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Jet Airways to reintroduce services on the Chennai-Coimbatore sector

26th November 2008 - 20:46 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


Effective December 1, 2008, Jet Airways, India's premier international airline will reintroduce services on the Chennai-Coimbatore sector.

The airline will commence daily flights on the sector aboard its new ATR 72-500 aircraft

Flight 9W 3570 will depart Chennai at 1125 hrs and arrive Coimbatore at 1235 hrs. On the return, flight 9W 3571 will depart Coimbatore at 1305 hrs and arrive Chennai at 1415 hrs.

Jet Airways operates daily services from three gateway cities (Chennai, Mumbai, Delhi) to its European hub in Brussels and onwards to New York (Newark and JFK) and Toronto. The airline also offers daily services to
Kuala Lumpur, Singapore and Colombo from Chennai.

Commenting on the service, Mr. Wolfgang Prock-Schauer, CEO, Jet Airways said, "Besides catering to the traffic on the Chennai-Coimbatore sector, Jet Airways' new ATR service will also enable passengers from Coimbatore to connect to our international gateway in Chennai, and onwards to several destinations across Asia, Europe and North America."

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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