Jet Airways suspends services to 13 international routes

Sajjad HUSSAIN / AFP

India's cash-strapped Jet Airways has suspended operations for at least 13 international routes till April 30.

At least 54 planes have been grounded as of now due to non-payment of rentals.

According to reports, the airline has also reduced frequencies on seven other overseas routes, mostly from Delhi and Mumbai.

Services to Abu Dhabi, Hong Kong, Singapore, Kathmandu, Bangkok, Doha, Kuwait and Riyadh are among those impacted.

This comes as over 1,000 Jet Airways pilots sought Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's help in recovering their unpaid dues.

The State Bank of India (SBI) is reportedly working on a rescue plan for the airline before the end of the month. 

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