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Jet Airways to deepen its domestic presence with 144 new weekly flights this summer

Jet Airways Boeing 737-96N ER WL VT-JBY (msn 35227) BKK (Michael B. Ing). Image: 934602.

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Continuing its focus on growing its domestic presence, Jet Airways, India’s premier full-service international airline, will introduce 144 weekly flights in the first phase of its forthcoming summer schedule. The new schedule will feature a combination of nonstop services – several of them on unique routes being introduced for the first time in the industry, as well as direct, one-stop services between new city pairs in the airline’s existing pan India network, bolstering it further.

As part of the new schedule, Jet Airways will strengthen connectivity between the country’s capital and the North Eastern region via a bouquet of pioneering, nonstop services including thrice-a-week flights to Aizawl and Jorhat and four times-a-week flights to Silchar from New Delhi. The airline also commences four times-a-week nonstop service to Imphal from Delhi. Cementing its presence further in the young, urban metro city of Pune, the airline also launches new, nonstop services to Patna, Raipur and Chandigarh. Additionally, Jet Airways begins a daily, non-stop service for the very first time between Mumbai and Tiruchirappalli – Tamil Nadu’s famous temple city and a religious centre, aside from a new, direct service between Tiruchirappalli and Delhi.

The airline is also commencing direct, one-stop services between Mumbai and the North Eastern cities of Jorhat and Imphal, marking its return to the capital of Manipur. Imphal will also be connected with Pune with direct flights via Guwahati and Kolkata, enhancing access and connectivity between the North-East and its hubs in Mumbai and Delhi. In fact, Guwahati will play an instrumental role in facilitating this season’s connectivity, enabling non-stop daily flights also to Bagdogra, Imphal and Mumbai. The upcoming robust connectivity between the North East and India’s financial as well as political Capital is expected to provide a positive stimulus to the region’s economy, boosting tourism as well as development of business and trade, leading to growth enhancement of Cargo movement.

Among other network enhancements, summer 2018 will also see Jet Airways connect the holy city of Amritsar with non-stop and direct flights from its hubs in Mumbai and Bengaluru respectively for the first time. In fact, Bengaluru will witness addition of other new, non-stop flights that will connect it to the bustling cities of Indore and Patna, reinforcing the cities’ position as Jet Airways’ third domestic hub, after Mumbai and Delhi. Additionally, Jet Airways will also connect Patna with non-stop flights to Mumbai.

Flight Number Sector Frequency Type Departure Arrival
Flight Number9W 852 SectorAizawl – Delhi FrequencyMon / Wed / Fri TypeNon Stop Departure1530 Arrival1835
Flight Number9W 851 SectorDelhi – Aizawl FrequencyMon / Wed / Fri TypeNon Stop Departure1105 Arrival1405
Flight Number9W 358 SectorMumbai – Tiruchirappalli FrequencyDaily TypeNon Stop Departure1225 Arrival1410
Flight Number9W 311 SectorTiruchirappalli – Mumbai FrequencyDaily TypeNon Stop Departure1440 Arrival1650
Flight Number9W 991 SectorDelhi – Silchar FrequencyTue / Thu / Sat / Sun TypeNon Stop Departure1100 Arrival1350
Flight Number9W 992 SectorSilchar – Delhi FrequencyTue / Thu / Sat / Sun TypeNon Stop Departure1530 Arrival1830
Flight Number9W 956 SectorDelhi – Jorhat FrequencyMon / Wed / Fri TypeNon Stop Departure1100 Arrival1400
Flight Number9W 957 SectorJorhat – Delhi FrequencyMon / Wed / Fri TypeNon Stop Departure1520 Arrival1820
Flight Number9W 2540 SectorPatna – Pune FrequencyMon / Tue / Wed / Thu / Fri / Sun TypeNon Stop Departure0245 Arrival0505
Flight Number9W 2539 SectorPune – Patna FrequencyMon / Tue / Wed / Thu / Fri / Sun TypeNon Stop Departure2300 Arrival0120
Flight Number9W 183 SectorPune – Raipur FrequencySun TypeNon Stop Departure1140 Arrival1350
Flight Number9W 184 SectorRaipur – Pune FrequencySun TypeNon Stop Departure1510 Arrival1720
Flight Number9W 935 SectorMumbai – Imphal FrequencyTue / Thu / Sat / Sun TypeDirect Departure1010 Arrival1500
Flight Number9W 842 SectorImphal – Mumbai FrequencyTue / Thu / Sat / Sun TypeDirect Departure1435 Arrival1915
Flight Number9W 921 SectorMumbai – Jorhat FrequencyMon / Wed / Fri TypeDirect Departure1010 Arrival1450
Flight Number9W 936 SectorJorhat – Mumbai FrequencyMon / Wed / Fri TypeDirect Departure1435 Arrival1915
Flight Number9W 917 SectorDelhi – Jorhat FrequencyTue / Thu / Sat / Sun TypeDirect Departure0920 Arrival1310
Flight Number9W 918 SectorJorhat – Delhi FrequencyTue / Thu / Sat / Sun TypeDirect Departure1420 Arrival1855
Flight Number9W 358 SectorDelhi – Tiruchirappalli FrequencyDaily TypeDirect Departure0900 Arrival1410
Flight Number9W 311 SectorTiruchirappalli – Delhi FrequencyMon / Tue / Wed / Thu / Fri TypeDirect Departure1440 Arrival2020
Flight Number9W 982 SectorImphal – Pune FrequencyMon / Wed / Fri TypeDirect Departure1530 Arrival2335

