The occasion saw coming together as one the Senior Management and employees of the Jet Airways from various departments, as they helped plant eighteen symbolic Gulmohar, Ashoka and Bottlebrush saplings, for each of the eighteen years of the airline's services.
Each of the departments represented were Public Relations, Sales (Delhi and Northern India), Human Resource Development, Cabin Appearance, In-flight services, Purchase, Security, Catering, Cargo, Dispatch, Finance, Airport Services, Engineering and Flight Operations as well as employees of JetLite, the airline’s all-economy subsidiary carrier.
According to Mr. Sudheer Raghavan, Chief Commercial Officer, Jet Airways, “As Jet Airways marks its 18th anniversary with a sense of pride at the many firsts to our credit, we also realize that there are many milestones yet to be achieved before we can take our place as one of the five finest carriers in the world, as envisioned by our Chairman. As a socially responsible organisation, events such as these go a long way in strengthening the bonds within the Jet Airways family.”
Jet Airways commenced operations on May 5, 1993 to twelve Indian cities, with a fleet of four Boeing 737-300 aircraft. The airline has since emerged as one of the fastest growing in the world, with current operations to 71 destinations across India and Europe, Asia, Africa, North America and the Gulf.
The airline’s fleet of 97 state-of-the-
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 116 aircraft and operate over 500 flights daily.
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