Doha, QATAR – In celebration of the forthcoming Eid Al-Fitr festive holidays, Qatar Airways is offering a huge choice of post-Ramadan holiday packages to a host of international destinations served by the national airline.
Through its holiday division Qatar Airways Holidays, the packages promise to be the perfect getaway appealing to all age groups.
From a lead-in price of QAR 1,560 for two nights in Muscat to three nights in the Thai capital Bangkok for QAR 3,540, Qatar Airways Holidays has put together a variety of holiday packages for departures from Doha with all offers including return flights in Economy Class, accommodation and breakfast.
A seven-night Moroccan cultural package covering Casablanca, Rabat, Marrakesh, Fez and Meknes is priced at an amazing QAR 4,050 while the Golden Triangle city package of Delhi, Agra – home of the Taj Mahal – and Jaipur leads-in at QAR 4,300. Both packages include all sightseeing entrance fees.
Three-night packages to the exotic Indian Ocean islands of the Seychelles are available from QAR 3,550. And travelling further afield to Hong Kong, a three-night, four-day package, including a day park ticket to Hong Kong Disneyland, starts at QAR 4,120.
European highlights include five nights in Athens, including a day-long cruise, starting at QAR 3,520; a week in Austria taking in Vienna, Salzburg and Innsbruck is priced from QAR 7,010; and a three-night break in the British capital London leads-in at QAR 3,500.
Qatar Airways Holidays is also offering a huge choice of packages covering cities as diverse as Cairo, Colombo and Amman. The latter is included in a five-night Jordan Explorer package, which also covers Jerash, Dead Sea and Petra, priced from QAR 3,770.
All packages are available from the start of Eid on October 12 and are priced per person based on two people sharing a room.
Members of Qatar Airways’ award-winning Privilege Club loyalty programme will be able to earn bonus miles and earn 1 Qmile for every QAR 5 spent on a Qatar Airways Holiday.
Qatar Airways Chief Executive Officer Akbar Al Baker said that Eid Al-Fitr was a time for families to strengthen their bonds, adding what better opportunity to spend time together than a well deserved holiday to a choice of international destinations served by Qatar Airways.
“Qatar Airways Holidays is delighted to have put together a range of excellent Eid holiday packages offering great value,” he said.
“We look forward to welcoming individuals, couples and families to fly Qatar Airways during the Eid festive holidays and enjoy the high levels of service and hospitality that we are renowned for around the world.”
Qatar Airways currently operates a modern fleet of 58 all-Airbus aircraft to 79 destinations across Europe, Middle East, Africa, Far East, Indian subcontinent and North America. The highlight of Qatar Airways’ 2007 expansion has been the launch of flights to New York (Newark) and Washington DC – the airline’s first move into the North American market.
|On September 23, Qatar Airways launched twice-weekly flights between Doha and the central Indian city of Nagpur. Starting November 27, the carrier launches four flights a week to the Swedish capital Stockholm. Daily scheduled services to the western Indian city of Ahmedabad are due to begin on December 12.|
Doha-based Qatar Airways will operate a fleet of 110 aircraft by 2013 – almost double the existing size. Qatar Airways has ordered 80 Airbus A350s, 60 Boeing 787s and 32 Boeing 777s, with deliveries of the latter having started in November 2007. The airline is a launch customer of the twin-deck Airbus A380 ‘super jumbos’ with five aircraft on order and scheduled for delivery from 2010. Qatar Airways moves to the New Doha International Airport in 2010, when the first phase of the new facility opens. For more information, visit www.ndiaproject.com
Qatar Airways is one of only six airlines in the world with a Five Star ranking for service and excellence awarded by Skytrax, the independent aviation industry monitoring agency. Skytrax also named Qatar Airways’ cabin crew as Best in the Middle East for the fifth year running in 2007 following a survey of more than 15 million passengers worldwide. For more information, log onto www.qatarairways.com
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