April 26, 2012
Kolkata: Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, will introduce an additional Boeing 737 flight between Kolkata and Bangkok effective May 10, 2012. This is the second daily frequency to be introduced on this route to also cater to the enhanced demand with the oncoming holiday season. The new daytime service, will compliment the earlier late night flight already operational from the City of Joy to the Thai capital.
Flight 9W 72 will leave Kolkata at 1100 hrs and arrive Bangkok at 1510 hrs. On the return leg, 9W 71 will depart Bangkok at 1600 hrs and arrive Kolkata at 1705 hrs providing onward connections to other destinations on the airline’s network.
Sudheer Raghavan, Chief Commercial Officer, Jet Airways said “Jet Airways is happy to introduce a second frequency on the Kolkata-Bangkok route and we are confident that this additional service will prove immensely popular with our guests. With the increased flow of tourist and business traffic to and from Bangkok along with the growing seasonal demand this summer, we are pleased to provide this additional flight to meet the requirement of our guests. The convenient connections from Kolkata into the Jet Airways network which will now offer guests onward connections on the airline network both within India and abroad. We are confident that this would meet the needs of the corporate, MICE and leisure travelers.”
Jet Airways currently flies thrice daily to Bangkok from Mumbai and daily from Delhi .About Jet AirwaysJet Airways currently operates a fleet of 102 aircraft, which includes 10 Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft, 12 Airbus A330-200 aircraft, 60 next generation Boeing 737-700/800/900 aircraft and 20 modern ATR 72-500 turboprop aircraft. With an average fleet age of 5.95 years, the airline has one of the youngest aircraft fleets in the world. Flights to 76 destinations span the length and breadth of India and beyond, including Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Bangkok, Brussels, Colombo, Dammam, Dhaka, Doha, Dubai, Hong Kong, Jeddah, Johannesburg, Kathmandu, Kuala Lumpur, Kuwait, London(Heathrow), Milan, Muscat, New York (both JFK and Newark), Riyadh, Sharjah, Singapore and Toronto.About JetKonnect
A 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 promises to bring greater value and a seamless flying experience to our customers.
Jet Airways and Jet Konnect have a combined fleet strength of 121 aircraft and operate over 620 flights daily.
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