Jet Airways introduces “Jet Airways Konnect” a new all economy no-frills serviceMay 07, 2009
Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline will introduce a new all Economy service, Jet Airways Konnect starting May 08, 2009, on select routes in India.
Jet Airways Konnect is a new economy class service designed to meet the needs of the low fare segment. It will complement Jet Airways’ full service product, by providing a service that is better suited to cater to a market that desires an economically priced low fare product
Jet Airways Konnect offers a no-frills, economy class service where guests will be offered attractive and competitive low fares on specific routes.
The on ground and in flight service will be delivered by Jet Airways staff, the only difference will be that travellers will have to buy their meals on board.
Jet Airways Konnect will have dedicated aircraft for this service, the flight number range for this service will be unique and will help both guests and travel agents identify the class of service.
Guests can book flights either on the airline's website www.jetairways.com or through the call centers or Jet Airways’ city and ticketing offices. Travel Agents can book the service using the global distribution systems (GDS). All guests using Jet Airways Konnect will enjoy the accrual and redemption of JetPrivilege’s mileage points.
Sudheer Raghavan, Chief Commercial Officer, Jet Airways commented "Consumer demands are changing rapidly in a dynamic global environment, we believe the Jet Airways Konnect service will give us the flexibility and speed to deploy capacity to meet these changing trends .”
The Jet Airways Konnect Service will initially operate with two 737 and six ATR aircraft on sectors such as Chennai-Coimbatore, Chennai-Madurai, Chennai-Kochi, Mumbai-Ahmedabad, Mumbai-Bhopal, Mumbai-Udaipur, Bengaluru-Pune, Bengaluru-Mangalore.
About Jet Airways
Jet Airways currently operates a fleet of 86 aircraft, which includes 10 Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft, 12 Airbus A330-200 aircraft, 50 classic and next generation Boeing 737-400/700/800/900 aircraft and 14 modern ATR 72-500 turboprop aircraft. With an average fleet age of 4.53 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 and Dubai.
Jet Airways currently operates over 370 flights daily
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 114 flights a day, on average.
Jet Airways, with the acquisition of JetLite, today has a combined fleet strength of 109 aircraft and operates over 484 flights daily.
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