Qatar Airways to Relocate Operations to Manohar International Airport, Enhancing Travel Experience in Goa

Qatar Airways to Relocate Operations to Manohar International Airport, Enhancing Travel Experience in Goa

  • Qatar Airways will cease operations at Dabolim Airport (GOI) on 20 June 2024, with its last departure from Hamad International Airport (DOH) to GOI being 19 June 2024 and its last departure from GOI to DOH being 20 June 2024
  • The new Manohar International Airport to deliver improved passenger experience

(IN SHORT) Qatar Airways announces its relocation of operations from Dabolim Airport to the new Manohar International Airport in North Goa, India, effective June 20, 2024. The transition signifies a move towards improved infrastructure and passenger experience, with Manohar International Airport boasting state-of-the-art facilities and a strategic location. This shift marks a new chapter in Qatar Airways’ longstanding partnership with Goa, promising travelers on its network seamless connectivity to over 170 destinations worldwide. The inaugural flight schedule and operational dates for the transition are outlined, ensuring minimal disruption to passengers during the relocation process.

(PRESS RELEASE) Doha, Qatar, 2024-Feb-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways announces its operations to the new Manohar International Airport (GOX) located in the North Goa district from the current Dabolim Airport (GOI) in South Goa, India, effective 20 June, 2024. This route will be served with the same schedule of a direct daily flight operated on a mix of Airbus 320 and Boeing 787.

Qatar Airways is joining a list of airlines ready to be served by GOX, including strategic partners IndiGo and Oman Air. With its state-of-the-art infrastructure, and close proximity to hotels and public transportation, the new airport is set to deliver an enhanced passenger experience.

Qatar Airways first launched its operations in Goa in 2009, marking the start of the long-standing partnership between Doha and Goa. The transition from GOI and GOX heralds a superior airport experience for travellers on Qatar Airways’ network to over 170 destinations.

GOX’s expansive airport experience is designed to reflect the exuberant nature of the local culture with its blend of contemporary and Goan architecture. Its cargo facilities, comprising of 25,000 metric tonnes of temperature-controlled handling capacity, has the potential to make GOX the ideal export hub in the region.

Currently, Qatar Airways flies to 13 destinations in India including: Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bengaluru, Calicut, Chennai, Delhi, Goa, Hyderabad, Kochi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Nagpur, and Thiruvananthapuram.

Flight Schedule DOH-GOX:

(Daily, all local time)

  • Doha (DOH) to Goa (GOX) – QR522 Departure 19:40, Arrival 01:55
  • Goa (GOX) to Doha (DOH) – QR523 Departure 03:40, Arrival 05:00

Operational Moving Dates:

DOH-GOI – Last flight: 19 June 2024
GOI-DOH – Last flight: 20 June 2024

DOH-GOX – First flight: 20 June 2024
GOX-DOH – First flight: 21 June 2024

About Qatar Airways

A multiple award-winning airline, Qatar Airways won the ‘World’s Best Business Class’ for the tenth time at the 2023 World Airline Awards, managed by the international air transport rating organisation, Skytrax. The airline continues to be synonymous with excellence, also taking home, Best Airline in the Middle East, World’s Best Business Class Lounge and World’s Best Business Class Lounge Dining at the prestigious awards held during the 2023 Paris Air Show. Qatar Airways is an unprecedented seven-time winner of the “World’s Best Airline” voted by Skytrax (2011, 2012, 2015, 2017, 2019, 2021 and 2022). As leaders in industry innovation and digital adoption, Qatar Airways was recently voted the world’s best airline website by World Travel Tech Awards.

Qatar Airways currently flies to more than 160 destinations worldwide, connecting through its Doha hub, Hamad International Airport, voted by Skytrax as the ‘World’s Best Airport’ in 2021 and 2022 consecutively. This year, Hamad International Airport has been ranked by Skytrax as the second-best airport in the world, and received the ‘Best Airport in the Middle East’ accolade for the ninth time in a row, as well as ‘World’s Best Airport Shopping’.

Media Contact:

Qatar Airways Group
Corporate Communications Department
+974 4022 2200

Source: Qatar Airways