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
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
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
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
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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