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About the Airline
It operates over 250 flights to 44 destinations across the country. Jet is generally thought to have the best safety standards and reputation of all airlines operating within India.
It has alliances with the following International Airlines:
Majority of its flights are operated out of its Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai. Now with their alliances they offer direct check-in, including baggage transfer, for connecting International flights at various airports.
Jet Airways started in 1993 was with an fleet of 4 Boeing 737-300 aircrafts. It had 24 daily flights serving 12 destinations.
They are also planning to fly to Dhaka in Bangladesh. More recently, Jet Airways has been given the permission to fly daily to London's Heathrow Airport and the flights are expected to commence from August 2005. There are commencing flights to Singapore Changi International Airport on 5 April2005 on the Chennai-Singapore route with plans to serve Delhi and Mumbai from Singapore too. Flights to Kuala Lumpurwill commence soon
The Jet Airways fleet consists of the following aircraft (at March 2005):
Following approval to begin long-haul operations to London, Jet Airways has sub-leased 3 Airbus A340-300 from South African Airways. These new aircraft will now be delivered direct to Jet Airways in April and May 2005 for use on 7 weekly services (ref: Airliner World, April 2005).
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