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Jet Airways Boeing 777-300ER VT-JEG performing flight 9W117 from London approaches Mumbai airport
Jet Airways Boeing 777-300ER VT-JEG performing flight 9W117 from London approaches Mumbai airport.

Jet Airways adds Air France, KLM, Delta code-shares on new flights

Jet Airways is enhancing its existing code-share agreements with Air France, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, and Delta Air Lines. All three foreign carriers are anchor members of the Skyteam alliance.

The Indian carrier will place code-shares of the three Skyteam airlines on its new flights between Mumbai Paris, Chennai Paris, Bangalore Amsterdam, and its third Mumbai London Heathrow flight.

Air France and Delta already code-share on Jet’s existing service between Mumbai and Paris.

KLM and Delta will codeshare on Jet’s Bengaluru Amsterdam service commencing in the Winter schedule on October 29, 2017.

Air France, KLM and Delta will codeshare on Jet’s Chennai Paris flight also scheduled to start October 29, 2017.

Delta will codeshare on Jet’s new third flight on the Mumbai London Heathrow route.

In return, Jet will code-share on Air France’s Paris Mumbai flights, and KLM’s new thrice-weekly Amsterdam Mumbai flights which should commence on October 29, 2017.

Jet Airways will add Athens, Barcelona, Bilbao, Budapest, Dublin, Krakow, Leeds, Lisbon, London Heathrow, Lyon, Nice and Warsaw on its codeshare network with the three Skyteam members.

Jet’s codeshare destinations will rise to 43 in Europe via Amsterdam, 27 via Paris, and 34 in North America over London Heathrow, Paris Charles De Gaulle, and Amsterdam Schipol. In return Air France, KLM, and Delta guests gain access to 45 Indian destinations via Bangalore, Chennai, Mumbai and New Delhi.

As per a Jet Airways’ statement

Frequent flyer members of Jet Airways, Air France, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, and Delta Air Lines will continue to enjoy network-wide accrual and redemption of points on each other.

About Devesh Agarwal

A electronics and automotive product management, marketing and branding expert, he was awarded a silver medal at the Lockheed Martin innovation competition 2010. He is ranked 6th on Mashable's list of aviation pros on Twitter and in addition to Bangalore Aviation, he has contributed to leading publications like Aviation Week, Conde Nast Traveller India, The Economic Times, and The Mint (a Wall Street Journal content partner). He remains a frequent flier and shares the good, the bad, and the ugly about the Indian aviation industry without fear or favour.

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