Qatar Airways has announced plans to extend its Boeing 787 Dreamliner route network to India with the launch of services to and from Delhi and Bangalore starting September 1 this year.
The introduction of the service promises the airlines' passengers with an unparallelled level of service, comfort and travel experience. "The introduction of our Dreamliner service provides our passengers with an unbeatable level of service and comfort besides reiterating our firm belief in the 787s unrivalled capabilities and the value it will add to Qatar Airways' plans to continue delivering on its promise of quality," Qatar Airways Chief Executive Officer Akbar Al Baker, said.
"Our 787s provide a game-changing experience with specially designed interiors, spacious cabins and custom-made seats in both Business and Economy Class," he said. India remains a key market for Qatar Airways having an extensive route network offering 95 passenger flights non-stop each week from 12 gateway cities to Doha.
Currently, Indian operations cover daily services to Doha from Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Goa, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Kozhikode, Trivandrum, Chennai and Bangalore, together with 11 flights a week from Cochin and double daily flights from Delhi. Flights from India connect via Doha to popular cities in Qatar Airways' global network including London, New York, Montreal, Washington, Dubai, Nairobi, Paris, Frankfurt and Oslo.
Qatar Airways has taken delivery of eight of its 60 Dreamliners and will also be flying it to Oslo and Copenhagen from September.