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More Indian sub-Continent destinations on the cards for Qatar Airways


With a dozen routes to India, four to Pakistan and one each in Sri Lanka, Nepal, the Maldives and Bangladesh, Qatar Airways seemingly has South Asia covered. But not so according to the carrier’s CEO, Akbar Al Baker, who has outlined more ambitious plans for India and the rest of the region. South Asian destinations account for 12% of the carrier’s capacity, behind only Western Europe and Southeast Asia in terms of capacity deployed. Qatar Airways operates more than 37,000 seats per week to its 20 destinations in South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) nations. [1126 words]

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  • Will expansion continue in the future?
  • Qatar Airways weighs in on foreign ownership

Graphs and data:

  • Qatar Airways capacity to SAARC destinations: Week commencing 28-Nov-2011
  • Middle East-India capacity (seats per week): Week commencing 28-Nov-2011
  • Qatar-India bilateral traffic rights and utilisation
  • Qatar Airways Indian third/fourth and sixth freedom traffic: FY2009/10
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