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Qatar Airways to Increase Flights to Indonesia

08-05-2016 -
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The Civil aviation authorities in the State of Qatar and Indonesia have agreed to increase the number of flights between Doha and Indonesian cities, so as to support the expansion plans of Qatar Airways. 
A press release of by Civil Aviation Authority said that the agreement came after bilateral talks in the field of air transportation between the two countries held recently in the Indonesian capital, Jakarta. 
The statement pointed out that the two-day talks resulted in agreement to increase the number of flights between Doha and Jakarta from 21 to 28 flights a week, and additional flights between Doha and Bali from 14 to 21 flights a week, that in support of the plans and requirements of Qatar Airways’ expansion and growth in its operations of its destinations network. 
The two sides also agreed on seven flights to the city of Surabaya, Indonesia’s second-most important city, which Qatar Airways plans to have flights to in the near future. 
With regard to cargo flights, the two sides agreed to increase their number to become 14 flights per week. 
Qatar’s delegation in the talks was headed by HE Chairman of the Civil Aviation Authority Abdullah Nasser Turki al-Subaie, while on Indonesian side was headed by the Director General of Civil Aviation Suprasetyo .(QNA) 

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