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Qatar Airways to commence Bangalore Doha service, adjusts India capacities

Hope you are enjoying the Air India Express tail art series. I am in London right now and will be back in Bangalore just in time to celebrate Christmas.

After a long wait, Qatar Airways has officially announced the start of services to Bangalore. The Doha based carrier will commence daily services using a narrow body Airbus A320 aircraft from early February. Exact launch date and schedules are awaited.

The airline has also adjusted capacity across some stations in India:

  • Chennai capacity has been increased from a daily Airbus A321 to thrice a week Airbus A330-300s, thrice a week Airbus A321s, and once a week Airbus A330-200.
  • Delhi capacity has been increased from a daily Boeing 777-200LR to six a week Airbus A330-200s and once a week Airbus A330-300.
  • Mumbai capacity has been reduced from daily Boeing 777-300ER to five a week Airbus A330-300s, once a week each Airbus A340-600 and Airbus A330-200.

About Devesh Agarwal

A electronics and automotive product management, marketing and branding expert, he was awarded a silver medal at the Lockheed Martin innovation competition 2010. He is ranked 6th on Mashable's list of aviation pros on Twitter and in addition to Bangalore Aviation, he has contributed to leading publications like Aviation Week, Conde Nast Traveller India, The Economic Times, and The Mint (a Wall Street Journal content partner). He remains a frequent flier and shares the good, the bad, and the ugly about the Indian aviation industry without fear or favour.

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