Jet Airways to increase capacity on Mumbai-Amsterdam route by deploying Boeing 777 aircraft
Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, will fly the largest aircraft in its fleet, the Boeing 777-300 ER, on the Mumbai-Amsterdam route with effect from October 30.
“By deploying the 777-300ER aircraft, Jet Airways will be able to cater to the growing demand on this important sector at a time when trade and investment between India and Europe and North America is witnessing a healthy growth”, Gaurang Shetty, Whole-time Director, Jet Airways, said in an announcement.
Jet Airways is the only airline flying daily non-stop flights between Mumbai and Amsterdam.
According to the airline, the capacity increase is in response to growing demand, particularly from business and corporate travellers.
“The state-of-the-art wide body aircraft enables us to deliver a superior in-flight experience to our guests, along with the introduction of our signature First Class suites on this route”, Shetty added.
Jet Airways had commenced daily flights from Mumbai to Amsterdam on March 27 this year.
From Amsterdam, Jet Airways offers connectivity to 30 destinations across Europe and 11 destinations in the United States and Canada through its codeshare partnership with KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and Delta Air Lines.
Gold Star Aviation is the general sales agent of Jet Airways in Greece.