Status Match with Qatar Airways

Old Sep 24, 12, 3:08 am
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Status Match with Qatar Airways

Hi all,

Tried searching this in the forum - no luck yet.

I am Silver with Emirates and Gold with Etihad- never traveled Qatar, but for my next few flights QA is much cheaper and would like to try it, was wondering if QA does consider any status match requests at all, and if yes, what is the best way to do it - customer service email or phone contact - heard the cs of QA in not that gr8.

any advice much appreciated

thanx in advance
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Old Sep 24, 12, 11:13 am
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I tried status matching from GF gold a couple of months back, and got a resounding 'no' from Qatar Airways by email.

Shame as their fares do look very competitive these days.
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Old Sep 25, 12, 1:08 am
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thankx wfmk,

there is a small development at my end, will keep u guys posted.
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Old Sep 25, 12, 2:27 am
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Originally Posted by skyjumper007 View Post
thankx wfmk,

there is a small development at my end, will keep u guys posted.
Please do, I would be interested to know as just a week ago they would not give 3 in business class (who travel every month UK, Asia, Brazil) a burgundy start when I'm already a Flying Blue platinum. Are you normally an economy flyer?
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Old Dec 9, 13, 2:07 am
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just looking for an update, will have some QR D fares coming up, do they still do status match? (from *G)
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Old Dec 9, 13, 2:25 am
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Originally Posted by kaka View Post
just looking for an update, will have some QR D fares coming up, do they still do status match? (from *G)
I was told to contact the local QR office for status match in Scandinavia.
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Old Dec 9, 13, 5:33 pm
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I was told to contact the local QR office for status match in Scandinavia.
And did you get it?
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Old Dec 16, 13, 4:56 am
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And did you get it?
Haven't asked yet. I'll ask when I'm really gonna move my flights from TK to QR.
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Old Apr 15, 14, 4:07 pm
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Originally Posted by nacho View Post
Haven't asked yet. I'll ask when I'm really gonna move my flights from TK to QR.
Any news on this one? I am *A Silver and have some QR upcomings. A status match would be perfect.
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Old Apr 15, 14, 4:40 pm
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Originally Posted by SeatBelt View Post
Any news on this one? I am *A Silver and have some QR upcomings. A status match would be perfect.
If you are not a member of a OneWorld airline ffp look here:- http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/onewo...p-here-17.html
Unless you are going to fly QR a lot and/or business-first class their may be a better OW ff'p for you. Depends on your objectives from a ffp.

This web site is also useful, but may not be 100% up to date. http://www.hotels-and-travel.de/ffp/
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Old Apr 15, 14, 10:57 pm
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I dont get status matching. Why would QR for example give passengers free status for people who earned it using other airline programs? I see the benifits, but I also see disadvantages like getting a free ride on QR without flying with them.
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Old Apr 16, 14, 1:12 am
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You don't get 'free rides' based on your status.
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Old Apr 16, 14, 2:09 am
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You don't get 'free rides' based on your status.
Sorry I didnt mean free rides literally. I mean you would reach the top of the status bar without any effort or actually flying with QR (a free ride).
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Old Apr 16, 14, 9:22 pm
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The assumption is that by having status with QR, you will fly more on QR, thus spending more with QR.
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Old Apr 20, 14, 2:59 am
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Originally Posted by QatarA340 View Post
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Originally Posted by kataka


You don't get 'free rides' based on your status.




Sorry I didnt mean free rides literally. I mean you would reach the top of the status bar without any effort or actually flying with QR (a free ride).
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