Wayfarer TV: Qatar Airways revamps the Beyond Business rewards program

by James Wilkinson

Qatar Airways has revamped its Beyond Business corporate rewards program, which the airline’s CEO, Akbar Al Baker, said offers more benefits to more businesses.

“The Beyond Business programme has been well-received since its launch in 2019,” he said. “Qatar Airways is [now] 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.”


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He said the new and improved ‘Beyond Business’, which is designed for SMEs, 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 programme is now officially launched and features five exclusive tiers, Elevate, Accelerate, Ascent, Advance and Achieve, according to the airline.

Qatar Airways says corporates have the flexibility of enrolling into the programme 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 programme 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.