To serve two-tier cities in India Qatar Airways, one of the world's fastest growing airlines, has sought more traffic routes and seats from India. Akbar-Al-Baker, the Chief Executive Officer of the company said that his airline company has exhausted all the traffic routes allotted by the Government of India. Akbar-Al-Baker was in New York at the 'Educate a child', a global education programme sponsored by the airline and Jazz at Lincoln Center, New York.
He is expecting that Indian Civil Aviation authorities will give additional access to other Gulf carriers in India and if that happens Qatar Airways would like to operate more flights. He said Qatar Airwary would like to operate more flights out of India to cater to the demands of global traffic.
He said India is a country with 1.3 billion people and has the highest number of affluent and educated middle class. It has economic prosperity and large number of people travel overseas.