Qatar Airways plans to become the first Middle Eastern airline to test IATA Travel Pass for COVID-19
Qatar Airways, in collaboration with IATA, intends to become the first airline in the Middle East to test the IATA Travel Pass - a digital health permit that will support the safe reopening of borders, in line with all imposed travel restrictions, and information about testing or vaccine.
Passengers traveling on the Doha-Istanbul route will be the first to benefit from the benefits of this "digital passport". The testing process will begin in March.
IATA Travel Pass is a digital health permit that will facilitate the travel process.
IATA Travel Pass, a digital health permit that will facilitate travel and manage and verify the flow of necessary information that must reach all parties involved:
- governments - to verify the authenticity of the tests and the identity of those presenting the test certificates.
- Airlines - to provide accurate information to their passengers on the test requirements and to verify that a passenger meets the travel requirements.
- Laboratories - to issue digital certificates to passengers
- passengers - to provide accurate information on test requirements, where they can be tested or vaccinated, but also to pass on the information obtained to airlines and border authorities.
We remind you that and Emirates will test the IATA Trvel Pass starting April.
Qatar Airways plans to reach 130 destinations.
Qatar's national carrier continues to rebuild the global network, which is currently at more than 120 destinations, with plans to increase to more than 130 by the end of March 2021.
We remind you that Qatar Airwais will resume flights to the United Arab Emirates, starting January 27, after almost 4 years off.
Qatar Airways has become the first global airline in the world to obtain the prestigious safety rating of 5-star airlines COVID-19 from Skytrax. This follows HIA's recent success as the first airport in the Middle East and Asia to receive a 5-star Skytrax COVID-19 Safety Rating.
These recognitions assure passengers around the world that the health and safety standards of airlines are at the highest possible level.
Qatar Airways offers flexible ticketing options.
Qatar Airways offers the option to change the flight date and free refunds for all tickets issued before April 30, 2021, for trips scheduled until December 31, 2021.
The company's flexible booking policy offers the possibility to exchange tickets with a travel voucher with an additional value of 10% for all customers who book tickets through qatarairways.com. For complete terms and conditions visit qatarairways.com/Flexibility.