VBM: Air India Express Opens Booking For India to Doha Flights


Air India Express on Monday (17 August) has opened bookings for special flights from India to Doha under the Vande Bharat Mission Phase 5.

The airline will operate flights from India’s Kochi, Mangaluru, Kozhikode, Tiruchirappalli, Mumbai, Delhi, Amritsar, Kannur, and Chennai to Doha, Qatar.

Here is the full schedule of Air India Express flights From India to Doha, Qatar

Flight NoDateDepartureDep. TimeArrivalArr. TimeDays
IX 147716-Aug-20Kochi09:00Doha10:45Sun
IX 182117-Aug-20Mangaluru08:00Doha09:30Mon
IX 147720-Aug-20Kochi09:00Doha10:45Thu
IX 137321-Aug-20Kozhikode08:30Doha10:30Fri
IX 167322-Aug-20Tiruchirappalli11:20Doha13:15Sat
IX 124323-Aug-20Mumbai11:00Doha12:15Sun
IX 124325-Aug-20Mumbai11:00Doha12:15Tue
IX 117526-Aug-20Delhi08:00Doha09:25Wed
IX 117626-Aug-20Amritsar17:20Doha18:20Wed
IX 177326-Aug-20Kannur11:35Doha13:15Wed
IX 147727-Aug-20Kochi09:00Doha10:45Thu
IX 168928-Aug-20Chennai10:20Doha12:30Fri
IX 137329-Aug-20Kozhikode08:30Doha10:30Sat
IX 147730-Aug-20Kochi09:00Doha10:45Sun
IX 124330-Aug-20Mumbai11:00Doha12:15Sun
IX 167330-Aug-20Tiruchirappalli12:00Doha13:55Sun

Bookings are open for flights from August 20 – August 31, 2020, on Phase 5 Vande Bharat Mission of Air India Express.


Here is the guidelines for Indian who wish to travel to Doha, Qatar

Passenger Category Permitted to travel to Qatar from India:

  1. Qatari Nationals, their spouses, their children, their Husbands, and companions under their sponsorship arriving with them on the same flights.
  2. Passengers Holding Permanent Residency.
  3. Residents arriving in Doha holding the Exceptional Return Permit.

Effective 01st August, Returning Resident Permit holders of Qatar can travel after obtaining an Exceptional Entry Permit to Return from Qatar Government Portal


All passengers returning to Qatar MUST:

  • Install EHTERAZ app in their mobile phones
  • Book a quarantined hotel for one week through “Discover Qatar”, before arriving at Qatar
  • A PCR test will be taken upon arrival in Qatar OR Passenger may carry a negative COVID-19 PCR test not less than 48 hours prior to departure from an accredited Medical Centre in India.

For more information regarding quarantine/ accredited medical centers overseas, you can refer to the Ministry of Public Health, Qatar website

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Manish Khandelwal
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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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