Jet Airways Forges Codeshare Partnership With Air Canada

Released on: February 20, 2008, 8:03 pm

Press Release Author: Parinaz Driver

Industry: Transportation & Logistics

Press Release Summary: February 20, 2008 : Jet Airways is pleased to announce its
codeshare partnership with Air Canada offering seamless travel to passengers between
India and Canada,effective 28 February, 2008.

Press Release Body: With this partnership, passengers can fly between Mumbai and
London Heathrow on Jet Airways operated flights continuing to/ from Toronto,
Vancouver, Calgary, Montreal, and Edmonton on flights operated by Air Canada. The
arrangement also includes Jet Airways' operated flights from Chennai to Toronto,
which will be operated in codeshare with Air Canada. Additionally, passengers will
enjoy frequent flyer benefits on codeshared routes on accrual basis as well as
seamless transfers with through check-in and interline e-ticketing.

Mr. Wolfgang Prock-Schauer, Jet Airways' Chief Executive Officer, said "We are proud
to join hands with Air Canada, an irline of global stature. Jet Airways' codeshare
agreement with Air Canada will offer greater choice of destinations and enable
passengers to fly with greater convenience and flexibility between India and Canada,
not only through our Brussels hub but also via London."

India and Canada have long-standing ties in the areas of tourism, business and
education. Both Jet Airways and Air Canada will now be able to leverage their
strengths and leadership positions to better serve the existing and tap the growing
passenger traffic between the two countries.

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
fleet 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.

Jet Airways
Public Relations
New Delhi & Mumbai India
January 2008

Jet Airways (I) Ltd

Ragini Chopra
Vice President - Corporate Communications & PR
New Delhi, India
Tel: +91-11-4164 5080
Fax: +91-11-4609 5084

A.K. Sivanandan
Sr. General Manager - PR
New Delhi, India
Tel: +91-11-2652 3357
Fax: +91-11-2652 3348

Srirupa Sen
Manager - PR
Mumbai, India
Tel: +91-22-2852 3648
Fax: +91-22-2920 4437

Web Site:

Contact Details: Jet Airways (India) Ltd. S.M. Centre,
Andheri-Kurla Road,
Andheri (East),
Mumbai - 400059
Phone: +91 22 4019 1000
Fax: +91 22 2920 1313

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