Jet Airways introduces ‘edujetter’ benefits for students flying abroadMay 19, 2009
As part of its ‘EduJetter’ initiative aimed at celebrating the achievements of students who have secured admission in educational institutes abroad, Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, now offers them a whole host of benefits, effective May 26, 2009.*
The airline offers students flying out of India assured benefits of more than INR 11, 000*, including excess baggage allowance between 40-60 kgs for students travelling to the US, Canada, Australia, Europe, UK, Singapore, Malaysia and Hong Kong aboard Jet Airways, as well as 1000 JPMiles on enrolment into the airline’s JetPrivilege frequent flyer programme that results in a free ticket after the first flight.*
Other benefits include free talk-time from Matrix of upto INR 3500 and waiver on the first month line rental with connection; INR 500 worth of free global internet roaming in over 160 countries by Tata Indicom WiFi; special forex rates on ICICI Bank Travel Cards; gift voucher of INR 2000 on HP Pavilion notebooks; a 20% discount on Samsonite luggage, backpacks and travel accessories; three 40% discount coupons from FedEx for international shipping and gift vouches worth INR 1000 from Provogue.*
According to Mr. Wolfgang Prock-Schauer, CEO, Jet Airways, “Indian students abroad have gone on to make the country proud by going on to excel in several spheres abroad. Jet Airways’ EduJetter initiative is the airline’s way of encouraging every young student from India travelling abroad with assured benefits, having been tailored to suit the specific needs of this category of young travelers, and make their travel experience as convenient and enjoyable as possible.”
For more information, students may log on to jetairways.com/edujetter, sms edujet to 56388, e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or call on 1800 225522 or 02239893333.
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 334 flights daily
About Jet Airways Konnect
Jet Airways Konnect is a no-frills Economy Class service on key domestic routes, designed to meet the needs of the low fare segment.
The airline connects five major Indian metros- Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Bengaluru and Kolkata - with several destinations across India.
From Mumbai, the airline operates services to Bhopal / Udaipur/ Ahmedabad/ Bhavnagar / Jodhpur/ Chennai/ Kochi/ Vadodara and Jaipur.
From Delhi, the airline flies to Amritsar and Vadodara.
From Chennai, the airline flies to Madurai / Kochi / Coimbatore and Bengaluru.
From Bengaluru, the airline flies to Mangalore / Pune / Hyderabad and Kolkata.
Effective 20th May 2009, from Kolkata, the airline operates its services to Jorhat/ Agartala / Bengaluru / Guwahati as well as connecting cities of Guwahati and Agartala in the North East.
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 110 flights a day, on average.
Jet Airways, with the acquisition of JetLite, today has a combined fleet strength of 109 aircraft and operates over 444 flights daily.
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