Jet Airways enhances connectivity to Sri Lanka, adds second service from Mumbai to Colombo
July 15, 2014
Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, today announced the addition of a second direct flight from Mumbai to Colombo, due to popular demand. Operating a state of the art Boeing 737 aircraft effective 5th November, 2014, Jet Airways’ guests can now avail of same day return on this route, especially for those traveling on business.
Jet Airways flight 9W 252 will depart Mumbai at 1805 hrs and arrive into Colombo at 2035 hrs (local time). The return flight 9W 251 will depart Colombo at 2135 hrs (LT) and arrive Mumbai at 0015 hrs.
The airline has introduced an attractive return fare of Rs 17,000, inclusive of taxes, with a sale validity until August 31, 2014. The introduction of this evening flight complements the late night flight from Mumbai to Colombo. Jet Airways is the only airline to operate two flights a day to the island nation.
Gaurang Shetty, Senior Vice-President - Commercial, Jet Airways said, “Jet Airways is delighted to introduce an evening service to Colombo following increased demand from the trade and tourist traffic. This flight will enhance seamless connectivity to Europe, North America, Gulf and Domestic India along with our codeshare and interline partners. We are confident this direct service to and from Colombo will prove immensely popular with our guests.”
The airline will offer Premiere and Economy service offering guests an in-flight product that is among the best in class, award-winning in-flight entertainment, as well as delectable cuisine and convenient schedules.
About Jet Airways
Jet Airways currently operates a fleet of 112 aircraft, which include 10 Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft, 8 Airbus A330-200 aircraft, 4 Airbus A330-300 aircraft, 72 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 5.08 years, the airline has one of the youngest fleet of aircraft in the world. Flights to 74 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), Paris, 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 251 daily flights connecting 46 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 466 daily flights, both domestic and international.
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