Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 29 Jul 2014
Total posts 145
Some friends flew Qatar from DME to Dohar and were upgraded
Some friends first time flyers with Qatar and without any One World status in the cheapest airfare bucket were lucky enough to score an upgrade to Business, good on them
They flew from DME to DOH and at DME were refused access to the what they described as' the Platinum Lounge'
They were informed that pax with complimentary upgrades werent allowed to use the lounge, has anyone else struck this senario with lounge entry
Member since 24 Apr 2012
Total posts 1,118
Yep, with Qatar and also Emirates your lounge access privileges are based on the ticket you booked and your frequent flyer status, not the cabin you're upgraded to if you happen to get a freebie.
Member since 25 Feb 2012
Total posts 32
EY also have this policy I think!
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