Press Release Summary: April 18, 2008: Jet Airways' JetPrivilege, India's largest frequent flyer programme, has entered into a global hotel partnership with Global Hotel Alliance, the world's largest alliance of independent hotel brands, effective April 15, 2008.
Press Release Body: The Global Hotel Alliance encompasses 163 upscale and luxury hotels with over 52,000 rooms in 126 cities and across 42 different countries.
Commenting on the partnership, Mr. Wolfgang Prock-Schauer, CEO, Jet Airways, said, "Jet Airways, one of the fastest growing airlines in the world, is in a rapid international expansion mode. As the airline progressively adds newer destinations around the globe to its network, Jet Airways felt the need for an established hotel partner with a large international presence and high quality standards for its JetPrivilege members. This partnership with the Global Hotel Alliance is a step in that direction".
"Global Hotel Alliance is thrilled to be a partner in the JetPrivilege programme", says Chris Hartley, CEO of Global Hotel Alliance."Jet Airways operates the largest frequent flyer programme in India, an important market for our Member Brands around the world, and home market of our member Leela Palaces, Hotels & Resorts. We look forward to taking care of their members in our hotels."
With this partnership, Jet Airways' JetPrivilege members can earn 500 JPMiles per eligible stay and additional benefits such as early check in/late check-out and upgrade to next room category for JetPrivilege Platinum members across all participating Global Hotel Alliance hotels mentioned below:
- Anantara Hotels and Resorts - Dusit International - Kempinski Hotels - The Landis Hotels & Resorts - Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts - Marco Polo Hotels - Omni Hotels - Pan Pacific Hotels & Resorts
In addition, Leela Palaces, Hotels & Resorts will continue to extend the special privileges enjoyed by members at their hotels which include complimentary use of the health club, no double occupancy charges, upgrade to best room within the room category booked and a guaranteed late check-out.
For more information on this partnership, JetPrivilege members can log onto jetairways.com.
Jet Airways, the Spirit of New India:
Jet Airways currently operates a fleet of 81 aircraft, which includes 10 Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft, 8 Airbus A330-200 aircraft, 54 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 4.20 years, the airline has one of the youngest aircraft fleet in the world. Jet Airways operates over 380 flights daily.
Flights to 60 destinations span the length and breadth of India and beyond, including New York (both JFK and Newark) Toronto, Brussels, London (Heathrow), Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Kathmandu, Colombo, 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 April 2008
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