Virgin Atlantic has announced it will be offering new travel options to four Indian cities through an expanded codeshare agreement with its partner, Jet Airways. Virgin Atlantic customers will be able to purchase tickets to Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Chennai and Kolkata, connecting between Virgin Atlantic’s London Heathrow – Delhi service and Indian domestic codeshare flights operated by Jet Airways.
Etihad Airways and Jet Airways will be the official airline partners and principal sponsors for the Pepsi Indian Premier League team, the Mumbai Indians, for the 2015 Twenty20 tournament. The announcement was made ahead of the Mumbai Indian’s first match against the Kolkata Knight Riders in West Bengal tomorrow. It will be the second consecutive year that Etihad Airways and Jet Airways have partnered with the Mumbai Indians, which has become one of the largest sports brands in India and followed by millions of cricket fans around the world.
Indian ailine Jet Airways is set to launch daily international flights from Ahmedabad, Pune, and Mangalore, to Abu Dhabi.
Vietnam Airlines and Jet Airways have announced a reciprocal codeshare agreement, offering passengers enhanced connectivity and seamless access when travelling throughout the combined networks of both airlines. Under the codeshare arrangement, Jet Airways will place its marketing code on Vietnam Airlines’ flights from Bangkok and Singapore to Ho Chi Minh and Hanoi.
Jet Airways and Etihad Airways have outlined plans to reinforce their long-term commitment to the growth of India’s economy and aviation industry, including a major new turnaround strategy for Jet Airways to return to profitability in three years. The two airlines have been codeshare partners since 2008 and their relationship was strengthened in November 2013, after Etihad Airways received approvals to acquire a 24 per cent stake in Jet Airways, marking it the first investment by a foreign carrier in India’s airline industry.
Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, and Garuda Indonesia, the national carrier of Indonesia, have concluded a code share agreement and simultaneously launched a reciprocal frequent flyer programme. This would offer guests of both airlines with a variety of options and seamless access when travelling throughout the combined networks.
Etihad Airways and Jet Airways have announced that the airlines closed the transaction for the subscription of a 24 per cent equity stake by Etihad Airways in Jet Airways. All requisite Indian regulatory approvals had been obtained by November 12th, 2013.
Jet Airways and Garuda Indonesia, the national carrier of Indonesia, have announced the signing of a codeshare agreement. Under the codeshare arrangement Jet Airways will place its marketing code on Garuda Indonesia’s flights between Singapore and Jakarta.
Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways has confirmed it will take a stake in Jet Airways of India, ending weeks of speculation about a possible deal. Etihad said the move would allow it to take a bigger foothold in the growing Indian market.
JetBlue Airways and Aer Lingus have signed a codeshare agreement that expands upon the partnership that has linked the two carriers’ networks at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and Boston’s Logan International Airport since 2008.
United Arab Emirates flag-carrier Etihad Airways could be lining up a bid for a minority stake in struggling Jet Airways of India, it has been reported locally. Etihad has pursued a policy of acquisition in 2012, having taken stakes in Air Seychelles, Virgin Australia, Aer Lingus and airberlin.