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Jet Airways will start freighter operations in April

Freighter services will use A330 freighter aircraft wet-leased from Etihad Airways

Aneesh Phadnis  |  Mumbai 

Jet Airways will launch dedicated freighter operations in April becoming the first private Indian passenger airline to offer all-cargo services.

The freighter services will be operated using an A330 freighter aircraft wet-leased from Etihad Airways and will have an operating base in New Delhi. The freighter services will operate to a number of international and domestic destinations including Bangalore, Hong Kong, Hanoi and Singapore.

Cramer Ball, Chief Executive Officer, Jet Airways, said, “Jet Airways Cargo has developed a wide range of service options to meet the growing needs of its customers, including express and valuable products. India is now the second fastest growing air cargo market in the world and this growth is expected to continue in line with the country’s economy and we look forward to cargo making a strong contribution to the annual revenues of Jet Airways.”

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First Published: Tue, March 17 2015. 14:01 IST