Jet Airways to increase Gulf flights from October

August 21st, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS  

Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) Jet Airways Tuesday announced plans to enhance connectivity to the Gulf with the launch of its new Mumbai-Sharjah service, the airline’s sixth daily flight to the Emirates from Mumbai.

Effective Oct 18, the new service will be in addition to the resumption of services to Kuwait and Bahrain from Kochi.

“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,” said Sudheer Raghavan, chief commercial officer of the airline.

Jet Airways’ new daily return service from Mumbai to Sharjah 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 will operate four times a week - on Mondays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays respectively.

Jet Airways’ Kochi-Bahrain return services will operate three days a week on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

The airline will deploy its state-of-the-art next-generation Boeing 737-800 aircraft, offering premiere and economy configurations.

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