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Tue, 15 December 2015

Delta and KLM to Codeshare with India's Jet Airways

Delta Air Lines and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines are to codeshare with India's Jet Airways, bringing new travel options for customers flying from Europe and the United States via Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to India and beyond.

Effective 27 March 2016 and subject to government approvals, Delta and KLM customers flying from Europe and the United States to Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport will be able to connect onto Jet Airways' new daily flights to New Delhi and Mumbai, with onward destinations that include Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Kochi, Goa, Kolkata and Amritsar in India; Dhaka, Bangladesh; Kathmandu, Nepal; and Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Delta and KLM's codeshare on these Jet Airways routes will provide customers with a single ticket and through-check in of bags to their final destinations.

Delta SkyMiles and KLM Flying Blue members will be eligible to earn and redeem frequent flyer miles on codeshare routes operated by Jet.

In addition, Jet Airways will place its code on flights between Amsterdam and 11 destinations in the United States and Canada operated by Delta and KLM. These include: New York-JFK, Newark, Chicago, Washington D.C., Houston, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Vancouver, Calgary, Montreal and Edmonton.

 Jet Airways will also codeshare on KLM-operated flights to 30 European destinations beyond Amsterdam including Madrid, Zurich and Milan. KLM's service between Amsterdam and New Delhi also forms part of this agreement.

Cramer Ball, Chief Executive Officer, Jet Airways, said, "Jet Airways' new services to Amsterdam and partnership with KLM and Delta demonstrates our continuous endeavour to provide greater choice and connectivity to our guests. With Amsterdam Airport Schiphol as our new European gateway, we will be able to provide our guests with one stop access to a wider array of destinations across Europe and North America together with our partners KLM and Delta. Jet Airways' award winning service on board the state-of-the-art Airbus A330-300 aircraft from Mumbai and Delhi to Amsterdam offers a great proposition for our guests flying to Europe and North America."

Delta and KLM offer up to 19 peak-day services to Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport from 21 destinations in the United States and Canada.

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