Delhi, December 01, 2016: Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, is set to upgrade its service offering on its Delhi – Amsterdam route with the introduction of First Class suites to the existing product offering. The airline had recently announced the introduction of its B777-300ER service between Mumbai–Amsterdam.
Together with this new announcement, Jet Airways’ B777s will now be deployed on all routes over the Amsterdam Gateway, including Delhi to Amsterdam and even onwards between Amsterdam – Toronto, leading to an increase in capacity with effect from January 12, 2017. This move will also enhance connectivity with Jet Airways’ partners – Delta Air Lines, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and Air France, providing guests from all partners with additional choice and greater convenience to connect onwards to North America / Europe and towards East via / into India.
Through this introduction, Jet Airways’ will give guests the option of flying the airline’s renowned First Class Suites, unique to the Boeing 777-300ER – the largest aircraft in its fleet. Combined with Jet Airways’ trademark warm Indian hospitality and a carefully-curated menu of fine-dining delicacies, it promises to make for an unmatched flying experience.
The Jet Airways’ Boeing 777 service will offer eight First Class suites, 30 Premiere seats that open out into fully-flat beds, and 308 ergonomically designed comfortable seats in Economy.
Jet Airways connects India with 30 destinations across Europe and 28 destinations in the United States and Canada through its codeshare partnership with KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and Delta Air Lines via Amsterdam.
Deployment of its largest aircraft will also allow Jet Airways to offer significantly larger cargo capacity, providing more flexibility in transporting various types of consignments, including perishables, pharmaceuticals, machinery and industrial goods between India and Amsterdam, via both Delhi and Mumbai.
Jayaraj Shanmugam, Chief Commercial Officer, Jet Airways, said, “Introducing B777s on the Delhi-Amsterdam route builds on our growing partnership with KLM, Air France and Delta Air Lines in choosing Amsterdam as one of our European gateways. Jet Airways will be able to capitalise on the surging demand in travel being witnessed between India, Europe and North America on the back of growing business confidence and the strength of these economies. As the only Indian airline operating non-stop daily flights between India – Amsterdam, deployment of the best aircraft from our fleet will showcase our award winning, traditional Indian hospitality and signature products supported by a best-in-class guest experience.”
Superior in-flight experience
The Jet Airways B777 offers guests a luxurious in-flight experience. Each of the eight First Class suites on the 777 aircraft features an 81-inch 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 a power source and telephone connectivity.
Guests in the Premiere cabins can travel in the comfort of a virtual living room, with space to work, rest or entertain. The seat opens out to a 180 degree flat bed with lumbar support and a massage system.
Jet Airways’ Economy seats on board, have a seat pitch of 32-inches, and are ergonomically designed to create the most comfortable economy seating in the sky.
The Jet Airways internationally renowned service includes a selection of fine food and beverages on board. It offers Champagne and wine from around the world including Bollinger La Grande Année, served in Rona stemless glassware. The menu choices are extensive and plated on bespoke crockery from the house of William Edwards porcelain dinnerware.
With the airline’s state-of-the-art in-flight 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.
About Jet Airways:
Jet Airways is India’s premier international airline which operates flights to 66 destinations, including India and overseas. Jet Airways’ robust domestic India network spans the length and breadth of the country covering metro cities, state capitals and emerging destinations. Beyond India, Jet Airways operates flights to key international destinations in South East Asia, South Asia, Middle East, Europe and North America. The Jet Airways Group currently operates a fleet of 114 aircraft, comprising Boeing 777-300 ERs, Airbus A330-200/300, Next Generation Boeing 737s and ATR 72-500/600s.
Jet Airways, together with airberlin, Air Serbia, Air Seychelles, Alitalia, Etihad Airways, Etihad Regional operated by Darwin Airline, and NIKI, participates in Etihad Airways Partners. Etihad Airways is part of the Etihad Aviation Group, which also holds minority investments in each of these airlines.
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