Jet Airways introduces direct daily flight from Hyderabad to Abu Dhabi
New flight will enhance connectivity for guests travelling from India via Abu Dhabi to multiple destinations in the Gulf, North America, Europe and Africa
Mumbai, March 3, 2014
Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline launched a new daily direct service from Hyderabad to Abu Dhabi with effect from March 01, 2014.
At Hyderabad’s Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, the flight was flagged of by dignitaries from the airport community, in the presence of Mr. G U G Shastri, COO GMR Hyderabad International Airport Limited, Mr Manoj Bang CMD, Aditya Group of Consultants, Mr. C. VR Rajendran - Chairman Managing Director of Andhra Bank and Mr. V. Janakiraman - VP, Airport Services - Jet Airways (India) Limited.
Jet Airways flight 9W 550 departed Hyderabad’s Rajiv Gandhi International Airport at 2025 hrs and arrived in Abu Dhabi International Airport at 2310 hrs (LT). On the return leg, the flight 9W 549 will depart Abu Dhabi at 1045 hrs (LT) and arrive in Hyderabad at 1610 hrs.
Jet Airways guests from Hyderabad to Abu Dhabi can avail of a special inaugural return Economy fare of INR 22,615 (including taxes). Premiere guests travelling from Hyderabad to Abu Dhabi and return, can also avail of an introductory fare of INR 48,578 (including taxes).
This new flight will further strengthen Jet Airways’ growing international network in the Gulf region, thus enhancing flight connectivity beyond Abu Dhabi to immediate Gulf countries and to destinations in North America and Europe.
Furthermore, the evening departures of this flight will allow guests to make convenient and seamless connections from several southern destinations on the airline’s domestic network to Abu Dhabi and beyond, via Hyderabad.
Jet Airways currently operates a daily flight each from Delhi, Kochi and Chennai and 11 flights a week from Mumbai to Abu Dhabi.
The airline will deploy Boeing 737-800 Next Generation (NG) aircraft on these routes, where Premiere and Economy guests may enjoy the airline’s famed in-flight service, its award-winning In-flight Entertainment (IFE) programme and the airline's hallmark concept of hospitality.
Mr Gaurang Shetty, Senior Vice President – Commercial, Jet Airways, said “Jet Airways is delighted to introduce a daily service on the Hyderabad – Abu Dhabi route. Guests travelling to Abu Dhabi will now have multiple options to travel to destinations of their choice in the Gulf, North America, Europe and Africa in a seamless manner with our strategic partner Etihad Airways. Jet Airways, as a preferred brand on this highly competitive Indo-Gulf market and has won acclaim on account of its excellent service and quality of its in-flight product. We are confident that our airline will soon emerge as one of the first choice carriers on this popular route given our unparalleled domestic network in India and ever expanding international footprint.”
Speaking on the occasion, Mr S G K Kishore – CEO, GHIAL expressed happiness and hope that the new service would cater to the burgeoning demand Hyderabad has for the international traffic in this region. “Hyderabad has always enjoyed cultural relationship with the Middle East. In addition the onward traffic to the West also can avail of this new service. GHIAL feels proud and happy in this regard.”
About Jet Airways
Jet Airways currently operates a fleet of 113 aircraft, which include 10 Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft, 8 Airbus A330-200 aircraft, 4 Airbus A330-300 aircraft, 73 next generations Boeing 737-700/800/900/900 ER aircraft and 15 ATR 72-500 and 3 ATR72-600. With an average fleet age of 5.18 years, the airline has one of the youngest fleet of aircraft in the world. Flights to 75 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), Muscat, New York (Newark), Riyadh, Sharjah, Singapore and Toronto.
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