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Ambassador of Netherlands to India, handing over the boarding pass to the first passenger in Delhi
Ambassador of Netherlands to India, handing over the boarding pass to the first passenger in Delhi

Jet Airways begins operations from Amsterdam

Jet Airways has begun operations from it’s new European hub at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport yesterday.

9W 232 from Mumbai departed at 0225 hrs (IST) 9W 234 from Delhi at 0235 hrs and 9W 233 from Toronto at 1935 hrs (local time). All three flights landed at Amsterdam on schedule.

Read our analysis on Jet Airway’s shift to Amsterdam.

Three Jet Airways Aircraft standing at Schiphol, Amsterdam Airport on arrival from Mumbai, Delhi and Toronto

Before the flights a multi faith puja and lamp lighting ceremony was performed at both the Mumbai and Delhi airports. The Ambassador of Netherlands to India, His Excellency Alphonsus Stoelinga attended at Delhi airport and the Consul General of the Netherlands Mr. Geoffrey van Leeuwen attended at Mumbai airport.

Consul General of the Netherlands Mr. Geoffrey Van Leeuwen lighting the ceremonial lamp in Mumbai.
Consul General of the Netherlands Mr. Geoffrey Van Leeuwen lighting the ceremonial lamp in Mumbai.
Operating Cabin Crew at the inaugural flight ceremony
Operating Cabin Crew at the inaugural flight ceremony

Naresh Goyal, Chairman, Jet Airways

“Today marks the start of our new service connecting three continents, together with our codeshare partners KLM and Delta Air Lines. We are happy to operate daily flights to Amsterdam from Mumbai, Delhi and Toronto, thereby providing greater choice and connectivity to our guests and facilitating trade and co-operation between India and the Netherlands. Through Amsterdam our new European gateway and along with our codeshare partners, we will now offer seamless connectivity to over 30 destinations in Europe and 11 destinations in the United States and Canada to our guests.”

About Vedant Agarwal

A frequent flyer for both work and pleasure - Vedant has held elite status on many of the major alliances and airlines. Also an avid aviation photographer, his pictures have been published in and on the covers of many international publications.

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