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Etihad control won't hit Jet Airways' ties with its European, US partners

It has 5 daily wide-body aircraft to Amsterdam and Paris from India, and a daily service between Amsterdam and Toronto

Etihad control won't hit Jet ties abroad

Arindam MajumderAneesh Phadnis New Delhi/Mumbai
A greater say by Etihad on Jet Airways affairs is unlikely to impact the latter’s relationship with its European and US partners — Air France-KLM, Delta and Virgin Atlantic.
“Our relationship with Jet Airways doesn’t depend on the ownership. We are exploring to further strengthen our partnership with Jet in the market,” said Juha Jarvinen, the newly-appointed executive vice-president, commercial, Virgin Atlantic. Jarvinen didn’t rule out a neutrality pact in the future.
In an apparent change in strategy, Jet Airways had shifted its European hub from Brussels to Amsterdam in 2016 as it signed an extensive commercial co-operation

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First Published: Feb 26 2019 | 10:12 PM IST

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