Akasa Air Launches International Operations, Connects Mumbai-Doha From March 28!

Akasa Air embarks on its international journey, offering non-stop flights between Mumbai and Doha, Qatar. Experience convenience, reliability, and competitive fares as you explore new horizons with India’s fastest-growing airline.

Akasa Air, India’s rapidly expanding airline, has announced its foray into international operations with Doha, Qatar, as its inaugural international destination. Commencing on March 28, 2024, the airline will operate four non-stop flights weekly, bridging Mumbai and Doha to enhance air connectivity between the two nations.

Flight Schedule

Departing from Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport, flight QP70 takes off at 17:45 local time, arriving in Doha at 19:40. Return on flight QP71 from Doha’s Hamad International Airport at 20:40 local time, reaching Mumbai at 02:45 the next day.

With flights operating on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays, travellers can enjoy non-stop connectivity between these two dynamic cities.

Flight NumberDeparture Dep. TimeArrival Arr. TimeOperating Days
QP70Mumbai17:45Doha19:40Wed, Thu, Sat, Sun
QP71Doha20:40Mumbai02:45 (+1)Wed, Thu, Sat, Sun

(All times are local for Mumbai and Doha respectively)


Seamless Booking Options Available Now

Travel enthusiasts can now book their flights conveniently through Akasa Air’s official website, mobile applications for both Android and iOS, as well as via various leading Online Travel Agencies (OTAs). With return fares starting at INR 29,012, passengers can secure their seats for this exciting new route.

Akasa Air’s Rapid International Expansion

In a remarkable achievement, Akasa Air becomes the first Indian airline to venture into international operations within a mere 19 months of its inception.

The addition of Qatar to its network marks a significant milestone in the airline’s trajectory, signalling a phase of exponential growth and accessibility to global destinations at competitive rates.

Doha: A Gateway to Business and Culture

Doha, the vibrant capital and commercial hub of Qatar, offers a compelling blend of economic opportunities and cultural richness.


As a key destination attracting business, spiritual, and leisure travellers from India year-round, Doha serves as an ideal gateway for fostering trade, tourism, and cultural exchanges between the two nations.

CEO Vinay Dube, Shares Insights

Vinay Dube expressed his delight at the commencement of international operations, emphasizing the significance of connecting Mumbai directly with Doha, a pivotal hub in the Middle East.

He underscored Akasa Air’s commitment to delivering unparalleled service, safety, and reliability, while also highlighting the airline’s ambitious vision to rank among the world’s top 30 carriers by the end of the decade.

Akasa Air’s Growing Network

Since its inception in August 2022, Akasa Air has served over 7.75 million passengers and established connections with 21 cities across India and now Doha, Qatar. The airline’s flight schedule ensures convenient travel options, catering to diverse passenger needs and preferences.



With Akasa Air’s latest venture into international operations, travellers can look forward to seamless journeys, enhanced connectivity, and memorable experiences as they embark on their adventures between India and Qatar.

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Manish Khandelwal
Manish Khandelwal

Manish Khandelwal, a travel-tech enthusiast with over a decade of experience in the travel industry. Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Travelobiz.com, he's passionate about writing.

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