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Qatar Airways launches My Q-Tag home-printed bag tag

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The Qatar Airways My Q-Tag is designed to give passengers more control over their own travel experience.

Qatar Airways has become the first airline based in the Middle East to introduce home-printed bag tags, which can be used by international passengers flying to 103 destinations from Hamad International Airport in Doha.

Known as My Q-Tag, the Qatar Airways home-printed bag tag can be printed at home along with the boarding pass when passengers check-in online. When they arrive at the airport, passengers can collect a reusable plastic wallet to place the tag inside, attach it to their bag, and proceed to a web check-in bag drop counter where a customer service agent will process the pre-labelled luggage.

Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker commented: “Qatar Airways passengers will be thrilled to take advantage of our new My Q-Tag service, along with the comfort and functional design of the new airport.”

The launch of My Q-Tag follows the recent presentation of the IATA Fast Travel Green Award to Qatar Airways in recognition of its dedication to embracing self-service across the travel value chain.

Lufthansa, Alaska Airlines, Air France and Iberia are among other airlines to have launched home-printed bag tags, which are fast becoming a popular way for airlines to give their customers more control over their travel experience. 

FTE Europe 2016 will take place at RAI Amsterdam

FTE Europe 2016 will take place at RAI Amsterdam from 25-26 April 2016.

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