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MUMBAI - Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, will launch two new flights directly connecting Chennai with Paris and Bengaluru with Amsterdam. The new routes will enable guests to travel to destinations in Europe and North America with its codeshare partners Delta and Air France-KLM.

Starting Oct. 29, Jet Airways will depart from Bengaluru at 2:25 (LT) and arrive at Amsterdam at 8:35 (LT). On the return leg, Jet Airways will depart from Amsterdam at 10:50 (LT) and arrive at Bengaluru at 12:40 (LT). These flights will be operated in conjunction with Delta, with each airline placing their respective codes on the service.

Jet Airways plane in route to destinationOn the same day, Jet Airways will depart from Chennai at 1:45 (LT) and will arrive into Paris at 8:10 (LT). Departing from Paris at 10:10 (LT), Jet Airways will return to Chennai at 12:15 (LT). Both Delta and Air France will be codeshare partners on these flights.

Jet Airways will operate daily service between Bengaluru-Amsterdam, while the flight between Chennai-Paris will be operated five days a week. The new flights will complement the airline’s existing direct operations from Delhi & Mumbai to Amsterdam and onward to Toronto as well as direct flights from Mumbai to Paris.

Flights will be available for sale starting today, 20 April 2017.

The addition of the Bengaluru and Chennai flights will make Jet Airways the only airline to offer direct nonstop services between these cities and will offer its guests the unique option of travel to Europe and North America through three European gateways enabling business and leisure travelers to travel through one gateway and return via another.

Through its European gateways of Amsterdam and Paris, Jet Airways will offer guests in Chennai and Bengaluru seamless one-stop connectivity to 35 destinations across Europe and 24 destinations in the United States, Canada and Mexico with our codeshare partners Air France, KLM and Delta.

Currently, Jet Airways connects to major European cities via Amsterdam and Paris including key destinations such as Berlin, Brussels, Copenhagen, Dusseldorf, Edinburgh, Geneva, Gothenburg, Hamburg, Helsinki, Madrid, Manchester, Oslo, Prague, Stockholm, Stuttgart, Vienna, Munich, Venice, London, Dublin and Zurich.  

Similarly, guests can travel to major destinations across North America over Amsterdam and Paris, such as: Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Cincinnati, Detroit, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, Minneapolis, New York-JFK, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Newark, Portland, Raleigh-Durham, Salt Lake City, San Francisco, Seattle, Washington, Calgary, Edmonton, Montreal, Vancouver and Mexico City.

“These new codeshare routes build on our existing relationship with Air France, KLM and Jet Airways, which offers six Delta codeshare routes via our three European hubs,” said Nat Pieper, Delta’s Senior Vice President - Europe, Middle East, Africa and India. “These new routes to Chennai and Bengaluru offer convenient one-stop access between the United States and some of India’s most important technology hubs, enhancing economic ties between our two countries.”

Jet Airways will deploy the Airbus A330 aircraft which features spacious cabin, greater leg-room, lie-flat beds in Premiere and all the comforts associated with long haul international travel.

About Jet Airways:

Jet Airways is India’s premier international airline which operates direct flights to 65 destinations, including India and overseas. Jet Airways’ robust domestic India network spans the length and breadth of the country covering metro cities, state capitals and emerging destinations. Beyond India, Jet Airways operates flights to key international destinations in South East Asia, South Asia, Middle East, Europe and North America. The Jet Airways Group currently operates a fleet of 112 aircraft, comprising Boeing 777-300 ERs, Airbus A330-200/300, Next Generation Boeing 737s (700/800/900) and ATR 72-500/600s.

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