From the first Qatar Airways US nonstop, launching on United
Newark (EWR) later this year, to this latest development,
it’ll soon be easier — or at least far
more comfortable — to get to Cape Town, South Africa
For Miles notes, beginning November 17, Qatar Airways will be
flying an Airbus A350-1000
on the Doha (DOH)-Cape Town route, replacing the standard 1-2-1
reverse-herringbone product on the A350-900 with the carrier’s
our top business-class pick.
Once Qsuite service kicks off on the DOH-CPT route, you’ll be
able to fly Qatar’s top product all the way from the US to the
South African capital. Currently, Qatar offers Qsuite on the US
routes listed below, though the carrier’s adding service to
several other cities soon, too.
(BOS): QR Flights 743/744 (Boeing
(ORD): QR Flights 725/726 (Boeing
- Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW): QR Flights 729/730 (Airbus
- Houston (IAH): QR Flights 713/714 (Airbus
Los Angeles (LAX): QR Flights 739/740 (Boeing 777-200LR)
York Kennedy (JFK): QR Flights 701/702 (Boeing
777-300ER) and 703/704 (Airbus
Washington Dulles (IAD): QR Flights 707/708 (Boeing
While award space appears to be wide open on the flight between
Doha and Cape Town, you might have some trouble finding
availability from the US. If you do find business class open on
your dates, your most
straightforward option is to redeem 75,000 American AAdvantage
miles each way.
Alternatively, Qatar consistently offers excellent paid fares
between Montreal (YUL) and Cape Town, though you’ll need to
position to Canada.
$3,407 Canadian works out to just $2,574 US — a very
reasonable fare for Qatar’s phenomenal Qsuite product, all the
way to South Africa.
For more on flying Qatar’s Qsuite, see:
Ultimate Guide to Qatar QSuite
and Where Qsuite Is Flying to the US
Qatar Qsuite as a Group of 4
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Source: FS – All-Travel destinations-News2
Qatar Airways Adds World’s Best Business Class to Cape Town