Economy on Qatar's A350-1000 (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Parker Davis)

Qatar Airways Gives Away 100,000 Tickets to Healthcare Workers While Scaling Back Operations

Qatar Airways has announced its own task of giving back to those on the medical frontline facing the COVID-19 crisis with the thought of a getaway once travel becomes common again. The airline will give away 100,000 free flights to those who qualify with those wishing to enter the giveaway applying on International Nurses Day, May 12. The contest will run through May 18, with tickets being distributed while taking into account the number of applicants from each region on…

The Price is Right: How Airfare Works

Often we see passengers surprised with the fact that they are paying $700 for a 7 hours international flight and $500 for a 2 hours domestic flight. The average buyer tries to reason that an airline ticket price should be proportional to the duration of the flight. The confusion gets…