Jet Airways enhances connectivity into Europe
17 Apr 2009
Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, has expanded its code-share agreement with Brussels Airlines to add the European cities of Marseille, Toulouse, Geneva and Vienna to its existing international network. Additionally current services on the Brussels-Lyon sector have been enhanced from three to six flights weekly.
With this agreement, Jet Airways will further enhance connectivity between India and Europe by offering travellers convenient and seamless connections between Mumbai, Delhi and Chennai in India, and twelve European code-share destinations, including Birmingham, Barcelona, Lyon, Madrid, Berlin, Paris Charles De Gaulle, Manchester, Hamburg, Marseille Toulouse, Geneva and Vienna via Jet Airways’ European hub in Brussels. Jet Airways also offers European travellers unmatched pan-India connectivity with a 45-destination strong domestic network.
Jet Airways flies daily to Brussels from the three Indian gateway cities of Mumbai, Delhi and Chennai. In addition, the airline also offers daily, direct services to London from Mumbai and Delhi.
According to Mr. Wolfgang Prock-Schauer, CEO, Jet Airways, “Besides widening Jet Airways’ presence in the European market, the code-share agreement with Brussels Airlines has enabled both airlines to leverage each other’s network strengths and service quality to significantly boost air travel on the Indo-European sector.”
About Jet Airways:
Jet Airways currently operates a fleet of 87 aircraft, which includes 10 Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft, 12 Airbus A330-200 aircraft, 51 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 4.48 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. The airline will continue to connect existing international destinations with additional gateway points across its network in the future.
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 24 aircraft, which includes 17 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 111 aircraft and operates over 498 flights daily.
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