Jet Airways to Launch Daily Mumbai - Kathmandu Flights

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Tuesday, 10 November 2009

Effective 2 December 2009, Jet Airways will connect Indias commercial capital with the Nepalese capital city of Kathmandu, with the introduction of new daily services on the Mumbai-Kathmandu sector. The airline will operate the route with Boeing 737 aircraft.

Jet Airways flight 9W 266 will depart Mumbai at 08:30, arriving in Kathmandu at 11:15. Flight 9W 265 will then depart Kathmandu at 12:45, arriving in Mumbai at 15:30.

The airline currently operates two services on the Delhi-Kathmandu sector, one a daily flight and the other operating six days a week, totaling thirteen weekly frequencies on this sector. Effective November 17, 2009, however, the airline will operate two daily flights on the Delhi-Kathmandu sector, or fourteen weekly frequencies. 

Mr. Nikos Kardassis, Acting CEO, Jet Airways, said The Indo-Nepal sector is a very busy one, in terms of leisure and business air traffic. With the success of our services to Kathmandu, there has been increasing demand for direct air connections between the Indian commercial hub of Mumbai and Kathmandu from both business and leisure travelers. Having introduced the same in the festive season, we are confident that our new daily services on this sector will be much appreciated.

Effective 11 November 2009, Jet Airways will also introduce new services on the Mumbai-Kolkata sector. Flight 9W 217 will depart Mumbai at 10:20, arriving in Kolkata at 12:55. Flight 9W 218 will then depart Kolkata at 13:30, arriving in Mumbai at 15:55.

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