June 5, 2012
MUMBAI: Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, will enhance connectivity between Mumbai and Kuwait with the introduction of a second frequency four times a week to Kuwait. With the launch of this second service, effective June 8, 2012, Jet Airways will now offer 11 flights a week from Mumbai to Kuwait. Guests from Kuwait will also enjoy seamless connectivity from Mumbai to 50 other destinations on the domestic network as well as to the Far East and SAARC countries.
The Boeing 737-800 9W 574 will depart Mumbai at 2220 hrs (LT) on Thursday, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays respectively and arrive Kuwait at 2350 hrs (LT). On the return leg, Flight 9W573 will depart Kuwait at 0050 hrs local time (LT) on Mondays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays respectively and arrive Mumbai a 0730 hrs (LT). The additional flights will complement the daily flight being operated between the two destinations by Jet Airways, making it the largest Indian carrier operating to Kuwait.
Sudheer Raghavan, Chief Commercial Officer, Jet Airways, said “Jet Airways has established itself as a prestigious brand on account of the warmth of its service and quality of its in-flight product. We are happy to introduce this second frequency four times a week from Mumbai to Kuwait and are confident that this new service will prove equally popular with our guests. The new flight will provide seamless connectivity to guests from Kuwait flying to our international hub in Mumbai, as well as onwards on Jet Airways' domestic network as well as to Hong Kong, Singapore, Bangkok, Dhaka, Kathmandu and Colombo.
Jet Airways presently operates 46 daily flights between India and the Middle Eastern region. The airline will deploy its state-of-the-art new generation Boeing 737-800 aircraft, offering Premiere and Economy configurations. Guests will be offered the airline's superior in-flight product, which boasts of warm service, award winning entertainment, as well
as delectable cuisine.
About Jet AirwaysJet Airways currently operates a fleet of 103 aircraft, which includes 10 Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft, 12 Airbus A330-200 aircraft, 61 next generation Boeing 737-700/800/900 aircraft and 20 modern ATR 72-500 turboprop aircraft. With an average fleet age of 6.11 years, the airline has one of the youngest aircraft fleets in the world. Flights to 76 destinations span the length and breadth of India and beyond, including Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Bangkok, Brussels, Colombo, Dammam, Dhaka, Doha, Dubai, Hong Kong, Jeddah, Johannesburg, Kathmandu, Kuala Lumpur, Kuwait, London(Heathrow), Milan, Muscat, New York (both JFK and Newark), Riyadh, Sharjah, Singapore and Toronto.
About JetKonnectA consolidation of the erstwhile JetLite and Jet Airways Konnect brands, 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 certain select routes. With its mixed fleet of Boeings and ATR aircraft and 400 daily flights connecting 56 destinations across India, JetKonnect provides more flexibility and choice to its guests, making it India’s largest low fare brand.
JetKonnect’s convenient schedules, reliable service and low fares promises to bring greater value and a seamless flying experience to our customers.
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