Jet Airways to Launch Mumbai - Sharjah Flights

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Wednesday, 22 August 2012

Effective 18 October 2012, Indias Jet Airways will launch a new Mumbai-Sharjah service, the airline's sixth daily flight to the UAE from Mumbai, in addition to the resumption of its services to Kuwait and Bahrain from Kochi.

Jet Airways' new, daily return service Mumbai to Sharjah (9W 558/557) will be the sixth daily service between Mumbai and the UAE, in addition to the existing four daily services to Dubai and one daily service to Abu Dhabi.

The airline's return services on the Kochi-Kuwait sector (9W 576/575) will operate four times a week - on Mondays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays respectively.

Jet Airways' Kochi-Bahrain return services (9W 594/593) will operate three days a week - on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays respectively.

The airline will deploy its Boeing 737-800 aircraft on the route, offering Premiere and Economy configurations.

Sudheer Raghavan, Chief Commercial Officer, Jet Airways, said In keeping with the growing demand from our guests for seamless connections between the Gulf and India, as well as onwards via our international hub in Mumbai, Jet Airways is delighted to enhance its services on the India-Gulf sector in the winter schedule. Having emerged as among the leading airlines on the highly competitive Indo-Gulf sector in a relatively short period of time, we are confident that the new services will prove popular with our guests.

Jet Airways currently operates a fleet of 99 aircraft, which include 10 Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft, 11 Airbus A330-200 aircraft, 58 next generation Boeing 737-700/800/900 aircraft and 20 modern ATR 72-500 turboprop aircraft. With an average fleet age of 6.13 years, the airline has one of the youngest aircraft fleets in the world.

Flights to 74 destinations span the length and breadth of India and beyond, including Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Bangkok, Brussels, Colombo, Dammam, Dhaka, Doha, Dubai, Hong Kong, Jeddah, Kathmandu, Kuwait, London (Heathrow), Milan, Muscat, New York (both JFK and Newark), Riyadh, Sharjah, Singapore and Toronto.

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