Jet Airways is India’s premier international airline which operates flights to 64 destinations, including India and overseas. Jet Airways’ robust domestic India network spans the length and breadth of the country covering metro cities, state capitals and emerging destinations. Beyond India, Jet Airways operates flights to key international destinations in South East Asia, South Asia, Middle East, Europe and North America.

The Jet Airways Group currently operates a fleet of 119 aircraft, comprising Boeing 777-300 ERs, Airbus A330-200 / 300, Next Generation Boeing 737s and ATR 72-500 / 600s.

Copyright Photo: Jet Airways Boeing 737-96N ER WL VT-JBY (msn 35227) BKK (Michael B. Ing). Image: 934602.

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Delta and KLM announce a codeshare partnership with Jet Airways via Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Jet Airways Airbus A330-302 VT-JWU (msn 1391) BRU (Ton Jochems). Image: 930662.

Delta Air Lines (Atlanta) and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (Amsterdam) will launch a codeshare agreement with India’s Jet Airways (Mumbai) that brings convenient new travel options for customers flying from Europe and the United States via Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to India and beyond.

Delta and KLM announce codeshare partnership with Jet Airways via Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (PRNewsFoto/Delta Air Lines)

Delta and KLM announce codeshare partnership with Jet Airways via Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (PRNewsFoto/Delta Air Lines)

Effective March 27, 2016 and subject to government approvals, Delta and KLM customers flying from Europe and the United States to Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport will be able to connect onto Jet Airways’ new daily flights to Delhi and Mumbai, with onward destinations that include Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Kochi, Goa, Kolkata and Amritsar in India; Dhaka, Bangladesh; Kathmandu, Nepal; and Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Delta and KLM codeshare on these Jet Airways routes will provide customers with co-ordinated customer service, a single ticket and through-check in of bags to their final destinations. Delta SkyMiles and KLM Flying Blue members will be eligible to earn and redeem frequent flyer miles on codeshare routes operated by Jet.

In addition, Jet Airways will place its code on flights between Amsterdam and 11 destinations in the United States and Canada operated by Delta and KLM. These include: New York-JFK, Newark, Chicago, Washington D.C., Houston, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Vancouver, Calgary, Montreal and Edmonton. Jet Airways will also codeshare on KLM-operated flights to 30 European destinations beyond Amsterdam including Madrid, Zurich and Milan. KLM’s service between Amsterdam and New Delhi also forms part of this agreement.


Delta and KLM offer up to 19 peak-day services to Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport from 21 destinations in the United States and Canada.

Copyright Photo: Ton Jochems/ Jet Airways, with this new agreement, is shifting its European hub from Brussels to Amsterdam. Airbus A330-302 VT-JWU (msn 1391) prepares to taxi from the gate at BRU.

