August 21, 2017: State-owned Qatar Airways continues its growth adding news flights to its network. It has announced the commencement of additional new flights to Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. Taking the growing demand from Qatar Airways has increased its Colombo service from four to five flights per day from September 1, 2017. The airline had increased its frequency to Colombo just a month earlier. Its Dhaka service will increase from two to three flights per day, also effective from September 1, 2017.

The additional non-stop, daily services to and from Colombo and Dhaka will each be serviced by Qatar Airways A320s, adding more than 1,000 seats to the current weekly capacity to and from both exciting destinations.

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, Akbar Al Baker, said, “We are again delighted to be able to cater to business and leisure growth in both of these vibrant gateway cities. When passengers travel with us on our non-stop service to Doha and onward to destinations in Europe, Americas and the Middle East, these additional frequencies will provide even greater flexibility, award-winning service and convenience that they can only experience with Qatar Airways.The increased capacity on the Dhaka and Colombo routes represents a significant commitment by Qatar Airways to enhance our offering to Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. We have demonstrated our long-term commitment to both countries that has been rewarded with the loyalty of many thousands of passengers per month who choose to fly with us. We look forward to welcoming, even more, passengers on our flights.”

The Qatar Airways Airbus A320 features 12 Business Class seats and 132 seats in Economy Class. Besides a spacious environment throughout the entire aircraft, passengers across both cabins can enjoy complimentary in-flight meals. Those with special dietary requirements need only contact Qatar Airways before their flight to make their selection from our wide range of special meal types, available upon request.

Business Class passengers can relax in their comfortable reclining beds and enjoy the on-demand à la carte menu service and luxurious Bric’s amenity kits. These, coupled with Qatar Airways cabin crew’s renowned Arabian hospitality, will ensure passengers arrive at their destination feeling refreshed and energised. Leisure and business travellers can also take advantage of the exceptional value available to them through Qatar Airways Holidays, where there are value-priced hotels, destination-specific tours and holiday packages available to suit every taste, in both these countries.

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