Jet Airways launches Maiden service to Hong Kong aboard its state-of-the-art Airbus 330-200 aircraft

Released on: April 16, 2008, 9:42 pm

Press Release Author: Parinaz Driver

Industry: Transportation & Logistics

Press Release Summary: Mumbai, April 14, 2008: Jet Airways,today launched its
service to Hong Kong from Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport,
becoming the first private Indian carrier to fly to that city.

Press Release Body: Jet Airways' maiden flight 9W 42 to Hong Kong was flagged off by
the airline's CEO, Mr. Wolfgang Prock-Schauer, in the presence of dignitaries and
special invitees from the Indian banking and financial community, the airport
community and the media.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Prock-Schauer said, "The successful launch of Jet
Airways' operations to Hong Kong is a tribute to the long hours and careful planning
put in by our team. We believe that Jet Airways' product on the Mumbai-Hong Kong
sector is among the finest in its class and will be much appreciated by passengers
travelling on business between the two Asian financial hubs, as also those
travelling for leisure."

Jet Airways' flight 9W 42 (Mumbai-Hong Kong) departed Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji
International Airport on-time at 0100 hrs, and will arrive at Hong Kong
International Airport at 0915 hrs. The return flight, 9W 41 (Hong-Kong-Mumbai) will
depart Hong Kong International Airport at 1905 hrs and arrive at Chhatrapati Shivaji
International Airport in Mumbai at 2310 hrs.

The airline has deployed its state-of-the-art Airbus 330-200 aircraft with a
two-class configuration, Premire and Economy, on the Mumbai-Hong Kong-Mumbai

Premire passengers will enjoy the comforts of Jet Airways' unique herringbone seat
configuration, which makes every seat an aisle seat. Besides converting to 180
degree flat beds with lumbar support and massage systems, Premire seats also offer
the busy business traveler oversized tables, laptop power, telephony, SMS, Email and
live text news.

Economy passengers will enjoy seats more spacious than the norm and ergonomically
designed to reduce stress and strain for perhaps the most comfortable ride in its

Jet Airways' flight timings on this route have been carefully planned to offer
optimum convenience to the business traveler with an early morning arrival into Hong
Kong and return to Mumbai/India by end of day.

With this launch, Hong Kong becomes the 16th international destination on Jet
Airways' rapidly expanding international route map.

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.

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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