Ooredoo to bring Wi-Fi to Qatar Airways fleet

Ooredoo to bring Wi-Fi to Qatar Airways fleet

Ooredoo, the fastest-growing telecommunications company in the world, has become the exclusive three-year sponsor of on-board Wi-Fi across the Qatar Airlines fleet.

This pioneering partnership sees two of the country’s biggest brands come together to offer customers worldwide one of the best on-board connections.

Effective from December, Qatar Airways passengers on all connected aircraft will enjoy free Wi-Fi for the first 15 minutes courtesy of Ooredoo.

For those passengers who wish to remain connected in the air, Qatar Airways offers a customer-friendly and easy payment programme, based on the amount of time needed.

One hour of connectivity is just US$5; three hours of connectivity is just US$10; and for passengers on longer Qatar Airways flights, a set price of US$20 for the duration of their trip is available, regardless of the number of hours used.

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Guests in Qatar Airways First Class cabin on board the airline’s A380 will enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi for the duration of their trip.

Qatar Airways chief executive Akbar Al Baker said: “Qatar Airways has always prided itself on delivering outstanding in-flight service, superior on-board products, and operational excellence for its passengers and today’s announcement is proof of this on-going commitment.

“We believe on-board shouldn’t mean off-line. As an ambitious and award-winning business we understand the need to stay connected whilst going places.

“By offering customers the chance to stay connected whilst flying, Qatar Airways is demonstrating its promise to offer a premium service to all customers.

“This partnership really reflects the values at the core of our new, recently unveiled, global brand positioning – ‘Going Places Together’ – and further underpins our commitment to offering the best to our customers.”