Muscat, Apr 11: Jet Airways announced the enhancement of its services to Muscat and Doha, with the introduction of daily direct flights on the Kochi – Doha and Mumbai-Muscat sectors, effective April 18 and April 21, 2008 respectively.
Jet Airways’ flight 9W 556 (Kochi-Doha) will depart Kochi International Airport at 2200 hrs, and arrive at Doha International Airport at 0020 hrs. On the return leg, Jet Airways’ flight 9W 555 (Doha-Kochi) will depart Doha International Airport at 0150 hrs and arrive at Kochi International Airport at 0850 hrs.
Jet Airways’ flight 9W 540 (Mumbai-Muscat) will depart Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport at 2230 hrs and arrive in Muscat’s Seeb International Airport at 2359 hrs. On the return leg, Jet Airways’ flight 9W 539 (Muscat-Mumbai) will depart Muscat’s Seeb International Airport at 0050 hrs and arrive at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai at 0505 hrs.
These flights will complement the airline’s present daily services from Kozhikode and Kochi to Muscat, as well as from Kozhikode and Mumbai to Doha respectively. Jet Airways launched its operations to the Gulf in January 2008 and currently flies to four destinations in the region- Kuwait, Bahrain, Muscat and Doha.
Announcing the launch of these new flights, Naresh Goyal, Chairman, Jet Airways, said, “The India-Gulf sector has traditionally witnessed large volumes of both business and labour traffic. Due to the encouraging passenger demand on these sectors, the airline has decided to connect Mumbai-Muscat and Kochi-Doha with daily, direct flights.”
Jet Airways will introduce its world-class service on the Boeing 737-800 Next Generation aircraft with Premiere and Economy class configuration, offering the highest quality of comfort, courtesy, reliability and standards of in-flight as well as ground operations, for which it has been highly acclaimed.
Jet Airways will also mark its first foray into the United Arab Emirates with daily, direct flights from Mumbai and Delhi to Abu Dhabi on April 23, 2008, expanding its network of destinations in the Gulf Region to five.