Jet Airways To Celebrate Onam On Flights Out Of Kochi and Kozhikode On September 12,2008
Released on: September 14, 2008, 10:23 pm
Press Release Author: Parinaz Driver
Industry: Transportation & Logistics
Press Release Summary: September 11, 2008: Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline will celebrate “Onam” popular harvest festival of Kerala, by serving specially prepared Onam Sadya for all its domestic and international passengers travelling on flights out of Kochi and Kozhikode, on September 12th, 2008.
Press Release Body: On this day, passengers,out of the two southern cities,will be treated to delectable Onam meals such as Kalan (Raw banana cubes cooked with curd, coconut paste tempered with curry leaves and south Indian spices),Erussery (Raw Banana/Yam cooked with coconut jeera paste and Dal),and Ela Ada (Rice flour cake spread on banana leaf steamed with banana,jaggery and grated coconut stuffing).
The lunch and dinner menu on that day will include the popular welcome drink Sambharam (Butter Milk).Breakfast and snack meals will also have the Onam flavour.
To lend authenticity, and to create a festive spirit, the meals will be served on trays lined with banana leaf. Special Onam greeting cards from Jet Airways will also be placed on these trays.
As a customer service oriented airline, Jet Airways offer their customers several such passenger delight initiatives on special and festive occasions.
About Jet Airways:
Jet Airways currently operates a fleet of 85 aircraft, which includes 10 Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft,10 Airbus A330-200 aircraft, 54 classic and next generation Boeing 737-400/700/800/900 aircraft and 11 modern ATR 72-500 turboprop aircraft.With an average fleet age of 4.45 years, the airline has one of the youngest aircraft fleet in the world. Jet Airways operates over 395 flights daily.
Flights to 63 destinations span the length and breadth of India and beyond, including New York (both JFK and Newark), San Francisco, Toronto, Brussels, London (Heathrow), Hong Kong, Singapore, Shanghai, Kuala Lumpur, Colombo, Bangkok, Kathmandu,Dhaka, Kuwait, Bahrain, Muscat, Doha, Abu Dhabi and Dubai.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.
JetLite is a wholly owned subsidiary of Jet Airways India Ltd. and was acquired by Jet Airways in April 2007.Positioned as a value based Airline, JetLite promises to offer value for money fares.JetLite currently operates a fleet of 24 aircraft,which includes 17 Boeing 737 series and 7 Canadian Regional Jets 200 Series.JetLite operates 141 flights every day to 30 domestic destinations and 2 international destinations (Kathmandu and Colombo).
Jet Airways with the acquisition of JetLite, today has a combined fleet strength of 109 aircraft and offer customers a schedule of over 526 flights daily.
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