Jet Airways enhances flight connectivity to India with new daily service from Abu Dhabi to Chennai
January 2, 2014
Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, today announced the introduction of a daily flight from Abu Dhabi to Chennai effective January 16, 2014.
Jet Airways flight 9W 525 will depart Abu Dhabi at 1045 hrs and arrive into Chennai at 1615 hrs (Local Time), offering onward connections on the domestic network. The return flight 9W 526 will depart Chennai at 2015 and arrive at Abu Dhabi at 2325 hrs (LT). Jet Airways guests from Chennai will now have the option of connecting not only to Abu Dhabi, but to several destinations of their choice in Europe and Africa, when they transit over Abu Dhabi on Etihad Airways.
The airline currently operates daily flights from Abu Dhabi to Delhi, Kochi, Mumbai and Kuwait.
With these new enhanced flights, Jet Airways will achieve the landmark milestone of becoming India’s first private airline to operate over 50 daily flights to multiple destinations in the Gulf. These include daily departures from and to Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Dubai, Doha, Kuwait, Sharjah, Jeddah, Dammam, Muscat and Riyadh.
Gaurang Shetty, Senior Vice-President, Commercial, Jet Airways said, “Jet Airways has already established itself as a prestigious brand in the intensely competitive Indo-Gulf sector in a relatively short period of time. This achievement has been on accord of the quality of our in-flight product, which is more than ably complemented by our onboard service standards which are par with the best in the world. We are confident that the daily service from Abu Dhabi to Chennai will prove immensely popular with our guests. Introduction of these flights is an important landmark in the emergence of the airline as India’s premier international airline
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, 71 next generation Boeing 737-700/800/900 aircraft and 16 ATR 72-500 and 2 ATR72-600. With an average fleet age of 5.26 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 290 daily flights connecting 51 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.
Jet Airways and JetKonnect together operate nearly 550 daily flights, both domestic and international.
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