Jet launches no-frills service

  India’s Jet Airways has launched a new all Economy service - Jet Airways Konnect - on select routes in India. Jet Airways Konnect is a new economy class no-frills service designed to meet the needs of the low fare segment.The service will complement Jet Airways’ full service product, by providing a service that is better suited to cater to a market that desires an economically priced low fare product.

The on ground and in flight service will be delivered by Jet Airways staff, the only difference will be that travellers will have to buy their meals on board.

Jet Airways Konnect will have dedicated aircraft for this service, the flight number range for this service will be unique and will help both guests and travel agents identify the class of service.

Guests can book flights either on the airline’s website or through the call centers or Jet Airways’ city and ticketing offices. Travel Agents can book the service using the global distribution systems (GDS). All guests using Jet Airways Konnect will enjoy the accrual and redemption of JetPrivilege’s mileage points.

Sudheer Raghavan, Chief Commercial Officer, Jet Airways said, “Consumer demands are changing rapidly in a dynamic global environment, we believe the Jet Airways Konnect service will give us the flexibility and speed to deploy capacity to meet these changing trends.”

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The Jet Airways Konnect Service will initially operate with two Boeing 737s and six ATR aircraft on sectors such as Chennai-Coimbatore, Chennai-Madurai, Chennai-Kochi, Mumbai-Ahmedabad, Mumbai-Bhopal, Mumbai-Udaipur, Bengaluru-Pune, Bengaluru-Mangalore.
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