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Jet launches two flights to West Asia

BS Reporter  |  Mumbai 

Jet Airways today launched two new flights in the Kochi-Muscat and Mumbai-Doha routes. The airline will fly Boeing 737-800 aircrafts on these routes.
Naresh Goyal, chairman, Jet Airways, said, "The new flights will benefit Indians living and working in West Asia." With the introduction of the new flights, Kozhikode became the second city in Kerala to be connected by Jet Airway's international services to West Asia.
The airline is already operating daily direct flights on the Kochi-Kuwait-Kochi, Kochi-Bahrain-Kochi, Mumbai-Bahrain-Mumbai and Delhi-Kuwait-Delhi routes.
Jet Airways currently operates a fleet of 76 aircraft, which includes eight Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft, seven Airbus A330-200 aircraft, 52 classic and next generation Boeing 737-400/700/800/900 aircraft and nine modern ATR 72-500 turboprop aircraft.
With an average fleet age of 4.37 years, the airline has one of the youngest aircraft fleets in the world. It operates over 365 flights daily.
Flights to 57 destinations span the length and breadth of India and beyond, including New York (both JFK and Newark) Toronto, Brussels, London(Heathrow), Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Colombo, Bangkok, Kathmandu, Dhaka, Kuwait and Bahrain.
The airline plans to extend its international operations to other cities in North America, Europe, Africa and Asia in phases with the introduction of wide-body aircraft into its fleet.

First Published: Thu, January 24 2008. 00:00 IST