11 Per Cent Addition in the Jet Airways International Flight Schedules

Jet Airways is one of the three full-service carriers of the country, Jet Airways operates under Tailwinds Private Limited. It operates more than 300 flights every day, connecting around 74 destinations across the globe. Most of its services are operated and monitored from the primary hub at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport. Brussels, Delhi, Kolkata and Chennai airports are its secondary hubs. It recently signed a deal with Etihad that significantly increases the number of services listed in its international flight schedules. In addition to this, this airline also launched daily international flights from Ahmedabad, Pune and Mangalore to Abu Dhabi.

It is the first time that this airline will operate an international flight from Ahmedabad airport. These services are expected to improve the connectivity between Gulf cities and India. Currently, Jet Airways operated daily flights from seven Indian cities to Abu Dhabi, including Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad and Goa. The officials of this carrier said that connectivity with European, African and North American cities will also be enhanced with the help of Etihad – its strategic partner. As per reports, the airline is planning to deploy 737-800 Next Generation aircraft on these routes. It has a capacity of 178 seats, which is divided into Premiere and Economy Classes. This airline plans to expand its network and the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the company said that it may enhance the global operations by 11 per cent on the overseas route. At the same time, it will also increase domestic flights in the summer schedule. In addition, the CEO also said that these new services would open up access to a number of popular destinations around the world.

High Demand on International Routes

Apart from Jet Airways, other carriers of the country also added more options in their international flight schedules. Recently, the Airports Authority of India (AAI) asked Indian airlines to operate more overseas flights. Considering the significant rise in the international passenger traffic in the past few months, these additions can prove to be quite lucrative for airlines. The director of the organisation suggested IndiGo, SpiceJet and Jet Airways that it can be a viable business for them. Not only India, other countries are also promoting global operations. For instance, new services have been added in the Thai Airways flight schedule as well.

Well-Equipped Airports

Apart from a lucrative business, these additions are also a result of the improved amenities and services at airports. A number of terminals recently underwent through renovations and many changes. The government also announced constructions of many new ones in the country with the world class facilities. For instance, the construction of the Chandigarh airport is in accord with the standards followed all across the globe. This will attract global carriers to extend their services in the country. People can soon see an increase in Etihad, Lufthansa and British Airways online booking options.



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