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Jet Airways

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Jet Airways (established May 5, 1993) is a domestic airline in India. It is the largest private airline in India.

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Code Data

  • IATA Code: 9W
  • ICAO Code: JAI
  • Callsign: Jet Airways

About the Airline

Boeing 737-900 purchased by Jet in 2003
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Boeing 737-900 purchased by Jet in 2003

It operates over 250 flights to 44 destinations across the country. Jet is generally thought to have the best safety standards and reputation of all airlines operating within India.

It has alliances with the following International Airlines:

Majority of its flights are operated out of its Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai. Now with their alliances they offer direct check-in, including baggage transfer, for connecting International flights at various airports.

History

Jet Airways started in 1993 was with an fleet of 4 Boeing 737-300 aircrafts. It had 24 daily flights serving 12 destinations.

Today it is serving 44 desinations in India with 250 flights. In 2002/2003 it had a market share of 46%.

Services

Its 44 destinations include most of the big cities in India. It also flies to Kathmandu in Nepal, Colombo in Sri Lanka and Singapore.

They are also planning to fly to Dhaka in Bangladesh. More recently, Jet Airways has begun flights to London's Heathrow Airport, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore's Changi Airport. Jet Airways is expected to begin service to Newark via Brussels beginning in June 2005.

Fleet

The Jet Airways fleet consists of the following aircraft (at March 2005):

Following approval to begin long-haul operations to London, Jet Airways has sub-leased 3 Airbus A340-300E from South African Airways. These new aircraft will now be delivered direct to Jet Airways in April and May 2005 for use on 7 weekly services (ref: Airliner World, April 2005).

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