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Jet ties up with Air France-KLM, says alliance won't affect Eithad relation

Under the expanded deal, Jet Airways will do more flying on its own compared to the Etihad deal

Reuters  |  Mumbai 

India's Jet Airways and Air France-KLM on Wednesday announced a partnership to route more traffic through Europe and on to North America, in a potential challenge to Gulf carrier Etihad Airways that is a shareholder in Jet. Indian international air traffic is booming, but much of the growth has been captured by the three big Gulf carriers, including Etihad, which owns 24 per cent of Jet. The "enhanced cooperation agreement" with Air France-KLM, signed in India's financial capital Mumbai, is designed to expand the number of flights to Europe and make Paris and ...

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First Published: Wed, November 29 2017. 16:42 IST