Jet Airways launches Mumbai-Hong Kong service

April 14th, 2008 - 6:21 pm ICT by admin  

Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) Jet Airways has launched its service to Hong Kong from Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA), to become the first private Indian carrier to fly to Hong Kong. Jet’s inaugural flight to Hong Kong, 9W42, was flagged off by the airline’s CEO Wolfgang Prock-Schauer Monday.

“Hong Kong is the gateway to south China. Flying to Hong Kong means business as well as leisure traffic,” Prock-Schauer told IANS.

The new flight on the Mumbai-Hong Kong route departed the Mumbai airport at 1 a.m., and arrived at Hong Kong International Airport at 9.15 am local time.

The return flight, 9W41 (Hong Kong-Mumbai) will depart from Hong Kong International Airport at 7.05 p.m. and arrive in Mumbai at 11.10 p.m. local time.

The airline has deployed an Airbus 330-200 aircraft with a two-class configuration, premi

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