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New Year set back; Kingfisher, Jet to hike price

Flying within India will become costlier from the New Year with two major airlines, Kingfisher and Jet Airways, hiking fuel surcharge by up to Rs 200 per ticket with immediate effect. As global crude prices touched $90 a barrel, state-owned oil firms...
by Aviation India on Dec 17, 2016

Jet Airways names Bangalore as future hub

Jet Airways(9W, Mumbai Int'l) has named Bangalore Int'l as a future hub, with two new international routes launching from the southern Indian city in the next two weeks. Vice-president (commercial) Praveen Iyer confirmed that Bangalore was an increa...
by Aviation India on Dec 17, 2016

Jet and Delta tie-up JetPrivilege and SkyMiles frequent flyer programs

Deepening its partnership, India’s Jet Airways has partnered its frequent flier program JetPrivilege with Delta Air Lines’ SkyMiles. The two programs has discontinued their partnership in 2012. JetPrivilege members can earn and redeem JPM...
by Bangalore Aviation on Dec 16, 2016

Jet Airways starts daily flight to Singapore

Jet Airways will start a direct daily Bengaluru-Singapore flight on Wednesday. This is its second such flight to a south-east Asian country in two weeks, as it looks to increase connectivity in the region with the third busiest airport in India. Indi...
by Aviation India on Dec 14, 2016

Jet Airways to make Bengaluru third hub

Private carrier Jet Airways plans to make Bengaluru International airport the third hub of its operations. The company has already taken eight parking bays in the airport as part of making Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) its major centre of op...
by Aviation India on Dec 14, 2016

India's Jet Airways mulls equity raise to expand intl routes

Jet Airways(9W, Mumbai Int'l) may be planning to raise USD300 million in equity, Bloomberg reports, citing confidential sources. Selling stock at a premium to the current share price, the raise could allow the airline to expand its international offe...
by Aviation India on Dec 10, 2016

Jet Airways appoints Aldrin Kenneth as Country Manager - Thailand & Indo-China

Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, announced the appointment of Aldrin Kenneth as Country Manager – Thailand & Indo-China. An industry veteran with over 17 years of experience with leading global airlines, Mr. Kenneth joined...
by Aviation India on Dec 9, 2016

Jet Airways, IndiGo, AirAsia India In Low-Fare War, Tickets From Rs 799

As the year draws to a close, IndiGo, Jet Airways, AirAsia India are among the airlines that have announced promotional schemes on advance bookings. India's biggest airline IndiGo has extended its sale, offering tickets as low as Rs 799. IndiGo's Rs...
by Aviation India on Dec 9, 2016

Jet Airways Said to Seek $300 Million Funding for Expansion

Jet Airways India Ltd., the carrier part-owned by Etihad Airways PJSC, is seeking to raise about $300 million to fund expansion on international routes, people with knowledge of the matter said. Jet Airways, India’s second-largest airline by passe...
by Aviation India on Dec 8, 2016

Mumbai-bound flight cancelled

Bad weather continued to play foul for flights scheduled to take off or land at Raja Bhoj airport on Monday. Mumbai-bound Jet Airways flight (9W 7083), which was supposed to land at city's airport at 7.25 am, was cancelled due to poor visibility. Mon...
by Aviation India on Dec 6, 2016

Airline gets nod to operate from Ozar

The Nashik airport at Ozar, which was lying idle for the past one-and-a-half years due to lack of air services, will start operations from Tuesday. Jet Airways will divert its Mumbai flights to Nashik in case of lack of space at the airport and chopp...
by Aviation India on Dec 6, 2016

Jet Airways' power play: Influential family hijacks flight, airline bribes people to deboard the flight

An inevitable chaos was created when the Jet Airways flight 9W7083 scheduled from Mumbai to Bhopal was 'hijacked' by an 'influential' family. As per reports, there were close to 80 people who were traveling to Bhopal for a wedding event. 17 out of 80...
by Aviation India on Dec 3, 2016

UDAN scheme Rs 8500 levy: Indigo, GoAir, SpiceJet, Jet, others take Centre to Delhi High Court

The Central government’s plan to create a fund under the UDAN (Ude Desh ka Aam Nagrik) scheme by levying Rs 7500 to Rs 8500 per flight operated by Indian airlines; to develop airports in smaller towns and cities, was challenged in the Delhi High Co...
by Aviation India on Dec 1, 2016

Jet Airways launches wireless in-flight entertainment

Mumbai : Jet Airways has begun offering wireless streaming of in-flight entertainment on its domestic flights. At present the service is available on six Boeing 737 aircraft and it allows passengers to watch movies, television shows, listen to music...
by Aviation India on Sep 2, 2016

The cashier who made India fly- the story of the founder of Jet Airways

‘From street to sky’ is a good way to summarise the story of India’s sixteenth richest person. Naresh Goyal was only 12 when his family went bankrupt and everything they owned was auctioned. “I had no money to eat, no money to educate myself,...
by Aviation India on Aug 27, 2016

Jet Airways Said I Had Personality Problems, Didn't Hire Me: Smriti Irani

New Delhi: Jet Airways had rejected her application for a position in its cabin crew, union minister Smriti Irani said on Wednesday, thanking the airline for turning her down. At her witty best in a speech after presenting awards at a function in De...
by Aviation India on Aug 25, 2016

Indian carriers request govt to allow bypassing Pakistani airspace

New Delhi: Indian carriers have sought the government's nod to fly from western India (mainly Ahmedabad) and over the Arabian Sea to reach destinations in the Gulf, in order to avoid flying through Pakistani airspace, reported the Times of India on T...
by Aviation India on Aug 22, 2016

Jet Airways Q1 FY2017 results analysis – headwinds and turbulence likely

Jet Airways reported results on August 12th with a net profit of Rs 103.1 crores on revenues of Rs 5,112 crores for the first quarter of fiscal year 2016-17 (FY17). The results indicate several challenges and highlights are as below: Operational perf...
by Bangalore Aviation on Aug 16, 2016

Jet, Air India flights to Dubai affected after Emirates crash

Mumbai:The Emirates crash-landing in Dubai airport has hit the flight schedules of other carriers with flight diversions and delays being reported in the hours after the accident. Jet Airways flight 9W 536 from Mumbai to Dubai has been diverted to F...
by Aviation India on Aug 4, 2016

Jet Airways flight from Dubai diverted back after technical issue

A flight operated by Jet Airways from Dubai to the Indian city of Mangalore was diverted back to Dubai airport on Wednesday morning after a technical issue. A Jet Airways spokesperson said: “Earlier today morning Jet Airways flight 9W 531 with 159...
by Aviation India on Aug 4, 2016


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