Jet Airways Partners The Launch Of The Lord Of The Rings Musical Album

Released on: February 12, 2008, 9:34 pm

Press Release Author: Parinaz Driver

Industry: Transportation & Logistics

Press Release Summary: February 12, 2008 : Jet Airways, India's premier airline
supported the Launch of Lord of the Rings Cast (Musical) album on Monday, February
11, 2008 at the Theatre Royal in Drury Lane, London, U.K. The album features the 70
strong cast and orchestra, has lyrics by Shaun McKenna & Matthew Warchus and music
by A.R. Rahman, Vrttin and Christopher Nightingale.

Press Release Body: This unique partnership between the production team of The Lord
of the Rings and Jet Airways means that travellers flying to India on Jet Airways
flights will be able to enjoy music from the show and watch an interview with
India's most renowned composer A.R. Rahman. In addition, all passengers travelling
to the UK on Jet Airways are entitled to a free single price category upgrade on
presentation of their boarding card*. Other benefits include free show programmes
and discounted merchandise for the airline's platinum loyalty cardholders.

As India's premier airline that embraces the spirit of new India, Jet Airways found
a synergy between themselves and the high quality production - The Lord of the Rings
- which takes theatregoers on a musical, mysterious and adventurous journey.

Said Raja Sgran, Regional Vice-President UK, Europe and Americas, "We are delighted
to be partnering with The Lord of the Rings for the launch of their cast album.
Since opening in June 2007 the show has won countless plaudits throughout the West
End for its quality, innovation and for giving people a great experience - all the
attributes that as an airline Jet Airways embodies."

The album features Malcolm Storry as 'Gandalf', James Loye as 'Frodo Baggins', Laura
Michelle Kelly as 'Galadriel', Michael Therriault 'Gollum', Peter Howe 'Sam', Jrme
Pradon 'Aragorn', Brian Protheroe 'Saruman', Richard Henders 'Merry', Owen Sharpe
'Pippin', Michael Rouse 'Logolas', Svan Stephan 'Gimli', Steven Miller 'Boromir'
and Rosalie Craig 'Arwen', with Andrew Jarvis as 'Elrond', Terence Frisch 'Bilbo',
Tim Morgan 'The Steward of the Lands of the Men' and Kirstie Malpass 'Rosie'.

* Terms and conditions apply

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 that 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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