Jet Airways announces daily services to Kuwait and Abu Dhabi from Kochi effective May 16, 2013
Mumbai, May 13, 2013
Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, will introduce daily services from Kochi to Kuwait via Abu Dhabi, effective May 16, 2013.
Jet Airways presently operates double daily flights between Mumbai and Kuwait.
The airline will deploy a state-of-the-art Boeing 737-800 Next Generation (NG) aircraft on this route, offering Premiere and Economy guests the best in-flight product and services along with award-winning in-flight Entertainment (IFE), as also meals that are regional favorites.
The introduction of the new daily service will further strengthen Jet Airways’ presence in the Gulf, where it has emerged as one of the leading carriers on this sector, catering to the large number of Indians in the Gulf. The new service from the city will complement the airline’s existing daily Gulf operations to Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Dubai, Doha, Kuwait, Muscat and Sharjah, as well as Jeddah, Riyadh and Dammam, from several cities in India. Jet Airways presently operates over 50 flights between India and the Gulf.
Jet Airways flight 9W 576 will depart Kochi at 1755 hrs (Local Time), arrive Abu Dhabi 2030 hrs (LT), depart at 2120 hrs (LT) and arrive Kuwait at 2205 hrs (LT). On the return direction, flight 9W 575 will depart Kuwait at 2305 hrs LT; arrive Abu Dhabi at 0150 hrs (LT); depart at 0240 hrs and arrive in Kochi at 0810 hrs LT the following day, providing early morning connections to metro and non-metro destinations on Jet Airways network.
Sudheer Raghavan, Chief Commercial Officer, Jet Airways, said Jet Airways is happy to provide a daily service from Kochi to Abu Dhabi and Kuwait, an indication of the strong demand on this sector. Jet Airways has established itself as a prestigious brand on account of the warmth of its service and quality of its in-flight product and we are confident that this daily service would also prove equally popular with its guests.
About Jet Airways:Jet Airways currently operates a fleet of 115 aircraft, which include 10 Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft, 10 Airbus A330-200 aircraft, 4 Airbus A330-300 aircraft, 73 next generation Boeing 737-700/800/900 aircraft, 17 ATR 72-500 and 1 ATR 72-600 turboprop aircraft. With an average fleet age of 5.45 years, the airline has one of the youngest fleet of aircraft in the world. Flights to 72 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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