Qatar Airways can whisk you off to the Far East

12 February 2018

The far-flung countries of the Far East feature in the fantasies of many travellers. Explore the ornate temples, delicious street food, submerged rice paddies and other exotic delights of this region by flying to the Far East with Qatar Airways, soaring through the skies in style.

Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways is an award-winning airline which flies to over 150 destinations worldwide, from far-flung countries in the Far East like Thailand to major global cities such as Buenos Aires. When you journey with Qatar Airways you can arrange a chauffeur-driven transfer from your door to the plane. You’ll receive highly attentive service, with cabin crew which have been voted the “best in the Middle East” for seven consecutive years. Onboard, enjoy up to 4,000 in-flight entertainment options, freshly-prepared cuisine which can be catered to your dietary requirements and onboard Wi-Fi. You can also keep the kids busy during your flight with blockbuster films and activity packs.

Travel in style

Choose from Economy Class, where you’ll enjoy some of the widest seating areas in the industry; or Business Class, allowing you to receive perks such as on-demand menu service. You can earn ‘Qmiles’ for every flight and with enough points, you can enter the award-winning ‘Privilege Club’ frequent-flyer programme and receive benefits like extra baggage allowances. You can take Qatar Airways flights to the Far East from South Africa. Fly from Qatar Airways’ hub, Hamad International Airport in Doha, and you’ll enjoy a one-night complementary stay-over, before your connecting flight.


Journey to the following Far East destinations with Qatar Airways…


If you have a passion for adventure, Bali is the place to be. Qatar Airways runs three flights between Doha and Bali every day, allowing you to explore this island paradise whenever you want. Engage in adrenaline-inducing adventure sports in beautiful locations across the island, from flyboarding at Tanjung Benoa Beach to free diving (diving while you hold your breath) at the submerged USS Liberty shipwreck. Dip in the warm waters of the Toya Devasya Hot Springs, hike up the imposing Mount Batur, or visit the intriguing Tanah Lot island temple with your kids; there’s so much to do!


Qatar Airways operates services to various popular destinations in Thailand. The airline runs a long-established flight to Bangkok, a city renowned for its ornate palaces, grand temples like Angkor Wat and lively traditional floating markets. Qatar Airways has recently increased the number of flights it operates to Bangkok, making it easier for you to reach the Thai capital. They also regularly host flights to Thailand’s premier beach destination Phuket, also known for its lively nightlight. Qatar Airways has recently established new services to Chiang Mai, a great family destination with a night safari; and Krabi, a prime snorkelling hotpot.


You can now catch more Qatar Airways flights to the Vietnamese cities of Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi than ever before. Hanoi is a magnet for culture enthusiasts with ornate houses of worship like the ‘Temple of Literature’, while those who are interested in history can visit the mausoleum of Ho Chi Minh and the notorious Hỏa Lò Prison. If you’re in Hanoi with your family, enjoy a picnic at Hoàn Kiếm Lake, a scenic spot which has long been the heart of the city. Ho Chi Minh City is a unique place with impressive colonial architecture, tantalising street food and fascinating wartime tunnels.

Travel the world in comfort and style with Qatar Airways today!

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