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Jet Airways’ JetPrivilege and United Airlines’ Mileage Plus forge partnership

Jet Airways, will forge a frequent flyer partnership with United Airlines, one of the largest international carriers based in the United States, effective November 15, 2008. With this partnership, Jet Airways’ JetPrivilege members may now earn and redeem JPMiles on the entire global network of United Airlines, and, United Airlines’ Mileage Plus members may now earn and redeem their miles …

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Jet Airways sacks 35 expat pilots

With the aviation industry in a facing rough weather, private air-carrier Jet Airways has terminated services of up to 35 expatriate pilots who captain the airlines’ Boeing 737-aircraft. Confirming the development, a Jet Airways spokesperson said some 25-odd pilots have been sacked. But aviation industry sources claimed that services of up to 35 expatriate Boeing-737 captains have been terminated by …

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Jet Airways launches special in-flight programme and contest for young passengers

Jet Airways, has just launched an In-flight Festival for Children called W.O.W (World of Wonders) with the onset of the festive season. WOW – is a tailor-made, two month long in-flight fiesta suitable for viewing by the entire family, while they fly Jet Airways. The festival will feature an exclusive Disney Channel compilation of hit shows like Hannah Montana featuring …

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Fuel prices reduce, air fares do not

Thanks to the global reduction in crude oil prices, and reductions in Customs duty (in response to desperate pleas by airlines), Aviation Turbine Fuel (ATF) prices in India, have retreated back to earlier levels of 8 months ago. Today, ATF is priced almost the same as in March 2008, but air fares show no sign of retreating. Airlines had almost …

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Jet Airways connects Bangalore to New York and Toronto

Jet Airways, today connected Bengaluru with New York (Newark and JFK) and Toronto, via its European hub in Brussels with four weekly flights – on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays respectively, till December 14, 2008. In keeping with the higher holiday season passenger traffic, Jet Airways will increase its frequency on the sector, operating daily flights between Bengaluru and Brussels …

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Jet wins Conde Nast award, introduces new low fares

At a ceremony at New York’s Public Library recently, Condé Nast Traveler one of the world’s leading high end travel magazine, announced that Jet Airways has been selected as one of the top three airlines in the world in its 2008 Readers Choice Awards survey. Congratulations to the team at Jet. Jet Airways, India’s leading international airline, launched North American …

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Indian domestic air passenger traffic goes from bad to worse

The bad news just does not stop for the domestic Indian civil aviation industry. Recently released figures show an alarming drop to only 8.6 million domestic passengers for the third quarter of (July-September) 2008, with a miserable 2.68 million passengers for September 2008. This represents a 17% reduction over the same period last year, a 19% reduction from the previous …

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Jet Airways and JetLite annouce codeshare on domestic routes

The consolidation in the Indian aviation industry has commenced. Jet Airways announced, today, it has entered into a codeshare arrangement with JetLite, its wholly-owned, all economy subsidiary as part of its ongoing efforts to offer passengers synergetic benefits when they choose to fly with the Jet group. As part of the agreement, Jet Airways will place its marketing code (9W) …

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MRTPC orders probe into Jet-Kingfisher alliance

Press Trust of India reports that fair trade practices body Monopolies and Restrictive Trade Practices Commission (MRTPC), today, ordered a probe into the operational alliance formed between two leading private carriers, Jet Airways and Kingfisher Airlines. According to highly placed sources, taking a suo moto cognisance based on media reports, the MRTPC ordered its investigative arm, Director General of Investigation …

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UPA Ministers differ on bailout for aviation industry

According to a Press Trust of India (PTI) report, the downturn in the aviation sector yesterday brought the differences among UPA ministers into full play on issues like the bailout for the beleaguered industry. The Labour Ministry convened a tripartite meeting to discuss the sacking of 1,900 Jet Airways employees. “We will seek details of employment and inspect the work …

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Jet Airways reinstates all sacked employees

In a complete U turn, Jet Airways Chairman, Mr. Naresh Goyal held a sentimental and emotional press conference and announced a reinstatement of all sacked employees. In less than 24 hours claiming all staff are family, Mr. Goyal stressed it was an economic decision to lay off, but an emotional one to reinstate. Keeping in view, the criticism by all …

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Kingfisher and Jet announce alliance

Dr. Vijay Mallya and Mr. Naresh Goyal have just announced an alliance between Kingfisher Airlines and Jet Airways. They announced only rough contours using very broad strokes. Details are awaited. At this point, no equity investment will be made. The alliance will include synergies in routes, sharing ground handling and infrastructure, cross-selling of seats, code shares, crews, and frequent flier …

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Jet Airways re-introduces Bengaluru-Pune same day return flight

Jet Airways, announced, they will re-introduce their daily operations on the Pune-Bengaluru-Pune sectors, becoming the only airline to offer its passengers a same day return service between the two cities, effective September 11, 2008 Jet Airways will commence daily operations on the sector with Boeing 737 aircraft, complementing the airline’s existing (six days a week) service on the sector. Flight …

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Jet annouces Thiruvananthapuram Muscat flight

Jet Airways, will connect Thiruvananthapuram and Muscat, with daily, direct flights, effective September 15, 2008. Jet Airways will operate these services with its internationally-configured Boeing 737-800 aircraft with a two-class configuration: Première and Economy. The new flight will complement Jet Airways’ existing daily service on the Mumbai-Muscat sector. Jet 9W 530 (Thiruvananthapuram-Muscat) will depart Thiruvananthapuram at 0755 hrs and arrive …

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Jet Airways announces international flights from Bangalore

Jet Airways has started advertising its maiden international flights from Bangalore to and from Brussels, expected to commence from October 31, 2008, and November 1, 2008, respectively, subject to Government approvals. The flights will be operated using Jet’s Airbus A330-200 aircraft. Jet Airways has 10 in its fleet of of date. The schedule announced on the company website is : …

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Foreign airlines flock to India

Foreign airlines flock to India, ignore global downturn India is seen as a growing market for international airline traffic and the current market size is nearly $5 billion (Rs 21,000 cr) a year They are cutting flights to several destinations in the wake of a worldwide slump in business, but international airlines are doing just the opposite in India because …

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