Gulf carriers Qatar Airways and Gulf Air have both launched flash sales, with up to 50 per cent off business class fares.

Qatar Airways is offering discounted fares for flights from Heathrow Manchester, Birmingham and Edinburgh via Doha, including £1,659 to Singapore, £1,779 to Hong Kong, and £2,579 to Perth.

The sale is valid for bookings made by December 8, for travel up to November 30, 2017.

Promotional fares can be booked here.

Meanwhile Gulf Air is offering 50 per cent off Falcon Gold fares, for bookings made by December 7 and for travel between January 1 and May 30, 2017.

The offer is valid across the carrier’s network, excluding weekend flights to/from Dubai, Riyadh and Kuwait.

More information on this promotion is available here.,