Old Dec 6, 20, 4:38 pm
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Originally Posted by ISTFlyer View Post
I guess they are copying the idea of Qatar Airways. QR has recently rebranded the old Al Maha Lounge in DOH for mariners and seaman.
i guess they have contracts with shipping lines for the positioning of crew - and the provision of lounges and/or seat selection is a sweetner


Originally Posted by ISTFlyer View Post
Qatar is not asking for money like BA; they have the Emirates approach where discounted business class passengers choose their seats at check-in.
I understood QR intends to charge certain categories of business-class passenger for seat selection, just as BA does.



Originally Posted by ISTFlyer View Post
TK should at least offer free exit row seating for their own elites, maybe from 72h or 96h before the flight until departure.
They should offer free seating for their own elites. Full stop !
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