The Kuwait-based low-cost carrier, Jazeera Airways, has commenced operations to Kochi in  Kerala, January 18 onwards. This South Indian city is the airline’s third route in India after Hyderabad and Ahmedabad.

Flights operate four days a week on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sunday.Flight J9 606 departs Kochi at 2155 and arrives in Kuwait at 0010. Return flight J9 609 departs Kuwait at 1245 and arrives in Kochi at 2110.

The airline sees potential in Kochi as it is a popular medical and leisure tourism destination. The airline plans to launch flights to Mumbai this year as well.

Jazeera Airways currently flies to 20 destinations across West Asia, Europe and India.

Jazreen Deboo