Announces new destinations and other value-adds, including a simplified application process
Mumbai, India, 2017-May-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Airways, India’s full service, premier international airline, has expanded the scope of its popular eduJetter programme for upcoming 2017-18 academic year. The revised program will make it easier for Indian students and those from Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Nepal – holding confirmed admissions for studying at universities/ institutions in Australia, Canada, Europe, Hong Kong, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, United Kingdom, and the USA, to commence their new academic journey conveniently, in spite of travelling away from home.
Effective this year, students availing advantages of the eduJetter program will now be available to enjoy them while travelling to/ via Hong Kong on codeshare flights operated by Hong Kong Airlines. eduJetter already provides students with substantial benefits when travelling with other leading airlines such as KLM, Delta Air Lines, Etihad Airways, Qantas, Air France, American Airlines, United Airlines, US Airlines and Air Canada, which account for a significant carriage of students, to institutions of their choice.
Benefits for students include an attractive eduJetter kit packed with privileges such as a special baggage allowance of up to 69 kg – on par with the best-in-the-industry, free SIM cards (with exclusive calling rates), and through baggage check-in right up to a student’s final destination. Participating students also receive a free ISIC Forex Card that offers easy and safe access to foreign exchange besides enjoying a 5 percent discount on JetEscapes Holidays.
Apart from the above-mentioned benefits, Jet Airways has also simplified the entire process of eduJetter application and booking, as part of widening the appeal of the programme. The new, automatic application process is extremely user-friendly and allows students to apply in three simple steps – book a flight ticket, visit the eduJetter page on the Jet Airways website (www.jetairways.com) to fill an online request form. The student then receives an updated ticket from the airline with applicable eduJetter benefits within 72 hours.
Commenting on the programme and its enhancements, Mr. Jayaraj Shanmugam, Chief Commercial Officer, Jet Airways stated, “Jet Airways has always endeavored to provide exceptional value to guests by way of special programmes and partnerships. eduJetter is one such initiative that offers tremendous value to the student community travelling abroad for higher education from India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and Nepal, in the form of a bouquet of services that have been specially created by anticipating their needs at this significant moment in their life.”
Given Jet Airways’ strong domestic and global footprint via direct connectivity to 65 destinations and to over 400 destinations via codeshares, the eduJetter programme has become immensely popular with the student community as it helps makes their travel experience convenient and enjoyable. In fact, students travelling overseas for higher studies on board Jet Airways and Etihad Airways’ codeshare flights via Abu Dhabi to Amman, Amsterdam, Brussels, Dublin, Dusseldorf, Edinburg, Frankfurt, Geneva, Istanbul, Johannesburg, Manchester, Milan, Nairobi, Paris, Zurich, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Washington can enjoy excess baggage allowance of 23 kg. A similar allowance exists for those flying to destinations in Europe, United States and Canada via Jet Airways’ European gateways of Amsterdam, Paris and London. On the other hand, students flying east to Perth, Sydney in Australia on codeshare flights operated by Qantas Airways can benefit from an excess baggage allowance of 45 kg. each.
According to a market reports, while more than 400000 students from India travelled abroad for studies in 2016-17 academic year, the market has been growing at 17 percent per annum.
For more information, students may log on to jetairways.com or call 080392 43333 / +91-22-39893333.
About Jet Airways
Jet Airways is India’s premier international airline which operates flights to 65 destinations, including India and overseas. Jet Airways’ robust domestic India network spans the length and breadth of the country covering metro cities, state capitals and emerging destinations. Beyond India, Jet Airways operates flights to key international destinations in South East Asia, South Asia, Middle East, Europe and North America. The Jet Airways Group currently operates a fleet of 112 aircraft, comprising Boeing 777-300 ERs, Airbus A330-200/300, Next Generation Boeing 737s and ATR 72-500/600s.
Jet Airways, together with airberlin, Air Serbia, Air Seychelles, Alitalia, Etihad Airways, Etihad Regional operated by Darwin Airline, and NIKI, participates in Etihad Airways Partners. Etihad Airways is part of the Etihad Aviation Group, which also holds minority investments in each of these airlines.
SOURCE: Jet Airways (India) Ltd.
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