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Jet Airways enhances connectivity to Nepal
Airline to introduce new, daily service from Mumbai to Kathmandu, effective december 2, 2009
The airline currently operates two services on the Delhi-Kathmandu sector, one a daily flight and the other operating six days a week, totaling thirteen weekly frequencies on this sector. Effective November 17, 2009, however, the airline will operate two daily flights on the Delhi-Kathmandu sector, or fourteen weekly frequencies.
Jet Airways flight 9W 266 will depart Mumbai at 0830 hrs, arriving in Kathmandu at 1115 hrs. Flight 9W 265 will then depart Kathmandu at 1245 hrs, arriving in Mumbai at 1530 hrs.*
According to Mr. Nikos Kardassis, Acting CEO, Jet Airways, "The Indo-Nepal sector is a very busy one, in terms of leisure and business air traffic. With the success of our services to Kathmandu, there has been increasing demand for direct air connections between the Indian commercial hub of Mumbai and Kathmandu from both business and leisure travelers. Having introduced the same in the festive season, we are confident that our new daily services on this sector will be much appreciated."
Jet Sirways enhances frequency on the Mumbai-Kolkata sector
Effective November 11, 2009, Jet Airways will also introduce new services on the Mumbai-Kolkata sector. Flight 9W 217 will depart Mumbai at 1020 hrs, arriving in Kolkata at 1255 hrs. Flight 9W 218 will then depart Kolkata at 1330 hrs, arriving in Mumbai at 1555 hrs.
*Subject to Government Approval
Jet Airways currently operates a fleet of 84 aircraft, which includes 10 Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft, 12 Airbus A330-200 aircraft, 48 next generation Boeing 737-700/800/900 aircraft and 14 modern ATR 72-500 turboprop aircraft. With an average fleet age of 4.60 years, the airline has one of the youngest aircraft fleet in the world.
Flights to 63 destinations span the length and breadth of India and beyond, including New York (both JFK and Newark), Toronto, Brussels, London (Heathrow), Hong Kong, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Colombo, Bangkok, Kathmandu, Dhaka, Kuwait, Bahrain, Muscat, Doha, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Jeddah, Sharjah and Riyadh.
Jet Airways and its no-frills Economy Class service Jet Airways Konnect together operate over 365 flights daily.
About Jet Airways Konnect
Jet Airways Konnect is Jet Airways' no-frills Economy Class service on key domestic routes, designed to meet the needs of the low fare segment.
Jet Airways Konnect links five major metros- Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Bengaluru and Kolkata - with several destinations across India.
Jet Airways Konnect currently operates over 130 flights daily
JET AIRWAYS (India) Ltd.
JetLite is a wholly owned subsidiary of Jet Airways India Ltd. and was acquired by Jet Airways in April 2007. Positioned as an all-economy airline, JetLite promises to offer value for money fares. JetLite currently operates a fleet of 23 aircraft, which includes 16 Boeing 737 series and 7 Canadian Regional Jets 200 Series. The airline flies to 28 domestic destinations and 2 international destinations (Kathmandu and Colombo), currently operating 115 flights a day, on average. Jet Airways, with the acquisition of JetLite, and along with its Economy Class Jet Airways Konnect service, today has a combined fleet strength of 107 aircraft and operates over 449 flights daily.
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