October 11, 2012
MUMBAI: Aimed at providing exceptional value to its JetPrivilege members, Jet Airways' JetPrivilege, India’s largest frequent flyer programme will now offer its members the unique opportunity to learn golf from professionals in the sport. JetPrivilege members will now be able to get tips of the ‘Sport of Kings’ under the expert tutelage of golfing professionals at special ‘Golf Clinics’ to be conducted during the Indian Open 2012. This unique initiative is being conducted by Jet Airways in association with Nimbus Sports.
The golf clinics for JetPrivilege members will be organised in multiple phases with the first phase encompassing twenty clinics to be held in the Garden city of Bengaluru from October 18th to 21st, 2012. The special clinics will run concurrently with the Indian Open 2012 at the KGA Golf Course, with five clinics being conducted per day by a golf expert. JetPrivilege members will also be provided with golf equipment at the venue for the clinic. Another 90 Golf Clinics will be held across India from November onwards.
Interested JetPrivilege members can participate in these golf clinics on a first come first serve basis by redeeming only 15,000 JPMiles.
According to Mr. Sudheer Raghavan, Chief Commercial Officer, Jet Airways, “JetPrivilege has always endeavored to offer its members outstanding value and an enhanced lifestyle experience through constant innovations and partnerships with respected global and Indian brands. The Golf Clinics represent yet another unique proposition for our JetPrivilege members where they will not only get a chance to interact with and learn the game of kings from the experts. But it would also ensure that our JetPrivilege members derive exceptional value from simply being a part of India’s largest frequent flyer programme with over 2.5 million JetPrivilege members.”
Jet Airways, in association with Nimbus will organize two dedicated clinics, one for beginners and one for semi-experienced or experienced golfers, with each clinic lasting for an hour. The first half of the clinics shall see the Golfers teeing off at the golf simulator where JetPrivilege members can take lessons in a user friendly environment, while the second part shall unfold on the driving range.
Beginners will also be introduced to the basic rules and techniques of the game in the simulator. Following which they will be taken to the golfing range for real time experience under the supervision of a marquee coach or player. Similarly the experienced and semi-experienced players will be offered guidance on the various advanced aspects of the game in the simulator, followed by some real time tips and training by the professional golfer to hone and improve their skills.
The Indian Golf Open is the oldest-running sports event in India and is one of the flagship events on the Asian Tour. This year the event is set to feature England’s James Morrison, another European Tour winner along with many of Asia’s leading lights. Jet Airways, the country’s leading international premier airline is a sponsor at the Indian Golf Open 2012 tournament which is recognized by the Government of India as the National Federation for both Amateur as well as Professional Golf in India.
About Jet AirwaysJet Airways currently operates a fleet of 99 aircraft, which include 10 Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft, 11 Airbus A330-200 aircraft, 58 next generation Boeing 737-700/800/900 aircraft and 20 modern ATR 72-500 turboprop aircraft. With an average fleet age of 6.13 years, the airline has one of the youngest aircraft fleets in the world. Flights to 73 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), Milan, Muscat, New York (Newark), Riyadh, Sharjah, Singapore and Toronto.
About JetKonnectA consolidation of the erstwhile JetLite and Jet Airways Konnect brands, the new JetKonnect service is a dedicated product designed to meet the needs of the low fare segment. JetKonnect will also offer guests a Premiere service on certain select routes. With its mixed fleet of Boeings and ATR aircraft and 400 daily flights connecting 56 destinations across India, JetKonnect provides more flexibility and choice to its guests, making it India’s largest low fare brand. 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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