Qatar Airways Announces Incredible 3-Day Sale

Johannesburg, Gauteng South Africa (PressExposure) September 13, 2011 -- Qatar Airways is launching a fabulous three-day sale today offering savings of up to 25% on fares from cities across Africa to destinations around the world.

Flying in Economy Class, passengers can save up to 25%, while Business Class passengers can save up to 15% off their ticket prices if flying from Africa. Terms & conditions apply*.

The promotion offers a long travel validity period, enabling customers to book their travel as far out as 31st March, 2012. The savings are based on return fares and include taxes.

Qatar Airways offers a wide choice of flights to an exciting array of destinations such as Copenhagen, Brussels, Milan, Goa, Kolkata, Kuala Lumpur, Beijing, Singapore, New York, Montreal and Melbourne via the airline's Doha hub.

The Doha-based airline will launch its three-day sale from 12 September (at 00:01hrs local time in each market) running until 14 September (at 23:59hrs local time in each market) with customers across Africa enjoying tremendous savings when booking through the carrier's website or through its travel agency partners.

In a recent poll of over 18 million travellers from 100 countries, Qatar Airways proudly emerged as Airline of the Year in the annual Skytrax World Airline Awards 2011, considered to be the most prestigious industry accolade.

Qatar Airways Vice President Africa, Ihab Sorial, said: "These are incredible fares we are offering to our loyal customers and customers travelling with Qatar Airways for the first time.

"We want to thank our customers for their positive response, loyalty and appreciation of our award-winning Five Star in-flight product and onboard service. Our customers can have a world of choice from our ever-growing network which now includes more than 100 destinations across the globe, with convenient flights from Africa and beyond."

Qatar Airways flies to over 100 destinations across Europe, Middle East, Africa, South Asia, Far East, Australia, North America and South America via Doha with a modern fleet of almost 100 passenger and cargo aircraft.

The airline recently launched flights to the historic cities of Kolkata (India), Shiraz (Iran) and Medina (Saudi Arabia). Route expansion over the next three months will see the launch of scheduled flights to the Bulgarian capital Sofia on September 14; Norway's capital city of Oslo from October 5; Entebbe in Uganda on November 2 and, from November 28, to Chongqing in China.

The airline also recently increased capacity and frequency to popular destinations such as Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), Muscat (Oman), Singapore, Guangzhou (China) and the Seychelles providing increased flexibility for travellers to and from Doha and other destinations within the airline's network.

About Qatar Airways

*The three-day promotion is valid for bookings made at or through travel agency partners. The offer applies to return airfares only. Prices include all taxes & fees; fares may not be available on all flights & days; other terms & conditions apply.

Qatar Airways operates one of the youngest fleet of aircraft in the skies today. It has orders worth over US$40 billion for more than 200 aircraft, including Boeing 787s, 777s, Airbus A350s, A380s, A320 family of aircraft and Bombardier corporate jets. The rapid expansion of Qatar Airways prompted the State of Qatar to embark on one of its biggest projects - the construction of a brand new international airport in Doha, which is scheduled to open in 2012. For more information on Qatar Airways, visit

Skytrax is the only global independent passenger survey monitoring airline standards and is considered the ultimate benchmark for excellence in the airline industry. In addition to winning the prestigious Airline of the Year award recently, Qatar Airways was named Best Airline in the Middle East for the sixth year in a row, and its Premium Terminal in Doha was named Best First Class Airline Lounge.

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Press Release Submitted On: September 13, 2011 at 5:16 am
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