Jet Airways’ domestic passenger traffic grew by
39% in April 2010 when compared to the same period last year, with
international passenger traffic rising 29%.
JetLite, Jet Airways'
wholly owned subsidiary has also done well and posted a 28%
increase on a seat factor of 12.8% in the month of April 2010.
Mr. Nikos Kardassis, CEO, Jet Airways, said, “Our
airline has continued to build on its leadership position within
the Indian aviation industry, with seven consecutive months of
stellar growth. A buoyant global economic environment, coupled
with the relaxation of governmental and corporate travel
restrictions, have resulted in an upswing in air travel demand.
Importantly, Jet Airways has also been proactive in responding to
market demand, testimony to which was the successful launch of the Konnect Select our new premium cabin offering on Jet Konnect
flights during the summer peak season. Disruptions due to the
volcanic eruptions on the transatlantic route were also
minimized due to the proactive measures put in place with the
temporary shift of the European transit hub from Brussels to
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