(August 26, 2008) – Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, commenced its daily direct flights from Mumbai and Delhi to Dubai on August 23, with a full complement of passengers. With the launch of these flights, Dubai becomes the 20th international destination on Jet Airways’ rapidly-expanding international route map.
Dubai is the sixth destination in the airline’s Gulf network and the second in the UAE. Jet Airways’ Dubai flights complement the airline’s daily services to Abu Dhabi, Kuwait, Bahrain, Muscat and Doha from various gateway points in India.
Jet Airway’s flight 9W 544 (Mumbai – Dubai) departs Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport at 18:40 hours and arrives at Dubai International Airport at 20:15 hours. The return flight 9W 543 (Dubai – Mumbai) departs Dubai International Airport at 21:45 hours and arrives at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai at 02:15 hours.
Jet Airways flight’ 9W 548 (New Delhi – Dubai) departs Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport at 19:30 hours and arrives at Dubai International Airport at 21:25 hours. The return flight, 9W 547 (Dubai – New Delhi) departs Dubai International Airport at 22:55 hours and arrives at Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi at 03:35 hours.
Jet Airways has deployed its dual-class, state-of-the-art Airbus 330-200 aircraft on these routes, featuring its acclaimed herringbone-configured Première and its spacious new Economy class thus offering its passengers unmatched international experience in Premiere and Economy Class.
Première passengers can enjoy the comforts of Jet Airways’ unique herringbone seat configuration, which makes every seat an aisle seat. Besides converting to 180-degree flat beds with lumbar support and massage systems, Première seats also offer the busy business traveler oversized tables, laptop power, telephony, SMS, Email and live text news.
Economy passengers can enjoy seats more spacious than the norm and ergonomically designed to reduce stress and strain for perhaps the most comfortable ride in its class.
Commenting on the launch of these new flights to Dubai, Mr. Wolfgang Prock-Schauer, CEO, Jet Airways said, “Jet Airways is delighted to fly to Dubai starting with a full complement of passengers on its maiden flight. Dubai is one of the most exciting cities in the world, which has traditionally been a very popular business, employment and leisure destination, and demand for a premium service on the competitive India-Dubai sector remains high.
With a large number of Indians living and working in the Gulf, flights to these sectors consistently register high load factors. Passengers on the India-Gulf route can now experience Jet Airways’ world-class service on the Airbus 330-200 aircraft, offering the highest quality of comfort, courtesy, reliability and standards of in-flight, as well as ground operations.”
To commemorate its maiden foray into Dubai, the airline has introduced special return and one-way Economy class fares* of INR 11,495 and INR 8,000 respectively, and return Première fares* of INR 24,940 on all its services to Dubai (excluding applicable taxes and surcharges).
Jet Airways’ JetEscapes has also introduced exciting new holiday packages to Dubai from various gateway points in India at unbeatable prices.*
Jet Airways’ Jet Privilege members are entitled to a host of inaugural offers, including the chance to earn Double JPMiles in Economy and Première, a 25% discount on Jet award tickets as well as special offers from leading hotels and car rental companies in Dubai and India.*
*Terms & Conditions Apply – please refer to jetairways.com for further details.