Jet Airways To Introduce New Daily Service On The Hyderabad–Dubai Sector

July 17, 2009

Mumbai, July 13, 2009: Effective August 16, 2009, Jet Airways will launch services to Dubai from Hyderabad, its fifth daily service to the Gulf city and second from Southern India.The airline will commence services on the route aboard a state-of-the-art Boeing 737-800 aircraft.

Jet Airways currently operates twice daily services to Dubai from Mumbai, and daily services from Delhi and Chennai.

Effective August 16, 2009 to October 24, 2009, and from March 28, 2010 to October 30, 2010, flight 9W 550 will depart Hyderabad at 0840 hrs, arriving in Dubai at 1100 hrs. Flight 9W 549 will then depart Dubai at 1200 hrs, arriving in Hyderabad at 1710 hrs.*

Effective October 25, 2009 to March 27, 2010, flight 9W 550 will depart Hyderabad at 0840 hrs, arriving in Dubai at 1120 hrs. Flight 9W 549 will then depart Dubai at 1220 hrs, arriving in Hyderabad at 1710 hrs.*

According to Mr. Wolfgang Prock-Schauer, CEO, Jet Airways, “With the growing popularity of Dubai as a leading business and leisure destination, there has been an increasing demand for enhanced air connectivity to the Gulf emirate from Southern India. We are confident that the new service from Hyderabad will be well-appreciated by travellers and will complement our existing services from India.”

With the introduction of Hyderabad – Dubai service Jet Airways will operate 17 frequencies to seven destinations in the Gulf, including Kuwait, Bahrain, Muscat, Doha, Abu Dhabi, Jeddah and Dubai from several Indian cities.

For more information, please log on to www.jetairways.com.

*Subject to Government Approval.

Jet Airways,Jet Airways Konnect & Jetlite Introduce Special 5-Day Apex Fares On Key Domestic Routes

July 16, 2009

Mumbai,July 13, 2009: Jet Airways its new all-economy service Jet Airways Konnect, and Jet Airways’ all-economy subsidiary, JetLite, have introduced special 5-day base apex fares between INR 150-900* on several key routes across India.

These special fares are applicable only on flights departing between 1230 hrs to 1630 hrs and 2030 hrs to 0700 hrs on sectors indicated below, and are available for sale with immediate effect from 13th July 2009 to 27th July 2009.

Travel on these fares is however is open till 31st March 2010.

Jet Airways, Jet Airways Konnect and JetLite offer a special base fare of INR 150* on routes including the Srinagar-Jammu, Guwahati-Imphal, Bhubaneshwar-Kolkata, Delhi-Lucknow, Indore-Mumbai, Kochi-Hyderabad, Kolkata-Dibrugarh and Mumbai-Raipur sectors, among others.

On routes including the Mumbai-Chennai, Delhi-Mumbai/Pune, Kolkata-Hyderabad, Hyderabad-Delhi and Delhi-Kolkata sectors, the airlines offer a special base of INR 400*.

On the Guwahati-Delhi, Mumbai-Kolkata, Bengaluru/Chennai-Delhi and Delhi-Kochi sector,the airline will offer a special base fare of INR 900*.

For more information,guests are requested to log on to www.jetairways.com or go to the nearest travel agent.

* Excludes of taxes & surcharges.

Jet Airways Launches Its Inaugral Mumbai-Jeddah Daily Service,Its First Flight To Saudi Arabia

July 16, 2009

Mumbai,July 14,2009: Jet Airways,India’s premier international airline,today launched its services to Saudi Arabia with the introduction of its daily service from Mumbai to Jeddah.The airline marked the occasion with the customary inaugural ceremony at the Mumbai International Airport.

Jet Airways will operate its maiden flight on the sector aboard a state-of-the-art Boeing 737-800 aircraft.

Flight 9W 522 will depart Mumbai at 2135 hrs,and will arrive in Jeddah at 0001 hrs.Flight 9W 521 will depart Jeddah at 0100 hrs,and will arrive in Mumbai at 0835 hrs.

