New Delhi, Mar 14: Private carrier Jet Airways will launch tomorrow two new flights to Doha from Kozhikode and Thiruvananthapuram, which will provide greater connectivity to the Gulf region.
The new flights, to be operated on the Thiruvananthapuram- Doha and Kozhikode-Doha sectors, will initially fly three days a week and then from June 1 they would be converted into daily services, Jet Airways said in a release today.
The airlines also said it has introduced special fares for the new sectors, which will operated with 168-seater Boeing 737-800 Next Generation aircraft, having 12 seats in premiere and 156 seats in economy class.
"Currently Jet Airways operates four daily flights to Doha (two from Mumbai and one each from Delhi and Kochi) and with the launch of these two new flights, it would now connect three cities of Kerala including Kochi with the Gulf country, the airline said.
"Jet Airways, which has established itself as a preferred airline on the Indo-Gulf sector, is happy to announce the introduction of two new additional flights from Kerala to the Gulf country. The new flights to Qatar further reinforces our presence on this busy route," Jet Airways chief commercial officer Raj Shiv Kumar said in the release.
While for the Kozhikode-Doha route, it has offered the return special economy introductory base fare of Rs 12,170 (excluding taxes) and for the return Premiere introductory base fare of Rs 28,095 (excluding taxes).
Similarly, for the Thiruvananthapuram-Doha route, the return special economy introductory base fare have been offered at Rs 9,250 (excluding taxes) while the return première introductory base fare for Rs 29,560 (excluding taxes), the release said.
The Mumbai-based full service carrier Jet Airways operates its flight services to 71 domestic and international destinations including the Gulf, Europe, the US, South East Asia among others with a fleet of 116 aircraft.