Jet Airways has launched flights between Bengaluru and its European
hub in Brussels with four weekly flights on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays respectively, till December 14, 2008.
airline will increase its frequency on the sector, operating daily flights between
Bengaluru and Brussels effective December 15, 2008 to January 15, 2009; and will revert to flying four times a week on the same sector, effective
January 16, 2009 onwards.
The launch of Jet Airways’ inaugural service on the Bengaluru-Brussels sector was marked by a multi-faith prayer session at the new Bengaluru
International Airport, followed by the ceremonial lighting of the inaugural lamp by Mr. Albert Brunner, CEO, BIAL and Mr. Sudheer
Raghavan, Chief Commercial Officer, Jet Airways.
Flight 9W 132
departs the new Bengaluru International Airport at 0135 hrs, arriving at Brussels International Airport at 0755 hrs. On the return
leg, Jet Airways flight 9W 131 departs Brussels at 1010 hrs and arrives at Bengaluru at 0005 hrs the following morning.
With the launch of these services, arriving passengers from Bengaluru can now 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 seven 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 Tegel, Manchester, Paris De Gaulle and Lyon in Europe, via
Commenting on this new route development, Mr. Sudheer Raghavan said, “Jet Airways is proud to commence its signature wide body
operations from Bengaluru to North America and Europe via its Brussels hub. Bengaluru will now be the fourth major Indian gateway for Jet
Airways’ services to North America via Brussels, in addition to Mumbai, Delhi and
Bengaluru is also the ninth Indian city to be connected to Jet Airways’ international network.
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