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Jet Airways orders 75 Boeing 737 MAX 8s

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Jet Airways (Mumbai) and Boeing announced an order for 75 737 MAX 8 airplanes at the 2015 Dubai Airshow.

The announcement marks the largest order in Jet Airways’ history and supports the airline’s replacement strategy to have the most modern and environmentally progressive airplane fleet. The order, previously attributed to an unidentified customer, includes conversions of 25 Next-Generation 737s to 737 MAX 8s, as well as options and purchase rights for an additional 50 aircraft.


The 737 MAX incorporates the latest technology CFM International LEAP-1B engines, Advanced Technology winglets and other improvements to deliver the highest efficiency, reliability and passenger comfort in the single-aisle market.



Etihad Airways and partners raise $500 million in international markets

Etihad Airways (Abu Dhabi), its airport services business and five of its equity partners have successfully completed an innovative new platform financing transaction, raising $500 million on the international markets.

Etihad Airways logo (LRW)

According to the group, “Etihad Airways, Etihad Airport Services, Airberlin, Air Serbia, Air Seychelles, Alitalia and Jet Airways have together taken a new step forward in their strategic business development through this unique fund-raising initiative.”

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The group continued:

“At a series of roadshow meetings, held in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and London, the shared vision and strategies of the airlines were laid out to financial institutions. These highlighted the growing network coordination and revenue development initiatives, coupled with joint procurement and business synergy projects, across the airlines.”

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Allocation of the funds raised will be nearly 20 percent each to Etihad Airways, Etihad Airport Services, Airberlin and Alitalia; 16 percent to Jet Airways; and the remainder to Air Serbia and Air Seychelles.

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The funds raised by the transaction will be used largely for capital expenditure and investment in fleet, as well as for refinancing, depending on each individual airline’s needs.

Alitalia (2015) logo

The transaction marks the first time that Etihad Airways and its partners have raised funds together. To date, Etihad Airways has already raised in excess of $11 billion (US) from more than 80 financial institutions, to help fund its expansion strategy.

Jet Airways (2015) logo

The funds have been raised through a special purpose vehicle, EA Partners IBV. Goldman Sachs International, ADS Securities and Anoa Capital are acting as joint lead book-running managers for the offering.

Copyright Photo: SPA/ Etihad Airways’ Airbus A380-861 A6-APA (msn 166) departs from London (Heathrow).

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Jet Airways and Airberlin enter into a codeshare agreement

Jet Airways (Mumbai) has entered into a codeshare agreement with Airberlin (Berlin) effective April 2015.

This development will see Jet Airways placing its code (9W) on airberlin’s (AB) daily flights to Berlin (TXL) and Dusseldorf (DUS) from Abu Dhabi.

Jet Airways operates 12 daily services to Abu Dhabi from 11 Indian cities.

Copyright Photo: Steve Bailey/ Boeing 737-8AL VT-JFS (msn 39065) was delivered to Jet Airways on April 29, 2014.

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Jet Airways goes full service, ends JetKonnect flights

Jet Airways (Mumbai) today (December 2) commenced the roll out of a full service product on all flights across its domestic network.

According to the airline, “Starting today, Jet Airways’ will offer guests a two class, full service product with a complimentary dining experience onboard all domestic flights. Apart from the enhanced service quality levels, the airline will offer easy convenient connections on its domestic network to over 51 destinations across India with over 450 daily domestic flights. Guests will also be able to access 22 international destinations on Jet Airways network and will also offer connectivity to over 135 international destinations across the world with its strategic alliance partner Etihad Airways.”

This also ends the JetKonnect operation.

Copyright Photo: Boeing 777-35R VT-JEA (msn 35157) taxies at London (Heathrow).

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Jet Airways pilots clash in the cockpit, the Mumbai-Dubai flight is delayed by 1.5 hours

Jet Airways (Mumbai) had a Mumbai-Dubai flight delayed by one and a half hours after the flight crew got into a heated argument in the cockpit before departure. The first officer left his position in the cockpit alleging the captain “manhandled” him according to this report by Mid-Day. The flight was delayed as managers attempted to find a replacement first officer.

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Copyright Photo: Michael B. Ing/ Boeing 737-85R VT-JBG (msn 35083) arrives in Singapore.

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