New York – Jet Airways, India’s leading airline, will launch daily thru-flights to Bangalore (Bengaluru) from three North American gateways on October 31, 2008, it was announced last week.
With the introduction of transatlantic service to Bangalore, Jet Airways will operate 12 daily connections from New York JFK, Newark and Toronto to four Indian cities (Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and, now, Bangalore), through its European hub in Brussels.Â Flights in both directions are timed so that travelers can connect effortlessly and enjoy the comfort of a clean plane and a refreshed crew.
“Our vision is to make reaching destinations in India as effortless as possible,” says Naresh Goyal, founder and chairman of Jet Airways, “which is why we created our luxurious and state-of-the-art hub in Brussels, so that our travelers can easily access the most in-demand cities in India.”
Through its codeshare agreements with American Airlines and Brussels Airlines, Jet Airways also offers passengers easy connections to six other US cities (Washington, DC, Dallas, Boston, Cleveland, Baltimore and Raleigh-Durham) and five additional destinations in Europe (Birmingham, Madrid, Barcelona, Berlin and Lyon).
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Jet Airways, the Spirit of New India:
Jet Airways currently operates a fleet of 85 aircraft, which includes 10 Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft, 10 Airbus A330-200 aircraft, 54 classic and next generation Boeing 737-400/700/800/900 aircraft and 11 modern ATR 72-500 turboprop aircraft. With an average fleet age of 4.30 years, the airline has one of the youngest aircraft fleet in the world. Jet Airways operates over 385 flights daily.
Flights to 65 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.