JET AIRWAYS TO OPERATE BOEING 777 AIRCRAFT ON MUMBAI-SINGAPORE ROUTE TO MEET GROWING DEMAND

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Mumbai, July 13, 2016: Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, will

deploy the Boeing 777-300 ER, the largest aircraft in its fleet, on the Mumbai-

Singapore route resulting in a 50% capacity increase on this key sector.

With effect from August 6, 2016, the Jet Airways flight 9W 12 from Mumbai to

Singapore and the return flight 9W 10 from Singapore to Mumbai will operate on

a Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft. Similarly, flight 9W 09 from Mumbai to Singapore

and the return flight 9W 11 from Singapore to Mumbai will operate on a Boeing

777-300 ER aircraft with effect from August 7, 2016.

The Jet Airways Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft as a three class configuration,

providing guests the option of eight First Class suites, 30 Premiere flat beds and

308 ergonomically designed Economy seats on board the wide body aircraft.

Jet Airways’ capacity increase between Mumbai and Singapore is in response to

growing demand on this sector, particularly from business and corporate

travellers.

With the introduction of the B777-300ER, Jet Airways now offers a consistent

and seamless B777-300ER product right through from Singapore to London and

return via its hub in Mumbai, thus offering its flagship First Class Suites end to

end. Flight timings from Singapore to London via Mumbai are scheduled to

ensure that business travellers and corporate fliers depart Singapore in the

evening to conveniently arrive in London early morning. On the return, Jet

Airways guests have the option to arrive Singapore either in the morning or

evening and also have the option to stop over in Mumbai or Delhi.

Gaurang Shetty, Whole-time Director, Jet Airways, said: “It is our constant

endeavor to create a consistent, unmatched travel experience for our guests.

Deploying the 777-300ER aircraft will give our guests on the Mumbai-Singapore

route the opportunity to sample our signature First Class hospitality for the first

time, while delivering a superior inflight experience in all classes. Moreover, it

will allow us to enhance our capacity significantly, addressing the demand for

more seats on the route, at a time when trade and investment between India

and Singapore is witnessing a healthy growth.”

Boost in cargo capacity

The B777 aircraft with a significantly larger cargo capacity of 26 tonnes, offers

more flexibility in transporting various types of consignments such as

perishables, pharmaceuticals, machinery and industrial goods between Mumbai

and Singapore. Additionally, heavy shipments from Singapore to London

Heathrow, Paris, Dubai and Singapore can now be seamlessly transported via

Mumbai.

Superior inflight experience

The Jet Airways Boeing 777 offers guests a luxurious inflight experience. Each of

the eight First Class suites on the Boeing 777 aircraft features an 81 inch long

bed, a 23 inch flat screen monitor and carefully designed storage areas that

include a personal hanging wardrobe, dual credenza and under ottoman

stowage. Each of these private suites is designed to allow dining for two with a

VIP/Business Jet style table, multiple LED lighting options, variable lumbar

support and an eight point massage system. For those who wish to catch up with

work, the First Class suites provide power source and telephone connectivity.

Guests in the Premiere cabins can travel in comfort in a cabin that creates a

virtual living room, a space to work, rest or entertain. The seat opens out to a

180 degree flat bed with lumbar support and massage system.

Jet Airways economy seats on board the Boeing 777 have a seat pitch of 32

inches, and are ergonomically designed to create the most comfortable economy

seating in the sky.

The Jet Airways Boeing 777 includes a selection of fine food and beverages on

board. It will offer Champagne and wines from around the world including

Bollinger La Grande Annee, served in Rona stemless glassware. The menu

choices are extensive and plated on hand crafted William Edwards porcelain

dinnerware. Jet Airways has also introduced the very delectable, signature Satay

dish as an appetizer on its Singapore to Mumbai flights in Premiere class.

With the airline’s state-of- the-art inflight Panasonic eX2 entertainment system,

guests have the choice of over 1,500 hours of Hollywood and Bollywood movies,

regional films, television and short programming, audio CDs covering a wide

spectrum of music genres.

 

The Jet Airways Mumbai-Singapore service also offers convenient connections to

Australia and the ASEAN region via Singapore on codeshare and interline partner

airlines.

Guests on incoming flights from Singapore will be able to transit seamlessly on

to Jet Airways’ extensive domestic network as well as travel onward to other

international destinations from Mumbai.