Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline is set to enhance connectivity to the Gulf with the launch of its new Mumbai-Sharjah service, the airline’s sixth daily flight to the UAE from Mumbai, in addition to the resumption of its services to Kuwait and Bahrain from Kochi.
Guests from the above Gulf destinations will now enjoy seamless connectivity with Jet Airways’ pan-India domestic network, as also the Far East and SAARC countries, through the airline’s international hub in Mumbai.
Jet Airways’ new daily return service Mumbai to Sharjah (9W558 / 557) will be the sixth daily service between Mumbai and the UAE, in addition to the existing four daily services to Dubai and one daily service to Abu Dhabi.
The introduction of these flights will further strengthen Jet Airways’ presence in the Gulf where it has emerged as one of the leading carriers to and from India in a relatively short period of time. The airline will deploy its state-of-the-art Next-Generation Boeing 737-800 aircraft, offering Premiere and Economy configurations. Guests will be offered the airline’s superior in-flight product, which boasts of warm service, award winning entertainment and cuisine.
Sudheer Raghavan, Chief Commercial Officer, Jet Airways, said “In keeping with the growing demand from our guests for seamless connections between the Gulf and India, as well as onwards via our international hub in Mumbai, Jet Airways is delighted to enhance its services on the India-Gulf sector in the winter schedule. Having emerged as among the leading airlines on the highly competitive Indo-Gulf sector in a relatively short period of time, we are confident that the new services will prove popular with our guests.”