Friday, October 12, 2012

Jet Airways introduces Full Service Première cabin on JetKonnect Boeing 737-700/800 flights


Jet Airways, India's premier international airline, has introduced its acclaimed full-service Premiere product on all JetKonnect Next-Generation Boeing 737-700/800 flights across India. These JetKonnect flights will now come equipped with a premium, front end Premiere cabin allowing guests to experience Jet Airways' acclaimed Premiere service across its full service and low fare brands respectively. The Premiere cabin serves comes with plush, extra-wide seats with a 44 inch seat pitch, delectable multi-course menu options to choose from, extra legroom, dedicated check-in counters and 30 kgs baggage allowance. Thus, offering guests a comfortable and relaxing flying experience. 

According to Mr. Sudheer Raghavan, Chief Commercial Officer, Jet Airways, “The Jet Airways Group has always been proactive in responding to guest requirements and has demonstrated a customer-centric approach in devising products and services accordingly. Based on the feedback received from many of our frequent fliers, we have ensured that Boeing 737-700/800 aircraft on our domestic network, be it under Jet Airways or the JetKonnect brand, are configured with Jet Airways' acclaimed Premiere Cabin, one of the best business class products in the world, with no differentiation in the product or service offerings. We are confident that the full-service Premiere configuration introduced on all our JetKonnect Boeing 737-700/800 aircraft, will prove extremely popular with our guests.”

The JetKonnect Premiere cabin service offering is available for sale and travel with immediate effect. These flights are also available as code share flights, using the 9W code.

For more information, guests may also log on to the airline online destination at www.jetkonnect.com. 

Monday, October 3, 2011

Jet Airways Inducts new boeing 737-800 with Sky Interior

Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, today announced the arrival of its first next generation Boeing 737-800 with Sky Interior. The induction of the new state-of-the-art Boeing 737-800 into Jet Airways’ young fleet is in keeping with the airline's commitment to continually innovate and differentiate its product for a heightened in-flight experience. The all new Boeing 737-800 is replete with the very latest Boeing 787 inspired shape, color, décor and texture, all of which make for a truly unmatched flying experience. The minute the guest steps onboard the aircraft, he/she is greeted by the all new Sky Interior, complete with new cove lighting and a curved cabin architecture that provides a feeling of openness and space. The bright new color and décor of the aircraft with modern, sculpted sidewalls and larger windows, combined with the effect of the light-emitting diode (LED) lighting significantly enhances the sense of spaciousness in the cabin. That aside, the dynamic and brighter LED lighting can portray different color schemes like a soft blue sky and a relaxing pallet of sunset colors, while providing for maximum efficiency and lower maintenance costs. Another feature that will most definitely be appreciated by guests are the new pivot bins, which afford greater overhead bin capacity for storage.

