An Indian domestic airline Vistara soon to launch an interline partnership with Qatar’s flag-carrier, Qatar Airways. Together the two airlines Vistara and Qatar Airways will provide the ‘through check-in’ facility. The partnership will enable the Qatar Airways customer to receive their boarding passes at the departure desk for all the travel sectors. Passengers can seamlessly have their luggage checked-in through to their last arrival port, making the journey a hassle free.
Vistara Chief Executive Officer, 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.”
Qatar Airways, Group Chief Executive, Akbar Al Baker, said, “This exciting new partnership with Vistara will bring enhanced connectivity and increased convenience to our customers travelling within India. The Indian market is very important to us and we operate over a 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.”
Vistara’s partnership with Qatar Airways is an addition to its other alliance such as Air France, KLM, Japan Airlines, All Nippon Airways (ANA), British Airways, Finnair, Aeroflot, Ethiopian Airlines, Austrian Airlines, Kenya Airways, Emirates, Ethiopian Airlines, and codeshare partnerships with Singapore Airlines and SilkAir.