Jet Airways to offer more relaxing, comfortable and luxurious flying experience to guests with introduction of its wide-body jetliners

B777s to seamlessly connect five leading global financial hubs with consistent service

MUMBAI, India, 2016-Oct-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, is set to introduce its wide-body jetliners on additional key international routes in a move that will help it significantly enhance capacity at a time of rising demand on these important sectors.

The deployment of the state-of-the-art Airbus’ A330s and flagship Boeing 777-300 ERs, with their wide spacious cabins, will allow Jet Airways to offer guests flying to / from the Middle East, Southeast Asia and Europe a more relaxing, comfortable and luxurious flying experience.

Facilitating seamless East-West connectivity across continents and connecting the leading financial centres of the world – Mumbai, Singapore, Dubai, Hong Kong and London with a consistent product and service offering, Jet Airways’ Boeing 777s will enable it to offer its flagship First Class Suites to executives and other discerning guests.

The introduction of additional wide body services on four key routes effective October 30th – from Mumbai and Delhi to Dammam; from Mumbai to Bangkok; and from Mumbai to Doha, will also enable Jet Airways’ to offer a superior product that enhances its global offering, together with the airlines’ award-winning Indian hospitality, in-flight entertainment and carefully selected on-board cuisine.

Mr. Jayaraj Shanmugam, Chief Commercial Officer, Jet Airways said: “Deploying our wide body aircraft on key international routes will enable us to capitalise on the growing demand on these sectors. Connecting the world’s five prominent financial centres with a consistent offering creates a compelling proposition for senior executives, cementing our place as India’s international airline of choice.”

Jet Airways’ move to boost capacity comes at a time of booming bi-lateral trade and tourism between India – the world’s fastest-growing economy, and Europe, the Middle East and Southeast Asia. The wide-body services being introduced will offer guests’ unified connections from West-to-East and vice-versa, via India, like never before. An extensive network comprising routes flown by Jet Airways and its codeshare partners will literally open up a whole world of destinations to guests, both within India and internationally.

As already announced, Jet Airways will begin operating its B777-300 ER to Amsterdam from Mumbai, starting Oct 30, 2016.

The new flights between Mumbai – Dammam – Mumbai and Delhi – Dammam – Delhi will operate with below mentioned timings:

Flight Departure Time Arrival Time
9W 564 Mumbai 2110 Dammam 2240
9W 563 Dammam 0010 Mumbai 0605
9W 568 Delhi 1935 Dammam 2200
t9W 567 Dammam 2330 Delhi 0540

The flight Mumbai – Doha – Mumbai will operate with below mentioned timings:

Flight Departure Time Arrival Time
9W 552 Mumbai 2010 Doha 2135
F9W 551 Doha 2305 Mumbai 0450

The flight Mumbai – Bangkok – Mumbai will operate with below mentioned timings:

Flight Departure Time Arrival Time
9W 70 Mumbai 0755 Bangkok 1355
9W 69 Bangkok 1525 Mumbai 1835

About Jet Airways
Jet Airways is India’s premier international airline which operates flights to 67 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 117 aircraft, comprising Boeing 777-300 ERs, Airbus A330-200 / 300, Next Generation Boeing 737s and ATR 72-500 / 600s. With an average age of 7.33 years, this is one of the youngest fleets in the region.

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.

Media Contacts

Mr. Gaurav Sahni,
Corporate Communications
Jet Airways (India) Ltd. Jetair House, 13 Community Centre, ,
Yusuf Sarai , New Delhi 110049

Ms. Srirupa Sen
Manager, Corporate Communications
Jet Airways (India) Ltd.
Siroya Centre, Sahar Airport Road,
Andheri East
Mumbai 400 099

SOURCE: Jet Airways (India) Ltd.