Qatar Airways has signed a codeshare agreement with Indigo, India’s largest passenger airline. Sales will start from today with the first codeshare flights to operate from 18 December 2019. This agreement will enable the airline to place its code on Indigo flights between Doha and Delhi, Mumbai and Hyderabad and is the first step in strengthening cooperation between the two airlines,
“We are extremely proud to secure this strategic partnership with Indigo, the largest airline in one of the world’s fastest growing aviation markets. We believe this agreement will be just the first step in strengthening our relationship and we very much look forward to working together to harness our complementary strengths and resources, to enhance the travel experience for our passengers around the world,” Akbar Al Baker, Group Chief Executive, Qatar Airways, said.
Speaking on the occasion, Ronojoy Dutta, Chief Executive Office, Indigo said that this is a momentous occasion. “This strategic alliance will not only strengthen our international operations, but also boost economic growth in India, by bringing in more traffic and heralding opportunities for trade and tourism through seamless mobility. We are confident of a successful partnership, as we extend our signature on-time, courteous and hassle-free service experience to the passengers of Qatar Airways. These are exciting times for the aviation industry and it is our commitment to remain focused in building one of the best air transportation systems in the world,” Dutta added.
Qatar Airways currently operates 102 weekly flights between Doha and 13 destinations in India, including Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Goa, Hyderabad, Kochi, Kolkata, Kozhikode, Mumbai, Nagpur and Thiruvananthapuram.