Jet Airways enhances connectivity from Mumbai to Kathmandu, introduces 2nd daily service from March 30
First airline to operate twice daily flights from Delhi and Mumbai to Kathmandu
March 26, 2014
Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, announces the introduction of a second daily frequency from Mumbai to Kathmandu with the introduction of a second daily Boeing 737 flight, effective March 30th, 2014.
The new Jet Airways morning service, flight 9W 268 will depart Mumbai daily at 0805 hrs and arrive Kathmandu at 1100 hrs (Local Time). On the return, flight 9W 267 will depart Kathmandu at 1200 hrs (LT) and arrive in Mumbai at 1440 hrs (LT), providing onward connection on the airline’s network to domestic and international destinations.
This new service will complement the daily flight being operated between these two destinations by Jet Airways. Jet Airways will be the only private airline to fly twice daily return flights from Delhi and Mumbai to Kathmandu.
The airline, known for its hospitality, will deploy a Boeing 737-800/900 Next Generation (NG) aircraft on this route, offering Premiere and Economy guests Jet Airways' famed in-flight service and its award-winning In-flight Entertainment (IFE) programme.
Mr. Gaurang Shetty, Senior Vice President, Commercial, Jet Airways said “Jet Airways is happy to introduce a second service on the highly popular Mumbai-Kathmandu route following an increased demand due to tourist traffic. With the introduction of this additional morning service, we aim to popularise this amongst guests seeking a holiday break. The new flight would also help in connecting our guests flying into and from Mumbai to Kathmandu and vice versa on to our domestic and international network.”
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.
JetKonnect 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 nearly 300 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.
Jet Airways and JetKonnect together operate nearly 562 daily flights, both domestic and international.
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