Flexjet and Qatar Airways signs alliance


Flexjet fractional owners gain elite travel status when traveling with Qatar Airways

Flexjet and Qatar Airways
have signed a marketing alliance agreement, now Flexjet owners can travel as
elite travelers on Qatar Airways when they travel through the airlines four
North American gateways to and from the Middle East and beyond.

“With a growing focus on the
international business market, we’ve seen an increase in demand for travel to
the Middle East and the surrounding regions,”
said Fred Reid, president, Flexjet. “This alliance with Qatar Airways – an
award-winning airline that shares Flexjet’s passion for customer service – is
an ideal way for us to provide a global aviation solution to our customers.
It’s a win-win.”

“We are extremely pleased to
be launching this new programme and are confident that it is an attractive
product offering for individuals and large multi-national companies alike,”
said Akbar Al Baker, chief executive officer, Qatar Airways. “The new service
is yet another enhanced product offering by Qatar’s national carrier,” he

As part of the marketing
alliance, Flexjet fractional owners receive Gold member status in Qatar
Airways’ Privilege Club for a full year following the purchase of a single
long-haul first – or business class ticket. Membership perks include access to
exclusive lounge facilities, priority check-in, and meet and greet services for
guests arriving at or departing from Doha
International Airport.
Owners can also fly with Qatar Executive, the airline’s private jet service
featuring the youngest fleet of Bombardier aircraft in the Gulf.

In return, Qatar Airways’
customers can obtain guaranteed access to more than 5,000 US airports with as
little as 24-hours’ notice on high-performance Bombardier business jets,
operated by US air carrier Jet Solutions and supported by Flexjet’s world-class
customer service.