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Jet Airways reveals Lucknow addition

India’s Jet Airways is to launch flights between Mumbai and Lucknow. Effective March 29, 2009, the airline will operate the new service aboard a state-of-the-art Boeing 737 aircraft with a dual class configuration: Economy and Première.Jet Airways flight 9W 665 will depart Mumbai at 1110 hrs, arriving in Lucknow at 1320 hrs. Flight 9W 666 will then depart Lucknow at 1350 hrs, arriving in Mumbai at 1600 hrs.

The new service will complement the airline’s existing daily flight from Delhi, offering passengers from Lucknow enhanced connectivity across India as well as several destinations across North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

Mr. Wolfgang Prock-Schauer, CEO, Jet Airways, said, “With the growing demand for a premium air service between Mumbai and Lucknow, we are confident that Jet Airways’ new flight on this sector, with its convenient timings and warm service levels, will prove popular with passengers.”

Jet Airways currently operates a fleet of 87 aircraft, which includes 10 Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft, 12 Airbus A330-200 aircraft, 51 classic and next generation Boeing 737-400/700/800/900 aircraft and 14 modern ATR 72-500 turboprop aircraft.