Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways Company, also known as Qatar Airways, is Qatar's state-owned airline. The airline, headquartered at Doha's Qatar Airways Tower, maintains a hub-and-spoke network, travelling to over 150 foreign destinations across Africa, Asia, Europe, the Americas, and Oceania from its base at Hamad International Airport with a fleet of more than 200 planes.

Baggage policy in Qatar

You are allowed to check at least one piece of luggage and any duty-free products for free (depending on the class of travel). Other essentials, such as a small camera or a walking stick, may also be carried on board.

  • 2 items not exceeding 33lb/15kg (20 x 15 x 10in/ 50 x 37 x 25cm) for First Class Passengers
  • 2 pieces not exceeding 33lb/15kg (20 x 15 x 10in/ 50 x 37 x 25cm) for Business Class Passengers
  • Passengers in Economy Class: 1 piece weighing no more than 15 lbs/ 7 kg (20 x 15 x 10in/ 50 x 37 x 25cm)

Baggage & Travel Fees:

Standard Seat Selection is available for free on most fare categories. If you're flying Economy (Comfort) or Economy (Convenience), you can choose your standard seat for free at any time after booking your journey. There is a fee for seat selection if you are flying in Economy (Classic).

What are the options for check-in in Qatar?

  • You can check in both before and after arriving at the airport with Qatar Airways' check-in options: Check-in over the internet. Check-in using a mobile device. Check-in at the counter.

Web Check-in requirements

Online check-in is accessible 48 hours to 90 minutes before flight departure for most Qatar Airways flights. Check-in for flights departing from the United States opens 24 hours before departure, and check-in for flights departing from Doha opens 24 hours before departure.

Check-in policy for Qatar

According to Qatar Airways, check-in three hours before your flight's departure time. One hour before departure, the check-in counter closes, and the boarding gates close 20 minutes before departure. Depending on your departing airport, these times may differ.

When to reach Qatar airport?

It is suggested that you arrive at the airport three hours before your flight. Different check-in times may be available at various airports. Please get in touch with your departing airport or your local Qatar Airways office for more information.


1. How many kilogrammes of luggage is permitted on Qatar Airways?

Ans: Baggage Limits of 32kg

The maximum weight is A single piece of checked luggage should not exceed 32kg (70lb). If you exceed your ticket's weight and piece allowance, you will be charged an excess baggage fee.

2. How far ahead of time can you check-in in Qatar?

Ans: Check-in usually begins three hours before departure and ends one hour before departure. We recommend arriving at the airport three hours before your flight. If you require any additional information, please contact your departing airport or your local Qatar Airways office.

3. Is there WiFi in Qatar?

Ans: Yes, Qatar Airways offers in-flight internet on most long-haul and shorter-haul flights. The significantly faster Super WiFi is also available on Qatar Airways aircraft with Qsuites.

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