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Jet Airways Announces Enhanced Connectivity to the Gulf with the Launch of Four International Flights From Kochi, Kozhikode and Thiruvananthapuram

Sep 25, 2014 15:00 IST 
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
  • Introduces daily flight from Kochi to Dubai from 5th November

  • Launches second frequency from Mumbai to Doha from 5th November

  • Daily direct flight from Kohzikode & Thiruvananthapuram to Doha from 1st December


 

 

 

 

In an endeavour to provide seamless access to its guests, Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, is all set to further enhance its connectivity to the Gulf, with the introduction of a new direct flight from Kochi to the UAE’s financial hub, Dubai effective November 5, 2014.  

 

This is Jet Airways’ first direct daily flight from Kochi to Dubai, the international financial, commercial and tourist hub of UAE. This new service from Kochi to Dubai will complement the currently operated daily direct flights from Kochi to Abu Dhabi, Dammam, Doha, Kuwait (via Abu Dhabi), Muscat and Sharjah.

 

Jet Airways will also launch a second frequency between Mumbai and Doha effective November 5, 2014 as well as a new daily direct flight from Kohzikode and Thiruvananthapuram to Doha effective December 1, 2014.

 

The addition of these new flights across the Gulf will further strengthen the airlines growing international network and significantly enhance flight connectivity in the region.

 

Kozhikode will be the second destination in Kerala after Kochi to have a daily service to Doha. Jet Airways currently operates a daily flight to Doha from Delhi, Kochi and Mumbai.

Dubai is currently linked with four flights from Mumbai and two services from Delhi. Jet Airways will also commence an additional daily service between Mumbai and Dubai (5th daily service) by 14th October 2014, making Jet Airways the largest operator between India and the Gulf.

 

The introduction of these new flight to Doha and Dubai further strengthens the presence of Jet Airways in the Indo-Gulf sector, making it one of the region's leading carriers. These flights on these high demand routes will not only cater to the growing Indian expatriates but also boost tourism and trade between the these cities and will help in bringing in traffic to and from the Middle East. The airline will deploy its next - generation Boeing 737-800 aircraft, offering twin class configuration of Premiere and Economy class.

 

These new flights are conveniently timed to connect guests travelling from Jet Airways domestic network to Gulf points. Currently Jet Airways operates daily flights to Abu Dhabi, Dammam, Doha, Muscat and Sharjah from Kochi while Kuwait is connected via Abu Dhabi. Jet Airways currently operates a daily flight each from Delhi, Kochi, Chennai, Bangalore and Hyderabad and a twice daily from Mumbai to Abu Dhabi.

 

Flight No

Freq

Departure

Time

Arrival

Time

9W 559

Daily

Doha

3:45

Mumbai

9:30

9W 560

Daily

Mumbai

1:20

Doha

2:45

9W 593

Daily

Doha

21:50

Thiruvananthapuram

4:45

9W 594

Daily

Thiruvananthapuram

7:45

Doha

10:05

9W 595

Daily

Doha

11:20

Kozhikode

17:50

9W 596

Daily

Kozhikode

18:50

Doha

20:50

9w 528

Except Sundays

Kochi

0905

Dubai

1205

9W 527

Except Sundays

Dubai

1305

Kochi

1835

9W 528

Sunday

Kochi

0845

Dubai

1145

9W 527

Sunday

Dubai

1305

Kochi

1835

 


With these new enhanced flights, Jet Airways will achieve the landmark milestone of becoming India’s first private airline to operate over 40 daily flights to multiple destinations in the Gulf. This includes daily departures to Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Dubai, Doha, Kuwait, Sharjah, Muscat, Jeddah, Dammam and Riyadh, thus, making the airline the largest operator between India and the Gulf.

 

Gaurang Shetty, Senior Vice-President - Commercial, Jet Airways said, “Jet Airways has already established itself as a prestigious brand in the intensely competitive India-Gulf sector in a relatively short period of time and this enhanced connectivity further emphasizes the airlines commitment to growing this market. Jet Airways is delighted to introduce additional frequencies to Doha and Dubai that will afford its guests the convenience of seamless travel. This is truly an indication of the strong demand on this sector. We are confident that these services will prove immensely popular with our guests. Introduction of these flights is an important landmark in the evolution and emergence of the airline as India’s premier international airline, as we will now operate over 146 daily flights to key international destinations.”

The airline will deploy a Boeing 737-800 aircraft on these new services, offering Premiere and Economy guests an in-flight product that is among the best in its class, warm service, award-winning in-flight entertainment, as well as delectable cuisine
and convenient schedules.

 

About Jet Airways:

Jet Airways currently operates a fleet of 113 aircraft, which include 10 Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft, 8 Airbus A330-200 aircraft, 4 Airbus A330-300 aircraft, 73 next generations Boeing 737-700/800/900/900 ER aircraft and 15 ATR 72-500 and 3 ATR72-600. With an average fleet age of 5.20 years, the airline has one of the youngest fleet of aircraft in the world. Flights to 74  destinations span the length and breadth of India and beyond, including Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Bangkok, Brussels, Colombo, Dammam, Dhaka, Doha, Dubai, Hong  Kong,  Jeddah, Kathmandu, Kuwait, London (Heathrow), Muscat, New York (Newark), Paris, Riyadh, Sharjah, Singapore and Toronto.

About JetKonnect:

JetKonnect is a dedicated product designed to meet the needs of the low fare segment.  JetKonnect will also offer guests a Premiere service on nearly all domestic routes.  With  its  mixed  fleet of Boeings and ATR aircraft  with  nearly  259 daily flights connecting 48 destinations across India,  JetKonnect  provides  more  flexibility  and  choice to its guests. JetKonnect's convenient schedules, reliable service and low fares, promise to bring greater value and a seamless flying experience to our customers.


Jet Airways and JetKonnect together operate over 544 daily flights, both domestic and international.

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