Aviation100,000 ticket giveaway rewards frontline professionals

Qatar says thanks to healthcare workers with free tickets

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Qatar says thanks to healthcare workers with free tickets

DOHA - Qatar Airways is giving away 100,000 free tickets to frontline healthcare professionals around the world.

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 7-day period from 12 to 18 May. The daily allocation will be released at 00:01 AM Doha time throughout the campaign period.

The airline says it wants to thank the healthcare workers for their “heroic work” looking after people during the current Covid-19 pandemic.

Qatar Airways has repatriated more than one million travellers  on more than 100 charter flights in recent weeks.

The giveaway opened at 00.01 AM on 12 May and closes at 23:59 on 18 May (Doha time).

Healthcare professionals can register for this exclusive offer at qatarairways.com/ThankYouHeroes by submitting a form to receive a unique promotion code, offered on a first come, first served basis.

Healthcare professionals from every country in the world will be eligible for tickets.

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 7-day period from 12 to 18 May. The daily allocation will be released at 00:01 AM Doha time 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.

Flights must be booked before 26 November, with travel valid until 10 December 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.*

Qatar Airways Group chief executive. Akbar Al Baker, said: “We at Qatar Airways are incredibly grateful for the commitment and hard work of healthcare professionals around the world who looked after people in these times of uncertainty. Their heroic display of kindness, dedication, and professionalism has saved hundreds of thousands of lives around the world.

“Our crew and operation has never given up during these past three months, never abandoned hope or their mission to help people get home to their loved ones and we do not intend to do so now.”

The offer is only available for QR operated flights. Eligible healthcare professions are limited to: doctor, medical practitioner, nurse, paramedic, pharmacist, lab technician and clinical researcher. A valid employer ID must be presented at the airport at the point of check in.

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