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Jet Airways to launch 2nd daily flt to S'pore from Bengaluru

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Private carrier today announced the launch of its second daily flight to from starting next month to meet the growing passenger demand on the route.

The new additional service, to be operational from March 15, will also provide Jet Airways' passengers connectivity beyond to Denpasar/Bali, and through codeshare flights with the partner carriers Garuda and Malaysian Airlines, a release said.

In late October, had launched a non-stop service to from Bengaluru, in codeshare with KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, and Delta Air Lines, connecting guests to 106 destinations in and onwards to

The introduction of the second frequency forms part of focus to strengthen its presence in as the carriers upcoming third hub, in addition to and Delhi, and aims to facilitate seamless onward connections for passengers across its global network of 64 destinations, including 44 in India, it said.

"This second daily service will benefit business travellers who are looking at tapping into and Singapores promising commercial opportunities. In addition, boasts of a huge Indian diaspora that can avail of this opportunity to strengthen ties to their roots," Jet Airways said.

The second daily service to Singapore will also offer passengers travelling from destinations in the Indo-Pacific region such as Fiji, Darwin, Phuket, Penang, Sydney, Melbourne, and a seamless connection to via through codeshare operated by partners carriers like Airways, and Qantas, it said.

The second frequency will also enhance Jet Airways cargo capacity on this route to 5,000 kg from 2,500 kg each way, at present, it said adding it will also give movement of goods to access the market and other destinations in

This is made possible with a daily connection from Singapore to Amsterdam via direct dailies available between Bengaluru and Amsterdam, it added.

Jet Airways has also announced special introductory return economy fares from Bengaluru, starting at Rs 11,768.

Passengers can book tickets with these special fares starting February 15, for journeys commencing from March 15 onwards, Jet Airways said in the release.

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First Published: Fri, February 09 2018. 18:00 IST