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Jet Airways and Etihad Airways Mark India’s 68th Independence Day with Special Fares

Aug 14, 2014   20:29 IST 
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Jet Airways, India’s premiere international airline, and Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, today launched attractive fares to all domestic and international destinations on their combined network to mark the 68th year of India’s Independence.

Guests taking advantage of this promotion will enjoy substantial savings over regular published fares on the combined network of the two airlines across 135 destinations worldwide.

This special promotion offers passengers discounts ranging from 20 to 68 per cent across both airlines’ networks.

This five-day special offer will be available for sale from 15 to 19 August 2014 for travel between 15 September 2014 and 30 June 2015.

Gaurang Shetty, Jet Airways’ Senior Vice President - Commercial, said: "The special Independence Day fares, jointly offered with Etihad Airways, offer our guests the chance to experience both our airlines’ exceptional services, unparalleled global network, flexible schedules and enhanced connectivity at attractive and affordable fares. We are confident that this promotion will be very popular with our guests as it will enable them to celebrate this national holiday by visiting and spending time with their loved ones.”

Neerja Bhatia, Etihad Airways General Manager in India, said: “As promised, we are working together to benefit the Indian traveller. Our special limited time offer will give more people the opportunity to see the world from the comfort of our award winning cabins without breaking the bank.”

For more information and to book tickets, passengers may contact their nearest travel agent or access the offer through the airlines’ websites,,, or call the Jet Airways and Etihad Airways contact centres,


About Jet Airways Group

Jet Airways is one of India’s premier international airlines recognized for its quality and customer service excellence. The Jet Airways group currently operates a fleet of 113 state-of-the-art wide and narrow-bodied aircraft under the Jet Airways and JetKonnect brand.

Jet Airways is a full service airline with one of the youngest fleets in the world and a network that includes flights to 74 destinations spanning the length and breadth of India and destinations in Europe, North America (USA & Canada), the Middle East and Asia.

The JetKonnect service is a dedicated product designed to meet the needs of the low fare segment. With a mixed fleet of Boeings and ATR aircraft, JetKonnect’s convenient schedules, reliable service and low fare offer bring greater value and a seamless flying experience to its customers. Jet Airways and JetKonnect together operate over 575 flights daily.

About Etihad Airways

Etihad Airways began operations in 2003, and in 2013 carried 11.5 million passengers. From its Abu Dhabi base Etihad Airways flies to 108 existing or announced passenger and cargo destinations in the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia, Australia and the Americas. The airline has a fleet of 102 Airbus and Boeing aircraft, and more than 210 aircraft on firm order, including 71 Boeing 787s, 25 Boeing 777-X, 62 Airbus A350s and 10 Airbus A380s. Etihad Airways holds equity investments in airberlin, Air Seychelles, Virgin Australia, Aer Lingus, Air Serbia and Jet Airways, and is in the process of formalising equity investments in Alitalia and Swiss-based Etihad Regional*. For more information, please visit:

*Operated by Darwin Airlines 

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