Jet Airways Commences Daily Flights To Muscat From Thiruvananthapuram
Released on: September 18, 2008, 2:38 am
Press Release Author: Parinaz Driver
Industry: Transportation & Logistics
Press Release Summary: September 15,2008:Jet Airways launched its daily direct services between Thiruvananthapuram and Muscat,connecting the capital cities of the Indian state of Kerala & the Sultanate of Oman respectively.
Press Release Body: The maiden flight took off on its inaugural services on the sector with a full complement of passengers, on-board its state-of-the-art, internationally-configured Boeing 737-800 aircraft with a two-class configuration: Première and Economy.
With the launch of this new flight, the airline now has three daily services to Muscat from Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi and Mumbai in India.
Jet Airways’ flight 9W 530 (Thiruvananthapuram-Muscat) departed Thiruvananthapuram at 0815 hrs,arriving in Muscat at 1030 hrs. On the return leg, flight 9W 529 (Muscat-Thiruvananthapuram) will depart Muscat at 0155 hrs, arriving in Thiruvananthapuram at 0700 hrs.
Commenting on the launch of these services, Mr. Sudheer Raghavan, Chief Commercial Officer, Jet Airways said, “In a remarkably short span of time, Jet Airways has established a dominant presence on the important Kerala-West Asia sector, on the strength of its superior in-flight product and service standards.In a bid to further enhance its connectivity on this sector, and in line with passenger demand, the airline is proud to be the first private Indian airline to connect Muscat and Thiruvananthapuram.”
With the launch of this new flight,Jet Airways now flies to six destinations in the Gulf (Kuwait,Bahrain,Muscat,Doha,Abu Dhabi and Dubai) from five gateway points in India: Kozhikode,Kochi,Thiruvananthapuram, Mumbai and Delhi.
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 385 flights daily.
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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