Jet Airways to start the only evening departure from continental Europe to Mumbai with its Paris to Mumbai service

The only evening departure from continental Europe to Mumbai effective May 14,2014

Mumbai, India, 2014-1-22 — / — Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, is proud to announce, a daily direct service from Mumbai to Paris with effect from May 14, 2014*. This new flight from India’s financial capital Mumbai, to Paris, the world’s most popular tourist destination, will be operated by wide-body Airbus A330 aircraft.

Jet Airways flight 9W 124 will depart from Mumbai’s brand new Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, T2 at 1200 hrs and arrive at Paris’ Charles de Gaulle airport at 1750 hrs*. The return flight 9W 123 will depart Paris at 2110 hrs (LT) and arrive Mumbai at 0945 hrs the following day thus providing a seamless connection to the airline’s entire network within India. Moreover, the return Jet Airways flight from Paris to Mumbai will make it the only evening departure from continental Europe to Mumbai.

Paris will be the airline’s twenty first international destination, and will provide a key gateway point for travel to several destinations across Europe with Jet Airways’ code share and interline partners.

To mark t this important launch, Jet Airways has announced a special return Economy introductory fare of INR 45,291/- (including taxes) and return Première introductory fare of INR 1,53,315 (including taxes) for guests traveling from Mumbai to Paris. The regular fare on this sector would be: Economy Rs. 62,040 and Premiere Rs. 2,02,114 (inclusive of taxes).

These fares available since January 14, 2014, have a travel validity commencing May 14, 2014. However, to avail of the attractive introductory fares, guests will need to book and purchase their tickets on or before February 10, 2014. In addition, JetPrivilege members can earn double miles on flights booked between 14th May to 13th June, 2014.

Jet Airways will deploy an Airbus A330-200 aircraft on this route, with 18 Premiere seats that open up as flatbeds and 236 ergonomic Economy seats offering guests unmatched comfort. Guests traveling to Paris will experience the airline’s famed in-flight service, its award-winning In-flight Entertainment (IFE) system, carefully selected menus offering a range of Indian and international options, along with the airline’s warm and personalized hospitality.

According to Mr. Gaurang Shetty, Vice President Commercial, Jet Airways, “Jet Airways is delighted to launch its maiden service to Paris, one of the world’s top destinations and a key gateway point for airline guests traveling travelling between India and France while they experience Jet Airways’ hallmark in-flight service. By offering enhanced connections to several European cities from Paris with our code share partners, we are confident that this new flight would prove immensely popular with our guests. Furthermore, Jet Airways would be able to offer guests seamless travel between Europe and India, and onwards to SAARC destinations including Colombo, Dhaka and Kathmandu and vice versa”

*- Subject to Government approvals.

About Jet Airways
Jet Airways currently operates a fleet of 113 aircraft, which include 10 Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft, 8 Airbus A330-200 aircraft, 4 Airbus A330-300 aircraft, 73 next generations Boeing 737-700/800/900/900 ER aircraft and 15 ATR 72-500 and 3 ATR72-600. With an average fleet age of 5.07 years, the airline has one of the youngest fleet of aircraft in the world. Flights to 75 destinations span the length and breadth of India and beyond, including Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Bangkok, Brussels, Colombo, Dammam, Dhaka, Doha, Dubai, Hong Kong, Jeddah, Kathmandu, Kuwait, London (Heathrow), Muscat, New York (Newark), Riyadh, Sharjah, Singapore and Toronto.

About JetKonnect
JetKonnect is a dedicated product designed to meet the needs of the low fare segment. JetKonnect will also offer guests a Premiere service on nearly all domestic routes. With its mixed fleet of Boeings and ATR aircraft with nearly 301 daily flights connecting 49 destinations across India, JetKonnect provides more flexibility and choice to its guests. JetKonnect’s convenient schedules, reliable service and low fares, promise to bring greater value and a seamless flying experience to our customers.

Jet Airways and JetKonnect together operate nearly 573 daily flights, both domestic and international.