Jet Airways announces daily nonstop flights between India and Thailand effective January 23, 2007
12 Dec 2006
Jet Airways, one of India’s leading airlines announced the launch of direct daily flights from Delhi and Kolkata to Bangkok, effective January 23, 2007. Jet Airways will operate these flights with a brand new Boeing 737-800 aircraft with winglets, which will be inducted into the airline fleet next month, taking the fleet size to 59.
Chief Executive Officer Mr. Wolfgang Prock-Schauer of Jet Airways added Our Delhi â€“ Bangkok flight will not only link the two capital cities but also offer convenient early morning connections to Bangkok and onwards to other cities in the ASEAN Region. Kolkata will serve as the gateway to the Buddhist destinations in the Eastern Region of India. The early morning arrival into Kolkata from Bangkok would also provide convenient connections to other cities in India that are served by Jet Airways.
9W 064 will depart Delhi at 0045 hrs and arrive Bangkok at 0635 hrs (Local Time). On the return sector, 9W 063 will depart Bangkok at 1805 hrs (Local Time) and arrive Delhi at 2105 hrs.
The flight from Kolkata 9W 066 will depart at 1155 hrs and reach Bangkok at 1615 hrs (Local Time) while on the return sector, 9W 065 will depart Bangkok at 0920 hrs (Local Time) and reach Kolkata at 1020 hrs.
Jet Airways plans to introduce a special inaugural fares.
The Boeing 737-800 aircraft that will be used to operate the flights to Bangkok from Delhi and Kolkata, will seat 24 in Club Premiere and 126 in the Economy section.
It is also equipped with a state of the art In-flight Entertainment System, which offers iXplor TM, the in-flight tracking system.
About Jet Airways:
Jet Airways currently operates a fleet of 58 aircraft with 46 classic and next generation Boeing 737-400/700/800/900 aircraft, 3 Airbus A340-300E aircraft, 1 Airbus A330-200 aircraft and 8 modern ATR 72-500 turboprop aircraft. With an average fleet age of 5.3 years, the airline has one of the youngest aircraft fleet in the world. Jet Airwaysâ€™ operates over 330 daily flights to 49 destinations that span the length and breadth of India and beyond including London Heathrow in U.K., Singapore, Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia, Colombo in Sri Lanka, and Kathmandu in Nepal. The airline plans to extend its international operations to North America, Europe, Africa and Asia in the coming years with the induction of wide-body aircraft into its fleet in 2007.