Has your Qatar Airways flight got delayed? Delays can happen due to various reasons, it can be due to technical problems in the flight, lack of proper staff and resources, or delays due to govt. orders or due to bad weather conditions. Qatar Flight Delayed Compensation varies in regards to how much they will compensate passengers depending on how long the delay is. The reason for the delay must be at the end of the airline and the flight must have to be delayed by 3 or more hours in order for passengers to get compensation.