Jet Airways konnect enhances its pan-india network with the introduction of five new flightsMay 18, 2009
Buoyed by strong customer demand, effective May 20, 2009, Jet Airways Konnect, Jet Airways’ new all-economy service, will enhance its network to include five new services, including four new services from Kolkata.
The airline will enhance air connectivity within North Eastern India with the introduction of its services on the Kolkata - Jorhat, Kolkata - Agartala, Kolkata - Guwahati and Guwahati - Agartala sectors, while linking two key cities in Eastern and Southern India with the introduction of its new Kolkata-Bengaluru service.
Jet Airways Konnect currently links four major metros - Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru and Chennai to several destinations across India, including Kochi, Pune, Hyderabad, Coimbatore, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Bhopal and Amritsar.
According to Mr. Wolfgang Prock-Schauer, CEO, Jet Airways, “There is latent demand for a quality, all-economy service on several key domestic routes. With the successful introduction of Jet Airways Konnect's new service, and based on strong demand, we are confident that our new flights are in perfect sync with prevailing passenger needs, and will be very well received.”
The Jet Airways Konnect service currently operates a fleet of six ATR 72-500 and two Boeing 737-800 aircraft on key domestic routes across India.
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 four major Indian metros- Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai and Bengaluru - 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.
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
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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