India’s Jet Airways and Malaysia Airlines have signed
a codeshare and network-wide reciprocal Frequent Flyer partnership to
provide customers with enhanced travel connectivity and privileges.
Customers will benefit from a wider choice of flights,
convenient onward connections in India and Malaysia with seamless
transfers and through check-in, and the perks of frequent flyer
Jet Airways will place its “9W” flight code on
Malaysia Airlines’ flights operating between Kuala Lumpur and 5
major Indian cities, Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Bengaluru (Bangalore)
In return, Malaysia Airlines will place its
“MH” code on Jet Airways’ daily services between Chennai and Kuala
Tickets will be available for purchase from 25
February 2009 for travel commencing 3 March 2009.
addition, customers will be able to earn and redeem
miles when they travel with the respective airlines.
Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer, Dato’ Sri Idris Jala
said, “I am delighted to partner with Jet Airways as Malaysia
Airlines work towards expanding and strengthening our
hub-and-spoke network. This will allow us to capture untapped
traffic from secondary points in India through the 5 Indian
gateways onto MH’s network. Based on modest estimates, we expect
to capture approximately 10% of the untapped potential traffic to
Kuala Lumpur and beyond. This is valued at RM10 to 12 million per
Jet Airways and Malaysia Airlines
currently have interline agreements for domestic points across
India and Malaysia.
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