Qatar Airways offering free tickets for medical workers


Qatar Airways is offering complimentary tickets across its network for medical workers, with those from countries of the former Yugoslavia also eligible. The airline will give away 100.000 free tickets to frontline healthcare professionals to say thank you for their work looking after people during the current coronavirus Covid-19 pandemic. The giveaway will open at 00.01 on May 12 (Doha time) or 23.01 CEST on May 11 and close at 22.59 CEST on May 18. Healthcare professionals can register for this offer here by submitting a form to receive a unique promotion code, offered on a first come, first served basis. To ensure the application process is fair and transparent, each country will receive a daily allocation of tickets, depending on its population size, staggered over a seven-day period from May 12 to May 18. The daily allocation will be released at 23.01 CEST throughout the campaign period. Healthcare professionals that receive the promotion code can book up to two complimentary economy class return tickets on Qatar Airways operated flights – one for themselves and one for a companion – to anywhere on the airline’s global network. Tickets must be booked before November 26, with travel valid until December 10, 2020. The tickets will be fully flexible, with an unlimited number of destination or date changes allowed without any fees. Fare and surcharges will be waived on tickets, airport taxes apply. As a further gesture of appreciation, healthcare professionals will be offered an additional voucher with 35% discount to redeem at Qatar Duty Free retail outlets at the airline’s hub, Hamad International Airport in Doha, valid for use up to December 31, 2020.

Eligible healthcare professions are limited to: doctors, medical practitioners, nurses, paramedics, pharmacists, lab technicians and clinical researchers. A valid employer ID must be presented at the airport at the point of check in.