With the introduction of its services to Saudi Arabia,Jet Airways now flies to 7 cities in the Gulf,including Kuwait,Bahrain,Muscat,Doha,Dubai,Abu Dhabi and Jeddah.

Jeddah is Saudi Arabia’s second largest city,as well as a commercial hub.It also holds great religious significance,as the principal gateway to Mecca,Islam’s holiest city.

According to Mr.Wolfgang Prock-Schauer,CEO,Jet Airways,“Jet Airways is delighted to introduce its services to Saudi Arabia.Guests on these sectors may now enjoy the quality in-flight product,warm service and seamless connectivity that has made Jet Airways the carrier of choice on the competitive Indo-Gulf sector in a relatively short span of time.”

Jet Airways will also launch a new, daily service to Dubai from Hyderabad,its fifth daily service to the Gulf emirate and second from Southern India;as well as its second daily service to Bangkok from Mumbai,effective August 16,2009.

Jet Airways Announces Second Daily Service To Bangkok From Mumbai,Effective August 16,2009

July 13, 2009

Mumbai,July 09,2009: In response to growing customer demand,Jet Airways will introduce its second daily service to Bangkok from Mumbai aboard its state-of-the-art Boeing 737-800 aircraft, effective August 16,2009.

The airline currently operates a daily service to Bangkok from Mumbai, as well as from Delhi and Kolkata.

Effective August 16, 2009, flight 9W 68 will depart Mumbai at 1305 hrs, arriving in Bangkok at 1855 hrs. Flight 9W 67 will then depart Bangkok at 2055 hrs, arriving in Mumbai at 2340 hrs.

According to Mr. Wolfgang Prock-Schauer, CEO, Jet Airways, “With its world-class in-flight product and warm service, Jet Airways has emerged as among the leading carriers on the Indo-Thai sector in a relatively short time. With more travellers choosing to fly to Bangkok with Jet Airways, we are delighted to introduce our second daily service between Mumbai and Bangkok, effective August 16, 2009, to cater to this additional demand.”

The airline currently flies to 18 international destinations, including New York (both JFK and Newark), Toronto, Brussels, London (Heathrow), Hong Kong, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Colombo, Bangkok, Kathmandu, Dhaka, Kuwait, Bahrain, Muscat, Doha, Abu Dhabi and Dubai.

Jet Airways And Turkish Airlines Enter Into Frequent Flyer Partnership

July 10, 2009

Mumbai,July 08, 2009: Effective July 1, 2009, Jet Airways,India’s premier international airline, had entered into a frequent flyer partnership with Turkish Airlines.

As part of the same, members of Jet Airways’ JetPrivilege, India’s largest frequent flyer programme, may earn and redeem JPMiles on all flights marketed and operated by Turkish Airlines. Similarly, members of Miles & Smiles, Turkish Airline’s frequent flyer programme, may earn and redeem their miles on all flights marketed and operated by Jet Airways.

With this partnership, JetPrivilege members will now have more opportunities to earn and redeem their miles on Turkish Airline’s services to 36 domestic and 116 international destinations today across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, USA and Australia, while Miles & Smiles members may do the same on Jet Airways’ services to 45 destinations in India and 18 destinations across North America, Europe, Asia and the Gulf.

According to Mr.Wolfgang Prock-Schauer, CEO, Jet Airways,“Jet Airways is delighted to enter into a frequent flyer partnership with Turkish Airlines. This partnership will enable travellers to enjoy grater connectivity with Jet Airways’ unmatched pan-India domestic network and growing international network, as well as Turkish Airline’s strong international network out of Turkey, all while earning and redeeming frequent flyer miles.”

Turkish Airlines is one of the world’s fastest growing carriers, flying to 152 destinations, comprising 36 domestic and 116 international destinations today. It connects India’s financial and national capitals, Mumbai and Delhi respectively, with Istanbul, Turkey’s largest city, with daily flights.

