Qatar Airways will introduce a fourth daily non-stop service between Hamad International Airport, Doha and Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka with effect from 1 August, 2017.
Two of the four daily flights will now be serviced by the Boeing 777-300ER aircraft to accommodate the increased travel demand to and from Sri Lanka.
The increased frequency and aircraft upgauge will boost overall capacity to and from Colombo by 3,136 seats weekly, a 20 per cent increase from current weekly capacity.
The Qatar Airways Boeing 777-300ER features 24 Business Class seats and 388 seats in Economy Class. Passengers across both cabins can enjoy up to 3,000 entertainment options with Qatar Airways Oryx One.
Business Class passengers can enjoy comfortable, fully-flat beds with 78 inches of seat pitch, on-demand à la carte menu service, luxurious Bric’s amenity kits coupled and renowned Arabian hospitality.
Colombo is the commercial capital and largest city of Sri Lanka. It is a popular destination for tourists due to its many tourist attractions.
Qatar Airways has received a number of accolades this year, including Airline of the Year by the prestigious 2017 Skytrax World Airline Awards, which was held at the Paris Air Show.