Small and medium-sized enterprises across the airline’s global route network can now earn Qrewards for all business travel, redeemable for any flight at any time
BEIJING, CHINA - Media OutReach - 3 April 2019 - Qatar Airways is pleased to announce the expansion of its 'Beyond Business by Qatar Airways' corporate rewards programme to its entire network. The programme, which launched in Europe and the Americas in January 2019 and in Qatar last month, introduces a new currency, Qrewards, enabling business travellers to take advantage of a wide range of exclusive benefits.
With 'Beyond Business by Qatar Airways', small and medium-sized enterprises earn valuable Qrewards which can be redeemed on flights to any of Qatar Airways' 160+ destinations. Unlike other programmes where redemptions are permitted only on select flights at select times, 'Beyond Business by Qatar Airways' enables businesses to redeem Qrewards on any flight with available seats. By progressing through three new reward tiers, Elevate, Accelerate and Ascent, customers can unlock faster earning and unique benefits, including fast track Qatar Airways Privilege Club Gold status, lounge access, and upgrades.
In celebration of the launch of the programme, Qatar Airways will offer 3,000 Qrewards for all new accounts created in Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Pakistan and Africa until 3 May 2019. Bonus Qrewards will be credited to the account within a week of qualification. Eligibility requirements can be found on the programme's website at: www.qatarairways.com/beyondbusiness
Qatar Airways Chief Commercial Officer, Mr. Ehab Amin, said: "We are delighted to now be able to extend 'Beyond Business by Qatar Airways' to our global network. As a preferred carrier for business travellers, Qatar Airways recognises the importance of offering a premier corporate rewards programme. What makes this scheme truly unique is that it enables small and medium-sized enterprises to be rewarded for their bookings and enjoy special benefits that make business travel even more rewarding. We invite all small and medium-sized companies to take advantage of this special programme."
A full-service account portal makes it easy for registered corporates to book flights, redeem their Qrewards, and access insightful reporting that will help manage their travel budget.Full information including FAQs on 'Beyond Business by Qatar Airways' can be found on the airline's website: www.qatarairways.com/beyondbusiness
For queries or assistance regarding account sign up, please contact: email@example.com
Qatar Airways currently operates a modern fleet of more than 250 aircraft via its hub, Hamad International Airport (HIA) to more than 160 destinations worldwide.
A multiple award-winning airline, Qatar Airways was named 'World's Best Business Class' by the 2018 World Airline Awards, managed by international air transport rating organisation Skytrax. It was also named 'Best Business Class Seat', 'Best Airline in the Middle East', and 'World's Best First Class Airline Lounge'.
Qatar Airways has launched an array of exciting new destinations recently, including Mombasa, Kenya; Gothenburg, Sweden and Da Nang, Vietnam. The airline will add a number of exciting new destinations to its extensive route network in 2019, including Lisbon, Portugal; Malta; Rabat, Morocco; Langkawi, Malaysia; Davao, Philippines; Izmir, Turkey; and Mogadishu, Somalia.
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Qatar Airways, the national carrier of the State of Qatar, is celebrating more than 20 years of Going Places Together with travellers across its more than 160 business and leisure destinations on board a modern fleet of more than 250 aircraft. The world's fastest-growing airline will add a number of exciting new destinations to its growing network this year, including Lisbon, Portugal; Malta; Rabat, Morocco; Langkawi, Malaysia; Davao, Philippines; Izmir, Turkey; and Mogadishu, Somalia.
A multiple award-winning airline, Qatar Airways was named 'World's Best Business Class' by the 2018 World Airline Awards, managed by international air transport rating organisation Skytrax. It was also named 'Best Airline in the Middle East', 'World's Best First Class Airline Lounge' and 'Best Business Class Seat', in recognition of its ground-breaking Business Class experience, Qsuite. Qatar Airways has been awarded the coveted "Skytrax Airline of the Year" title, which is recognised as the pinnacle of excellence in the airline industry, four times.
Qsuite, a patented Qatar Airways product, features the industry's first-ever double bed in Business Class, as well as privacy panels that stow away, allowing passengers in adjoining seats to create their own private room, a first of its kind in the industry.
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.
Oryx One, Qatar Airways' in-flight entertainment system offers passengers up to 4,000 entertainment options from the latest blockbuster movies, TV box sets, music, games and much more. Passengers flying on Qatar Airways flights served by its B787, B777, A350, A380, A319 and select A320 and A330 aircraft can also stay in touch with their friends and family around the world by using the award-winning airline's on-board Wi-Fi and GSM service.
Qatar Airways proudly supports a range of exciting international and local initiatives dedicated to enriching the global community that it serves. Qatar Airways, the official FIFA partner, is the official sponsor of many top-level sporting events, including the FIFA 2022 World Cup, reflecting the values of sports as a means of bringing people together, something at the core of the airline's own brand message - Going Places Together.
Qatar Airways Cargo, one of the world's leading international air cargo carriers, serves more than 60 freighter destinations worldwide via its world-class Doha hub and also delivers freight to more than 160 key business and leisure destinations globally on more than 250 aircraft. The Qatar Airways Cargo fleet includes two Boeing 747-8 freighters, 16 Boeing 777 freighters and eight Airbus A330 freighters.