Thursday, September 1, 2011

Jet Airways Première One Fare Pass for international travel

Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, today announced the extension of its highly popular domestic ONE FARE pass for international travel for its Premiere guests, at no extra cost. This offer now becomes available on Jet Airways’ network covering the Gulf, ASEAN, and SAARC regions*. Première ONE FARE pass holders now have greater flexibility to travel not only domestic India sectors but also select International sectors without any additional cost whatsoever within the validity of the pass. The ONE FARE pass is valid for six months and an extension is available at extra cost. Each Première Class ONE FARE pass booklet contains four coupons with a total value of INR 81,088 all inclusive with all taxes. ONE FARE pass booklets can be purchased by individuals and organizations alike. Sudheer Raghavan, Chief Commercial Officer, Jet Airways, said: “At Jet Airways, it has been our constant endeavour to create customer centric benchmarks through innovation. The flexibility of international travel on our Premiere Class One Fare pass coupons is another example of the same. Guests will now be able to travel seamlessly on the One Fare pass to the SAARC, ASEAN and Gulf sectors, giving them a break from their regular routine of work related travel. In addition to which the coupons are also fully transferable to friends and family, which will allow them the additional freedom to manage their individual travel needs. We look forward to welcoming our One Fare coupon guests onboard on our domestic and international network.” ONE FARE Pass coupon holders can now avail of destinations in the Far East like Bangkok, with eight flight connections from Mumbai, New Delhi and Kolkata or to Kuala Lumpur and Singapore from Chennai. On the Middle Eastern sectors, guests can avail of 22 flights options from Mumbai to Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Riyadh, Jeddah, Bahrain, Dammam, Kuwait, Muscat and Doha. Similarly, guests from New Delhi have six flight options to Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Doha, while from Kochi guests will able to connect through to Muscat, Sharjah and Doha too. Thiruvananathapuram too will afford ONE FARE pass holders access to destinations like Muscat and Dammam, while Dubai will also be accessible on the ONE FARE pass to guests in Hyderabad and Chennai now. Guests from Mumbai, New Delhi and Kolkata can avail of any of the six flights available to Dhaka, Bangladesh. Similarly, guests travelling to Kathmandu can also avail of the eight connections to and from Mumbai and New Delhi. Now, Travel to Colombo will also be easier with eight flights available from Mumbai, New Delhi and Chennai. *This offer is not valid on flights between Delhi/Mumbai and Singapore as also on flights from/to Delhi/Mumbai and Hong Kong. The code share flights (flights not operated by Jet Airways) and the airline's flights between India and Europe/South Africa/North America are also exempted from this offer.

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

IndiGo to connect Delhi and Mumbai with Dubai, Bangkok and Singapore

India’s youngest and fastest growing airline, IndiGo, is set to soar into international skies after the successful completion of five years of domestic operations. IndiGo will operate its maiden international flight on 1st September, 2011 connecting New Delhi with Dubai. During the month of September, the airline will commence daily service on the Delhi-Bangkok-Delhi and Delhi-Singapore-Delhi routes. It will subsequently connect Mumbai with Dubai and Bangkok with daily flights effective 02nd October 2011.

With the launch of its first ever scheduled flights to foreign destinations, the airline aims to amplify and replicate its India success story, redefining its unique flying experience and brand value in the aviation industry. Promising unmatchable customer experience through affordable fares, the airline will offer a promotional return fare of INR 9999 (all inclusive) on all its international routes.

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Holiday with IndiGo’s Get Packing

With the approaching holiday season, planning a vacation is high on everyone’s radar. Steering its customers away from the cumbersome planning processes, long lines, pesky touts and high prices, IndiGo, India’s largest low-fare carrier is launching Get Packing- an exclusive packaged holiday offering for its valued customers. Get Packing gives IndiGo travelers the chance to plan for the perfect trip enabling them to book holiday and business packages in one go, either on the exclusive Get Packing website (http://getpacking.goindigo.in) or at the IndiGo Call Centre. The offering aims to address all facets of a holiday - flights, hotel accommodation, airport transfers, local conveyance, entertainment.
With IndiGo’s extensive network of flights, customers will be able to choose from an array of diverse destinations across the country. Get Packing recommends nearly 150 packages in 30 destinations to choose from which include religious, business and leisure packages. For the frequent business travelers, unique business packages are also offered with day – return features. The site will allow customizing trips according to one’s convenience and affordability, thus making the vacation a hassle free experience.

Commenting on the launch, Aditya Ghosh, President of IndiGo said, “IndiGo is always looking for ways to take the hassle out of travel for our customers. IndiGo has now come to be recognized as being synonymous with low fares, courteous service and being on time. Get Packing is a simple idea. We want to extend the very same features to holidays in India. Get Packing is designed for people who are looking for a high quality travel experience at low prices, with the minimize wastage of time and without any hassles. GetPacking will present a unique experience to plan holiday packages at affordable rates without compromises.” Ghosh added, “We are really excited about this new product and I am sure that our customers will love it too!”

Leading chains like the Accor Group, Fortune, Sarovar, The Pride and Lemontree have tied-up with IndiGo for this initiative, along with a host of smaller chains or individual hotels, to give the customer a wide choice of options. This is supplemented with exciting itineraries across the country, from Gulmarg to Kaziranga and Munnar to Agra. The technology platform for this initiative has been provided by IRES Networks, an experienced player in this area.