Travel plans of many Indian expatriates were affected as the Cochin International Airport has been closed until Sunday 3pm due to torrential rains in several parts of Kerala state.
Qatar Airways has decided to reroute its flights - QR516 and QR517 between Doha and Kochi (Nedumbassery) to Thiruvananthapuram International Airport until August 25.
Qatar Airways Friday said its flight QR516, travelling from Doha to Kochi, India, skidded during “landing roll” due to heavy rain and water on the runway at the Kochi airport, damaging a few runway lights.
The promo offers 40kg baggage allowance, with one-way fare from QR459 onwards and a return fare from QR949 onwards.
Dr George Joseph, former Indian ambassador to Qatar, died on Thursday in a hospital in Kochi, Kerala after a brief illness. He was 66.
Qatar Red Crescent (QRC) is allocating an ambulance and a medical team for the events being held at the Darb Al Saai grounds over two weeks to celebrate Qatar National Day.