Jet Airways launches Mumbai - Kathmandu Flights

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Thursday, 3 December 2009

Indias Jet Airways has launched a new service between Mumbai and Kathmandu with a state-of-the-art Boeing 737-800 aircraft. The new flight will operate five days a week - on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays.

Jet Airways Boeing 737 800 flight 9W 266 will depart Mumbai at 08:05 to arrive in Kathmandu at 10:55. Flight 9W 265 will then depart Kathmandu at 11:55 and arrive in Mumbai at 14:40.

The new Boeing 737-800 aircraft specially configured for International Operations will offer 24 seats in Premiere and 120 in Economy Class.

To celebrate the launch Jet Airways is offering a promotional return economy fare of Rs 7500/- excluding taxes which can be purchased till January 15, 2010. The one way special economy fare is Rs 4875/- excluding taxes.

Jet Airways currently operates two daily services on the Delhi-Kathmandu-Delhi sectors, while JetLite, Jet Airways' subsidiary all-economy carrier, operates a daily service on the same sectors. With 26 flights per week, the Jet Airways group with JetLite will offer the maximum number of flights between India and Nepal.

Mr. Nikos Kardassis, CEO, Jet Airways, said, The India-Nepal sector is a very busy one, with relatively large volumes of passenger 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. Having introduced the same in the festive season, we are confident that our new service on this sector will be much appreciated by both business and leisure travellers alike.

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