October 25, 2010
MUMBAI: Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, has today introduced exclusive Italian holiday packages through JetEscapes, the airline's range of domestic and international travel packages. Designed to provide guests with an enchanting Italian travel experience, the JetEscapes packages will coincide with the airline’s launch of a daily non-stop service to Milan commencing December 5, 2010*.
Long considered the cultural center of the western world, Italy has today emerged as among the most favored tourist destinations in the world. Considered the Fashion Capital of the World, Italy is equally well known for its breath-taking scenic beauty, historic art and architecture, celebrity beaches as also award-winning wines and cuisine. JetEscapes will now offer guests a range of six attractively priced holiday packages to Italy, including such famed and historic destinations as Milan, Rome, Venice and Lake Como.
The JetEscapes ‘Tour of Milan’ packages have been priced competitively and will include a visit to the Duomo, one of the largest and most striking gothic cathedrals in the world, Castello Sforzesco, a former fortress and the La Scala opera house.
The exclusive JetEscapes packages to Rome will help guests experience a city that once held the title of caput mundi (capital of the world), as the epic metropolis was home to the mighty Roman Empire. Bestowed with historical monuments and architectural heirlooms, JetEscapes guests will get to experience the historic city in all its egalitarian splendor through an open bus tour, with visits to such city landmarks as the Colosseum, the Pantheon, Arch of Constantine, Trevi Fountain, Palatine Hill, the Piazza Venezia, and Vatican City.
The JetEscapes package to famed Venice, will allow guests the opportunity to explore and experience one of the world's most romantic cities, as well as an architectural and historical marvel. A must visit for all tourists, our guests will also be able to tour the surrounding islands of Murano, Burano and Torcello, on a scenic boat tour.
JetEscapes also offers guests exclusive packages to Lake Como (Lago di Como), steeped in history and famed for its stunning natural beauty, a magical combination of lush Mediterranean foliage and snowy alpine peaks.
Mr. Sudheer Raghavan, Chief Commercial Officer, Jet Airways, said, “The introduction of our maiden direct, daily service to Milan gives us the unique opportunity to offer our discerning guests a refreshing Italian travel experience. Through JetEscapes packages to Milan, Rome, Venice and Lake Como, we aim to make travel for our guests joyful and pleasurable, while helping them explore a hitherto unknown side of Italy. We are confident that our packages to Italy will also prove to be extremely popular with travelers.”
JetEscapes Italy packages have three price options and start at an attractive offer price of INR 45,975**, which includes Jet Airways’ return economy air tickets to Milan, accommodation at a 3 star hotel with breakfast, airport / local transfers, travel insurance and sight-seeing as outlined in the itinerary. In addition to which JetPrivilege members may also avail of 5 JP miles on every Rs. 100 spent.
For more information, guests may contact the JetEscapes Sevice Centre at 022 424 95 999 or 1800 209 6101 or e-mail us at email@example.com. Packages may also be booked at any Jet Airways ticketing office or IATA approved travel agent.
*Subject to receipt of requisite governmental approvals.
**All Rates per person on twin sharing basis. Subject to availability and as applicable at the time of booking.About Jet AirwaysJet Airways currently operates a fleet of 90 aircraft, which includes 10 Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft, 12 Airbus A330-200 aircraft, 54 next generation Boeing 737-700/800/900 aircraft and 14 modern ATR 72-500 turboprop aircraft. With an average fleet age of 4.99 years, the airline has one of the youngest aircraft fleets in the world. Flights to 65 destinations span the length and breadth of India and beyond, including New York (both JFK and Newark), Toronto, Brussels, London (Heathrow), Johannesburg, Hong Kong, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Colombo, Bangkok, Kathmandu, Dhaka, Kuwait, Bahrain, Muscat, Doha, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Jeddah, Sharjah, Riyadh and Dammam.About Jet Airways KonnectJet Airways Konnect is Jet Airways’ all-economy service on key domestic routes, designed to meet the needs of the low-fare segment with value-for-money fares. Jet Airways Konnect links seven major metros - Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad and Kolkata – with several destinations across India.
Konnect Select’ is a premium economy product introduced on certain Jet Airways Konnect flights. This new front cabin class features wider and more comfortable seats, with a 40 inch seat pitch. The services include complimentary in-flight reading material, a welcome drink, and complimentary hot meals on-board.About JetLiteJetLite is a wholly owned subsidiary of Jet Airways India Ltd. and was acquired by Jet Airways in April 2007. Positioned as an all-economy, no-frills airline, JetLite operates a fleet of 22 aircraft, which includes 17 Boeing 737 series and 5 Canadian Regional Jets 200 Series, aircraft. The airline flies to 25 domestic destinations and 2 international destinations (Kathmandu and Colombo), operating over 110 flights a day, on average. Jet Airways, Jet Airways Konnect, its all-economy, no-frills service, and JetLite have a combined fleet strength of 112 aircraft and operate over 500 flights daily.
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