Jet Airways’s Jetprivilege Partnerships With Accor Sa,Langham Hotels & The Wall Street Journal Asia

July 9, 2009

Mumbai,July 07,2009: Effective July 7, 2009,Jet Airways’ JetPrivilege will welcome two new hotel partners- Accor SA and Langham Hotels International respectively, as well as a new publishing partner,The Wall Street Journal Asia,to its growing list of programmme partners across several categories.

Hotel Partners

Accor SA

Accor SA is the world leader in economy and midscale hotels, and a major player in the upscale and luxury segments worldwide. Present in 90 countries, with more than 4,000 hotels and 500,000 rooms, Accor’s hotel brands including Sofitel, Pullman, MGallery, Grand Mercure, Novotel, Mercure and Ibis, offer hotel stays tailored to the specific needs of each business and leisure customer.

Effective July 7, 2009, JetPrivilege members may earn 500 JPMiles per stay at Sofitel, Pullman or MGallery Hotels (Worldwide),250 JPMiles per stay at Grand Mercure, Novotel and Mercure Hotels (Worldwide).Moreover, for the very first time, JetPrivilege members may exclusively earn 150 JPMiles per stay at Ibis Hotels (India, Singapore, Thailand, Beijing and Shanghai).

To commemorate the launch of this partnership,JetPrivilege members may also earn Bonus JPMiles for a minimum 2 consecutive nights stay from July 7, 2009 to September 30,2009.Under the terms of this offer,JetPrivilege members may earn quadruple JPMiles (2000 JPMiles) per stay at Sofitel, Pullman or MGallery Hotels (worldwide), triple JPMiles (750 JPMiles) per stay at Grand Mercure, Novotel and Mercure Hotels (worldwide) and double JPMiles (300 JPMiles) per stay at Ibis Hotels (India, Singapore, Thailand, Beijing and Shanghai).

Langham Hotels

With a legendary heritage dating back to 1865 with the opening of The Langham, London, Europe’s first ‘Grand Hotel’, Langham Hotels International today offer travellers luxurious properties in gateway cities across four continents.

Effective July 7,2009,JetPrivilege members staying at a qualifying rate at any Langham hotel,or any of its affiliated hotels,may earn 500 JPMiles for a stay of one to three nights, and 750 JPMiles for a stay of more than three consecutive nights.

Furthermore,to celebrate the launch of the new partnership,JetPrivilege members will also receive double JPMiles for each stay from July 07, 2009 to September 30, 2009.

Publishing Partner

The Wall Street Journal Asia has been the leader in global business news for Asia since 1976. The Wall Street Journal Asia recently launched its daily printing in India, making same-day delivery available to subscribers and newsstands in India’s major cities for the first time.

Effective July 07, 2009, JetPrivilege members based in India, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, and Thailand only may avail of a 1-year subscription (256 issues) to The Wall Street Journal Asia and earn 1200 JPMiles at a 49% discount, plus free unlimited access to WSJ.com. JetPrivilege members may also avail of a 2-year subscription (512 issues) and earn 2000 JPMiles at a 51% discount, plus free unlimited access to WSJ.com.

*Discounts will vary from country to country.

Members may earn these JPMiles when they subscribe for the JetPrivilege offer online at www.wsj-asia.com/sub/jetairways or offline through their other sales channels by specifically asking for the AWSJ’s JetPrivilege Offer Subscription Form.

According to Mr.Wolfgang Prock-Schauer, Chief Executive Officer, Jet Airways, “Jet Airways’ JetPrivilege is delighted to partner with Accor SA, Langham Hotels International and The Wall Street Journal Asia. These partnerships will be an excellent value addition to our impressive list of programme partners, across a variety of categories, from hotels and publishing to retail and telecommunication,among others.”

For more information,please log on to www.jetairways.com.

Jet Airways Introduces Special Limited Period Premiere Fares To London From Several Indian Cities

May 29, 2009

Mumbai, May 28, 2009: Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, has introduced special Premiere fares to London from several Indian cities.

Jet Airways has introduced a special limited period offer for Première passengers from Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Pune travelling to London between May 29, 2009 and September 30, 2009.

