January 18, 2013
MUMBAI: Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, has today commenced a second service between Delhi and Dubai enhancing its connectivity to the UAE with a day time flight. The airline has deployed its new generation Boeing 737-800 aircraft offering twin configuration of 16 seats in Premiere and 138 in Economy. This new frequency to Dubai will complement the night flight presently operating between the national capital and the financial hub of the United Arab Emirates.
Flight 9W 546, with a full load of passengers, departed at 11:15 hours and arrived Dubai at 1330 hrs (Local Time). On the return leg, flight 9W 545 will depart Dubai at 14:25 hrs (LT) and arrive into Delhi at 18:55 hrs (LT). This new flight will provide convenient connections to guests travelling to and from northern India, as well as from the SAARC and ASEAN countries through the airline’s important HUB of New Delhi.
Jet Airways has introduced a slew of attractive and exciting packages on the Delhi – Dubai route in an endeavor to provide its guests exceptional value on their trips to Dubai. The introduction of this new flight between Delhi and Dubai further strengthens the presence of Jet Airways in the Indo-Gulf sector, making it one of the region's leading carriers.
Sudheer Raghavan, Chief Commercial Officer, Jet Airways, said, “We are happy to introduce a second frequency on the popular Delhi-Dubai sector which has seen a steady growth in traffic be it tourist or business travelers. This day time flight will provide easy connectivity for guests especially from North India flying to and from UAE and is expected to be equally popular with tourists. Guests will be offered the airline’s best-in-class in-flight product, which boasts of warm service, award winning entertainment, as well as delectable cuisine. The new services will offer our guests wider options of preferred departure time whilst travelling to Dubai, or travelling onwards throughout our ever-expanding global network.”
The new service from Delhi will now complement the airline’s existing daily Gulf operations to Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Dubai, Doha, Kuwait, Muscat and Sharjah, as well as to Jeddah, Riyadh and Dammam from several cities in India.
About Jet AirwaysJet Airways currently operates a fleet of 99 aircraft, which include 10 Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft, 11 Airbus A330-200 aircraft, 2 Airbus A330-300 aircraft 59 next generation Boeing 737-700/800/900 aircraft, 16 ATR 72-500 and 1 ATR 72-600 turboprop aircraft. With an average fleet age of 5.66 years, the airline has one of the youngest fleet of aircraft 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 JetKonnectThe 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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