November 10, 2010
DELHI: Jet Airways, the country’s premier international airline, and its subsidiary carrier JetLite, will migrate the group’s domestic operations to the state-of-the-art Terminal 3 at Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport from November 14th, 2010. The migration will see Jet Airways operate the first domestic flight 9W 709 from Delhi at 0540 hrs while the first incoming flight S2 138 will arrive at DIAL’s new Terminal 3 at 0820 hrs.
The migration assumes importance as the Jet Airways Group will be the largest domestic airline group operating more than 74 flights daily out of Delhi. As part of a strategic plan, Jet Airways is developing DIAL’s Terminal 3 into one of its primary international hubs connecting ‘India to the World.’ Jet Airways, JetLite and Jet Airways Konnect will thus connect over 29 unique destinations across India, with over 10 international destinations around the world and many more through the airlines operational codeshares. The airline will thus offer its guests a seamless passenger experience, while also connecting a large number of passengers, through non-stop and one stop routes to destinations on its domestic and international network.
Through the new T3 terminal in New Delhi, Jet Airways will also offer guests seamless connectivity into the SAARC, ASEAN, Gulf and Middle East Regions, UK, Europe and points in North America. Jet Airways’ newest international destinations to operate out of terminal T3 – are Colombo and Milan. The airline has introduced a daily Boeing 737-800 flight from Delhi to the emerald isle of Colombo from November 5, 2010.
A daily Airbus 330-200 service from Delhi to Milan will commence on December 5th, 2010 - the first by an Indian carrier to the heart of Central Europe. This will allow its guests enhanced connectivity from Milan to several Italian cities like Florence, Rome, Venice and Pisa, besides easy access to other European destinations like Paris, Düsseldorf, Hamburg, Helsinki, Lisbon, Madrid, Zurich, Vienna, Belgrade and Budapest in conjunction with its interline partners.
Commenting on the migration of domestic operations to DIAL’s Terminal 3, Nikos Kardassis, CEO – Jet Airways said, “As one of the largest carriers operating out of Terminal 3, the Jet Airways group is perhaps best poised to offer its guests enhanced comfort and convenience, together with seamless connectivity from India to the World. The integration of domestic and international operations at this world class terminal will allow us to seamlessly transfer guests between international and domestic flights and vice versa. Going forward it will help Jet Airways transform Delhi into a critical international transit hub and I am certain that guests will greatly benefit from the world-class infrastructure of DIAL’s Terminal 3.”
For easy access, Jet Airways’ guests may enter the Departure terminal from Gate No. 3 of the Terminal 3 (IGI), and proceed towards the check in areas located at the B,C,D level for departure formalities. The Jet Airways Group will man 32 integrated check-in counters, located at islands C and D, for both domestic and international travel, significantly reducing check-in time for the airline’s guests.
The airline has already been carrying out international flights from Terminal 3 for the past two months to over 10 international destinations.
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