Première passengers from the afore mentioned cities who book their tickets between May 29, 2009 and June 1, 2009, may avail of a special return fare of INR 60,000 to London, via Mumbai. This offer also extends to travellers on the Mumbai-London sector. *

For passengers unable to complete their travel bookings in the specified time period, the airline also offers Première travellers from Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Ahmedabad and Vadodara a special return fare of INR 89,000 to London, via Mumbai, for sale and travel with immediate effect. This offer also extends to travellers on the Mumbai-London sector. *

Additionally, Jet Airways also offers Première travellers from Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Pune, Goa, Bengaluru and Hyderabad, a special return fare of INR 94,000 to London, via Delhi, for sale and travel with immediate effect. Travellers from Delhi may avail of a special return Première fare of INR 1,06,000 to London for sale and travel with immediate effect.*

According to Mr. Wolfgang Prock-Schauer, CEO, Jet Airways, “Jet Airways has established itself as among the leading carriers on the competitive Indo-UK sector purely on the strength of its exceptional product quality and high service standards. Our Première product is arguably the best in its class, and offer exceptional value with the introduction of these special fares.”

Jet Airways flies daily, direct to London Heathrow from Mumbai and Delhi. For more details please log on to www.jetairways.com.

*Conditions Apply. Base Fare excludes all applicable taxes and surcharges.

Jet Airways Reports PAT Of INR 530 Million For Q4 FY09

May 29, 2009

Jet Airways reports PAT of INR 530 million for Q4 FY09;based on International performance,restructuring program,reduced fuel price & exceptional items;significantly improved EBITDAR margin of 20.8%.

Highlights for quarter ended March 31,2009 vs March 31,2008

Operational:

. System-wide ASKMs of 6,969 million, down 9.3%
  
. System-wide RPKMs of 4,997 million, down 8.3%
 
. System wide seat factor of 71.7% vs 70.9%
 
. 2.54 million revenue passengers carried,down 20%

Financial:

. Revenue of Rs.25,662 million (US$ 505.9 million),down by 8.2%.

. EBITDAR of Rs 5,140 Million(US$ 101.3 million) in Q4 FY09 versus Rs.2,122 Million (US$ 52.9 Million) in Q4 FY08 and Rs.3,577 Million (US$ 73.4 Million)in Q3 FY09.
 
. EBITDAR Margin at 20.8% in Q4 FY09 versus 7.7% in Q4 FY08 and 11.8% in Q3 FY09.

. Profit before tax Rs.1,395 million. (US$ 27.5 million) versus loss of Rs. 3,742 million (US$ 93.3 million) for the same period in FY08 and Rs. 2,498 Million (US$ 51.3 million) in Q3 FY09.

. Profit after tax of Rs. 530 million (US$ 10.4 million) versus loss of Rs.2,212 million (US$ 55.1 million) and loss of Rs.2,142 Million (US$ 44.0 million) in Q3 FY09.

Highlights for the year ended March 31, 2009 vs March 31,2008

Operational:

. System-wide ASKMs of 31,652 million,up 29.5%
  
. System-wide RPKMs of 21,444 million,up 26.8%

. System wide seat factor of 67.7% vs 69.2%
 
. 11.08 million revenue passengers carried,down 3.1%
 
Financial:

. Revenue of Rs.118 billion (US$ 2.3 billion),up 23.4%

. EBITDAR of Rs.4,061 million (US$ 80.1 million) in FY09 versus Rs.7,508 Million (US$ 187.1 million) in FY08.
 
. EBITDAR Margin at 3.5% in FY09 versus 8.5% in FY08.

