Jet Airways Re-Introduces Pune - Bengaluru Flight With Same Day Return Connections,September 11,2008
Released on: September 9, 2008, 9:21 pm
Press Release Author: Parinaz Driver
Industry: Transportation & Logistics
Press Release Summary: September 08, 2008: Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, will re-introduce their daily operations on the Pune-Bengaluru-Pune sectors, becoming the ONLY airline to offer its passengers a same day return service between the two cities, effective September 11, 2008
Press Release Body: Jet Airways will commence daily operations on the sector with an advanced, Next-Generation Boeing 737 aircraft, complementing the airline’s existing (six days a week) service on the sector.
Flight 9W 460* (Pune-Bengaluru) will depart Pune at 0620 hrs, arriving in Bengaluru at 0740 hrs. On the return leg, flight 9W 459 (Bengaluru-Pune) will depart Bengaluru at 2100 hrs, arriving in Pune at 2220 hrs.
With the launch of these new, daily flights, Jet Airways will offer passengers an early morning departure from Pune and arrival in Bengaluru. The airline will also operate the last direct service out of Bengaluru to Pune, offering business travellers a full day to complete their work and return home, without the bother of an overnight stay.
Announcing the launch, Mr. Wolfgang Prock-Schauer, CEO, Jet Airways said, “The Pune-Bengaluru sector enjoys a lot of business traffic, and the demand for a premium daily service between the two established IT hubs, specifically tailored to suit the corporate travellers’ schedule was high. As the only airline offering a same-business day return service between the two cities, we expect the new flights to prove very popular with passengers.”
*Subject to Government Approvals
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 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.
Jet Airways with the acquisition of JetLite, today has a combined fleet strength of 109 aircraft and offer customers a schedule of over 536 flights daily.
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