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New codeshare agreement between Jet Airways and Virgin Atlantic on Mumbai-London route

eTN Staff Writer  May 05, 2009

Jet Airways is pleased to announce a codeshare agreement with Virgin Atlantic beginning May 6, 2009. This new agreement means that guests can book with Virgin Atlantic to travel with Jet Airways on their double daily service between Mumbai and London Heathrow.

Mr. Wolfgang Prock-Schauer, chief executive officer, Jet Airways, commented, ‚ÄúJet Airways is delighted to enter into a codeshare with Virgin Atlantic. The code share agreement between Virgin Atlantic and Jet Airways represents a significant step forward in strengthening the relationship between our two airlines. The Mumbai-London route holds great potential, and we were looking to enhance our presence on this route by means of a codeshare partnership with a carrier whose commitment to service and product quality closely mirrors our own. In Virgin Atlantic, we believe we have found that partner.‚ÄĚ

Edmond Rose, director of commercial and revenue planning, Virgin Atlantic, commented, “We are delighted to announce this new codeshare with Jet Airways, an airline partner which shares Virgin Atlantic’s passion for quality. Our passengers will now benefit from more frequent flights under the Virgin Atlantic code for travel between London and Mumbai.

‚ÄúThe new codeshare will be particularly useful for passengers traveling between many points on Virgin Atlantic‚Äôs worldwide network and Mumbai who will be able to make convenient, same-terminal connections at London Heathrow‚Äôs Terminal 3.‚ÄĚ

New codeshare agreement between Jet Airways and Virgin Atlantic on Mumbai-London route
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