December 11, 2012
Mumbai: Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline has expanded its codeshare agreement with the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, Etihad Airways.
Jet Airways will place its code on Etihad’s flight operating out of Abu Dhabi to Paris Charles de-Gaulle airport with effect from December 10, 2012. This codeshare will allow Jet Airways to offer its guests excellent connectivity from India to Paris, via Abu Dhabi.
The airline’s JetPrivilege members will earn JPMiles for their entire journey when they fly on Jet Airways codeshare flights from India to Paris.
Jet Airways code 9W 6120 /9W 6121 will be placed on Etihad Airways flights EY 031/032 daily operating from Abu Dhabi to Paris Charles de-Gaulle airport. Flight EY 031will depart at 0215 hrs (local time) from Abu Dhabi and arrives in Paris CDG at 0655 hrs (local time). On the return leg, flight EY 032 will depart Paris CDG at 1100 hrs (local time) and arrive in Abu Dhabi at 2040 hrs (local time).
This codeshare to Paris is in addition to the existing codeshare between Jet Airways and Etihad Airways on the Abu Dhabi- Mumbai/Delhi routes operated by Jet Airways, and the Abu Dhabi Mumbai / Delhi / Cochin / Thiruvananthapuram / Kozhikode / Chennai / Hyderabad routes operated by Etihad.
Nikos Kardassis, CEO of Jet Airways, said, “We are delighted to enhance Jet Airways’ codeshare agreement with Etihad Airways, enabling guests to enjoy seamless connectivity across the extensive networks of both airlines. Etihad’s world-class in-flight product and service ethics closely match our own, and we are certain the connections and seamless flight experience offered by Jet Airways and Etihad will appeal to both business and leisure travellers."
About Jet Airways: Jet Airways currently operates a fleet of 99 aircraft, which include 10 Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft, 11 Airbus A330-200 aircraft, 60 next generation Boeing 737-700/800/900 aircraft and 18 modern ATR 72-500 turboprop aircraft. With an average fleet age of 6.06 years, the airline has one of the youngest aircraft fleets in the world. Flights to 73 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), Milan, Muscat, New York (Newark), Riyadh, Sharjah, Singapore and Toronto.
About JetKonnect: The new JetKonnect service 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 over 500 daily flights connecting 52 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.
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