Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 08 Jun 2014
Total posts 308
I have a ticket with Qatar from Sydney to London. The first leg is on Qatar (first) to Doha, I then transfer to BA in first to London. Will I get access to the Qatar first class lounge ( Al Safwa), or because my second leg is on BA, only get access to the one world first lounge in Doha?
Member since 19 Apr 2012
Total posts 641
What does the Qatar first lounge rules say. As it is One World and both tickare first then probably yes but go online to double check.
Member since 13 Jul 2012
Total posts 151
Al Safwa lounge access is only available to Qatar First class passengers.
Singapore Airlines - KrisFlyer
Member since 08 Jun 2018
Total posts 144
Are you ticketed with BA or with QR?
Member since 23 Oct 2013
Total posts 767
Just checked with Qatar and the offical answer is those in Qatar First Class or Oneworld First Class are allowed access with no guests.
Member since 24 Apr 2012
Total posts 1,118
Henrus is correct.Interestingly, under Oneworld's 'minimum standards', Oneworld first class passengers must be able to bring a guest into lounges, so Qatar gets around that by accepting such guests at its "First Class Lounge" in Doha - the Oneworld Emerald lounge - while reserving Al Safwa only for Qatar and Oneworld ticketed first class passengers.(So, if you're flying first and have a guest, head to the "First Class Lounge" if you want to spend time together, and then if the actual first class flyer wants to use Al Safwa, they can do so on their own.)
Member since 05 Dec 2018
Total posts 93
Qatar Airways also lets you purchase access now into the First lounge. This topic is covered heavily in the FlyerTalk forums, if you want more info..
Member since 22 Feb 2018
Total posts 12
I have the opposite arriving on BA First and connecting on QR Business - will I be able to use the Al Safwa?
Member since 30 Jul 2018
Total posts 8
In April I flew Perth to Doha in Qatar First. Three hour transit then Qatar Business to Brussels.
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Flying first on qatar to doha then on BA to london, will i get access to the Qatar first class lounge?
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