Qatar Airways - Wontra Travels

About Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways is the state-owned flag carrier of Qatar. Headquartered in the Qatar Airways Tower in Doha the airline operates a hub-and-spoke network, linking over 150 international destinations across Africa, Central Asia, Europe, Far East, South Asia, Middle East, North America, South America and Oceania from its base at Hamad International Airport, using a fleet of more than 180 aircraft.

 The multiple award-winning flag carrier offers caters to destinations in Africa, Asia, Europe, the Far East, Middle East, North America and South America and currently hosts regular domestic and international flights in Nigeria. Qatar Airways is headquartered in Doha at the Hamad International Airport and operates a fleet of over 100 aircraft.

Quick Facts

  • CEO: Akbar Al Baker (1997–)
  • Alliance: Oneworld
  • Headquarters: Doha, Qatar
  • Founded: 22 November 1993
  • Hub: Hamad International Airport
  • Subsidiaries: Qatar Airways Holidays, Qatar Executive, more

Baggage Allowance

Qatar Airways stipulates that a single piece of checked baggage may not weigh more than 32kg.  No checked baggage may exceed a total dimension of 300cm.  The following weight allowances are made per flight class:

  • First class – 50kg.
  • Business class – 40kg.
  • Economy class – 30kg.

First class and business class are allowed two pieces of hand baggage not exceeding 15kg, while economy class is allowed one piece of hand baggage not exceeding 7kg.


Passengers can fly to over 140 destinations from Nigeria with Qatar Airways.  The airline advertises USA, South Africa, UAE, Pakistan, Tanzania, Netherlands, UK, France and Australia as its top destinations.  A full listing of the airlines destinations and routes can be easily found on the Qatar Airways website.

Priviledge Club – Qatar Airways frequent flier Program

Join the priviledge club with Qatar Airways frequent flier program. Privilege Club offers four membership tiers – Burgundy, Silver, Gold and Platinum each with their own exclusive benefits  for its loyal and frequent flying clients.

Move up the membership tiers by earning Qpoints within any 12 month period . you will be upgraded once you reach the required point count. As you move up the membership tiers, the benefits you stand to enjoy get even better.

Exclusive Benefits

  • Unlimited lounge access
  • Extra baggage allowance
  • Special discounts at Qatar Duty Free
  • Priority check-in
  • Award fee waivers
  • Flexi Awards
  • Online redemption discount


Qatar Airways’ fleet currently consists of 156 aircraft including :

  • Airbus A319-100LR (2)
  • Airbus A320-200 (31),
  • Airbus A321-200 (8)
  • Airbus A330-200 (18)
  • Airbus A330-300 (13)
  • Airbus A340-600 (4)
  • Airbus A380-800 (5)
  • Boeing 777-200LR (9)
  • Boeing 777-300ER (28)
  • Airbus A330-200F (6)
  • Boeing 777-F (8)
  • Boeing 787-8 (22)
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