Qatar Airways, IndiGo sign codeshare agreement Nov 08, 2019 0 1931 12345 Tribune News NetworkNew DelhiQatar Airways (QA) has signed a codeshare agreement with IndiGo, India’s largest passenger airline. Sales will start from Thursday, November 7, 2019 with the first codeshare flights to operate from December 18, 2019.The agreement will enable the airline to place its code on IndiGo flights between Doha and Delhi, Mumbai and Hyderabad as the first step to strengthen cooperation between the ‘World’s Best Airline’ and the ‘Best Low-Cost Airline in India’.Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive Akbar al Baker said, “We are 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.”IndiGo Chief Executive Officer Ronojoy Dutta said, “This is a momentous occasion for us as we sign this codeshare agreement with one of the finest airlines in the world. 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.”Qatar Airways currently operates 102 weekly flights between Doha and 13 destinations in India — Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Goa, Hyderabad, Kochi, Kolkata, Kozhikode, Mumbai, Nagpur and Thiruvananthapuram.The airline’s cargo division, Qatar Airways Cargo, operates a total of 28 weekly freighters to seven destinations in India. The top three cargo destinations in India are Mumbai, Chennai and Ahmedabad. RELATED ARTICLES Gulf Cup mascot in Kuwait on promotional tour Nov 08, 2019 0 1148 Qatar delivers fresh aid to Somalia Nov 08, 2019 0 1003 Big events push hotel occupancy above 95% in Qatar: IFP Qatar Nov 08, 2019 0 870 Customs foils marijuana smuggling bid The General Authority of Customs (GAC) has foiled an attempt to smuggle marijuana into the country at Hamad International Airport. In a video, the customs said that it has managed to thwart the smuggling of 3.25kg of .. Iran resumes uranium enrichment at Fordow plant Iran resumed uranium enrichment at its underground Fordow plant south of Tehran on Thursday in a new step back from its commitments under a landmark 2015 nuclear deal. Engineers began feeding uranium hexafluoride gas .. Qatar condemns attack on Canadian mining firm convoy Qatar has condemned the attack on a convoy transporting workers of a Canadian mining company in Burkina Faso, killing dozens of people and injuring several others. In a statement on Thursday, the Ministry of Foreign ..