Indian carrier Jet Airways will discontinue its direct flight service from Doha to three destinations in south Indian state of Kerala.
Starting from 3 December 2018, the airline will stop its direct flight service to Kochi, Kozhikode and Thiruvananthapuram, The Peninsula newspaper reported citing an official at the Jet Airways office in Doha.
Instead of direct flights, there will only be one-stop flights to these cities, making Mumbai and Delhi as hubs.
Increase in flights to Mumbai and Delhi
Meanwhile, the airline will increase its frequency to Mumbai and Delhi from Doha starting December 5.
The increased frequencies will be for Doha-Mumbai at 2255 hours, Mumbai-Doha at 2030 hours, Doha-Delhi at 0250 hours and Delhi-Doha at 2355 hours.
According to the newspaper, the changes come after Jet Airways posted its September quarter earnings, where the company declared a loss of Rs12.61 billion and has announced a turnaround plan with focus on strengthening the hubs.
Meanwhile, the Jet Airways website shows that most direct flights will be routed via Mumbai and Delhi starting tomorrow except for a few direct routes that will continue for another two weeks.
Published 18 Novemeber 2018