1st, while a second daily flight is scheduled to launch from New York's JFK Airport in April. In addition to new routes, the airline has brought the state-of-the-art Airbus A350 XWB to America, where it now flies daily, non-stop service to and from Philadelphia (PHL).

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Notes to Editors:

Qatar Airways, the national carrier of the State of Qatar, is one of the fastest growing airlines operating one of the youngest fleets in the world. Now in its 19th year of operations, Qatar Airways has a modern fleet of 175 aircraft flying to more than 150 key business and leisure destinations across six continents. Qatar Airways won Airline of the Year, Best Business Class Airline Seat and Best Airline in the Middle East at the 2015 Skytrax Awards. This is the third time the airline won the accolade of Airline of the Year.

Qatar Airways is a member of the oneworld global alliance. The award-winning alliance was named the World's Best Airline Alliance 2015 by Skytrax for the third year running. Qatar Airways was the first Gulf carrier to join global airline alliance, oneworld, enabling its passengers to benefit from more than 1,000 airports in more than 150 countries, with 14,250 daily departures.

This year, Qatar Airways launched Oryx One in 2015, an enhanced interface for its inflight entertainment system, increasing the number of movies and TV shows on board from 950 to up to 2,000. Passengers flying on Qatar Airways flights served by its B787, A350, A380, A319 as well as select A320 and A330 aircraft can also stay in touch with their friends and family around the world by using the five-star airline's on-board Wifi and GSM service.

Qatar Airways Cargo, the world's third largest cargo carrier, serves more than 40 exclusive freighter destinations worldwide via its Doha hub and also delivers freight to more than 150 key business and leisure destinations globally on 175 aircraft. The Qatar Airways Cargo fleet now includes seven Airbus 330, eight Boeing 777 freighters and one Boeing 747 freighter.

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