Qatar Airways Adds New Indian Destination To Network

Doha-based carrier Qatar Airways expanded its network in South Asia yesterday with the launch of flights between the Qatari capital and Kolkata, its 12th Indian destination. The inaugural service, carrying a full load of international media and paying passengers, arrived to a traditional water cannon salute at Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport.   Departing … Continue reading

Sheraton Debuts In India’s City Of Lakes

Starwood Hotels & Resorts has rebranded Udaipur’s Rockwood Palace Resort & Spa as the new Sheraton Udaipur Palace Resort & Spa, marking the debut of the brand in India’s city of lakes and its continued expansion across the country. Located on the banks of the picturesque Fateh Sagar Lake, the 240-room resort is close to many cultural, … Continue reading

Kingfisher Airlines To Join Oneworld

India’s Kingfisher Airlines has signed a memorandum of understanding to become a full member of the Oneworld airline alliance. Subject to regulatory approval, the airline is expected to complete the procedures to become a part of Oneworld by 2011.   The addition of Kingfisher will link the airline’s extensive domestic network in India to Oneworld’s global network of … Continue reading

Qatar Airways Announces New Destinations In Australia And India, Increases Capacity

Qatar Airways has announced plans to launch scheduled services to Australia and expand its operations in India. The airline will fly non-stop from its hub in Doha to the Australian cities of Sydney and Melbourne, together with new services to Goa and Amritsar in India later this year with the start of the Northern Winter 2009 … Continue reading