Jetlite Supports Relief Efforts In Flood-Hit Bihar
Released on: September 9, 2008, 1:42 am
Press Release Author: Parinaz Driver
Industry: Transportation & Logistics
Press Release Summary: September 05, 2008: In a bid to support relief efforts in the flood-hit state of Bihar, JetLite, Jet Airways’ wholly-owned all economy subsidiary airline, recently flew a team of sixteen medical professionals from Mumbai to Patna, facilitating them with free passage, on the Mumbai-Patna-Mumbai sector.
Press Release Body: JetLite also supported the group, in the carriage of medicines and other medical supplies weighing over 500 kgs.
Commenting on the airline’s initiative, Mr. Daniel Barranger, Chief Commercial Officer, JetLite said, “ The floods have caused the people of Bihar great suffering and as a responsible corporate entity, JetLite expresses its solidarity towards the affected people and the rehabilitation and relief efforts being carried out in that State.”
The aid effort was jointly coordinated by JetLite,Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) and Mumbai International Airport Limited (MIAL).
About JetLite :
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).
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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