Qatar Airways reduces prices and doubles weight stipend for transporting domestic pets as baggage

DOHA, QATAR – Qatar Airways has responded to direct from passengers seeking to ride their pets around a universe by shortening a cost to a lowest rates ever into and out of Doha. As a usually airline that will lift pets as additional container to and from Qatar, a airline has left over expectations and reduced a cost of travelling with a pet. 

While it used to cost pet owners and animal refuges approximately USD400 to ride a vast dog to Europe or a Americas on another carrier, a same tour will now cost usually USD300 on Qatar Airways out of Doha. This poignant cost rebate means that it will now be easier than ever for passengers to ride with their dear pets.

The airline has also some-more than doubled a weight stipend for domestic pets to ride on a same moody as their owners as checked-in baggage, by augmenting a weight extent for pets and their containers from 32kgs to a inexhaustible 75kgs.

The pierce is set to position Qatar Airways as a airline of choice for people seeking to ride their pets around a world. It follows an boost in direct from passengers wanting to ride on a same moody as their domestic pets, or from animal refuges relocating wandering animals to new homes overseas.

Qatar Airways Chief Commercial Officer, Mr. Ehab Amin, said: “We know how most a passengers adore their family pets and mostly don’t wish to be detached from them. This pierce to boost weight allowances while also shortening a ride structure means that a passengers and their domestic pets can now ride absolutely on a same moody together.

“We are one of a few airlines in a universe that accepts domestic pets as checked-in container on a newcomer aircraft. So in gripping with a really thorough enlightenment and a expostulate to always raise a patron experience, we are gay to boost a pet weight extent from 32kgs to 75kgs, while significantly shortening charges.”

Customers checking in for their moody usually need to write forward and make a reliable engagement for their pet to ride with them. After display a suitable veterinary certificate to endorse their pet is healthy and protected for atmosphere travel, a animal is delivered to a specifically designated area during Hamad International Airport (HIA) on a day of travel.

As good as transporting domestic pets on newcomer flights, a load multiplication of a Qatar Airways Group has also turn a third largest load conduit in a universe in new years and frequently uses a freighters to ride profitable uncover horses, dairy cows and animals for relocation and rescue functions around a Qatar Airways Live Freighter Service (QR Cargo).

Pets and ride crates heavier than 75kgs will be ecstatic in a protected hands of Qatar Airways Cargo. These pets ride in a specifically versed animal ride territory of a airline’s load aircraft. With a worldly animal accommodation facilities, QR Cargo has competent veterinary and cultivation crew during a Doha hub. Husbandry staff ride on each animal ride flight.

As a first signatory to ‘United for Wildlife’ Transport Taskforce, directed during shortening a bootleg ride of wildlife globally, Qatar Airways is unapproachable to also be devoted with a caring of pet-passengers by travellers a universe over.

Qatar Airways was voted Skytrax ‘World’s Best Airline’ by travellers from around a universe progressing this year, Qatar’s inhabitant dwindle conduit also won a raft of other vital awards during this year’s ceremony, including ‘Best Airline in a Middle East,’ ‘World’s Best Business Class’ and ‘World’s Best First Class Airline Lounge.’

Qatar Airways operates a complicated swift of some-more than 200 aircraft to a network of some-more than 150 pivotal business and convenience destinations opposite Europe, a Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific, North America and South America. The airline is rising a horde of sparkling new destinations designed for a residue of this year and 2018, including Canberra, Australia; Chiang Mai, Thailand and Cardiff, U.K. to name usually a few.

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