Air India Express to launch four services from Kochi to Doha

17/7/2017. Low-cost carrier Air India Express has decided to start four services from Kochi to Doha from next month, according to Indian media reports.In the first stage, the airline will launch three direct flight services to Doha from Kochi, in the southern Indian state of Kerala, from August 15 and one more will be launched by September 15, The New Indian Express has reported.At present, Air India Express operates 14 flights per week between India and Doha, of which seven connect Kerala to Doha.With four more services being added, there will be 11 flights to Doha from Kerala and a total of 18 flights from the country in a week.The airline is planning to scale up its operations to Qatar, The Economic Times adds.“We have rescheduled our operations to Qatar and are introducing new flights to Doha in the next two months,” CEO K Shyam Sundar was quoted as saying.Air India Express has already enhanced operations to Qatar by offering additional flights from June 24 to address the increase in demand due to the blockade.( gulf-times.com)