Qatar Airways has revamped its “Beyond Business” corporate rewards program to offer benefits to more businesses. First launched in January 2019, “Beyond Business” catered mainly to the corporate travel needs of Small and Medium Enterprises (SME). The new and improved “Beyond Business” caters to companies of all sizes, offering greater flexibility and tailored business travel solutions.
Soft-launched in July 2021, feedback on the new “Beyond Business” has been positive, and the updated program is now officially launched and features five exclusive tiers, Elevate, Accelerate, Ascent, Advance and Achieve. Corporates have the flexibility of enrolling into the program at the entry Tier Elevate level for free, without annual spend commitments or access higher Tiers and tailored benefits with an annual minimum spend commitment.
Beyond Business members can earn Qrewards and redeem for flights and more, in addition to special savings and flexibility, while employees are concurrently entitled to earn personal frequent flyer points under Qatar Airways Privilege Club.
The “Beyond Business” program also features dedicated account management and online portal, priority baggage handling for employees traveling in economy class, Privilege Club tier status offers and recognition for a seamless business travel experience.
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Akbar Al Baker said: “The Beyond Business program has been well-received since its launch in 2019. Qatar Airways is proud to be the first airline to roll out such unparalleled flexibility and tailored travel solutions for businesses worldwide. Qatar Airways strives to be the world’s best airline offering the best business travel solutions, and the revamped Beyond Business programme is set to be the best in category to all businesses alike. “
A multiple award-winning airline, Qatar Airways was announced as the ‘Airline of the Year’ at the 2021 World Airline Awards, managed by the international air transport rating organization, Skytrax. It was also named ‘World’s Best Business Class’, ‘World’s Best Business Class Airline Lounge’, ‘World’s Best Business Class Airline Seat’, ‘World’s Best Business Class Onboard Catering’ and ‘Best Airline in the Middle East’. The airline continues to stand alone at the top of the industry having now won the main prize for an unprecedented sixth time (2011, 2012, 2015, 2017, 2019 and now 2021). The airline’s hub, HIA, was recently recognized as the ‘Best Airport in the World 2021’, by the Skytrax World Airport Awards 2021.
In addition to this, Qatar Airways has become the first global airline to achieve the prestigious 5-Star COVID-19 Airline Safety Rating by Skytrax.