Effective June 14, 2009, Jet Airways will launch services to the kingdom of Saudi Arabia with the introduction of daily, direct services from Mumbai to the Saudi Arabian administrative and commercial capital cities of Riyadh and Jeddah respectively (subject to government approval).
The airline will operate the new flights aboard a state-of-the-art Boeing 737-800 aircraft. Flight 9W 524 will depart Mumbai at 19:30 hours, arriving in Riyadh at 21:05 hours. Flight 9W 523 will then depart Riyadh at 22:05 hours, arriving in Mumbai at 04:30 hrs. Flight 9W 522 will depart Mumbai at 19:00 hours, arriving in Jeddah at 21:30 hours. Flight 9W 521 will then depart Jeddah at 22:30 hours, arriving in Mumbai at 06:10 hours.
According to Mr. Wolfgang Prock-Schauer, CEO, Jet Airways, “Jet Airways is delighted to introduce daily services to the kingdom of Saudi Arabia from Mumbai. The introduction of these new flights will serve to further strengthen our Gulf network, better enabling us to offer passengers seamless connectivity and a world-class product on the Indo-Gulf sector.”