Flying With Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways is a full-service airline based at Hamad International Airport in Doha. It's the only airline based in Qatar and also one of the world's most respected. Based in the Middle East, Qatar Airways has more than 150 destinations in its arsenal, travelling to all of the world's inhabited continents. Ready to splurge? Read about Qatar Airways' Super Business Class.

Why Fly with Qatar Airways

Ways To Check-In

Qatar Airways has three options for checking in: at the airport, through its website and with its official app.

Airport check-in generally opens three hours before a flight is scheduled to take off and closes one hour before departure.

App and online check-ins open 48 hours before departure (24 hours for flights to the US). Passengers who check in online are rewarded with a 10% discount at Qatar Duty Free.

The app has additional functions such as letting you request a seat, change your meal preferences and redeem Qmiles.

Baggage Allowances And Fees

Economy class passengers on flights to or from Australia are given a total 30kg limit for checked in luggage. This is the standard limit for most flights with Qatar Airways.

Flights to Argentina, Brazil, Canada and the USA have a checked-in baggage limit of two items with a maximum of 23kg per piece.

Economy passengers are also allowed one piece of hand luggage weighing up to 7kg, plus a small item such as a handbag, cape or binoculars.


When booking your flight with Qatar Airways, you'll be given the option to select your seat for the flight at no extra cost.

Preferred seats with extra legroom are reserved for frequent flyers with Qatar Airways or oneworld members. These passengers will be able to select preferred seats up to 72 hours before the plane is scheduled to take off. These seats are found at the front of the economy area.

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Please note: all information is correct as of April, 2017.

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Qatar Airways - Australia

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Qatar Airways Melbourne

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