Go First (formerly Go Air), described as an ultra low-cost Indian carrier, is set to operate flights between Doha and three cities in India.
According to information available on its website (https://www.flygofirst.com/offers-and-promotions/flights-to-doha-qatar/), the airline will connect Mumbai, Kochi, and Kannur with Doha from August 5.
From Mumbai, G8 1571 will operate four times a week, on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, starting August 5. It will leave Mumbai at 8.10pm and arrive in Doha at 9pm. From Doha, G8 4471 will leave at 10pm on the above-mentioned four days and reach Mumbai at 4am the next day.
From Kochi, G8 1572 will operate twice a week, on Thursday and Saturday, starting August 5. It will depart from Kochi at 7.45pm and arrive in Doha at 9.30pm. From Doha, G8 4472 will leave Doha at 10.30pm on the same days and reach Kochi at 5.30am the next day.
From Kannur, G8 1573 will operate twice a week, on Friday and Sunday, starting August 6. It will depart from Kannur at 8pm and arrive in Doha at 9.30pm. From Doha, G8 4473 will leave at 10.30pm on the same days and reach Kannur at 5.15am the next day.
Go First is an aviation foray of India’s Wadia Group, which is a part of one of the oldest conglomerates in India with presence in diversified industries.
Go First was incorporated on April 29, 2004, and commenced flight operations in November 2005, with its inaugural flight from Mumbai to Ahmedabad. It has flown 83.8mn passengers since fiscal 2010 and as of December 31, 2020.
As of February 10, 2021, the Go First fleet comprises 56 aircraft, of which 46 were A320 aircrafts and 10 were A320 CEO models, according to the website.