. Loss before tax Rs.4,696 million (US$ 92.6 million) vs loss of Rs.4,126 million (US$ 102.8 million)
 
. Loss after tax of Rs.4,023 million (US$ 79.3 million) vs loss of Rs.2,531 million (US$ 63.1 million)

Domestic & International operations:

Domestic operations accounted for 43.9% of operating revenues (Rs.10,815 million US $ 213.2 million) vs 58.0% (Rs.16,001 million, US $ 398.8) in the fourth quarter of the previous year.The Company recorded a pre-tax profit on domestic operations of Rs.1,122 million (US $22.1 million).The revenues from our International operations now account for 56.1 % of operating revenues (Rs.13,841 million,US $ 272.9 million) versus 42.0% (Rs.11,598 million, US $ 289.1 million) in the fourth quarter of last year.

Financial results of Jet Lite for the Q4 and year ended March 2009:

· Achieved seat factor of 69.1% in Q4 FY09 versus 69.5% for Q4 FY08.
 
· Achieved Revenues of Rs.3,340 million (US $ 65.9 million) v/s 3,874 million (US $ 96.6) for Q4 FY 2008.

· EBITDAR of Rs.165 million (US$ 3.3 million) in Q4 FY09 versus negative Rs. 832 Million (US$ 20.7 million) in Q4 FY08 and positive Rs. 509 million (US$ 10.5 million) in Q3 FY09.

· EBITDAR Margin at 5.3% in Q4 FY09 vs negative 21.8% in Q4 FY08 and positive 12% in Q3 FY09.

· Loss after tax of Rs. 1,316 million (US $ 25.9 million) v/s Rs. 1,633 million (US $ 40.7 million) for Q4 FY’08.

Jet Airways Inflight Collection Drive For Five NGO’s Working On Women’s Issues

May 28, 2009

Mumbai, May 22, 2009:- As part of its ‘Celebrating Womanhood’ initiative, Jet Airways had embarked on an  in-flight collection drive for five Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) working on a range of women’s issues including health, education and empowerment, from March 1-March 8, 2009. These NGO’s include Muktangan, Navjeet Community Health Center,  Swayam Shikshan Prayog (SSP), SAHAS and Mijwan Welfare Society.

On Thursday, May 21, 2009, Jet Airways formally handed over the cheques to representatives of the five NGO’s at a small ceremony at the airline’s Litolier office.

Jet Airways ‘Celebrating Womanhood’ initiative, also offers a 10% discount on base fares for all ladies who book tickets on www.jetairways.com. This offer is valid also for groups having at least one lady travelling. This offer is valid till September 30,2009.

Jet Airways Introduces ‘Edujetter’ Benefits For Students Flying Abroad

May 22, 2009

Mumbai, May 19, 2009: As part of its ‘EduJetter’ initiative aimed at celebrating the achievements of students who have secured admission in educational institutes abroad, Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, now offers them a whole host of benefits, effective May 26, 2009.*

The airline offers students flying out of India assured benefits of more than INR 11, 000*, including excess baggage allowance between 40-60 kgs for students travelling to the US, Canada, Australia, Europe, UK, Singapore, Malaysia and Hong Kong aboard Jet Airways, as well as 1000 JPMiles on enrolment into the airline’s

JetPrivilege frequent flyer programme that results in a free ticket after the first flight.*

Other benefits include free talk-time from Matrix of upto INR 3500 and waiver on the first month line rental with connection; INR 500 worth of free global internet roaming in over 160 countries by Tata Indicom WiFi; special forex rates on ICICI Bank Travel Cards; gift voucher of INR 2000 on HP Pavilion notebooks; a 20% discount on Samsonite luggage, backpacks and travel accessories; three 40% discount coupons from FedEx for international shipping and gift vouches worth INR 1000 from Provogue.*

According to Mr. Wolfgang Prock-Schauer, CEO, Jet Airways, “Indian students abroad have gone on to make the country proud by
going on to excel in several spheres abroad. Jet Airways’ EduJetter initiative is the airline’s way of encouraging  every young student from India travelling abroad with assured benefits, having been tailored to suit the specific needs of this category of young travelers, and make their travel experience as convenient and enjoyable as possible.”

For more information, students may log on to jetairways.com/edujetter, sms edujet to 56388, e-mail at edujetter@jetairways.com or call on 1800 225522 or 02239893333.

*Conditions Apply.

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