Air India to Launch Daily Non-Stop Flights Connecting Kochi and Doha

Air India is bridging the gap between Kochi and Doha with a new daily non-stop flight service starting October 23, 2023. This service offers travelers a convenient and comfortable direct connection, with an option to choose between Economy and Business Class seating.

Air India, the renowned airline, has unveiled its plans to introduce a daily non-stop flight service between Kochi, the thriving commercial centre of Kerala, and Doha, the bustling capital of Qatar.

This exciting development is scheduled to commence on October 23, 2023, and is poised to facilitate seamless travel between these two dynamic cities, offering passengers a convenient and comfortable direct connection.

Convenient Schedule for Travelers

The inaugural flight, designated as AI953, will initiate this journey by departing from Kochi at 0130 local time and gracefully touching down in Doha at 0345 hrs.


Conversely, the return flight, AI954, will take off from Doha at 0445 hrs, bringing passengers back to Kochi by 1135 hrs, all local time.

Flight NumberDepartureDep. TimeArrivalArr. TimeFrequency
AI953Kochi01:30 AMDoha03:45 AMDaily
AI954Doha04:45 AMKochi11:35 AMDaily

Air India will operate this route using its state-of-the-art A320neo aircraft, providing travellers with a seamless and enjoyable travel experience. The aircraft will feature a total of 162 seats, comprising 150 in Economy Class and 12 in the luxurious Business Class.

Expanding Air India’s Reach

This latest addition to Air India’s route network underscores the airline’s commitment to expanding its global presence and enhancing flight frequency, both domestically and internationally. As Air India continues to grow its fleet with new and modern aircraft, this service will play a pivotal role in strengthening its operations in the Middle East region.

Book Your Journey Now!

For travellers eager to embark on this exciting journey, the wait is over! Bookings for these flights have already opened across all booking channels.


This presents an excellent opportunity to explore the captivating cultures and abundant opportunities that both Kochi and Doha have to offer. Prepare to elevate your travel experience with Air India’s seamless and stylish service!

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Manish Khandelwal
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