Qatar Airways has entered into a new interline
partnership with growing, full-service Indian airline Vistara.
The interline agreement allows Qatar
Airways’ passengers to travel seamlessly to and from a wide range
of cities within India across Vistara’s network, via Qatar
Airways’ existing 13 Indian gateways and under a single ticket
with QR’s generous baggage allowance throughout the journey.
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, Mr.
Akbar Al Baker, said, “This exciting new
partnership with Vistara will bring enhanced connectivity and
increased convenience to our passengers travelling within India on
an expanding full-service premium carrier. The Indian
market is very important to us, and we operate more than one
hundred flights a week between Doha and 13 Indian cities. This new
partnership expands Qatar Airways’ presence in India and
reinforces our commitment to this market.”
In a short span of less than three years, Vistara has expanded
its network to 19 destinations with more than 625 weekly flights
operated by a fleet of 15 Airbus A320 aircraft, having flown more
than five million passengers.
Vistara is also the first and only
airline in India to introduce Premium Economy class on domestic
Qatar Airways operates services from Doha to the
Indian cities of New Delhi, Kochi, Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bengaluru,
Mumbai, Kozikode, Kolkata, Goa, Hyderabad, Chennai, Nagpur and
Executive Officer, Mr. Phee Teik Yeoh, said, “We are delighted to
launch our interline partnership with Qatar Airways, through which
we will offer a seamless flying experience and international
luggage allowance to our joint customers from various cities in
India to and from over 150 destinations across the world on a
single ticket. Qatar Airways' customers will also now be able to
experience 'the new feeling’ with Vistara and enjoy the finest
hospitality in Indian skies on their domestic connecting flights.”