Jet Airways to connect Bengaluru and Hyderabad with direct daily flights to Abu Dhabi effective March 01, 2014
January 27, 2014
Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, today announced the launch of two new international flights, Bengaluru’s maiden flight to the Gulf, connecting India’s IT Hub with Abu Dhabi well as a new daily direct service from Hyderabad to Abu Dhabi effective March 01, 2014.
These two new routes will be serviced by the airline’s next generation Boeing 737 – 800 aircraft, further strengthening Jet Airways’ growing international network in the Gulf region, thus enhancing flight connectivity beyond Abu Dhabi.
Jet Airways currently operates a daily flight each from Delhi, Kochi and Chennai and 11 flights a week from Mumbai to Abu Dhabi.
The new route from Bengaluru will be Jet Airways’ first international flight from Bengaluru to the Gulf. Flight 9W 504 will depart from Bengaluru’s Kempegowda International Airport at 2030 hrs, and arrive at the Abu Dhabi International Airport at 2330 hrs (LT). On the return leg, the flight 9W 503 will depart Abu Dhabi at 1030 hrs (LT) and arrive in Bengaluru at 1620 hrs.
Services between Hyderabad and Abu Dhabi will be flagged off with Jet Airways flight 9W 550 departing Hyderabad’s Rajiv Gandhi International Airport at 2025 hrs to arrive in Abu Dhabi International Airport at 2310 hrs (LT). On the return leg, the flight 9W 549 will depart Abu Dhabi at 1045 hrs (LT) and arrive in Hyderabad at 1610 hrs.
To celebrate the launch of these two new routes, Jet Airways has announced a special return Economy introductory fare of INR 21,725/- (including taxes) for guests travelling on the Bengaluru-Abu Dhabi sector, while the return Première introductory fare for the same sector would be INR 42,440 (including taxes).
Similarly, Jet Airway’ guests travelling from Hyderabad to Abu Dhabi may avail of a special inaugural return Economy fare of INR 22,615 (including taxes).Premiere guests travelling from Hyberabad to Abu Dhabi and return, can avail of an introductory fare of INR 48,578 (including taxes).
These fares will be valid for travel from 1st March onwards. However, to avail of the attractive introductory fares, guests will need to book and purchase their tickets on or before February 28, 2014.
The airline will deploy Boeing 737-800 Next Generation (NG) aircraft on this route, where Premiere and Economy guests may enjoy the airline’s famed in-flight service, its award-winning In-flight Entertainment (IFE) programme and the airline's hallmark concept of hospitality.
Mr Gaurang Shetty, Senior Vice President – Commercial, Jet Airways, said “It is indeed a proud moment for us at Jet Airways to be introducing our maiden international flight from Bengaluru to Abu Dhabi as well as a daily service on the Hyderabad – Abu Dhabi route. This is truly an indication of the strong demand on this sector. Guests travelling to Abu Dhabi will now have multiple options to travel to destinations of their choice in the Middle East, North America, Europe and Africa in a seamless manner with our strategic partner Etihad Airways. Jet Airways, as a preferred brand on this highly competitive Indo- Gulf market and has won acclaim on account of its excellent service and quality of its in-flight product. We are confident that our guests will appreciate these two new additions to our network.”
About Jet Airways
Jet Airways currently operates a fleet of 113 aircraft, which include 10 Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft, 10 Airbus A330-200 aircraft, 4 Airbus A330-300 aircraft, 72 next generations Boeing 737-700/800/900/900 ER aircraft and 15 ATR 72-500 and 2 ATR72-600. With an average fleet age of 5.19 years, the airline has one of the youngest fleet of aircraft in the world. Flights to 75 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), Muscat, New York (Newark), Riyadh, Sharjah, Singapore and Toronto.
JetKonnect 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 nearly 303 daily flights connecting 49 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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