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Jet Airways reintroduces Bengaluru/Mangalore flights & enhances Pune/Bangalore services

20th November 2008 - 05:51 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


Jet Airways India's premier international airline, will reintroduce daily service on the Bengaluru - Mangalore - Bengaluru sectors, effective December 01, 2008. This has been necessitated due to rise in popular demand in passenger traffic on these routes in the up coming holiday season.

Flight 9W 3561 will depart daily from Bengaluru at 0855 hrs in the morning, and arrive at Mangalore at 0955 hrs. On the return leg, flight 9W 3562 will leave Mangalore at 1025 hrs and arrive back at Bengaluru at 1125 hrs.

In the evening, flight 9W 3563 will depart Bengaluru at 1730 hrs and arrive in Mangalore at 1830 hrs. On the return journey, flight 9W 3564 will leave Mangalore at 1900 hrs and arrive back into Bengaluru at 2000 hrs.

With these timings, passengers travelling on business will find it convenient to take advantage of a same day return facility.

Also effective 1st December'08, Jet Airways will further enhance its services to and from India's the IT hubs Pune and Bengaluru. Flight 9W 3559 will depart Pune daily at 0620 hrs and arrive in Bengaluru at 0820 hrs. 9W 3560 will then depart Bengaluru 2030 hrs and arrive in Pune at 2250 hrs.

This is in addition to Jet Airways' existing services operated by 9W 445 on the Bengaluru - Pune, and 9W 446 on the Pune - Bengaluru routes.

All the above routes will be serviced by Jet Airways' comfortable turboprop aircraft, ATR 72-500 series, with an all economy configuration.

About Jet Airways:

Jet Airways currently operates a fleet of 85 aircraft, which includes 10 Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft, 11 Airbus A330-200 aircraft, 52 classic and next generation Boeing 737-400/700/800/900 aircraft and 12 modern ATR 72-500 turboprop aircraft. With an average fleet age of 4.38 years, the airline has one of the youngest aircraft fleet in the world.

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.

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. The airline flies to 30 domestic destinations and 2 international destinations (Kathmandu and Colombo).

Jet Airways, with the acquisition of JetLite, today has a combined fleet strength of 109 aircraft.


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