Airways is, subject to government aproval, to launch flights between Bengaluru
in India with New York (Newark and JFK) and Toronto, via its European hub, Brussels commencing 31st October
2008. The airline will operate daily direct flights from India’s IT hub, and its European hub in Brussels.
new flights will allow arriving passengers from Bengaluru to conveniently connect to Jet Airways’ transatlantic services to North America and Europe
in a seamless manner, on board its state-of-the-art Airbus 330-200 aircraft.
Jet Airways’ passengers can currently connect to six additional destinations in the United States and five destinations across Europe through its
code share partnerships with American Airlines and Brussels Airlines respectively.
This enhanced connectivity on Jet Airways includes Washington Reagan, Dallas, Boston, Cleveland, Baltimore and Raleigh-Durham in the
United States, via New York (JFK) and to Birmingham, Madrid, Barcelona, Berlin Tempelhof and Lyon in Europe, via Brussels.
Commenting on this new route development, Mr. Wolfgang Prock-Schauer said,
"Starting October 31, 2008, Jet Airways will be proud to
commence its signature wide body operations from Bengaluru to North America and Europe via its Brussels hub. This is in keeping with the
airline’s planned international expansion, which currently includes major Indian cities like Mumbai, Delhi, and Chennai."
Bengaluru will become the ninth Indian city to be connected to Jet Airways’ rapidly expanding international network.
Flight 9W 132 will depart from the new Bengaluru’s International Airport at 0135 hrs and arrive at Brussels International Airport at 0755
hrs. Jet Airways flight 9W 131 will depart Brussels at 1005 hrs everyday and will arrive at Bengaluru at 0005 hrs the following morning.
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