Jet Airways Expands Codeshare Agreement With Brussels Airlines To Include Paris and Manchester
Released on: September 25, 2008, 10:28 pm
Press Release Author: Parinaz Driver
Industry: Transportation & Logistics
Press Release Summary: Sep 22,2008: Jet Airways has expanded its existing codeshare agreement with Brussels Airlines to include Paris and Manchester (effective October 26, 2008),via the airline’s European hub in Brussels.
Press Release Body: Manchester is Jet Airways’ second codeshare destination in the UK, after Birmingham, in addition to the airline’s direct, daily services to London from Mumbai, Delhi and Amritsar in India.
With this codeshare expansion, Jet Airways now offers its passengers seamless connectivity between Mumbai, Delhi and Chennai in India and Birmingham, Madrid, Barcelona, Lyon, Berlin Tempelhof, Paris and Manchester, via Brussels, through its codeshare agreement with Brussels Airlines.
Jet Airways’ Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Wolfgang Prock-Schauer said, “With the expansion of its codeshare agreement with Brussels Airlines, Jet Airways now offers its passengers enhanced connectivity on the India-Europe sector, via its world-class, passenger-friendly hub in Brussels. This network connectivity, an acclaimed in-flight product, superb service and new aircraft has ensured that Jet Airways is fast becoming the carrier of choice for passengers on the sector.”
The airline flies daily to Brussels from three gateway points in India: Mumbai, Delhi and Chennai.
Jet Airways currently has codeshare agreements with Brussels Airlines, American Airlines, Air Canada, Qantas, ANA and Etihad, offering its passengers unmatched connectivity across Europe, the USA, Canada, Australia and Japan from India.
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.
Flights to 64 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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