Jet Airways Airline Information
The largest Indian airline out of Mumbai, Jet Airways flies 400 times a day to 76 destinations all over the world, with flight connections every 5 minutes. The carrier launched its domestic operations on May 1993 and it is currently considered one of the fastest growing airlines in the world.
Jet Airways has its base in Mumbai at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, and flies out of secondary hubs at Ahmedabad (Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport), Bengaluru (Bengaluru International Airport), Chennai (Chennai International Airport), Cochin (Cochin International Airport), Delhi (Indira Gandhi International Airport), and Kolkata (Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport).
Jet Airways flies a 101-strong fleet of Airbus, Boeing, and ATR planes, with 49 more planes on order. With its slogan, “The Joy of Flying,” Jet Airways features its JetPrivilege frequent flyer program, and its wholly owned subsidiary JetLite, which now flies under the banner of the JetKonnect brand.
Jet Airways offers its passengers three flight classes: First Class, Premiere, and Economy, with Premiere guests having the privilege of pre-reserving their seats at the time of booking and enjoying the airline’s Airbus and Boeing 777 aircraft.
The airline offers in-flight entertainment with its “JetScreen” Panasonic eFX and eX2 IFE systems on its Airbus and Boeing aircraft, audio and video on-demand programming, and touch-screen monitors on each seat available across all classes.
Jet Airways also offers charter flights for individuals or groups of passengers, and has an electronic form for charter flight reservations on its website.
Boasting of a Skytrax 3-star rating, the airline, under its parent company Tailwinds Limited, is listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange, with 80% of its shares controlled by Tailwinds owner, Naresh Goyal. As a market leader in India’s aviation industry, Jet Airways has a 26.9% passenger market share, followed with a wide margin of 19.9% by Kingfisher Airlines.