PRLog - March 5, 2011 - MUMBAI, INDIA, India -- Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline has announced a reciprocal frequent flyer partnership with US Airways, a major US-based airline. Effective March 4th 2011, JetPrivilege members will now be able to earn and redeem JPMiles while they travel on the entire global network of US Airways.
US Airways, along with US Airways Shuttle and US Airways Express, operate more than 3,200 flights per day connecting over 200 destinations in the US, Canada, Mexico, Europe, the Middle East, the Caribbean, Central and South America. As part of the reciprocal frequent flyer partnership, US Airways Dividend Miles members will also be able to earn and redeem their miles on the entire network of Jet Airways.
According to Mr. Sudheer Raghavan, Chief Commercial Officer, Jet Airways, “With this partnership, Jet Airways will now be able to offer guests unmatched connectivity and seamless travel from India through US Airways’ hubs at Charlotte, Philadelphia, Phoenix and Washington DC and onwards to over 200 destinations in North, Central and South America. We are delighted to partner with a carrier of the transcontinental reach of US Airways to enable our airline to enhance its connectivity and reach in the American markets. Similarly US Airways will be able to offer their guests over 71 destinations on the Jet Airways network across India and beyond, making this a winning partnership for both the airlines.”
Jet Airways currently has frequent flyer partnership agreements with twenty-three leading international airlines, including Air France, All-Nippon Airways, American Airlines, Austrian Airways, Brussels Airlines, bmi, Cathay Pacific, Delta, Dragon Air, Emirates, Etihad, Gulf Air, JetLite, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Malaysia Airlines, Qantas, South African Airways, Swiss Air, Turkish Airlines, United Airlines and Virgin Atlantic.
For further information, guests may log on to the airlines online destination at www.jetairways.com.
About Jet Airways
Jet Airways currently operates a fleet of 97 aircraft, which includes 10 Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft, 12 Airbus A330-200 aircraft, 55 next generation Boeing 737-700/800/
About Jet Airways Konnect
Jet Airways Konnect service operates on key domestic routes, and is designed to meet the needs of the low-fare segment with value-for-money fares. Jet Airways Konnect links seven major metros - Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad and Kolkata – with several destinations across India, operating over 170 flights daily. Konnect Select’ is a premium economy product introduced on certain Jet Airways Konnect flights. This new front cabin class features wider and more comfortable seats, with a 44-inch seat pitch. The services include complimentary in-flight reading material, a welcome drink, and complimentary hot meals on-board.
JetLite is a subsidiary of Jet Airways India Ltd. and was acquired by Jet Airways in April 2007. Positioned as an all-economy, no-frills airline, JetLite operates a fleet of 19 aircraft, which includes 18 Boeing 737 series and 1 Canadian Regional Jets 200 Series aircraft. The airline flies to 27 domestic destinations and 1 international destination (Kathmandu), operating over 110 flights a day, on average. Jet Airways, Jet Airways Konnect and JetLite have a combined fleet strength of 115 aircraft and operate over 500 flights daily.
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