qatar-airways-logoQatar Airways, the Doha-based carrier, has upgraded its capacity on its Istanbul – Doha route  and Doha – Kochi route from with wide-body Airbus 330 aircrafts.

As of 1 July, the introduction of the new wide-body aircraft results in an increased capacity on flights to Istanbul by 166 seats per day, a nearly 50% increase.

All flights on the Doha – Istanbul routes will be operated with a modern Airbus A330, featuring a two-class configuration, including up to 24 seats in Business Class and up to 258 seats in Economy Class. The aircraft offers seatback TV screens providing passengers with the next generation interactive onboard entertainment system and a choice of more than 1000 audio and video on demand options.

The A330 will be operational on all 11 frequencies to and from Kochi connecting to more than 125 destinations around the world via the airline’s hub in Doha. The announcement coincides with the 5-Star airline’s tenth anniversary of successful operations to the popular tourist city in the South-Indian State of Kerala.