Press Release Summary: April 30, 2008: Jet Airways' Jet Privilege,has today entered into a reciprocal frequent flyer programme partnership with Cathay Pacific.This partnership is in effect from May 01, 2008.
Press Release Body: Jet Airways' Jet Privilege members may now earn and redeem their JP Miles while traveling to Asia, Middle East, Australia,Europe and North America on eligible flights of Cathay Pacific and its sister airline, Dragon air.
Similarly, Cathay Pacific's Asia Miles members may earn and redeem Asia Miles on eligible flights of Jet Airways' over 380 flights daily to 60 destinations in India and around the world.
Commenting on the partnership, Mr. Gaurang Shetty - Senior Vice President-Alliances & Interline Distribution, Jet Airways,said, "This coming together of two of Asia's finest airlines is a proud moment for us. We are delighted to partner with an airline that share Jet Airways' commitment to excellence, and believe that such synergistic cooperation will greatly boost passenger comfort and convenience in terms of enhanced route connectivity."
Dominic Purvis, General Manager Cathay Pacific Loyalty Programmes, added,"Cathay Pacific is delighted to join the Jet Privilege programme.\' India is a fast growing economic market and there is increasing demand for travel to, from and within India from Hong Kong and around Asia."
Jet Privilege has been constantly adding new partnerships in different categories with the objective of offering its members varied opportunities to earn JP Miles and eventually redeem them for free flights to their preferred destinations. Such partnerships enhance the value of the Jet Privilege programme, making it versatile, more engaging and rewarding for the members.
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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