Tag: Qatar Airways

Poor visibility+Rains Forced Diversion of International Flights

[Chennai]Poor visibility+Rains Forced Diversion of International Flights
Indigo Airlines flight scheduled for Coimbatore in the morning returned .
and later left for its destination after a three-hour delay,
Two other flights diverted to Bengaluru.
As per Airport officials a Sri Lankan Airways flight from Colombo and a Qatar Airways flight from Dubai, carrying 67 and 294 passengers respectively, were diverted to Bengaluru following poor visibility
The flights later landed here after visibility imporved.

Qatar Airways,Rejecting Spicejet,Selects Indigo Airlines

[New Delhi] Qatar Airways ,Rejecting Spicejet, Selects Indigo Airlines
Qatar airwys says that they are in talk with Indigo and not with Spicejet
Gulf carrier Qatar Airways said it is in talks with IndiGo, the largest Indian airline by market share and set to rest speculations that it is looking for a partnership with SpiceJet.
Qatar Airways’ official confirmation that it was in discussions with IndiGo comes ahead of the no-frills carrier gearing up for an initial share sale worth nearly Rs 2,500 crore.
Several times in the past also, the Doha-based airline has evinced interest in picking up stake in IndiGo.
“Qatar Airways confirms that the only airline it is talking to is the Indian carrier IndiGo,”
IndiGo has not aired any comment on this matter.
There have been media reports that the Doha-based carrier is in talks to pick up stake in SpiceJet.
Further, the Doha-based airline said this was not the first time that such claims have been made. “Similar news was disseminated in January 2013, and this appears to be a tactic to increase market and share value,”