Qatar Airways’ initiative to give free tickets to healthcare professionals has evoked huge response.
Within just four days after launching the initiative, the airline has given almost 50,000 complimentary return tickets to healthcare professional around the world.
“We’re halfway through our #ThankYouHeroes initiative, with almost 50,000 complimentary return tickets given away to healthcare heroes around the world. There are still three more days left to apply for the remaining 50,000,” said the airline on its official twitter account on Friday.
Under its ThankYouHeroes initiative, Qatar Airways is giving away 100,000 free tickets to frontline healthcare professionals to say thank you for their heroic work looking after people during the current COVID-19 pandemic.
The registration process for the initiative, which began on May 12, will close at 11.59pm on May 18. Healthcare professionals can register for this exclusive offer at their website by submitting a form to receive a unique promotion code, offered on a first come, first served basis.
Under the initiative, healthcare professionals will also be offered additionally a voucher with 35 percent discount to redeem at Qatar Duty Free retail outlets at the airline’s state-of-the-art hub, Hamad International Airport in Doha, valid for use up to December 31, 2020.
“It’s great to see such support for our #ThankYouHeroes initiative to giveaway 100k tickets to healthcare heroes. We’ve tried our best to make the process fair,” said Qatar Airways in a tweet yesterday.
This promotional offer is strictly available to medical frontline professionals only.
Eligible healthcare professions include doctor, medical practitioner, nurse, paramedic, lab technician, clinical researcher, pharmacist. Professions associated with ‘Medical practitioner’ include radiologist, anesthetist, physician, nurse assistant, infection control and quality assurance personnel, physical and occupational therapist and assistant, diagnostic and therapeutic technician and technologist, community health worker, EMTs, sanitarian, respiratory therapist.
Healthcare professionals from every country in the world are eligible for tickets. To ensure the application process is fair and transparent, each country will receive a daily allocation of tickets, depending on its population size, staggered over a seven day period from 12 to 18 May.
Healthcare professionals that receive the promotion code can book up to two complimentary Economy Class return tickets on Qatar Airways operated flights — one for themselves and one for a companion — to anywhere on the airline’s global network. The tickets will be fully flexible, with an unlimited number of destination or date changes allowed without any fees.