March 22, 2012
MUMBAI: Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline and JetLite, it’s all economy subsidiary, have registered the highest on-time performance of 91.8% per cent & 89.7% respectively by scheduled airlines in the month of February 2012.
According to Mr. Nikos Kardassis, CEO, Jet Airways, "Each department within our airline operates with great precision and focus, helping us achieve On Time Departures. Needless to state that our On Time Performance bears testimony to the unwavering dedication, commitment and integrated action of our employees from across departments. The services rendered by our team of highly talented professionals, have helped us in emerging as an efficient and responsive organization, sensitive to the changing needs of our domestic and international passengers for whom time is always of great significance. This has played a decisive role in helping us to be rated as the best on time performer amongst scheduled airlines and stay a step ahead of the growth curve.”
About Jet AirwaysJet Airways currently operates a fleet of 101 aircraft, which includes 10 Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft, 12 Airbus A330-200 aircraft, 59 next generation Boeing 737-700/800/900 aircraft and 20 modern ATR 72-500 turboprop aircraft. With an average fleet age of 5.81 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.
As part of a strategic rebranding exercise, effective March 25, 2012, the erstwhile JetLite and Jet Airways Konnect services will operate under the new JetKonnect brand.
About Jet Airways KonnectJet Airways' Konnect service operates on key domestic routes, and is designed to meet the needs of the low-fare segment with value-for-money fares. Jet Airways Konnect links seven major metros - Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad and Kolkata – with several destinations across India, operating approximately 290 flights daily.About JetLiteJetLite is a subsidiary of Jet Airways India Ltd. and was acquired by Jet Airways in April 2007. Positioned as an all-economy, no-frills airline, JetLite operates a fleet of 19 Boeing 737 series aircrafts. The airline flies to 31 domestic destinations and 1 international destination (Kathmandu), operating 123 flights a day, on average.
Jet Airways, Jet Airways Konnect and JetLite have a combined fleet strength of 120 aircraft and operate over 620 flights daily.
© Jet Airways (India) Ltd.