Jet Airways introduces new Mangalore-Dubai service, effective January 3, 2013
Mumbai, December 26, 2012
Effective January 3, 2013, Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, will fly six times a week on the Mangalore-Dubai sector. The airline will deploy a Boeing 737-800 aircraft with 170 Economy seats on this route, offering guests warm service and delectable cuisine.
The new flight 9W 532 from the port city of Mangalore will depart at 2000 hrs and arrive Dubai at 2230 hrs (Local Time) on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays.
On the return leg, flight 9W 531 will depart Dubai at 2330 hrs (LT) on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays, and arrive Mangalore at 0430 hrs (LT) next day.
On Fridays, flight 9W 532 will depart Mangalore at 1900 hrs and arrive Dubai at 2130 hrs (local time). On the return, flight 9W 531 will depart Dubai at 2230 hrs (LT) and arrive Mangalore at 0330 hrs (LT) the next day. On Tuesdays, flight 9w 532 will depart Managalore at 1940 hrs and arrive Dubai at 2210 hrs (LT).
Jet Airways currently operates daily direct flights to Dubai from Delhi, and four services a day from Mumbai.
Sudheer Raghavan, Chief Commercial Officer, Jet Airways, said, “Jet Airways' new Mangalore-Dubai service will provide a much-needed link between the chief port city of Karnataka and Dubai, catering to the large number of Indians settled in the United Arab Emirates.The introduction of this new service, the first from a Tier II Indian destination to the Gulf, will further strengthen Jet Airways' presence in the Gulf, where it has emerged as one of the leading carriers.”
The additional services from Mangalore will now complement the airline’s existing Gulf operations to Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Dubai, Doha, Kuwait, Muscat and Sharjah, as well as Jeddah, Riyadh and Dammam from several cities in India.
About Jet Airways: Jet Airways currently operates a fleet of 100 aircraft, which include 10 Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft, 11 Airbus A330-200 aircraft, 1 Airbus A330-300 aircraft , 60 next generation Boeing 737-700/800/900 aircraft and 18 modern ATR 72-500 turboprop aircraft. With an average fleet age of 6.06 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 JetKonnect: 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 nearly all domestic routes. With its mixed fleet of Boeings and ATR aircraft with over 500 daily flights connecting 52 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.
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