In this blog, The Ultimate Guide to Qatar Airways Business Class, we will walk you through what you can expect when you fly at the peak of aviation luxury. Qatar’s rise to the summit of being crowned the world’s best business class airline started in 1997. Since then, Qatar’s magnificent fleet of 235 aircraft has flown 29 million customers annually to over 90 countries-winning an astonishing array of awards on the way.
The 2023 Skytrax World Airline Awards named Qatar Airlines the ‘World’s Best Business Class for the tenth time! In addition, Qatar also won ‘Best Airline in the Middle East, World’s Best Business Class Lounge, and World’s Best Business Class Lounge Dining. Not forgetting, of course, being crowned the World’s Best Airline in (2011, 2012, 2015, 2017, 2019, 2021, and 2022).
Therefore, we created a blog detailing what to expect when you fly Qatar Airways, the world’s best business class service.
Qatar Airways Updates its Pre-booking Experience
Qatar Airways has just updated its Qverse environment, allowing passengers to explore its 5-star experience before taking off. Here you can journey through Qatar Airways’ various First Class check-in counters, Premium Lounges, and Business and Economy Class cabins.
Which include its new Business Class Suite and Economy Class in the Boeing 787-9; and the Qsuite and Economy Class in the Airbus A350-1000. Furthermore, passengers can also explore the luxurious Al Safwa First Class Lounge and the Al Mourjan Business Class Lounge at Hamad International Airport (HIA).
Available on Qatar Airways’ network of over 160 destinations and in 10 languages, passengers can continue exploring seat features and even check out Business and Economy Class dining menus.
Qatar Airways Fleet
Qatar has one of the youngest fleets, with an average aircraft age of just five years old, which serve all six continents, connecting more than 130 destinations on the map every day. In addition, to their award-winning Qsuites, each plane has differing amenities and services while offering a mixture of class options – click on the list below to see their full spec.
Qatar Flights: At the Airport
Qatar Airways business class customers will also enjoy seamless priority check-in, a baggage allowance of 40kg (88lb), and 2 pieces of hand baggage (15kg/33lb total).
Baggage guidelines for routes where the weight concept applies, there is no limit on the number of pieces that can be checked in as long as the weight allowance for the total number is not exceeded. However, limitations may apply based on aircraft carrying capacity.
Al Mourjan Business Lounge Hamad International Airport
Once you have checked in, you can take advantage of Qatar Airlines’ business class lounge. Currently, there are 160 lounges throughout the world, all of which are accessible to business class passengers. But because Hamad International Airport is Qatar’s hub, we will focus on The Al Mourjan Business Lounge in Doha.
Widely regarded as being on par with any five-star hotel, Qatar aims to redefine the world standard in airport lounge experiences. Adorned with exclusive marble, designer furniture, and intricate embellishments, no stone has been left unturned in their pursuit of design perfection.
Qatar’s lounge covers an incredible 10,000 square meters and offers passengers every kind of space they could need. For dining, the lounge has multiple options available. So no matter if you fancy a light bite or a gourmet experience, your tastes will be catered to, and all options are paired with exclusive beverages. In addition, to help passengers unwind, private family areas are available, and for entertainment, there are games rooms, and there is even a nursery!
If you need to freshen up, you will not be found wanting, as each shower has its spacious area equipped with luxury amenities. And, of course, complimentary Wi-Fi and charging stations ensure the work areas have everything you will require to complete any last-minute tasks.
Furthermore, Qatar Airlines business class travelers can now take advantage of the new Louis Vuitton Lounge by Yannick Alleno.
This privately accessed area sees the three Michelin-star chef
Yannick Alléno offers visitors the brand’s signature style, where travelers can relax while savoring Chef Alléno’s exceptional culinary creations.
Qatar Airways Busines Class Amienty Kits
Qatar Airlines Diptyque branded amenity kit and gift box await you in your award-winning business class suite. Here is what you can expect:
- Nourishing Lip Balm – enriched with roses and violets to soothe and soften the lips
- Fresh Lotion for the Body – infused with the scent of orange blossoms to refresh sleepy skin
- Essential Face Cream – nourishing and replenishing, with prickly pear extract to boost radiance
- Diptyque fragrance – ‘Eau Rose’ Eau de Toilette – an infusion of the finest damascena and centifolia roses, or the brand’s signature ‘34 Boulevard Saint Germain’ Eau de Toilette with notes of amber, patchouli, cinnamon, and rose.
Qatar Airways Inflight Dining
The onboard experience is what distinguishes Qatar from other airlines. And when it comes to business class dining, Qatar Airlines business class has gone above and beyond to bring flyers the very best culinary delights.
Four award-winning international chefs have developed Qatar’s Business Class menu. Ramzi Choueiri, Vineet Bhatia, Tom Aikens, and Nobu Matsuhisa have meticulously created an exclusive selection of appetizers that include freshly baked bread, a creamy buttermilk almond soup, Arabic mezze, and cured fillet of salmon with celeriac remoulade.
And for mains, there are the chef’s signature dishes, Arabic chicken kofta with oriental rice, blue-eyed cod pan-fried with mashed potato and cabbage, and braised beef cheeks with roast kipfler potato.
Not forgetting a tasty selection of warm and sweet creations for deserts, such as warmed orange semolina pudding, fresh berries with rose water syrup, and a gourmet ice cream selection.
Qatar Airways Entertainment
In your Qsuite, you will find the Oryx One’s entertainment system, which features an intuitive 21.5-inch touch screen, making finding a movie, TV program, or game from the 4.000 available simple and enjoyable.
With the first dual-screen interface, onboard the A350, A380, and B787. Qatar Airways business class passengers can now multitask, like playing a game on their handheld device while watching movies on their personal screen.
If you need to work in-flight, Qatar has that covered, too – connect to OnAir GSM/WiFi service.
Qatar Airlines business class comes with The Qsuite, which offers passengers complete privacy by introducing doors to the suits. Moreover, the new quad formation makes the Qsuite fully adaptable. So whether traveling with family, friends, or colleagues, passengers can transform their space into a party in the skies!
Also, the Qsuite has Qatar’s first-ever cabin with aft and forward-facing seats, which have been dressed in the finest fabrics in Qatar’s signature color scheme.
A fully lie-flat double bed with pillows, mattress, and duvet will ensure a good night’s sleep and comes with a bespoke turn-down service. Furthermore, Qatar Airways business class passengers have a complimentary amenity kit waiting in their Qsuite, which includes:
- Nourishing Lip Balm
- Fresh Lotion for the Body
- Essential Face Cream
- Diptyque fragrance – ‘Eau Rose’ Eau de Toilette
For entertainment, the media panel is equipped with a 21.5-inch touchscreen with the Oryx One system with an access power port, USB, HDMI, and NFC capabilities. Check out our blog on how Qsuites Redefine Business Class for a full breakdown.
Flying Qatar Airlines business class is truly a luxury experience. Once you consider the quality of Qatar’s lounge amenities, the award-winning Qsuites, and the food and beverage available on request-all, it must be added, all served with Qatar’s world-renowned customer care. Then the adage of ‘life is a journey, not a destination,’ we think flying with Qatar Airlines business class is a special event in its own right!
Furthermore, if you have any questions regarding booking flights with Qatar, our experienced travel managers are on standby to provide the answers. To request a free customized Qatar Airways business class flight quote or check out all our deals on cheap business class flights,