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British Airways is having yet another strike with its Mixed Fleet cabin crew between July 1 – 16, 2017, which the airline would not prefer paying a living wage.

Qatar Airways A320 British Airways Union Busting

Now, British Airways has applied for an exception from CAA to wet lease nine Airbus A320 aircraft with crews (both cockpit and cabin) from Qatar Airways for two month period including July 1 – 16, 2017, stating extraordinary circumstances. [click to continue…]

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A LoyaltyLobby reader left a message how to get appropriate compensation out of Qatar Airways for non-working in-flight entertainment on Doha – Sydney segment in first class.

Qatar Airways Easy Deals March & April 2017

Remember that you can always email us, send a message via Facebook or use Twitter and include photos too. We’ll try to cover Reader Questions & Comments here several times a week. [click to continue…]

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Qatar Airways found itself in big trouble yesterday after United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Egypt decided to cut diplomatic ties with the state of Qatar (read more here).

Qatar Airways Easy Deals March & April 2017

This also meant that Qatar Airways was forced to at least temporarily suspend its flights from these four countries and limit the use of their airspace as well. This has caused huge disruptions to many and a LoyaltyLobby reader sent me an email about this experience getting rebooked. [click to continue…]

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It is Ramadan time in the Middle East that doesn’t seem to extend to the politics that we don’t cover here in the LoyaltyLobby unless it affects travel.

Qatar Airways Announcements New Routes, Meridiana Stake & Indian Airline Launch

United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Bahrain have all decided to cut diplomatic ties with Qatar. It unclear at this time what does this means to Qatar Airways. Can the airline still operate flights to/from these countries and use their air space? [click to continue…]

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Qatar Airways has launched a new offer that is marketed to Le Club AccorHotels members but is in fact open for all.

Qatar Airways Privilege Club Double & Triple Miles Offer May 16 - August 20 2017

Privilege Club members can earn double miles for economy and triple for business class and new members can earn up to 4,000 bonus Privilege Club miles for their first flight. Both of these offers are valid for flights purchased and flown May 16 – August 20, 2017. [click to continue…]

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Qatar Airways has launched interesting stopover package program with +Qatar (Qatar Tourism authority) to try get passengers flying on the airline to stay few nights in the city as well.

Qatar Airways Free Doha Stopover

Passengers are eligible for a complimentary transit visa for up to 96 hours and a complimentary hotel stay for a day. Passengers can buy additional one night for just $50 under this promotion that is valid for stays between May 7 – September 30, 2017. [click to continue…]

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Qatar Airways made an announcement that they would provide loaner laptops for US-bound business class passengers to circumvent the large electronics ban instituted last week.

Qatar Airways Loaner Laptops US Bound Flights

All passengers are eligible to gate check their electronics in Doha that will be securely packed and tagged for delivery in the US. Passengers are also eligible for complimentary WiFi for an hour and unlimited option for the duration of their flight for just $5. [click to continue…]