Jet Airways Launches Its Daily Direct Flight To Abu Dhabi From Delhi and Mumbai
Released on: May 27, 2008, 11:52 pm
Press Release Author: Parinaz Driver
Industry: Transportation & Logistics
Press Release Summary: April 23, 2008: Jet Airways, India's premier international airline, today launched its daily direct flights to Abu Dhabi from Mumbai and Delhi, effective April 23, 2008.
Press Release Body: The introduction of this new destination marks Jet Airways' first foray into the United Arab Emirates, expanding the airline's Gulf route network to five destinations.
Jet Airways' flight 9W 582 (Delhi-Abu Dhabi) will depart Delhi\'s Indira Gandhi International Airport at 2100 hrs and arrive at Abu Dhabi International Airport at 2335 hrs. On the return leg, flight 9W 581 (Abu Dhabi-Delhi) will depart Abu Dhabi International Airport at 0025 hrs and arrive at Indira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi at 0520 hrs.
Jet Airways' flight 9W 584 (Mumbai-Abu Dhabi) will depart Mumbai\'s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport at 2135 hrs and will arrive at Abu Dhabi International Airport at 2325 hrs. On the return leg, flight 9W 583 (Abu Dhabi-Mumbai) will depart Abu Dhabi International Airport at 0015 hrs and arrive at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai at 0450 hrs.
For the convenience of Jet Airways passengers connecting to Dubai and vice versa, the airline will offer a seamless transfer through scheduled bus services effective April 24, 2008. Jet Airways bus service 9W 7485, Abu Dhabi to Dubai will depart Abu Dhabi Airport at 0115 hrs and arrive Dubai at 0245 hrs., while Bus service 9W 7486 will depart Dubai at 2000 hrs and arrive Abu Dhabi Airport at 2200 hrs to connect to flights from Abu Dhabi to Delhi and Mumbai. (*The above sectors can be sold ONLY in conjunction with Mumbai - Abu Dhabi- Mumbai and Delhi - Abu Dhabi - Delhi segments. Passengers availing of this service must be ticketed on Jet Airways travel document).
Jet Airways will introduce its world-class service on the Boeing 737-800 Next Generation aircraft with Premiere and Economy class configuration, offering the highest quality of comfort, courtesy, reliability and standards of in-flight as well as ground operations, for which it has been highly acclaimed.
Announcing the launch of these new flights, Wolfgang Prock-Schauer, Chief Executive Officer, Jet Airways, said, "The launch of Jet Airways' operations to Abu Dhabi is an important boost to the airline's growing route network in West Asia. Trading links between India and the United Arab Emirates having existed since long and the relationship between the two countries has been traditionally close and friendly- resting on firm foundations of political, economic and cultural links. It is our belief that Jet Airways, with the excellence of its dual-class service offering and competitive fares, is optimally positioned to cater to both passenger segments on this route."
Jet Airways launched its operations to the Gulf routes in January 2008 and currently flies to four destinations in the region- Kuwait, Bahrain, Muscat and Doha.
* Conditions apply
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 (JFK), New York (Newark),Toronto, Brussels, London Heathrow, Hong Kong, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Colombo, Bangkok, Kathmandu, Dhaka, Kuwait, Bahrain, Muscat, Doha and Abu Dhabi. The airline plans to extend its international operations to other cities in North America, Europe, Africa and Asia in phases with the induction of additional wide-body aircraft into its fleet.
Jet Airways Public Relations New Delhi & Mumbai, India April 2008
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