Entries may include up to eight photos under the following categories – Vibrant Cultures, Magnificent Cities, Breathtaking Nature and Exciting Journeys.
Professional to amateur photography enthusiasts may upload photos, share them across their social network and invite support from their friends, family and followers in the form of votes. They can also view, vote on, and share photos submitted by other contestants to accumulate points. Each point they earn converts into a lucky draw entry.
Prizes include 10 Business and 50 Economy Class tickets. Qatar Airways Privilege Club programme is offering a mammoth 1.6 million Qmiles to be shared among the winners.
Contestants are invited to submit their entries online at qatarairways.com/reflections until 30 June 2012.
Once the contest comes to a close, the best voted images will be rated by Qatar Airways’ panel of expert judges. The winning photographs will be announced on or before July 25.
As a bonus, every entrant gets an opportunity to enter a lucky draw for a chance to win one of 100 exciting prizes.
Qatar Airways’ Chief Executive Officer Akbar Al Baker said that this contest was in line with the airline’s continued efforts to connect with its customers.
“As an aviation industry leader it is imperative that we build a strong relationship with our customers who use various social media platforms to find out about latest promotions at Qatar Airways,” he said.
“Coming up with exciting promotions to give back great benefits to our passengers is our way of celebrating what we have achieved over the last 15 years to take Qatar Airways to where it is today.”
Qatar Airways is one of the world’s fastest growing airlines, operating a modern fleet of 109 aircraft to 115 diverse business and leisure destinations across Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific, North America and South America from its Doha hub.
Qatar Airways recently launched daily flights to the Croatian capital Zagreb, the Iraqi city of Erbil, and is gearing up to launch a range of new destinations, including Baghdad from June 7; Perth, the airline's second Australian route from July 3; Kilimanjaro in Tanzania from July 25; Mombasa in Kenya from August 15; Yangon in Myanmar on October 3 and to the Serbian capital Belgrade later in the year.
Qatar Airways currently has orders worth over US$50 billion for more than 250 aircraft, including Boeing 787s, 777s, Airbus A350s, A380s and A320 Family of aircraft. 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 Skytrax’s prestigious Airline of the Year 2011 award last summer, Qatar Airways was named Best Airline in the Middle East for the sixth year in a row, and its Premium Terminal at Doha International Airport was named Best Premium Service Airport for the second consecutive year in 2012. For more information, visit www.qatarairways.com