Jet Airways on Wednesday May 03,2017 announced the introduction of new, direct services connecting Chennai with Paris and Bengaluru with Amsterdam. The new flights will commence from the forthcoming winter schedule, with effect from 29, October 2017.
The addition of the Bengaluru and Chennai flights makes Jet Airways to offer direct non-stop services between these cities and offer its passengers the option of travel to Europe and North America through three European gateways enabling fliers to travel through one gateway and return via another, on a single itinerary.
Gaurang Shetty, Whole time Director, Jet Airways, said, “Key southern markets such as Chennai and Bengaluru are witnessing rapid growth in international business and commerce, boosting the need for global travel and logistics. Together with growth in leisure travel, this has accelerated the demand for the introduction of non-stop services that will connect these markets with 35 destinations across Europe and 24 destinations in North America, reaffirming Jet Airways’ promise of providing guests with seamless connectivity.”
The new services will also boost Jet Airways’ cumulative daily cargo capacity to Europe by as much as 30 tons, apart from reducing transit times for shipments, which were earlier routed via Mumbai and/or Delhi.
The flights will facilitate and enhance export and import of various type of commodities including flowers, perishables, pharmaceuticals, machinery, garments, electrical and medical equipment, auto parts as well as exotic food items. The airline will now be able to offer a much-needed direct service to guests from Chennai and Bengaluru to Paris and Amsterdam and vice versa, for their big and heavy shipments too.
Jet Airways will deploy its Airbus A330 aircraft on these routes, with its spacious cabin, greater leg-room, lie-flat beds in Premiere guaranteeing guests all the comforts associated with long-haul international travel.