Jet Airways And American Airlines Announce Frequent Flyer Partnership Programme
Released on: February 19, 2008, 10:23 pm
Press Release Author: Parinaz Driver
Industry: Transportation & Logistics
Press Release Summary: February 15, 2008: Jet Airways, India's premier airline, and American Airlines are proud to announce a frequent flyer partnership programme, effective today.
Press Release Body: With this reciprocal accrual and redemption partnership, Jet Airways' JetPrivilege, India's largest frequent flyer programme, will now have 12 international airline partners on which its members can earn and redeem their JPMiles.
Commenting on the same, Mr. Wolfgang Prock-Schauer, Chief Executive Officer, Jet Airways said," USA is a key market in the Jet Airways international network and we are excited to partner with American Airlines, one of the leading carriers in North America. This Frequent flier Partnership along with the codeshare benefits will enhance the travel options for our Jet Privilege members who will now be able to earn and redeem miles on a wider network."
With the announcement of the Jet Airways-American Airlines frequent flyer partnership programmes, JetPrivilege members flying on eligible American Airlines flights anywhere on the latter's network will now be able to earn and redeem their JPMiles. Similarly members of American Airlines frequent flyer programme, AAdvantage, will be able to earn and redeem miles on eligible flights on the entire Jet Airways network.*
Apart from the Frequent Flyer Programme partnership, JetPrivilege members can also accrue JPMiles when flying on codeshare flights marketed by Jet Airways and operated by American Airlines between New York's John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK) and Baltimore, Boston, Cleveland, Dallas (Fort Worth), Raleigh-Durham and Washington (Reagan).
Similarly, AAdvantage members can earn miles on American Airlines marketed and Jet Airways operated flights between New Delhi and Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Mumbai.
For further information, passengers are requested to contact the Jet Airways toll-free number on 3989-3333 or 18-00-22-55-22 or their travel agent or log onto the airline's website: www.jetairways.com.
Jet Airways, the Spirit of New India:
Jet Airways currently operates a fleet of 78 aircraft, which includes 9 Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft, 8 Airbus A330-200 aircraft, 52 classic and next generation Boeing 737-400/700/800/900 aircraft and 9 modern ATR 72-500 turboprop aircraft. With an average fleet age of 4.35 years, the airline has one of the youngest aircraft fleets in the world. Jet Airways operates over 370 flights daily.
Flights to 59 destinations span the length and breadth of India and beyond, including New York (both JFK and Newark) Toronto, Brussels, London (Heathrow), Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Colombo, Bangkok, Kathmandu, Dhaka, Kuwait, Bahrain, Muscat and Doha. The airline plans to extend its international operations to other cities in North America, Europe, Africa and Asia in phases with the introduction of additional wide-body aircraft into its fleet.
About American Airlines:
American Airlines is the largest domestic airline in the United States of America,and American Eagle is the largest regional airline system in the world. American Airlines and its regional airline partner American Eagle serve almost 250 cities around the world,and operate more than 3,600 daily flights. Their combined fleet numbers more than 850 aircraft. In addition to their extensive domestic service, they also serve numerous destinations in Europe, Asia, the Caribbean, Canada, Mexico, and Latin America.
Jet Airways Public Relations New Delhi & Mumbai India January 2008
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